The 103-year-old, who has returned for the 82nd commemoration of the Pearl Harbor attack, is expected to be one of just six survivors at a ceremony commemorating the assault that propelled the U.S. into World War II.
The Scottsbluff City Council has approved three land improvement projects, including the construction of a new Dollar General on West Overland, the consolidation of Regains Auto Center on E 27th Street, and the establishment of a new building for Reverence Funeral Parlor on Char Avenue.
Gov. Jim Pillen expressed disappointment Monday that despite an influx of $324 million in additional state aid to K-12 schools, property taxes for local education statewide still increased by $85 million.
The head of the union that represents track maintenance workers says Union Pacific is jeopardizing safety by delaying nearly 1,200 planned projects until next year and laying off more than 1,000 workers, but the railroad says the seasonal move shouldn’t be alarming.