Although recent weather temporarily closed the Summit Road at Scotts Bluff National Monument, it hasn’t slowed down the work on the Visitor Center.
Right now, contractors are working on spraying insulation into the ceiling of the expansion.
Work is expected to begin in the next couple of days. The hope is that it will be completed sometime next week. Crews will also begin painting the exterior soon.
A walleye fishing outing on Oliver Reservoir in late June ended with a surprising result for Potter angler Jeremy Gasseling.
Bluegill — 10.5 inches, Scotts Bluff County private pond, Aubree Boswell of Gering; 10.25 inches, Sandhills lake, Oryan Kozal of Alliance; 10 inches, Bridgeport State Lakes, Tim Shaske of Scottsbluff; 9.5 inches, Bridgeport State Lakes, Tammy Standage of Alliance
If you have been following the Star-Herald’s Biggest Fish Contest, you know a lot of fishermen in the area have been casting their lines or nets each week. We’ve seen entries from young fisherman and older fisherman, with a variety of catches, all beaming with pride.
The Star-Herald’s Biggest Fish Contest is officially underway and the first catch of the season has been submitted by Justin Powell, of Alliance.