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Stokes Named Third-Team All-American

Kiki Stokes was recognized for an outstanding junior season on Wednesday, May 27, when she was named a third-team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). The 15th Neb... Read More

Gering man suspect in Torrington Shopko armed robbery

A  25 Yyear old Gering man  was arrested Wednesday afternoon  as a suspect in the armed robbery of the  Shopko Pharmacy in Torrington earlier in the day around 11:30 a.m. Scottsbluff Police Captain Brian Wasson says 25 year old Richard (Rick) ... Read More

Bridgeport bicyclist killed after being struck by semi

A Bridgeport man has died after he was struck while riding his bicycle on Highway 385 near Bridgeport Wednesday afternoon. The Nebraska State Patrol said 44 year old Jason Kraeger of Bridgeport died when his northbound bicycle on Highway 385 was s... Read More

Scottsbluff golfers in position to win state title

After day one at the Class B State Golf Championship in Grand Island the Scottsbluff Bearcats appear primed for a run at a state championship. Led by Koy Pothoff's three over par round of 75 the Bearcats have all five golfers sitting inside the to... Read More

NBAF breaks ground in Manhattan

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) groundbreaking took place today in a ceremony attended by city, university, state and federal leaders.  The NBAF facility will make Kansas the epicenter of new and progressive animal disease research... Read More

Nebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override vote

Nebraska has abolished the death penalty in a landmark veto-override vote backed by a coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. Senators in the one-house Legislature voted 30-19 on Wednesday to override Governor Pete Ricketts, a ... Read More

Gering Library's summer reading program kicks off Thursday

Calling all book lovers! The Gering Public Library is kicking off their 2015 summer reading program on Thursday. Youth Services Librarian Christie Clarke says this year's theme are all hero related. For children, the theme is, "Every Hero Has a S... Read More

Eric Moreno signs to play baseball at UNO

One of the top players in Westco Zephyrs history is headed to play division one baseball at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Eric Moreno, most recently a standout pitcher for Lamar Community College in Colorado, made his decision this morning ... Read More

Riverside Discovery Center remains open despite river flooding

Flooding conditions along the North Platte River have caused the closure of Riverside Park and the Monument Valley Pathway in Scottsbluff. However, Riverside Discovery Center is reporting no flooding at this time and remains open. Zoo Director Pet... Read More

Latest flood warning predicts less water in North Platte River

The National Weather Service in their latest flood warning issued shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday morning is indicating the North Platte River will not crest as high as in earlier projections. Previous forecasts indicated the crests at Mitchell a... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers scrap medical marijuana bill for 2015

Nebraska will not legalize medical marijuana this year in light of other controversial measures dominating the final days of the legislative session. Senator Tommy Garrett of Bellevue asked Wednesday to hold his bill until June 15, ensuring sena... Read More