Keya Paha County home
One Keya Paha County home along Turkey Creek Road destroyed by the wildfire. At least 10 structures have been demolished by the fire so far.
- FIRE VICTIM FUND
- Online donations through PayPal can be made at the Facebook page of the North Central Development Center: facebook.com/northcentraldevelopment.
- Checks can be sent to North Central Development Center, 335 N. Main St., Ainsworth, NE 69210. Donors are asked to note on their contribution that the money is for the Fire Relief Fund.
Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 7:40 am
Updated: 7:20 am, Thu Jul 26, 2012.
One of Nebraska's worst wildfires in years has struck the state's crown jewel, the beloved Niobrara River valley, igniting worries about the region's future.
About 20 miles of the 76-mile Niobrara National Scenic River corridor have burned, including five miles of the stretch most popular with floaters, said Dan Foster, the National Park Service superintendent for the river.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 7:40 am.
Updated: 7:20 am.