Officials take steps, but storm safety up to us
(Editorial ~ 08/30/11)
Earlier this month, the National Weather Service announced an initiative to create a "Weather-ready" nation in the face of the threat of severe weather. Skimming through the list of fatalities from Hurricane Irene, however, shows what a difficult job that can be...
Do as I say
(Column ~ 08/30/11)
Has anyone else noted the incongruity of TV reporters standing out in the wind and rain at the edge of a hurricane telling us lesser individuals to get away from their locale and seek shelter in a safer place? No matter the channel I checked the scene was the same, their reporter in rain gear (notice they all wear the same uniform) being buffeted by wind and rain with crashing ocean waves in the background. ...
(Letter to the Editor ~ 08/30/11)
An earthquake of 5.8 magnitude that hit our country's East Coast Aug. 23, 2011, ha been the center of attention. According to TV news coverage, it was felt from North Carolina to New Hampshire. Its epicenter was in Mineral, Virginia, 90 miles from Washington D.C...
Bison football JV shocks North Platte
(High School Sports ~ 08/30/11)
Bigger, stronger, faster doesn't always win the race. The McCook High School junior varsity football game was at a disadvantage against the North Platte High school reserves Monday, Aug. 29 at Weiland Field. But the Bison JV grabbed momentum on an unusual play to blow past the Bulldogs, 42-20...
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