The Blair City Council will amend its zoning regulations to add a “boarding and rooming house” use in its RML (Residential Multi-Family Low Density) district. Board house uses are currently only included in RMH (Residential Multi-Family High Density) districts.
Two Idaho developers are seeking a replat from the City of Blair for vacant property in the Pleasant Valley II subdivision, adjacent to U.S. Highway 30.
The City of Blair is planning a three-month trial run for audio recording its council meetings.
The last day of school for Blair High School seniors will be May 13. Commencement practice will begin at 2 p.m. The ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. May 17 at the BHS auditorium.
Washington County has committed to a one-year contribution to Region 5/6 of the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security to continue obtaining hazmat team response and first responder training.
In the April 10 Washington County Enterprise story about Beulah Wagle, the “Omaha Mystery Girl,” we noted that there was some dispute about where Wagle was found.
The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District (PMRNRD) Board of Directors has voted to grant the City of Blair a $500,000 flood assistance request that it previously rejected.
A Blair Volunteer Fire Department crew sprays down the last of a grass fire that burned a small tract of land southeast of the covered picnic shelter at Black Elk-Neihardt Park in Blair on Wednesday, near the east slope of the sidewalk. Firefighters were called to the park about 4:29 p.m.
After a day when Blair Fire and Rescue crews were called out several times, crews were called again to a semi-truck rolled onto its side on the north side of Highway 91 about 8 p.m., just at the edge of a sharp ravine near 25th Street and Fontanelle Boulevard. Grain had spilled from the truck. No one was expected to be transported from the scene for hospital care.
Sarah Serrano has been selected one of the Outstanding Cooperative Education Students for second semester at Blair High School. She works with supervisor Karen Kephart, left.
An offer has been made on the former Blair Community Schools' alternative education center at 1415 Jackson St. The school board will discuss the offer on Monday night at a special meeting.
First Lutheran Church just completed its third annual “Have a Heart for Hunger” campaign in support of the Washington County Food Pantryand collected 1,404 items towards the goal. Some of the children from Sunday school classes who have brought food items are, front, left, Sophie Kempcke, Coda McKinnis, Kaley Starzyk, Wyatt Pike, Lane Christensen, Ike Petersen, Ellie Williams; second row, Kolton Hammer, Maddie Kempcke, Brooklyn Schroeter, Ryleigh Schroeter, Ruby Petersen, Ella Pike, MaKenna Nielson and Max Rump.
Firefighters from Arlington, Kennard and Bennington, were called to a brush fire close to a house down a lane at 20860 Dutch Hall Road about 4 p.m. Monday. Firefighters arrived in time to extinguish it before it reached the two houses and fuel barrels in the area.
Alvin Voss and Ashton Henderson