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Kimball School Board negotiating with superintendent finalist

Kimball School Board President Lynn Vogel says the Board is negotiating with one of its three finalists for superintendent and plans to meet Tuesday evening to act on a contract. Vogel did not name wh... Read More

I-80 Traffic Stops Yield Seizure of 218 pounds of marijuana

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested three people and seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana during two traffic stops on Interstate 80. The first traffic stop occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday near Lincoln when a trooper obse... Read More

United Way of Western Nebraska congratulates trip drawing winner

The United Way of Western Nebraska Friday morning announced Michael Engelhaupt as the winner of the 2017-2018 Campaign Trip Drawing. As a winner of the drawing, Engelhaupt was presented with a $3,000 trip voucher, generously sponsored in part by D... Read More

Regional West - UC Health partnership to expand and enhance local cancer care

A new strengthened partnership between Regional West and the University of Colorado Cancer Center is designed to expand and enhance cancer care to patients served by the Scottsbluff hospital. Dr. Vince Bjorling, Regional West Cancer Services Medic... Read More

Ricketts encourages NRA to hold convention in Nebraska

Gov. Pete Ricketts is encouraging the National Rifle Association to hold its annual convention in Nebraska after one of Dallas' top elected officials urged the group to find another location. Ricketts said in a tweet Friday that he and other Nebr... Read More

Nebraska senators eye incentive for long-term care insurance

Nebraska lawmakers are looking at tax incentives for long-term care insurance to reduce the number of aging residents who rely on Medicare and Medicaid in the future. Sen. Merv Riepe of Ralston presented the measure to the Legislature's Revenue C... Read More

Bridgeport man in critical condition following Highway 385 accident

A 43-year-old Bridgeport man is in critical condition following a Thursday morning accident on Highway 385. Morrill County Sheriff Milo Cardenas says Adrian Sosa was driving a pay-loader southbound on the highway's shoulder around 10:13 a.m. Ca... Read More News: February 22, 2018

Today on News: Airport officials are pleased with United Airlines and the service they have provided Western Nebraska so far  The Cobblestone Hotel & Suites celebrate ribbon cutting ceremony Gov. Pete Ricketts honors students ... Read More

WNCC Foundation has new Executive Director

The WNCC Foundation has a new permanent executive director who believes the job fits what she has been doing in the workplace. RCI Account Executive Jennifer Reisig was approved for her new position Wednesday by the college Board of Directors. Rei... Read More

County road maintenance moving from a challenge to possible crisis

Scotts Bluff County continues to fall behind in its road maintenance and there is no foreseeable solution in the future without more funding. That was the conclusion after the commissioners spent an hour Tuesday evening with their road and bridge ... Read More

Ex-Nebraska state trooper charged in fatal chase

A special prosecutor has filed charges against a former Nebraska state trooper at the center of a storm that rocked the State Patrol. Special prosecutor Joe Stecher charged Tim Flick on Wednesday with two misdemeanors, motor-vehicle homicide and m... Read More