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Local man facing slew of charges after assaulting officers during arrest

A 31-year-old Scotts Bluff County man is facing a wide variety of charges stemming from his Monday afternoon arrest. Court documents say Scottsbluff Police were dispatched to Avenue E for an incident involving Elijah Lewis. When officers tried to ... Read More

Bluffs Council rejects landfill engineering contract

The Scottsbluff City Council Monday evening rejected a proposed engineering contract to research potential siting locations for a solid waste landfill with the City of Gering. City Manager Nathan Johnson said the $264,500 contract with Trihydro Co... Read More

Flash flood watch issued for late today following heavy rains

A flash flood watch is in effect from six this evening until six Wednesday morning for a large portion of the panhandle due to the possibility of heavy rains late today following large rains Monday evening. The rains Monday evening included widesp... Read More

Commissioners need to cut $4.7 million from department head requests

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners have set their 2018-19 budget workshop dates , meetings where Board Chair Mark Masterton says they begin reducing the department head and elected officials' initial requests. Masterton says the meetings inevit... Read More

Commissioners approve plan to send juvenile detainees to Casper

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Monday approved a contract that will take juvenile detainees to a facility in Casper. The Commissioners earlier this year thought they found an alternative to housing problem juveniles 400 miles away in easter... Read More News: July 16, 2018

Today on News: Scottsbluff's new brewery nearing completion, and Lt. Governor Mike Foley gets a sneak peek tour on Friday with owners Joe and Andrea Margheim A Scotts Bluff County man is Nebraska's first confirmed case of West Nile Vi... Read More

(Video) Nebraska agencies relay lifesaving drug to Colorado hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol and other agencies have successfully coordinated a delivery of potentially lifesaving medicine from Omaha to a children’s hospital in Colorado. The Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora requested... Read More

Masterton: Goal of protest hearings was fairness

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners have concluded hearing three days of personal property protests and Board Chair Mark Masterton says the protests were across the board, involving both commercial and residential properties. 300 protests were f... Read More

Schnell: Local West Nile human victim not hospitalized

A man in the Scotts Bluff County Health Department jurisdiction has tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Tom Safranek, State Epidemiologist for DHHS says this is the first huma... Read More

New Nebraska laws slated to go into effect on Thursday

Nebraska will see a flurry of new state laws this week, including safeguards to fight prescription painkiller abuse, looser gun regulations and a policy that will make it easier to massage horses for money. The 117 laws will go into effect Thursda... Read More

Fort Robinson History Center Hosting Free Reenactment Event

The Fort Robinson History Center, in cooperation with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, is sponsoring a historical re-enactment at Fort Robinson State Park July 19, 2018.  The Commanding General Mounted Color Guard from Fort Riley, Kansas, w... Read More

Ex-Nebraska Rep. Ashford says Russian agents hacked emails

A former Nebraska Democratic congressman says Russian agents hacked into his campaign emails in 2016, a few months before he narrowly lost to a Republican challenger. Former U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford announced the breach Friday on his Facebook page a... Read More

Tickets remain for world famous Gatlin Brothers Tuesday night

The Gatlin Brothers have been entertaining audiences for over 60 years and a Scottsbluff audience will get to hear the wonderful harmonies of these incredible men this Tuesday night at the Midwest Theater. The Gatlins have an incredible number of ... Read More

TransCanada to move materials, prep sites for Keystone XL

The Keystone XL pipeline developer says in a letter to a Native American tribal chairman that the company will start moving materials and preparing construction sites for the project in Montana and South Dakota. TransCanada Corp. said in the lette... Read More