Why and how is North American natural gas production not plummeting in this low price environment? I and other folks at Platts and Bentek Energy spend a considerable amount of time trying to find a half-decent answer to this question. Commodities are well known to go through cycles with booms and busts. As commodities go […]
Photo by Russell Graves My little spread in the Nebraska Panhandle is not known as a deer-hunting hot spot. I live smack dab in the middle of a high table between the North and South Platte rivers, where the deer density is about the same as the tree density—as in there ain’t many of either. Show More Summary
On my many hikes at South Platte Park, I occasionally run across a Woodhouse's toad, especially during their breeding season of April through June. This medium sized toad inhabits Central and Western regions of North America, from the...Show More Summary
North Platte, Nebraska, is smack-dab in the middle of nowhere. Denver is about four hours to the west. Omaha is roughly the same distance to the east. In between: ranches, prairie and Nebraska's Sand Hills, a vast dunescape left over from ancient glaciers. Show More Summary
The next mayor of Platte, North Dakota will be determined by the luck of the draw, the Daily Republic reports. “At 4 p.m. on Thursday in Platte’s City Hall meeting room, Steve Christensen and incumbent Mayor Rick Gustad will choose [...]
A group of Colorado fly anglers head north to Wyoming’s North Platte River for prime-time spring runs. Via Yukon Goes Fishing.
Yukon returns! Those ole Wyoming Cowboys don't care much for us Greenies. But, bachelor parties gonna bachelor party. A group of Coloradans headed north and posted up on some prime runs on the North Platte. Eight dudes. Three dogs. Two boats. Fish were caught. Drinks were drank. Good times were good timed.
By Nancy Flock on March 30, 2015 - 4:10pm There’s a lot going on in downtown North Platte, Nebraska, at least for one entrepreneur. Brandon Raby, a past winner of the Center’s REAP Entrepreneur of the Year award, has embraced the challenge of starting a small business in a rural community. Show More Summary
Each year thousands of sandhill cranes stop by the Platt River, in central Nebraska, to feed and rest during their spring migration north.
Oil pricing agency Platts plans to lengthen the loading period of North Sea crude cargoes it uses in its dated Brent oil benchmark to a full month starting next February.
A woman in North Platte, Nebraska somehow felt guilty for taking too much chicken from a KFC buffet. The following day, she mailed $2 to the KFC with a note: "This $2 is for the piece of chicken I...
A KFC customer in North Platte, Nebraska recently felt so guilty over "stealing" a piece of chicken that she felt compelled to apologize and send in $2 to pay for it. Read more...
An uncaptioned photo taken by Marion Post Wolcott in September 1941 whose neighbors show bean-threshing activities in the North Platte River Valley of Nebraska. So we'll call these guys the Legume Brothers. View full size.
Unconditional by @KPThePhenomenal, @FastLife_Boss, @OfficialTJonez From the North Carolina town of Kenly comes Katrell Antonio Platt, whose “Unconditional” is a nice soulful dose of the goodness you may come to know and love from the state. Platt is joined here by Boss Blacc and Tone Jonez, and he could easily find himself in a good […]
Platts has confirmed CSX Corporation's “bomb train” that exploded in Lynchburg, Virginia was carrying sweet crude obtained via hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) in North Dakota's Bakken Shale basin. CSX CEO Michael Ward has also confirmed...Show More Summary
Nothing happened today at the GOMH, other than I saw a few loons, ducks, and an otter. I checked the North East shore of Platte and the ice is pulling away from shore, significantly in a couple of spots. Here is a look at Bulldog and Rock Lake. Show More Summary
By Monica Braun on April 22, 2014 - 2:22am Stacy Chingren identified the need for a contemporary bakery and café in North Platte and returned home from Omaha to fill that void. In 2009, Gracie Mae’s Bakery and Café opened its doors and...Show More Summary
The famous "Engagement Hole" The annual spring flush on the North Platte that has been an integral part of restoring the Reef section of the river into a world class fishery. LINK (The Times Union) A shout out to our pal Blake Jackson at the Ugly Bug in Casper.
Effects of Harsh Winters On BassIt talks about the possible repercussions of the past two winters here in the North Country. I sure hope one of the effects isn't a partial winter-kill in Platte Lake this year.
Jon Platt has been promoted to President, North America, Warner/Chappell Music. He will take on any expanded leadership role, overseeing teams across WCM’s offices. Platt most recently served as Warner/Chappell’s President, Creative - North America. Show More Summary