Scottsbluff schools test emergency preparedness

Scottsbluff Public Schools conducted their annual district-wide emergency response drill earlier this afternoon. In today's exercise, Superintendent Rick Myles says the scenario was that of district-wide lock down situation. Meaning doors locked, lights off, and everyone out of sight. Students an...

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Scottsbluff schools test emergency preparedness

Scottsbluff Public Schools conducted their annual district-wide emergency response drill earlier this afternoon. In today's exercise, Superintendent Rick Myles says the scenario was that of district-wide lock down situation. Meaning doors locked, lights off, and everyone out of sight. Students an...

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Grass fire chars 100 acres in Wildcat Hills

A  grass fire believed started by lightning from storms that dropped four to five inches of rain earlier this week charred 100 acres in the Wildcat Hills Tuesday night. Gering Fire Chief Jay Templar says his unit responded around 5:15 p.m. and observed a lot of smoke coming from rough terrain a ...

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Minatare water issues may last until Friday

The excess water situation in Minatare is not much better today, even after pumps removed 600,000 gallons of water Tuesday following eight inches of rain earlier this week. Utilities Supervisor Tom Case says his pumps are working 24 hours a day, but there is still water in barrow pits and residen...

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Historic demonstration highlights sugar beet crop

Every year, the Legacy of the Plains Museum Harvest Festival features a different crop for historic demonstrations. This year's harvest featured sugar beets. This morning (Wed), museum volunteers delivered a load of sugar beets grown on the museum grounds to Western Sugar via horse-drawn wagon. ...

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Mitchell bomb threat suspect receives two years probation

A 40 year old Mitchell man charged with placing a false bomb in Mitchell in a New Year's Eve incident that prompted the evacuation of a four block area in Mitchell has been placed on two years probation. Christopher Lopez had entered a plea to attempted placement of a false bomb, a class one misdeme...

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Community Calendar

Oct
4
Sat
11:00 am Indian Taco Benefit @ 1407 14th Ave. Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361
Indian Taco Benefit @ 1407 14th Ave. Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Indian Taco Benefit 11AM to 2PM Cost is $4.00 for adults $3.00 for children 12 and under. Phone orders are accepted at 308-765-8530 or 608-631-9494.
Oct
5
Sun
8:00 am All You Can Eat Knights of Colum... @ KC Hall 1719 1st Avenue Scottsbluff ne
All You Can Eat Knights of Colum... @ KC Hall 1719 1st Avenue Scottsbluff ne
Oct 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The monthly All You Can Eat Knights of Columbus Sunday breakfasts will be this Sunday at the KC Hall 1719 1st Avenue in Scottsbluff, 8:00am to 12 Noon. Great food and fellowship, open to everyone,[...]
10:30 am Firefighter Sunday @ First Baptist Church
Firefighter Sunday @ First Baptist Church
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am
First Baptist Church of Scottsbluff and the Fire Fighter Ministry will be hosting Firefighter Sunday on Sunday, October 5th at 10:30 am at the church located at 3009 Avenue I in Scottsbluff. All first responders[...]
3:00 pm Blessing of the Animals
Blessing of the Animals
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm
Pet owners will gather this Sunday for the Blessing of the Animals, celebrated by the clergy of St. Francis Episcopal church and hosted by the Panhandle Humane Society. The Pet Blessing will take place at[...]
Oct
7
Tue
6:00 pm Join Rehearsals for the Valley V... @ vocal music room at Scottsbluff High School
Join Rehearsals for the Valley V... @ vocal music room at Scottsbluff High School
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm
There is still time for interested singers to join rehearsals for the Valley Voices Christmas Concert December 7. Rehearsals are now being held in the vocal music room at Scottsbluff High School. The group gathers[...]
7:30 pm “The Texas Gypsies” @ The Historic Midwest Theater
“The Texas Gypsies” @ The Historic Midwest Theater
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm
The Historic Midwest Theater is excited to announce the next show in the 14/15 Performing Arts Season. “The Texas Gypsies” will be in concert at the Midwest Theater on Tuesday October 7th. To Purchase Tickets[...]

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