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Serum Run Expedition Finishes in Nome

After traversing nearly 750 miles from Nenana, the 2020 Serum Run Expedition came to a close in Nome on Thursday afternoon. KNOM reporter, JoJo Phillips, spoke with Nome musher, Stephanie Johnson on the sea ice. If you missed KNOM’s coverage of the live finish, take a listen here:

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Western Alaska Mushers Lead into Rohn

Aaron Burmeister of Nome was the first into Rohn this evening, after departing first from Rainy Pass. Richie Diehl of Aniak and Pete Kaiser of Bethel followed out of Rainy Pass earlier today, showcasing Western Alaska mushers leading the pack into Rohn. After pushing through a snowy trail, some teams opted to rest for some…

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From the GM’s Desk (February 2020)

“God is good. All the time. He is present in new life and in the storms. Shared in these stories on the airwaves, we see Him in the work of our military and doctors, and in the support from neighbors and friends. As our prayers continue to join together, may we see the face of…

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From the GM’s Desk (January 2020)

”Infrastructure in Western Alaska can be a unique challenge. Many daily needs are often limited or unavailable as seasons change and resources fluctuate. Amidst these trials, we are able to witness the power of community coming together in the darkest of times. KNOM is able to dig deeper into these issues, ask questions, and shine…

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From the GM’s Desk (November 2019)

“Service comes in many forms at KNOM. It is lived out through volunteering time, talent, and treasure to keep the mission strong. It is in the gift of presence over the phone, expressed in letters, and sharing a cup of coffee in the station. KNOM is a living and breathing mission of God, where giving…

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From the GM’s desk (October 2019)

At KNOM’s weekly team meetings, we revisit ‘mission moments’ experienced over recent days. As each ‘Static’ is crafted, the mission lived on a historical scale is once again brought to light. These moments remind us how we are all connected and called forth as community to share wisdom and celebrate. May we be reminded of…

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