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Today on News: Police offer up some firework safety reminders, as well as a refresher on what local ordinances are for discharging Nebraska Game and Parks Officials say that it's a tal... Read More

Nordeen: Panhandle Big Horn Sheep numbers going in opposite directions

Nebraska Game and Parks wildlife biologist Todd Nordeen says agency is trying to determine why the Big Horn sheep herds in the Wildcat Hills south of Gering are doing much better than the  Pine Ridge herds  in terms of numbers. Nordeen told the ... Read More

Sampson Construction chosen as Construction Manager for WNCC remodel

A Lincoln construction firm that built the Scotts Bluff county Detention Center has been named the Construction Manager for WNCC's Scottsbluff campus remodel project. College President Dr. Todd Holcomb says Sampson Construction was chosen from amo... Read More

SBPD investigating theft of two motorized ladder hoists from Tri State Roofing

Scottsbluff Police say that two high dollar items were discovered stolen during a recent inventory check of a local roofing company. Captain Tony Straub says two Cleasby laddervators were taken at some time from Tri State Roofing in Scottsbluff, a... Read More

Low water levels at Ice House Pond on Fort Robinson State Park

CRAWFORD, Neb. – A broken dam board in the outlet structure at the lower Ice House Pond on Fort Robinson State Park caused the water level to drop about 10 feet during the weekend. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has been in the process of ... Read More News: June 21, 2017

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Stinner promotes bill using TIF for workplace housing

Senator John Stinner of Gering says he needs to educate lawmakers on the importance of his bill that would allow tax incentive financing to be used in providing workplace housing in rural communities. The bill failed to survive a filibuster on sel... Read More

BMS teacher honored by her peers

Annie Schmall of Bluffs Middle School has been named the Family and Consumer Science Teachers of Nebraska Teacher of the Year Award for those with 6-16years of experience. Schmall teaches Family and Consumer Sciences to sixth through eighth grader... Read More

PenAir says pilot shortage is causing reliability issues

Senior executives with struggling PenAir told members of the  Western Nebraska Regional Airport Authority Board Wednesday that the  company  has run headlong into the same pilot shortage that previous carrier Great Lakes Aviation faced. PenAir ... Read More

UNMC medical training truck now based in Scottsbluff

  The University of Nebraska Medical Center hosted tours of one of its four Simulation in Motion Nebraska trucks Tuesday at the Harms Center in Scottsbluff. The trucks will be stationed at Scottsbluff, Norfolk, Lincoln, and Kearney. UNMC S... Read More

County and Construction Manager agree on maximum price for detention remodel

Scotts Bluff County and their Construction Manager at Risk FCI have agreed on a guaranteed maximum price for the remodel of the Gering detention center. Board Chair Mark Masterton says the figure is $4.437 million. Masterton says the number is not... Read More