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Budget Cuts Cost Nome its Youth Facility

The Nome Youth Facility. Photo: Laura Kraegel, KNOM.

Governor Mike Dunleavy’s line item vetoes have resulted in the closure of the Nome Youth Facility. The fourteen-bed facility will be forced to relocate its youth, after it was de-funded in the Governor’s effort to balance the state budget.