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Scottsbluff Police investigating body of man found near drainage canal

Scottsbluff Police are working to determine the circumstances leading to the death and discovery of a dead body Saturday afternoon. Scottsbluff Police Captain Brian Wasson said in a media release t... Read More

Lung specialist returns to provide care locally

A physician who specializes in lung health again is offering care locally. Before joining Banner Health, pulmonologist Michael Shedd, MD, worked in Scottsbluff. He moved to Greeley, Colorado, to work with Banner Medical Group and now will spend on... Read More

Local tourism figures reinforce need to celebrate tourism

Local tourism leaders say their industry continues to have a big impact on the Scotts Bluff County economy. As they gave the media a preview of activities scheduled for National Tourism Week May 8th through the 13th, Gering Visitors Bureau Directo... Read More News: April 28, 2017

Today on News: The West Nebraska Arts Center celebrates 50 years of local art The latest on the Whiteclay beer store legal battle Scotts Bluff County Volunteer Center recognizes the people who step up day after day Plus, Chabell... Read More

WNCC Speech and Debate Team finishes 2nd in the nation

After five days of national-caliber competition, the Western Nebraska Community College Speech and Debate Team earned a second place finish in Community College Team Sweepstakes at the 2017 National Forensics Association National Tournament. The n... Read More

Spring storm brings up to an inch of moisture to the panhandle

The region is receiving valuable moisture from this rain/snow wintry mix that has persisted through the entire day Friday. The precipitation is delaying any planting by ag producers, but when they do get back in the fields next week it should prov... Read More

Gering's Northfield Park and Charlie Fenster Arboretum dedicated Friday

A nice crowd was on hand in snowy conditions Friday afternoon as the Gering Park and Tree Board held an Arbor Day Dedication ceremony at the corner of Pacific Boulevard and Holly Drive in Gering. The Dedication was held for the renaming of Northfi... Read More

Citizens encouraged to purchase tickets for annual Mayor's breakfast

GERING – On April 17, 1952, President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming the National Day of Prayer into law. President Reagan amended the law in 1988, designating the first Thursday of May each year as the National Day of Prayer. In conjunctio... Read More

Wine Tasting event tonight to benefit Scotts Bluff Volunteer Center

Panhandle Coop and the Scotts Bluff Volunteer Center are teaming up for a Wine Tasting plus other tastings this evening (Friday) from 4 to 8 p.m. at Main Street Market Wine & Spirits in Scottsbluff. The event will cap off National Volunteer We... Read More

WNCC offers free summer classes for returning & former students

April is Community College Awareness Month, and Western Nebraska Community College is celebrating by once again offering the SummerFreeScholarship program. It's designed to allow students the opportunity to take up to two summer classes for free. ... Read More

Bluffs Police looking for more leads in arson fire

Scottsbluff Police are looking for more leads as they investigate an arson fire earlier this month  that started from a fully engulfed vehicle parked in a garage at 710 East Overland. The fire spread from the vehicle to adjacent vehicles and the ... Read More