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Director of detention center equine program fired

Scotts Bluff County has fired the director of the equine program at the county's detention center. Board Chair Mark Masterton told KNEB News Saturday Smith was fired Thursday for personnel issues that had nothing to do with a Nebraska State Patrol investigation he says is still ongoing regarding ...

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Director of detention center equine program fired

Scotts Bluff County has fired the director of the equine program at the county's detention center. Board Chair Mark Masterton told KNEB News Saturday Smith was fired Thursday for personnel issues that had nothing to do with a Nebraska State Patrol investigation he says is still ongoing regarding ...

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Scottsbluff man only western Nebraska delegate at Democratic National Convention

Scottsbluff resident Jeff Leanna will be heading to Philadelphia as western Nebraska’s only delegate to the Democratic National Convention. In fact, he is the only delegate elected west of the Lexington, NE area. This will be Leanna’s fourth national convention and second as a Delegate, havin...

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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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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[...]
8:00 am SHS Cheerleader Car Wash
SHS Cheerleader Car Wash
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The SHS cheerleaders will be having a car wash at the Watering Hole Parking Lot Scottsbluff  Saturday 8am to Noon. All proceeds will be going towards the cheerleaders trip to the Holiday Bowl this December.
1:30 pm “Me Before You” Showing at the M...
“Me Before You” Showing at the M...
Jul 24 @ 1:30 pm
Historic Midwest Theater Presents “Me Before You” The movie is rated PG-13. Show times:  1:30 pm on Sunday. Tickets – $4.00 to $6.00. For more information, call the Midwest Theatre at 308.632.4311.
1:30 pm Willy Wonka Matinee @ Little Theater at WNCCC
Willy Wonka Matinee @ Little Theater at WNCCC
Jul 24 @ 1:30 pm
The one and only matinee of Willy Wonka at Theatre West is today at 1:30pm.  The Box Office opens at 1:00pm for the day of performance ticket sales.  Or call the Box Office M-F at[...]
2:00 pm County Fair Pageant Opening Cere...
County Fair Pageant Opening Cere...
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm
The Miss Scotts Bluff County Fair Pageant will be holding Opening Ceremonies, Sunday, July 24, 2:00 pm Center Court, Monument Mall. You will meet the 13 contestants and their little sisters. The 13 contestants will[...]
2:00 pm “Bison & Blossoms: Invasive Spec...
“Bison & Blossoms: Invasive Spec...
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm
“Bison & Blossoms: Invasive Species Control at Agate Fossil Beds” – At 2:00 p.m. Sunday,  Ranger William Earl will present the program in the Agate Fossil Beds Monument Visitors Center Theater. Artist Carol Snow will[...]

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