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Today on News: Former Scotts Bluff County and Alliance tourism director lands new gig in Cheyenne County and excited to help bring visitors to the area Scottsbluff bicyclist escapes se... Read More News: June 21, 2018

Today on News:  Phase 3 of Scottsbluff's summer-long repaving project of 42nd Street begins Group rolls through the Panhandle to highlight the move over law And a well deserving woman honored as First State Bank's Community Champi... Read More

Kathy Gatch honored as First State Bank's Community Champion for June

For June's Community Champion, the staff at First State Bank tracked down nominee Kathy Gatch, who is best known for her work with the Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy. Gatch was honored earlier this week as Community Champion, and you can wat... Read More

High speed pursuit in Eastern Wyoming ends safely

A midday pursuit in Platte County, Wyoming kept troopers with the Wyoming Highway Patrol busy on Thursday afternoon. A trooper clocked a Hyundai going 103 in an 80 mile per hour zone near Glendo. When the trooper stopped the vehicle, the driver ga... Read More

Bicyclist suffers minor injuries on Highway 26 after being struck by car

A local man escapes serious injuries after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle. Around 3:30 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 26 and Highland Road for a car versus bicyclist accident. Trooper Wallace w... Read More

Thursday ceremony aimed at promoting Nebraska's move over law

A somber reminder today in Scottsbluff, as the American Towman helped put on their Spirit Ride Ceremony in Scottsbluff. Today's ceremony was all about promoting public awareness of move over laws. A ceremonial casket was on display to honor falle... Read More

U.S. House passes its version of Farm Bill

The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. The bill passed 213-211. Democrats opposed the measure, saying it would toss too many people off government food a... Read More

Arby's presents checks to assist with food insecurity programs

Carter Miller (with Arby’s)  presented a $3,391 check from Arby’s to Missi Iasillo, (left)  for the Cat & Pup Pack’s Weekend Backpack program and a $3,000 check from Arby’s Foundation to Steph Black, (right) with United Way of Western N... Read More

I-80 traffic stop leads to seizure of 290 pounds of marijuana and two arrests

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two men and seized 290 pounds of marijuana and other products during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. The traffic stop occurred at approximately 8:20 a.m. Wednesday when a trooper observed an ea... Read More

NU's proposed 2018-19 budget has $28M in spending cuts

The University of Nebraska's proposed budget for the upcoming year includes more than $28 million in spending cuts that will see a loss of more than 100 jobs across four campuses, department consolidations and a possible tuition increase. The uni... Read More

Online shoppers required to be charged sales tax under Supreme court ruling

Local and state advocates of main street businesses are pleased with a Supreme Court ruling Thursday that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. Twin Cities Development Community Development Director Keith Ellis says brick and mortar b... Read More