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Nome Council Could Approve Expenditures for NPD and Other Budget Amendments

Papers in Nome City Council chambers

Final discussions on FY 2020 budget amendments continue tonight during a re-scheduled Nome City Council regular meeting. One notable amendment includes $266,391.88 in increased spending for Nome Police, nearly $100,000 of that amount would cover additional officer and dispatch overtime. Nome also looks to join other municipalities around the state in adopting the uniform code…

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Local SAR Successfully Rescues Snowmachiners Stranded in Golovin Bay

Aerial image of dark blue water, a field of ice chunks, and a small vessel involved in search-and-rescue efforts.

Water overflow from the Norton Sound caught and stranded three people in Golovin Bay in the very early hours of Monday morning. White Mountain Village Public Safety Officer (VPSO) Dan Harrelson confirms that local search and rescue teams from White Mountain and Golovin successfully rescued 29- year-old Joseph Fagundes, 27- year-old Stephanie Fahey, and 23…

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Day Shelter Changing Lives, One Year After Opening in Nome

Exterior of off-white building in Nome at dawn.

The transient population in Nome has access to more services through places like the Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) Day Shelter.  KNOM’s Emily Hofstaedter spoke with Day Shelter guests and staff to hear about how the shelter is impacting lives after one year of being in operation. Robert Lincoln had exciting plans when he got…

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