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(BPT) - Looking for fresh inspiration on what to gift this holiday season? A great rule of thumb is to stick to crowd-pleasers you know your friends, family and colleagues will love. Fortunately, Pretzel Crisps® pretzel crackers has done the hard work for you. With its exceptionally thin sha…

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(NewsUSA) - Wintertime. Love it or hate it, it arrives every year. Some of us dread the cold, some of us revel in it. While a lot of us head toward the equator, many of us 'hibernate' by hunkering down at home, protected from the elements. We stay warm in winter by layering clothing, wearing…

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(BPT) - There are plenty of things to love about fall. The crisp cool air is so invigorating, and it’s always exciting when a new school year begins — and a new football season heats up. Making the season more exciting are the fun holidays and treats that you and your family can look forward to.

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ALLIANCE — Santa Claus is everywhere in the weeks before Christmas. Children are more than willing to stand in line for an opportunity to whisper their wishes in his ear. Santa is best known for delivering presents, something Mark Lickliter has taken to heart.

ALLIANCE — The Knight Museum and Sandhills Center hosted its annual Tree and Wreath Festival last week. The weeklong festivities began on Nov. 26 and lasted through Dec. 3. Businesses and individuals decorated a total of 129 trees and wreathes to be sold to raise funds for both the Knight Mu…

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ALLIANCE — For some, Thanksgiving is a time of appreciation and thanks; a family gathering. For this group of people, it was a time of giving and service. The annual People Helping People Thanksgiving Dinner at the Holy Rosary Parish Center, was a success this year with about 360 deliveries …

ALLIANCE — Box Butte County RSVP set up “Trees of Love” at Hardware Hank’s in Alliance and Bank of the West in Hemingford on Friday, Nov. 18.  You are invited to include a nursing home resident in your Christmas gift giving this year by selecting an ornament from the trees with a gift sugges…

 ALLIANCE — The 21st annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Festival will be Nov. 26 through Dec. 3 at the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center. This year’s festival will feature around 100 two-foot trees and 20 wreaths all decorated by local individuals and businesses. The trees and wreaths are ava…

 ALLIANCE – Winter is an unpredictable experience in Alliance. Snow and ice can be challenging for both residents and City street crews to control. When a snow emergency is declared by the city of Alliance, residents living on an Emergency Snow Route are required to remove their vehicles fro…