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Commissioners approve IT contract with Bytes Computers

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners have approved a three year contract with Bytes Computers of Scottsbluff for information technology services the next three years.   The overall cost will be $19... Read More

Wyoming wildfire 85 percent contained

A wildfire that has burned about 31 square miles in southern Wyoming is now 85 percent contained thanks to rainy weather over the past couple of days. Evacuation orders have been lifted for several of the small communities in the vicinity, and som... Read More

Lawsuit against top Panhandle law enforcement officers dismissed in U.S. District Court

Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Nebraska Crime Commission employees against Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman and Scottsbluff Police Chief Kevin Spencer. The... Read More

Soaking rains once again reported in the panhandle

54 hour official rainfall total show the panhandle received another good soaking from weekend rains. The official totals include  a total of .63 of an inch from the official site at the Western Nebraska Regional Airport. But there were several repor... Read More

Commissioners to discuss Information Systems Director Position

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners will discuss and consider their Information Systems Director position when they meet Monday afternoon. Board Chair Mark Masterton says the county has received proposals from three individuals and two corporati... Read More

Mountain Lion hunting season under consideration in Nebraska

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will hold a public hearing In Ogallala on a proposal to open up a season for mountain lion hunting. The proposed season would allow eight mountain lions to be killed in portions of Pine Ridge in northwestern ... Read More

Village of Potter to host a pit-stop for coast-to-coast antique automobile race

110 years ago, the Great Auto Race captivated the world's audience, as cars circumnavigated the globe. The race began in New York and ended in Paris, and the winning driver covered three continents, more than 22,000 miles in 169 days. More than... Read More

Four community activists, Platte Valley Companies earn Festival of Hope awards

Four very deserving community activists and a local Corporation were honored Saturday during the 16th annual Festival of Hope event at the Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds The Festival of Hope award is given to those who have made significant and s... Read More

Classic car owners show off their vehicles at 20th annual Show

Over 300 cars were in Gering Friday and Saturday for the 20th annual High Plains Auto Club Father’s Day Rock N Roll Classic Car Show. Classes included  original intent, modified, under 21, trucks and street rods. The cars arrived Friday for ... Read More

Minatare Action Committee to host Tabor days celebration next weekend

The annual Tabor Days celebration in Minatare kicks off Saturday, June 23rd early in the morning and runs until midnight with fun, games, and activities for all ages. The celebration kicks off with a 5k Color Fun Walk and Run at 7 a.m. that starts... Read More

Bluffs council to discuss proposing L.B. 357 tax, outside contract support

Scottsbluff city staff Monday evening will make a presentation to the city council on the possbility of placing an additional half cent sales tax proposal before voters in November to fund infrastructure improvements. A similar attempt in the 2016... Read More