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From the GM’s Desk… (July 2020)

“Transformation begins within ourselves, recognizing that every human being is made in the image and likeness of God. KNOM’s mission remains steadfast in honoring the dignity of every human person. KNOM values being a friend and companion, serving respectfully, and honoring our Catholic ideals in the programming we air and in the daily actions of…

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From the GM’s Desk (June, 2020)

Western Alaska has been actively participating in an unprecedented time in history. Communities are continuing to come together in unique ways to meet the ever-changing needs of the region. One example brought the Nome-Beltz High School graduation ceremony to families and students live on KNOM’s airwaves, thanks to the collaboration of teachers and staff. KNOM’s…

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From the GM’s Desk… (May 2020)

“This time in our history is alive with hope, shining the spotlight on the courage and resilience of Western Alaskans. The value of honoring our elders has been even more prominent in our thoughts and actions. Councils, businesses, and community leaders have come together, taking steps to secure the safety and wellbeing of each person.…

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From the GM’s desk (April 2020)

“New and unique challenges have occurred over this Lenten season, but we know salvation is coming! There is hope. The continuation of the Iditarod across treacherous trail and harrowing weather conditions shows this perseverance in times of darkness. Recent COVID-19 concerns have affected close connections across Western Alaska, but communities are still able to subsist…

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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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