KNEB News Extra - December 30, 2016

December 30, 2016

Scottsbluff Police Chief Kevin Spencer and Gering Police Chief George Holthus join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Friday morning.

The Chiefs are on the program to talk about a variety of issues their departments have dealt with in 2016 and look ahead to 2017.

They also discuss the relationship between drugs and violent crimes, current staffing, pursuit policies, School Resource Officers and more.

https://youtu.be/CVAGQDk8HX8

KNEB News Extra - December 29, 2016

December 29, 2016

Scottsbluff Parks Department Director Perry Mader joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

Perry is on the program to talk about the Christmas tree pickup that begins on January 9th. Trees need to be by the curb in front of your house to be picked up.

All of the trees will be mulched, and the mulch will be free to the public sometime in March.

Also discussed on the program are trail improvements, progress on the pathway project, and the Riverfront Development Committee.

For details for information, call 632-0059.

 

https://youtu.be/4Uej3NniE58

 

 

 

KNEB News Extra - December 28, 2016

December 28, 2016

Panhandle Humane Society Executive Director Kathy McDaniel joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

Kathy brought "Dan", one of the dogs available for adoption at the shelter.

Kathy is on the program to talk about animals currently available for adoption, and about the discounted remaining 2017 calendars that are still available.

Kathy also discusses plans for building upgrades to improve plumbing and ventilation that will require fundraising efforts as they move forward.

For more information, or to donate to the Panhandle Humane Society, call 308-635-0922 or stop by 126 S. Beltline Highway West, Scottsbluff.

 

https://youtu.be/3jWbdhv2Qx0

KNEB News Extra - December 27, 2016

December 27, 2016

During this last week of 2016, Nebraska District 48 State Senator John Stinner joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program.

With the 2017 session set to begin on January 4th, John is on to talk about a variety of issues that will be facing the Legislature this year, including the budget, corrections, leadership votes, tax reform, geographic representation on the Tourism Commission, and the Senator's likely appointment as the Appropriation Committee Chair.

 

https://youtu.be/y1davNfikdA

KNEB News Extra - December 23, 2016

December 23, 2016

With just two days until Christmas, Santa Claus joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Friday morning.

As he does each year, Santa has stopped by to talk about what kids have been requesting for Christmas, and all about his final North Pole preparations for tomorrow and Sunday.

 

https://youtu.be/k0zFNDGnrSo

KNEB News Extra - December 22, 2016

December 22, 2016

Western Nebraska Community College Foundation Executive Director Jennifer Rogers joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

Jennifer is on to talk about the Foundation's Capital Fundraising Campaign, where they are currently with $100,000 of their $8.95 million dollar goal.

If you are interested in contributing to the campaign, or would like more information, contact Jennifer at 308-630-6551.

https://youtu.be/VZGhIJZi02Y

KNEB News Extra - December 21, 2016

December 21, 2016

Nebraska State Patrol Troop E Commander Captain Jamey Balthazor joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

Captain Balthazor is on the program to talk about their upcoming holiday enforcement efforts, and also offers tips on keeping safe on Nebraska's roadways.

 

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KNEB News Extra - December 19, 2016

December 19, 2016

Gering Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Karla Nieden-Streeks and Scotts Bluff Area Visitors Bureau Director Brenda Leisy join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Monday morning.

They are on the program to talk about preparations underway for next summer's total eclipse, which is expected to draw visitors from around the world to enjoy viewing the event in our area, which will be one of the best areas identified for viewing.

Anyone interested in helping with or coordinating activities associated with the eclipse is invited to attend a planning meeting coming up on Tuesday, January 17th at the Gering Civic Center.

http://www.scottsbluffcounty.org/tour...

http://visitgering.com/

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KNEB News Extra - December 15, 2016

December 15, 2016

United Way of Western Nebraska Executive Director Steph Black and Campaign Co-Chair George Schlothauer join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

They are on the program to talk about the Nachos Navidad fundraiser for the holidays at Taco John's, and about upcoming fundraising efforts planned for this spring.

For more information visit unitedwayofwesternnebraska.com or call 308-635-2522.

 

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KNEB News Extra - December 2, 2016

December 2, 2016

Juvenile Probation Officer Kyle King joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Friday morning, along with probationees Isiah Placencio, Oren Trejo and Nathan Hinze.

They are on the program to talk about the volunteer work the boys are doing in the community as part of their probation, along with their volunteer plans for Saturday's "Jingle Jog" event in Scottsbluff.

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