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Panhandle highway construction projects set to begin

Construction work begins this week on a short-term repaving of Highway 385 from Angora to the Morrill/Box Butte County line. That 14-mile stretch will be repaved again as part of the Heartland Expressway widening of Highway 385 to 4 lanes from Alliance to the L-69 junction, but Nebraska Departmen...

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Panhandle highway construction projects set to begin

Construction work begins this week on a short-term repaving of Highway 385 from Angora to the Morrill/Box Butte County line. That 14-mile stretch will be repaved again as part of the Heartland Expressway widening of Highway 385 to 4 lanes from Alliance to the L-69 junction, but Nebraska Departmen...

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Agreement reached on aid for Nebraska families, despite veto

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he has reached a compromise with a state senator over a proposed increase in government aid for low-income families. The announcement on Monday came four days after the Republican governor vetoed the increase, which he described as well-intentioned but unsustaina...

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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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Community Calendar

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.
6:00 pm 18th Street Farmer’s Market Vend... @ Lied Scottsbluff Library
18th Street Farmer’s Market Vend... @ Lied Scottsbluff Library
May 11 @ 6:00 pm
The 18th Street Farmer’s Market, will hold its pre-season vendor meeting May 11, 2015 6 p.m. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, want to volunteer for the market, or are a current vendor[...]

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