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Four More Properties in Nome Up for Abatement

Before the snow sets in for winter, the City of Nome is removing buildings that may be public health or fire hazards. The City Council started by approving four buildings for abatement by resolution during a special session Tuesday night. One property on the original abatement list included a city-owned property, 209 Prospect Place. Interim…

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Back to Back Special Sessions for Nome City Council, Police Matters and Abatements on the Agendas

Nome City Council Chambers. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

The Nome Police Department will be updating the City Council tonight about departmental issues but that information will not immediately be made public. In an executive session between the City Council and NPD, they plan to discuss police matters, “the immediate knowledge of which could have an adverse effect on city finances.” For that reason,…

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City Offers City Manager Contract to Glenn Steckman

Three men sit at a table inside a wood-paneled meeting room

The City of Nome is moving forward and making offers in their search for a new city manager. “I was directed, by motion, to begin negotiations with Mr. Glenn Steckman for the city manager’s position.” – City Clerk Bryant Hammond That action was taken following a special City Council meeting on Monday [9/30] where the…

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Nome Heads to The Polls Today in Municipal Election

"I Voted" stickers at the polls in Nome, August 19 2014. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM.

Nome residents have the opportunity to make their voices heard at the polls today by participating in the municipal election at Old St. Joseph’s Hall until 8pm. “Elections every year are important. I encourage everyone to get out and vote.” -City Clerk Bryant Hammond There are seven names on the municipal ballot this year and…

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