Facing Likely Defeat, EPA Abandons Key Farm Case in West Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2014 -- The EPA’s decision not to appeal a key federal ruling in favor of West Virginia farmer Lois Alt highlights the cynicism that drives the agency’s water agend... Read More

Scottsbluff girls win at Ogallala

Another golf tournament and another win for Jordan York and the Scottsbluff girls.  They won,  Jordan individually  and the Bearcats as a team, at the Ogallala Invitational Monday. The Bearcats outdistanced second place Sidney 383 to 387.  Hos... Read More

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Heineman to speak today at Panhandle Wellness Conference

The 4th annual Panhandle Worksite Wellness and Safety Conference will be going on todayat the Gering Event Center. The event is sponsored by the Panhandle Public Health District, Scotss Bluff County Health Department, Panhandle Worksite Wellness Coun... Read More

Sidney man charged with growing pot in cornfield

A Sidney man has been arrested for allegedly having a marijuana growing operation in a cornfield. Court documents provided by the Cheyenne County Attorney's office say 51 year old Floyd Kettle was arrested after 35 marijuana plants were discovered by... Read More

WHO Monitoring New Threat to Animal Health and the Poultry Industry

A new strain of bird flu is being closely monitored by the World Health Organization and other groups on animal health as it is being considered a new threat to animal health and the poultry industry. the H5N6 strain of avian influenza first reported... Read More

Woodhead to miss rest of the year

Chargers coach Mike McCoy says running back Danny Woodhead has a broken lower right leg and will miss the rest of the season. Woodhead was hurt on the first drive of the Chargers' 22-10 win at Buffalo. He was stopped after a 1-yard gain by diving def... Read More

General Mills Shareholders Urged to Vote Against No GMO Proposal

Shareholders of General Mills are set to vote Tuesday  on a company proposal to remove genetically modified organisms from its products. The National Center for Public Policy Research is urging the investors to vote down the proposal during the annu... Read More


Gering Mayor Edf Mayo says he is sympathetic to those on fixed incomes who will now deal with a nearly six percent increase in utility rates, but maintains they are necessary to cover increased costs. The Gering council Monday night approved ordinanc... Read More

US Airstrikes Under Way in Syria

(WASHINGTON) -- American airstrikes against ISIS targets are under way in Syria, according to a Pentagon official. "I can confirm that U.S. military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria using ... Read More

Legacy of the Plains part of Smithsonian's

GERING, Nebr. – Sept. 22, 2014 – Legacy of the Plains Museum will open its doors free of charge on Sept. 27 as part of the Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visito... Read More