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Niobrara River Ready for Tourist

While the town of Niobrara, Nebraska is being hit by spring run-off
flooding, Niobrara National Scenic River, near Valentine, is open
for business. In fact, it has great conditions for canoeing, tubing and
  Niobrara National Scenic River was established and is protected, in part due to the unique geology & hydrology in this 76-mile segment of the much larger Niobrara river. The river is fed mainly by ground water from
the High Plains Aquifer, and not as much from surface water, like the
Missouri and Niobrara rivers downstream near the Nebraska town of the same name. Now is a wonderful time to plan a trip to Niobrara National Scenic River.

Contact the Valentine Chamber of Commerce or an river outfitter.


Brown Lee Fire


The Valentine Volunteer Fire Department was called out about 6:45 Wednesday evening to a report of a house fire in the Brown Lee area. The unoccupied home is owned by Tim Burney and sustained heavy damage to the kitchen area. The firefighters were out for about 3 hours and the State Fire Marshals office will investigate the cause of the blaze.



WASHINGTON – In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) today reiterated his call for the State Department to hold its announced Nebraska public meeting on the Keystone XL pipeline in or near the Sand Hills region. The Department announced on Monday it will be holding the meetings in the five states along the proposed pipeline route.

 "The State Department needs to get an idea of just where TransCanada is proposing to run its pipeline," Johanns said. "Department officials should wade ankle-deep in the water of the Aquifer and feel the soft composition of the Sand Hills to get an idea of what will be required to dig a trench and bury a pipeline in such a sensitive environment. Holding a meeting 100 miles outside the Sand Hills won't cut it; the State Department needs to understand the fragile nature of the proposed route and ensure affected Nebraska landowners have easy access to the meeting."

The telephone number for the Scottsbluff Office is 308-632-6032.



Missoula Childrens Theatre Tryouts


Auditions for the Missoula Childrens Theatre will be Monday June 13th from 10am until noon at the Valentine High School Auditorium. Area youth from 1st through the 12th grade are invited to audition for the production of the Princess and the Pea. Rehearsals will be all next week with the performances on Saturday June 18th. The Missoula Childrens Theatre is sponsored by the Valentine Area Arts Council with help from the Turner Foundation through the Valentine Youth Planning Commission.


KVSH will stop some internet streaming


Due to enforcement regulations from the Federal Communication Commission, KVSH will be forced to limit our online streaming on We will continue to stream our news blocks, sporting events and talk shows on the internet but can no longer stream music without threat of heavy penalties and dramatic increase in costs. We apologize for this inconvenience to some of our listeners and encourage you to continue monitoring for news stories, trading post, weather, obituaries and more.


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