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Nebraska Wheat Board announces board of director opening

A directorship appointment for District 2 of the Nebraska Wheat Utilization, Development and Marketing Board is open for appointment by Gov. Pete Ricketts. The new term will begin July 1 and run through June 30, 2023. The filing deadline for ap... Read More News: March 14, 2018

Today on News:  Students at Scottsbluff High School and across the country participate in a nationwide walkout protesting gun violence; see what students and faculty have to say Authorities release more information regarding a Monday... Read More

Balmy conditions to change late Thursday

The warm weather Wednesday is going to change drastically Thursday night and Friday morning as a small, energetic storm system from the west coast moves into the area. Meteorologist Don Day says the storm will be difficult for everyone in the list... Read More

Scottsbluff, Gering students rally on Nationwide Walkout Day

Scottsbluff and Gering High School students rallied today as part of a nationwide school walkout marking the one-month anniversary of the shooting deaths of 17 students in Parkland, Florida. The #Enough National School Walkout called on students t... Read More

GHS student facing sentencing in attempted sex assault on teacher

Sentencing has been scheduled April 23 for a 16-year-old student who attempted to sexually assault a teacher at Gering High School. On Friday in Scotts Bluff County Court, the teen admitted to a charge of Attempted 1st Degree Sexual Assault; char... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers advance new $8.8 billion state budget

Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to a proposed $8.8 billion two-year budget despite major disagreements over funding for the University of Nebraska and family-planning services, including Planned Parenthood. Lawmakers on Tuesday adv... Read More

Wyoming guns in church bill signed by governor

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has signed into law a measure allowing people to carry concealed weapons into churches and other houses of worship in Wyoming. The legislation Mead signed Monday was approved earlier by the Wyoming Legislature. Mead h... Read More

Lawmakers eye tweaks to Nebraska property, income tax bill

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts' income and property tax package faces some possible tweaks before a legislative tax committee votes on it this year. Sen. Jim Smith of Papillion, the bill's sponsor, presented the Revenue Committee with a new version... Read More

Authorities ID victim in Scotts Bluff County fatality

Authorities have released more information about a Monday evening rollover that claimed the life if a Minatare woman. Sheriff Mark Overman says  Deputies, the Nebraska State Patrol, Minatare Fire Department, Valley Ambulance and the Scotts Bluff ... Read More News: March 13, 2018

Today on News: Authorities continue to investigate Monday evening fatal accident on Lake Minatare Road Two boys arrested after stealing multiple vehicles throughout Scotts Bluff County Lawmakers begin heated debate in Lincoln on th... Read More

Track at Bearcat Stadium to get facelift this summer

The Scottsbluff Public School District has announced that this summer they will be refinishing the track at Bearcat Stadium.   The project will include resurfacing all runways and the installation of two new runways on the north side of the track... Read More

Man killed, Nebraska state trooper injured in collision

Authorities say a driver has died and a Nebraska state trooper has been injured in a collision on Interstate 680 in Omaha. The Omaha Police Department says Trooper Christopher Goodrich was in his parked patrol cruiser on the shoulder of the inter... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers approve using cash reserve to balance budget

  Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a debate on a proposed $8.8 billion two-year budget that has already sparked some major disagreements. Lawmakers gave first-round approval Tuesday to the first of three budget bills. The first bill ... Read More

Bluffs man sentenced for sending lewd messages to teen

A 37-year-old Scottsbluff man has been sentenced on a charge of Intentional Child Abuse; stemming from an August investigation regarding inappropriate phone messages with a 17-year-old girl. Jimmy Pritchard was sentenced to three years of probatio... Read More