Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of change to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push fo... Read More

Canada Threatens US With Tariffs

Canada is looking at slapping duties on iconic U.S. products ranging from California wine to ketchup after the World Trade Organization (WTO) found America's meat-labeling laws offside for a third time in five years. A WTO appeal panel ruled that a ... Read More

Skelton: Quality service is the priority when considering airline bids

The Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority will be making a decision Wednesday on which of four airlines submitting essential air service bids to serve the airport with flights between Scottsbluff and Denver for the next two years is the preferred one... Read More

Harms: Governor needs to accept responsibility for Corrections Dept. mistakes

State Senator John Harms says Governor Heineman needs to take more accountability for the mistakes made by the Department of Corrections in miscalculating prison sentences and releasing prisoners early. Harms says the situation was caused by Corre... Read More

York and Rahmig named Super State

The Nebraska Coaches Association (NCA) has announced the 2014 Nebraska High School Super-State Girls Golf Team & All-State Selections.  Super-State is an all- class honor determined annually by the by the NCA Golf Sports Advisory Committee. C... Read More

Slow Corn Harvest Continues, Quality Remains High

Corn harvest progress fell further behind the five-year average according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Report released yesterday. While only 31 percent of the crop was harvested as of October 19, the forecast of a high quality crop remains u... Read More

Syngenta lawsuit against Bunge over GMO corn revived on appeal

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - A federal appeals court has opened the door for Syngenta Seeds to revive a lawsuit it brought against Bunge North America in 2011 over the agribusiness company's refusal of a type of genetically modified corn. ... Read More

Scottsbluff candidate forum this evening

The second candidate forum hosted by the Government Affairs Committee of the Scottsbluff-Gering Chamber of Commerce will be held this evening at the Lied Scottsbluff Library. The forum will feature candidates from Terrytown and Scottsbluff school ... Read More

New atlas will help find 'gaps' in crop production

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new mapping tool unveiled Monday and developed by the University of Nebraska and other project partners could help boost global crop production while conserving land and water. The Global Yield Gap Atlas allows farmers, gove... Read More

Trial to start for Colorado man accused of dismembering mom

A trial is getting underway for a Centennial, Colorado man accused of poisoning and dismembering his mother after she removed him from her will. Jury selection is expected to start Tuesday in the case of 25-year-old Ari Liggett, who was charged wi... Read More

Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Recent mild weather has helped Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvesting their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more soybeans are being harvested now because farmers are waiting for corn to dry out a bit mo... Read More