The Scotts Bluff County Fair kicks off this weekend with the PRCA Rodeo Friday and Saturday evenings and then really gets going beginning Au...
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) _ Authorities say an armed man hijacked one vehicle, stole two others and tried to commandeer more before a deputy wrestled him...
A rural Minatare woman is in good condition at Regional West Medical Center after a two vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on Stonegate road a quart...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska lawmakers may have to add money to the state's general fund when they convene next year. A legislative report re...
The Nebraska State Patrol, conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections today in Scottsbluff and Gering. The surprise inspections target commerci...
The City of Terrytown has added chlorine to their water system today (Wednesday) after coli form bacteria was found to be present in two monthly sampl...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ Authorities say a Burns man told deputies he shot and killed his wife because she was yelling at their grandchildren. ...
Construction on a new Scottsbluff Fairfield Inn Suites By Marriott will begin in late August, and hopefully be completed byAugust of 2015. The ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are back for Cheyenne Frontier Days after missing last year's event because of budget cuts. ...
Gering Public Schools will have a school resource officer this fall. On Monday, an inter-local agreement between the City of Gering and Gering Public...
CHADRON, Neb. (AP) _ The Federal Aviation Administration has given its final approval to a nearly $8 million grant for repairs at a Nebraska airport....
Members of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs could vote as early as today to endorse Robert McDonald as Secretary of the Department of Veteran...
ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) _ Box Butte County's public defender has formally resigned to become the top prosecutor in Scotts Bluff County. Allian...
An 18 year old Gering man charged with strangling and beating up his 8 month pregnant girlfriend had a first appearance in Scotts Bluff County Court t...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Forest Service has allocated $187,000 in federal grants for volunteer fire departments. The service annou...
Congressman Adrian Smith's legislation affecting the Northport Irrigation District was approved Tuesday by the House of Representatives. Th...
LINCOLN -- A 5-month-old female mountain lion was shot south of Chadron in Dawes County on Saturday, July 19. A man reported noticing the an...
It took a Scotts Bluff County District Court jury approximately two hours and fifty minutes to convict 29 year old Michael Galindo in the January 15th...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ New airport stations designed to serve a firefighting plane in rural Nebraska are now up and running. The Nebraska For...
The Chadron City Council Monday night voted against putting a new half-cent sales tax on the November ballot to fund conversion of the city's ou...
Firefighters from multiple fire departments responded to a fire early Tuesday at Oregon Trail John Deere on Highway 74 east of Fairfield. Fairfield Fi...
The city of Scottsbluff is encouraging motorists to use alternate routes as the Avenue I construction progresses to the milling and paving por...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska has fared well in a new national study of children's education and economic well-being. The Kids Count report re...
United Way of Western Nebraska invites you to help "Stuff the Bus" with school supplies for children in need! United Way believes that adva...
The Chadron City Council has, by doing nothing, said "no thanks" last night to an offer from the Nebraska Department of Roads to build a roundabout or...
City of Scottsbluff voters in November will be asked a ballot question that will gauge their level of interest in the placement of an overpass or unde...
A former Scottsbluff teacher is asking that the appeal of her case against a former Scottsbluff school board member bypass the Appellate Court and...
URNS, Wyo. (AP) _ A Burns man is under arrest following the fatal shooting of his wife. Sheriff's Office Spokesman Gerry Luce issued a stat...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Two military air tankers from Wyoming are in Boise to help fight wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. The Air Expeditiona...
Three members of the local Bit and Spur's 4-H Club are now Admirals in the Nebraska Navy, the trio honored with proclamations from Governor Dave Heine...
BRIDGEPORT, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a man drowned after his car ran into a Panhandle lake. Morrill County Attorney Travis Rodak says p...
ALADDIN, Wyo. (AP) _ If you missed out on buying the tiny Wyoming town of Buford, another village is on the market. Aladdin is available fo...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A judge has ruled that a man convicted of killing four people in Omaha is not mentally fit enough to go through sentencing in the c...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A former Nebraska State Trooper convicted of sexually assaulting an underage girl won't have to pay his pension to the victim's f...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ Organizers of Cheyenne Frontier Days and local police don't see a cause for specific concern about wider use of marijuana bought...
Senator Mike Johanns says he is working toward a humane solution to stem the influx of unaccompanied children who are crossing the southern bor...
DENVER (AP) _ Denver officials say they're considering offering to take care of some of the immigrant children who have overwhelmed border facilities ...
A 23 year old Scottsbluff man was arraigned Friday in Scotts Bluff County District Court on charges of intentional second degree assault and use of a ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Wyoming workplace safety officials have proposed fining Western Sugar Cooperative $194,000 for 39 citations at the company's two p...
A 35 year old Henry man received a sentence that will imprison him for the next 60 to 90 years on charges related to the sexual assault of a child. ...
A 28 year old Scottsbluff man facing trial on three of ten original charges related to a pursuit in Scottsbluff in June will be evaluated on his compe...
Alliance Police say a pedestrian struck by a car late Thursday night is in serious condition at Regional West Medical Center with non life-threatening...
A 35-year-old Rapid City, South Dakota man accused of robbing the Melbeta All-Around and stealing a pickup will face trial. Travis Leier was ...
The Scottsbluff city council appears willing to earmark a significant amount of L.B. 840 money to immediately implement an economic development...
A former Gering man will appear in Scotts Bluff County Court today on a 2013 outstanding warrant that charges him with possessing marijuana wi...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in June. That's a tenth of a point below the revised May ...
The Dawes County Commissioners don't feel their constituents get their money's worth from the property taxes they pay Western Nebraska Community Colle...
OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) A 38-year-old Colorado man has been given jail time and probation for a fatal boating accident in western Nebraska. Nort...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) The Wyoming Highway Patrol says all the new signs along Wyoming's interstate highways showing a speed limit of 80 mph really do me...
An ambitious yet achievable goal of $370,000 has been announced as the 2014-2015 United Way of Western Nebraska fundraising campaign goal. New campai...
A man wanted on a Scotts Bluff County warrant for child pornography has been arrested in Gosper County in Central Nebraska. 31 year old Jonathan Bye, ...
KNEB News has confirmed that the re-launch of the Denver Coach service in western Nebraska has been delayed due to issues with the Department of Trans...
The city of Scottsbluff is considering implementing a lodging tax to add another source of revenue for city government. As the...
WASHINGTON - An Omaha World Herald report says employers would receive federal tax credits for giving their workers paid leave to take care of a new b...
Heritage Days has begun in Alliance. A sellout crowed watched the Box Butte County Fair Royalty -- (as pictured L-R) Paige Phillips, Ali Ios...
A rural Minatare man was transported to Regional West Medical Center Wednesday afternoon after a collision between a pickup and a semi-truck at a rura...
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) Offutt Air Force Base will host an air show this weekend after federal budget problems forced the cancellation of las...
A 50-year-old Redington man has died after the car he was driving ended up in a lake at the Bridgeport State Recreation Area. Morrill County ...
The Riverside Discovery Center will present the 14th Annual Zoobilee at the zoo this Saturday. Tickets are $25 for members, $35 for non-memb...
The Volunteers and Friends of Regional West are pleased to introduce a new opportunity to its volunteer roster...the Emergency Department Patient Amba...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) With the launch of the Wyoming Lottery just over a month away, officials will begin a statewide advertising campaign and training ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Billionaire Warren Buffett decided it was time to upgrade his 2006 Cadillac DTS after General Motors CEO Mary Barra pointed out how m...
The Denver Coach Shuttle in Gering will start operations Saturday after the purchase of the business by a Gering couple. Wally & Becki Sch...
Two people had 1st appearances Wednesday in Scotts Bluff County Court on drug related charges after a search of their Scottsbluff home by law enforcem...
The Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority Wednesday rejected a bid by Great Lakes Airlines to serve the Scottsbluff to Denver essential air ser...
A Michigan man is Alliance's new Public Works Director. Ronald Perry of Hope, Michigan began overseeing the Water/Sewer Department, Street De...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) Authorities say a man suspected of beating his wife shot himself inside a North Platte home as officers closed in. T...
The Gering Planning Commission has forwarded a negative recommendation to a proposed amendment in current zoning in Manufacturing and Indust...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) Campbell County has proposed a deal that would pay SkyWest Airlines up to $3.5 million a year to provide jet service to Gillette f...
A York man has been convicted of manslaughter in the death of an Aurora, Nebraska elementary school teacher who graduated from Bayard High School. ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The mother of a man convicted of killing four people in Omaha last summer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. U.S. Di...
(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK) ­ Hobby Lobby Stores, a privately held national retail chain of crafts and home decor stores, is pleased to announce it has signed...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Some Cheyenne residents have formed a group to try to persuade the City Council to allow city residents to keep a few chickens in ...
58 year old Jeff Warfield of Scottsbluff was treated and released from Regional West Medical Center after he was injured in a noon hour accident yeste...
A 21 year old Kimball man faces three felony charges after allegedly subjecting his girlfriend to a two hour assault at her Sidney apartment ...
On Monday, Governor Dave Heineman and Nebraska's Congressional delegation sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell re...
Work has begun again on the Avenue I project in Scottsbluff. Scottsbluff City Manager Rick Kuckkahn says a new subcontract...
The 2014 Cattlemens Ball of Nebraska raised just over $1.3 million dollars for the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Research Center in Omaha and ...
KCOW News has learned that former Alliance and Chadron businessman Martin Marnett died over the weekend following a motorcycle accident. Frie...
An endangered person advisory is being issued on behalf of the Casper, Wyoming Police Department. Missing is 15 year old Mariah Ingleby. Mariah is 5 f...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The unseasonably cool weather has helped several Nebraska cities set record low temperatures. The National Weather Serv...
The Gering city council Monday evening formally accepted the resignation of council member Jill McFarland and established a process to name a...
The final production of the 2014 Theatre West Summer Repertory season is about to begin as Les Miserables begins Wednesday. Les Miserables ...
For the last four years the National Prevention Council (NPC) has submitted a report to the White House and relevant committees of Congress describing...
With assistance from local law enforcement, the Nebraska State Patrol Troop E-Scottsbluff made 68 contacts with motorists during a special enforcement...
Another safe Oregon Trail Days is in the books and much of that can be attributed to the SAFE Ride project started by Gering Citizen Publisher...
A Scottsbluff man and woman have been charged with conspiracy to commit forgery for passing seven forged checks amounting to over $1,700 at ...
Democratic Senate candidate Dave Domina mentioned immigration reform passed by Republican President Ronald Reagan in pushing Saturday for a pat...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Cheyenne is warming up for the annual Frontier Days rodeo. Volunteers on horseback and in wagons drove about 550 steers ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) The Nebraska Department of Roads is accepting public input on its statewide transportation improvement plan. The plan lis...
A Scottsbluff man was the victim of a fatal lightning strike Saturday at Rocky Mountain National Park, the second person to be killed by lightning in ...
A 36 year old man who fled from a Nebraska State Patrol trooper in February will serve two to three years in prison. Timothy Trujillo had entered no ...
A 29 year old Gering man convicted of threatening an Applebees waiter with a steak knife in February will serve time in prison. James Pollat was sente...
Gov. Dave Heineman expressed outrage Friday that federal officials have refused to inform him where the 200 immigrant children recently sent to Nebras...
A torrential downpour Friday evening in many areas of the panhandle created significant street flooding, stranded motorists and caused power i...
A 32 year old Morrill man who entered a no contest plea regarding the theft of a wallet from a Western Nebraska Veterans Home resident was sentenced F...
The suspect in a Goshen County shooting earlier this year that left the victim paralyzed will face trial on attempted first degree murder and f...
An estimated 70 people attended an open house Thursday evening regarding options for an overpass at the Burlington Northern rail crossing on th...
A Lyman man who had to be tasered twice after assaulting two deputies responding to a domestic dispute at his residence appearanced in Scotts Bluff Co...
A 22 year old Scottsbluff man appeared in Scotts Bluff County Court Friday on a number of drug offenses after Police officers responded to a report of...