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Panelists Sandra Reddish, left, Mickey Hara and Julie Ushio will be at Sunday’s screening of “The Invisible People,” at the Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff.

‘Invisible People’ spotlights Panhandle Japanese legacy

By CHABELLA GUZMAN Index Editor A screening of the upcoming “Nebraska Stories” segment – The Invisible People will be presented Sunday, Aug. 2, at the Historic Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff. The Invisible People explores the Japanese settlement of the Panhandle region, people like Miyeko “Mickey” Hara. “I’ve lived here all my life,” she said. “I was born in Henry on a … [Read More...]

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Jack Skavdahl, left, of Harrison visited with Adrian Smith, congressman of Nebraska’s Third District when he attended the National History Day in D.C.

History and technology sends area youth to D.C.

By CHABELLA GUZMAN Index Editor History has surrounded Jack Skavdahl of Harrison his entire life. He has lived his entire life near Agate Fossil Beds and the Agate Springs Ranch, where history’s James Cook and Red Cloud became friends. It seemed only … [Read More...]

Krista Holstein is a recent addition to the Mitchell Pinnacle Bank. She works as a teller and new accounts representative.

Mitchell Bank adds new face in customer service

By CHABELLA GUZMAN Index Editor Pinnacle Bank has a new face at its Mitchell branch, Krista Holstein. She is a teller and new accounts representative at the bank and has a long history in customer service. “I worked at Verizon for six years, the … [Read More...]