Child Safety Seat Event
Thursday, 28 January 2016 10:44
The organization CCH Kids First will be hosting a free car seat inspections and training session this Saturday afternoon at the Cherry County Hospital Ambulance barn. The group was formed to help families learn how to correctly use child safety seats. Local certified passenger safety technicians will help discuss seating options as well as best practice. This event will be for parents, grand parents, day care providers and others who use child safety seats. Call 402 376 2062 for an appointment time Saturday afternoon or find them on Facebook at cch kids first. Cherry County Hospital is one of the sponsors for this event and there will be access to some car seats for those that may need them.
Public Input Sought on the Scoping Document for a Nationwide Multi-Unit Wildland Fire Management Plan / Environmental Assessment
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 10:25
The National Park Service (NPS) is soliciting public input on the proposed development of fire management plans for 28 park units nationwide, including Niobrara National Scenic River.
The NPS has prepared a scoping document that explains the purpose and need for developing fire management plans and describes the proposed action, which will be analyzed in an environmental assessment. Any area residents, business owners, local officials, organizational representatives, and others interested in this project are encouraged to download the scoping document and, after your review, submit comments. Comments can be expressed as concerns, thoughts, and suggestions (such as for a new alternative) for the proposed wildfire management actions and mechanical and prescribed fire treatments described in the scoping document.
The 30-day scoping period begins, and will end March 1, 2016. Please submit your comments by .
The scoping document is available online at the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website. To download the document and submit your comments online, go to the NPS planning website at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/nationwide_FMP_EA (project name: “Nationwide Multi-Unit FMP/EA”).
If you are not able to submit comments electronically on the website, then you can mail comments to
Attn: Nationwide Multi-Unit FMP/EA
National Interagency Fire Center
3833 South Development Ave.
Boise, ID 83705