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Out of state firms recruiting Wyoming mine workers

Out-of-state mining companies looking for workers are finding fertile recruiting ground in Campbell County. About 600 coal miners in the county have been laid off this year because of the downturn in Wyoming's energy industry. Colorado-based Newmont Mining, which mainly mines gold, hosted a car...

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Out of state firms recruiting Wyoming mine workers

Out-of-state mining companies looking for workers are finding fertile recruiting ground in Campbell County. About 600 coal miners in the county have been laid off this year because of the downturn in Wyoming's energy industry. Colorado-based Newmont Mining, which mainly mines gold, hosted a car...

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Nebraska unemployment rate remains one of lowest in nation

Nebraska's unemployment rate stayed at 3% for the 13th straight month in June, keeping the state #3 in the nation behind South Dakota at 2.7% and New Hampshire at 2.8%. The national rate for just was 4.9%. The Scottsbluff Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Scotts Bluff and Banner count...

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(AUDIO) Kingsley Dam and Lake McConaughy Turns 75

The Kingsley Dam and Lake McConaughy are having their 75 anniversary of completion on July 23. Several different activities are taking place to celebrate. A dinner was held on Friday night to kick off the festivities. In attendance were two women who remember being at the original dedication cer...

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Man to be sentenced in two cases after changing pleas

An 18 year old who had originally entered not guilty pleas to multiple charges in two separate cases changed his pleas in both cases Friday in Scotts Bluff County District Court. In the first case, Zachary Adams entered pleas of no contest to charges of driving under suspension, operating a motor...

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Nebraska State Patrol consolidating dispatch centers; will affect 6 local jobs

The Nebraska State Patrol is getting ready to begin phase two of a three phase plan to consolidate the six NSP Communication Centers down to three. In 2014, the first phase completed with the closure of the Troop B- Norfolk Communication Centers, with calls for service now dispatched out of Troop...

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all-day July Boating Safety Course
July Boating Safety Course
Jul 23 all-day
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is offering its mandatory boating safety course in July. Home-study format, in which participants download and study materials online before attending a three-hour review and test-out session, will be[...]
all-day Street Closure @ Gering
Street Closure @ Gering
Jul 23 all-day
Q Street between 6th and 7th Streets will be closed to through traffic for the installation of a water main. Weather permitting the road will be opened on Friday July 29, 2016. Motorists are advised[...]
7:00 pm Willy Wonka on stage at Theatre ... @ WNCC Little Theater
Willy Wonka on stage at Theatre ... @ WNCC Little Theater
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm
Theatre West’s final production of the summer is “Willy Wonka” July 14th through the 16th, 20th through the 24th, and July 27th through the 30th at WNCC’s Little Theatre.  Stop by the box office 10am[...]
7:30 pm Historic Midwest Theater Present...
Historic Midwest Theater Present...
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm
Historic Midwest Theater Presents “Me Before You” The movie is rated PG-13. Show times are 7:30 pm Saturday and 1:30 pm on Sunday. Tickets – $4.00 to $6.00. For more information, call the Midwest Theatre[...]
Jul
24
Sun
all-day Street Closure @ Gering
Street Closure @ Gering
Jul 24 all-day
Q Street between 6th and 7th Streets will be closed to through traffic for the installation of a water main. Weather permitting the road will be opened on Friday July 29, 2016. Motorists are advised[...]
7:30 am Saddle Club Horse Show
Saddle Club Horse Show
Jul 24 @ 7:30 am
An Open Horse Show will be held on Sunday at the Historic Saddle Club located at 2016 West Overland in Scottsbluff. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and Halter Classes begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. All[...]

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