Thunder Valley

Leno’s Lincoln visit ends Thunder Valley’s summer concert series

Talk show host/comedian Jay Leno’s performance Friday at Thunder Valley Casino Resort drew a crowd of approximately 3,000 fans. Leno’s topics included politics, terrorism, pet ...

School district thankful of community

There are times in life when one becomes acutely aware of and grateful for the generosity and compassion of one’s local community. The past week has been such a week for Western ...

Thunder Valley to host "Survivor" casting call

Thunder Valley will be holding a casting call Thursday morning for the CBS reality show "Survivor." Auditions start at 7 a.m. and run until 12 p.m., and will be held in the outdoo ...

Adam Lambert, Lionel Richie highlight new Thunder Valley Casino concert series

Thunder Valley Casino Resort this summer will host an outdoor concert series featuring American Idol finalist Adam Lambert, R ...

Thunder Valley Lawsuit "Quashed"

A lawsuit against Station Casinos, Inc. was quashed during a hearing Tuesday at the Bill Santucci Justice center. Tuesday’s hearing was to decide whether or not to dismiss a law ...

Milestone for hotel construction reached

The hotel at Thunder Valley has reached its final construction height, and the casino celebrated Friday with a luncheon to thank the approximately 500 workers who made it possible. ...

Station Casinos files for bankruptcy

Although Las Vegas-based Station Casinos filed for bankruptcy Tuesday, it will not affect the Thunder Valley Casino, which has a contract for management services. That’s what Do ...

Thunder Valley names hotel VP

Thunder Valley management has a new face, as Kevin Thorstenson, 44, was hired to the newly created position of vice president of hotel operations, according to a press release. Th ...

$1 million lawsuit targets casino

What started with a gag postcard has turned into a million-dollar lawsuit for 71-year-old Lucy Taylor. On June 1, the lifelong Lincoln resident filed a lawsuit against Station Ca ...

Thunder Valley construction up and running

The Thunder Valley Casino expansion project quietly restarted last week as construction workers resumed their work at the casino. The expansion project was shelved for five months ...

Thunder Valley expansion good for local economy

Restarting Thunder Valley Casino’s expansion project, after a two-month hiatus, brings a number of positive aspects for Lincoln, according to City Councilman Kent Nakata. The pr ...

Thunder Valley axes top execs, replaces with Station Casinos

The top-four executives at Thunder Valley Casino were terminated Feb. 5 and the chief executive officer was placed on administrative leave, according to Doug Elmets, spokesman for ...

Economic news not always so bleak

As if we needed any more indications, news about the rapidly plunging economy was especially harsh the day before Thanksgiving. First, News Messenger reporter Brandon Darnell wrot ...

Thunder Valley expansion put on hold

The hotel and entertainment expansion project at Thunder Valley Casino was put on hold Tuesday, with a decision to be made in three to six months on scaling back the scope of the p ...

Thunder Valley expansion takes on an aggressive schedule

Construction is well under way on the Thunder Valley Casino expansion project, with cranes rising above the framework and workers currently constructing the third floor of the hote ...