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Former Sidney Man Sentenced for Dumping Hazardous Waste

A former Sidney resident has been sentenced in U.S. District Court for his role in the disposal of hazardous waste without a permit. U.S. Attorney Joe Kelly announce that 44 year old Edward Miller was sentenced to 33 months imprisonment. He will t... Read More

Oregon Trail Days Parade Cancelled

After months of planning and hopeful anticipation that current health directives would have been lowered, organizers of Gering's annual Oregon Trail Days Celebration have made the decision to cancel this year's parade. Committee Chair Tracey Bentl... Read More

College Leaders Join Governor Ricketts to Highlight Back-To-School Plans

Governor Pete Ricketts on Monday hosted leaders of Nebraska’s state colleges and independent institutions of higher education to discuss plans for the safe return of students to campuses this fall. Dr. Paul Turman, Chancellor of the Nebraska Sta... Read More

NSP Investigating Fatal Overnight Crash that Claims Kimball Woman

The Nebraska State Patrol says a 29-year-old woman died as the result of a one-vehicle crash overnight about two miles south of Kimball. Public Relations Director Cody Thomas says NSP received an initial report of the accident on Highway 71 around... Read More

Nebraska Fall Turkey Permits Now Available

Hunters may begin purchasing 2020 Nebraska fall turkey permits as of today (Aug. 10) at noon Mountain Time. A fall turkey permit is valid statewide and allows a hunter to harvest two turkeys of either sex with a shotgun or amrchery equipment. Each... Read More

Vendor Space Available for Old West Balloon Fest Craft Fair

There's still room for those craft and food vendors wanting to take part in Old West Balloon Fest activities coming up this weekend. Fair Coordinator Carol Bernard says about 20 had signed up as of Monday morning, compared to more than 60 who took... Read More

Overdue Pair Tubing on North Platte River Prompts Search by Authorities

An overdue grandfather and grandson tubing on the North Platte River drew a large response by emergency personnel Sunday night. According to a release by Sheriff Mark Overman, at 8:06 p.m. the Scotts Bluff County Communications Center received a c... Read More

Audio: Goshen County Fair - horses and swine

The Goshen County Fair held its horse show on Monday, Aug. 3, and continued the week with rodeos and livestock shows. I talked with Tylar Stoddard and Garrett Hager about their fair projects this year. Tylar Stoddard competed in the Goshen Cou... Read More

Man Sought in Series of Rural Incidents Apprehended

Authorities say a man sought in connection with a series of reported incidents in rural parts of Scotts Bluff County is in custody in Wyoming. Sheriff Mark Overman says Goshen County authorities notified his office Saturday night that the suspect,... Read More

OTCF Helps Bridgeport Library with Grant

The Oregon Trail Community Foundation awarded a grant in the amount of $2,500 to the Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library, towards the purchase of a Laser cutter for the technology studio. With this addition and advanced technology, the Bridg... Read More

Audio: Goshen County Fair - sheep, rabbits, and goats

The Goshen County Fair was held July 30 - Aug. 8, at the fairgrounds in Torrington, Wyo. I talked with Madison Bugher and Kylee Llewellyn about their fair projects this year. Kylee Llewellyn in the ring with her goat at the Goshen County Fair.... Read More

GHS Athletics Announces New Partnership for Discount Card Fundraiser

The annual Gering Football discount card fundraiser is getting a makeover thanks to a new partnership between the Gering Schools Foundation and local coupon company, SuzyQ, a business within the Holliday Family of Companies. "We are excited to par... Read More

Regional West Offering Flu Shot Clinics at Workplaces

Want to safeguard the health of your employees during flu season? Regional West Community Health makes it easy with onsite flu shot clinics for local businesses with seven or more employees. Clinics are now being scheduled. Businesses with fewer... Read More

Audio: Box Butte County Fair: Swine Show

The Box Butte County Fair hosted the Swine Show classes on Thursday, Aug. 6. Jace Stumpf of Hemingford was in the ring for his final year of showing swine at the fair. Listen to hear the full interview here:   Fair Watch is spons... Read More