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Alliance Aging Office experiences menu change

Alliance–Due to a distribution shortage, the Alliance Aging Office will be changing the menu item for Monday, January 30th from liver to beef tips and gravy over mashed potatoes. The remainder of the menu is unaffected. For more information, call Angie Flesner at (308) 762-1293.
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February Fun at the Alliance Public Library

Alliance, NE – The Alliance Public Library will be hosting several new events for adults during February. The Blind Date with a Book Contest will begin Monday, January 30th, and end on Tuesday, February 28th. The Winter Book BINGO contest will end Friday, February 10th at 3pm. The Crochet...

More snowfall expected over the weekend

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - There are several winter weather alerts for our area. There is currently a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for the Black Hills until 3am tomorrow morning. There is also a Winter Storm Warning in effect for Sheridan County from 6am tomorrow morning until 6pm Saturday. Snow will start during the afternoon Friday. The snowfall will be heaviest during the evening and early overnight hours Friday. Lingering snow is possible for Saturday and Sunday as well. Unlike the snowfall this week, the snowfall totals for the weekend storm look more consistent from place to place. A fairly large area of 4 to 8 inches is possible stretching from the northern hills to Central Nebraska. Rapid City is included in that 4 to 8 range. Sheridan could see a bit more with 6 to 12 inches projected there. Gusty winds will continue this evening, but they’re expected to die down significantly by sunrise tomorrow. Temperatures tonight will be fairly mild with lows in the 30s for some. Highs tomorrow could reach the 40s once again. After tomorrow, temperatures are going to plummet with highs in the teens for Saturday, and then single digits for Sunday and Monday. Lows will likely drop below zero as well. The temperatures are expected to warm back up throughout next week.

Snow, cold temperatures to move into Panhandle

Here is the latest headline update for the Blizzard Warning, Winter Storm Warning, and Winter Weather Advisory! Advisories have been expanded to include more areas, and extended into Sunday morning. An extension through Sunday into Monday may be warranted with additional snow accumulations expected. Snow showers will begin early this morning across Carbon County and spread eastward throughout the day with additional snow showers moving in from the north into Converse, Niobrara, Platte, Goshen, Sioux, and Dawes counties. The heaviest snow is forecast to be Saturday. The second image shows the latest updates for snowfall totals across southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska panhandle. Refer to the "speedometers" on the left side to see the overall range for snow totals in light blue, the most likely range for snow totals in the darker blue, and the arrow pointing at the official NWS forecast. Note that these snowfall totals are spread across three days: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The heaviest accumulations are currently forecast to be Saturday.For the latest local forecast, be sure to check and for road information, dial 511 or go to (WY) #wyoroad and/or (NE).

City of Alliance reminds community about licensed contractors

Alliance, NE – The City of Alliance would like to remind everyone that contractors must be licensed with the City in order to do any work requiring a permit. This includes many different types of contractors such as building, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and plumbers. A number of new plumbers have recently been advertising for their services in Alliance without obtaining a license to do so. Please ensure that any contractor you consider hiring is licensed by the City. Before issuing a contractor license, the City checks any previous licenses held in other cities, references, and requires proof of insurance in case anything goes wrong on a job.

Southeast Wyoming Bracing For Arctic Plunge This Weekend

It looks like another blast of winter weather is headed to southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle this weekend and early next week. That's according to the Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service, which posted this statement and graphic this morning [January 25]:. ''Headed into late this week, high...

Alliance Police Department: The media report

P202300029 00:15 TRAFFIC STOP : traffic stop on a black 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo for a driver's side headlight out. Contacted the driver and discovered he was operating the vehicle on a learners permit only Closed - Charges Recommended. P202300030 19:56 10-44 : MVA NON INJURY1200 E 10th St //...

Post Podcast: Alliance City Council meeting, Jan. 17

Today we'll return you to the Jan. 17 Alliance City Council meeting. The council approved a public hearing on first reading on the Nebraska Economic Development Community Development Block Grant application to St. Agnes Academy for funding to purchase and rehabilitate on existing community facility located at 1104 Toluca Ave. for a child development care facility, essential air service for the Alliance Airport and more.

Expect More Cold, Wet Weather In SE Wyoming Into February

It looks like southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle can expect more cool, wet weather through the rest of this month and into February, according to the Climate Prediction Center. The Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service published the following statement and graphic on Friday:. The Climate Prediction Center...

NWS Cheyenne: More Snow on the Way

Winter isn't finished with southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle. According to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, there is a slight chance of light snow this evening, and a chance for snow again Sunday, mainly after 11 a.m. "Confidence is low at this time with Sunday's forecast still being...

Several Western Nebraska cities declare snow emergencies

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - The Cities of Scottsbluff, Gering, Terrytown, and Alliance declare a snow emergency on January 17th until further notice expect for the City of Alliance which will be in effect until Wednesday, January 18th at 5:00pm. Residents who live in snow routes are asked to move all...

Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Alliance hosting annual food drive

Alliance, Neb. (KNEP) -The Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Alliance is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day food drive. On Tuesday “R.S.V.P.” in Alliance started its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day food drive, lasting until Friday January 20th. Donations will be accepted at the Alliance...

Interstate, Highways closed in western Nebraska due to heavy snow

(Grand Island, NE) -- Numerous highways and Interstate 80 are closed in central and western Nebraska due to Wednesday's winter storm. I-80 & Highway 30 are closed from Grand Island the Colorado and Wyoming state lines. A handful of stretches of highways in the central part of the state are closed including Highways 2, 88, 92, 183 and 40. The Nebraska Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to not drive around barricades or road blocks. A shocking two feet of snow has fallen in some parts of Nebraska, with the heaviest snow being reported in Custer County in central Nebraska.

Story Time continues in Feb. at Alliance library

Alliance, NE – Upcoming Story Time themes at the Alliance Public Library for ages 3-6 include Groundhog’s Shadow on January 31th and February 2nd, Feathery Friends on February 7th and 9th, Valentine Celebration on February 14th and 16th, Fantastic Fairy Tales on February 21st (Tuesday only), and Delightful Dr. Seuss on February 28th and March 2nd. Story Time on Tuesdays at 10 am and Thursdays at 1 pm features several stories, birthdays, puppets, music, craft and more!

Alliance Public Transit offering essential rides only

Alliance – The Alliance Public Transit will only be offering essential rides on Wednesday, January 18th due to weather conditions. Essential rides include medical, school routes, and work only. Hours of operation will be 6:30am – 4:00pm. For more information, please contact, Paige Johnson at (308) 762-1907.
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Roads reopen in Nebraska Panhandle, northeast Colorado after winter blast

SIDNEY - A day after a strong winter storm dumped 18 inches of snow in Banner County, and shutdown roads across the southern Nebraska Panhandle and northeast Colorado, the first highway reopened Thursday morning. The highways between Sidney, Neb. and Sterling, Colo. (Hwy. 19 and Hwy. 119) reopened at 10:44...

UPDATE: City of Alliance declares snow emergency

The City of Alliance has declared a snow emergency until Thursday, January 19th at 5pm. Residents who live on designated snow routes are asked to please have all vehicles removed from the street to ensure accessibility for the City crews and emergency personnel. Due to the predicted snow totals, crews will be plowing snow on these routes multiple times. Per the City of Alliance Municipal Code Ordinance No. 2883, Sec.24-27, please note that it is the duty of the owner of every lot or parcel adjacent to a permanent sidewalk to clean off and remove all snow within 24 hours after snow accumulation, however, snow shall not be moved from lots, driveways, or adjacent sidewalks into the city streets, alley or neighboring lots. Such an offense shall be considered a misdemeanor and is punishable by a $100.00 fine. The Alliance Police Department will attempt to make contact with owners of any vehicles left parked on designated snow routes. Any vehicles not moved will be towed.