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Despite Reduced Funding, NEST Opens Doors Friday Night With More Staff

The Nome Emergency Shelter Team, known as NEST to most Nome residents, opens its doors tonight [11/01] to provide a warm place to sleep for any who may find themselves out in the cold. Michael Addison came on as the new NEST Director on October 11th. Before moving to Nome, he managed homes for adults […]

Youth Member Could Join City Council, Police Chief Could Leave Nome Sooner

Double doors with a small placard reading "Council Chambers."

After months of listening to comments from the public and councilmembers, the Nome City Council is moving forward on getting a youth representative. In their re-scheduled regular meeting Wednesday night [10/30], the Council went over a first reading of an ordinance that would designate a non-voting Nome student as a youth Council member. That student […]