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Bluffs ice skating rink to have grand opening next Saturday

The new Black Hills Energy Ice Skating Rink at the 18th Street Plaza will have its grand opening Saturday, November 25th. The skating rink is in an attractive fenced in area with a skate renting sh... Read More

Klein sentenced to 24 to 32 years in prison

Former Scottsbluff High golf coach Mike Klein was sentenced this afternoon to 24 to 32 years in prison after he entered no contest pleas last month to four counts of first degree sexual assault of a minor. Judge Leo Dobrovolny sentenced Klein to cons... Read More

WNCC Board approves tuition rates, construction contract for renovation

The WNCC Board of Governors has approved a minimal increase in tuition for the upcoming school year. President Dr. Todd Holcomb says when the board approved tuition rates Wednesday for the 2018-19 school year, they considered a faculty request to ... Read More

Scottsbluff man charged with third degree sexual assault of  a child

A 42 year old Scottsbluff man accused of inappropriately touching a young girl  several times has been charged with third degree sexual assault of a minor. Court documents say an arrest warrant for Doug Fox was issued after a forensic interview w... Read More

Nebraska unemployment for October lowest since 1999

The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped slightly in October to 2.7 percent, reaching a low that hasn't been seen since 1999. The department said in a report released Friday that the figure was one-tenth... Read More

Keystone pipeline leak days before Nebraska expansion ruling

The Keystone pipeline has leaked 210,000 gallons of oil in rural South Dakota but officials don't believe it has polluted water. The pipeline operator, TransCanada Corp., says it has shut down the system and the state has sent an inspector to the si... Read More

Munoz found guilty in New Year's Eve slaying of Melissa May

A Scotts Bluff County District Court jury deliberated for three hours Thursday before finding 65 year old Lucio Munoz of Scottsbluff, guilty of first degree murder of then girlfriend Melissa May on New Year’s Eve of last year at the R.C. Scot Apart... Read More

Federal tax package creates uncertainty for Nebraska budget

Nebraska officials say the tax package working its way through Congress is creating a great deal of uncertainty for the state budget because it could affect tax collections. Legislative Fiscal Office Director Michael Calvert told senators Thursda... Read More

Former Southeast High coach pleads not guilty to sex abuse of a minor

A former Southeast High School assistant coach entered a not guilty plea today (Thursday) in Goshen County District Court to a charge of third degree sexual abuse of a minor by a person in authority . Court records say 36 year old Michael Booth is... Read More

Semi driver cited after injury accident Wednesday evening

A semi-truck driver has been charged for leaving the scene of an accident after a car-semi crash at Highway 26 and East 27th Street in Scottsbluff Wednesday evening. The Scottsbluff Police Department said that 56 year old Kelly Schmaltz of Morrill... Read More

Medical issue suspected in motor vehicle death near Mitchell

The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's office believes a medical issue resulted in the death this morning of an 82 year old rural Mitchell man who was driving his vehicle on Experiment Farm Road near Mitchell. Chief Deputy Troy Brown says the victim ha... Read More