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Escaped inmate gets 2 to 5 years

A man who escaped custody while on work release from the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center February 5th has been sentenced  to spend the next 24 to 60 months in prison. District Judge Leo Dobrovolny sentenced 26 year old James Thorpe Monday afternoon in Scotts Bluff County District Court aft...

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Escaped inmate gets 2 to 5 years

A man who escaped custody while on work release from the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center February 5th has been sentenced  to spend the next 24 to 60 months in prison. District Judge Leo Dobrovolny sentenced 26 year old James Thorpe Monday afternoon in Scotts Bluff County District Court aft...

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Local National Monuments pivotal for area tourism

A new National Park Service report shows that over 130,000 visitors to Scotts Bluff and Agate Fossil Beds National Monuments in 2014 spent $7.5 million in communities near the parks. That spending supported 111 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of over $8.6 ...

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Students to play role of veterinarians during Tuesday 4-H event

Scotts Bluff County 4-H will be playing host to over 200 students on Tuesday at the fairgrounds. The "Animals Inside and Out" event will include students from Morrill, Mitchell, and Scottsbluff. It will allow the kids to explore the science of pigs, cows, and horses. Students will have the opp...

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Mobile visitor information center unveiled to kickoff National Tourism Week

As National Tourism Week events kick off across the country, Scotts Bluff County tourism leaders followed suit. Festivities got underway at 9 a.m. at the Gering Civic Center, with Gering Mayor Tony Kaufman reading a proclamation. However the big announcement was the unveiling of a new mobile v...

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Monday last day to purchase tickets for Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

The annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will be held this Thursday morning at the Gering Civic Center, but today is the final day to secure tickets. The Mayors of Scottsbluff, Terrytown and Gering will be there as you enjoy breakfast, entertainment by Triple Praise, a scripture reading and inspiring ...

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Community Calendar

May
4
Mon
5:00 pm Monday Night Bingo @ Knights of Columbus #1874
Monday Night Bingo @ Knights of Columbus #1874
May 4 @ 5:00 pm
The Knights of Columbus #1874 Council hosts Bingo every Monday night. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinners from 5 to 7 p.m. Bingo will begin at 7 p.m.  For more information, log on to www.scottsbluffkofc.org.
May
6
Wed
12:00 pm Talk & Walk: The Garden Coffeebreak
Talk & Walk: The Garden Coffeebreak
May 6 @ 12:00 pm
Tree Selection with Galen Wittrock South Platte NRD Friday, May 8, Noon–1:00 PM Location:Grace, 1625 1st Avenue Garden(s): Constitution Park, 1809 3rd Avenue, with stops at 1st Avenue & 17th Street , 1st Avenue &[...]
May
7
Thu
12:00 pm Talk & Walk: The Garden Coffeebreak
Talk & Walk: The Garden Coffeebreak
May 7 @ 12:00 pm
Tree Selection with Galen Wittrock South Platte NRD Friday, May 8, Noon–1:00 PM Location:Grace, 1625 1st Avenue Garden(s): Constitution Park, 1809 3rd Avenue, with stops at 1st Avenue & 17th Street , 1st Avenue &[...]
May
8
Fri
12:00 pm Talk & Walk: The Garden Coffeebreak
Talk & Walk: The Garden Coffeebreak
May 8 @ 12:00 pm
Tree Selection with Galen Wittrock South Platte NRD Friday, May 8, Noon–1:00 PM Location:Grace, 1625 1st Avenue Garden(s): Constitution Park, 1809 3rd Avenue, with stops at 1st Avenue & 17th Street , 1st Avenue &[...]
3:00 pm National Tourism Week Rally @ Hampton Inn & Suites
National Tourism Week Rally @ Hampton Inn & Suites
May 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel & Conference Center will be hosting a National Tourism Week rally!! Join us on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 3pm – 6pm in the east conference center parking lot.[...]
May
11
Mon
5:00 pm Monday Night Bingo @ Knights of Columbus #1874
Monday Night Bingo @ Knights of Columbus #1874
May 11 @ 5:00 pm
The Knights of Columbus #1874 Council hosts Bingo every Monday night. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinners from 5 to 7 p.m. Bingo will begin at 7 p.m.  For more information, log on to www.scottsbluffkofc.org.

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