The 31st annual Nebraska Star Party returns to the KVSH area July 28th through August 2nd this summer. The theme is ‘Just Imagine”. In 2022 Dark Sky International designated the Merritt Reservoir location as its 200th worldwide Dark Sky Park. This designation is expected to bring more participants to the Nebraska Star Party which already draws 3 to 4 hundred star gazers each year. Families enjoy the dark night sky’s and take advantage of other activities in the Valentine area such as golfing, tubing, museums, fishing. Boating and viewing wildlife. They also offer a beginners field school at Valentine High School during the first part of the week. For more information go to Be sure to stay tuned to KVSH Radio for more information as the dates approach July 28th through August 2nd.