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Scottsbluff Man Arrested on Drug, Weapons Charges Tuesday

A 42-year-old Scottsbluff man is facing drug and gun charges following a traffic stop this week. Dawud Sanders was charged with felony possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance - hydrocodone, as ... Read More

Rich Flores Selected to Fill Kimball Co. Board Vacancy

A long-time Kimball businessman has been selected to fill a vacancy left when one member of the Kimball County Board moved outside the county. County Clerk Cathy Sibal says the Board voted Wednesday to name Rich Flores as the replacement for Brand... Read More

Bluffs Man Sentenced to 40 to 80 Years for Sexually Assaulting Children

A 47-year-old Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison for sexually assaulting two young girls back in 2017. John Addleman was sentenced on Friday to 30- 60 years for 1st Degree Sexual Assault on a Child )More than 12 years o... Read More

U.S. winter outlook: cooler north, warmer south

Expect a dry, warm winter in the south, and cooler, wetter, conditions in the North, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA last week released its U.S. Winter Outlook, indicating weather impacts from an ongoing La N... Read More

Wheatland Area Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Rapid City Woman

A Rapid City, South Dakota woman is in custody following a pursuit that took place Tuesday morning near Wheatland. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the pursuit started shortly after 11:20 Tuesday morning when a trooper attempted to stop a reported ... Read More

Nebraska Dept. of Transportation Director Leaving for New Job

An official who oversaw Nebraska's road and bridge repairs after last year's historic floods and helped create the state Department of Transportation is leaving his post for a private-sector job. Nebraska DOT Director Kyle Schneweis is stepping do... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Highlights Nebraska’s Nation-Leading Labor Numbers   

Lincoln, Neb. -- Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement Wednesday following news that Nebraska once again has the lowest unemployment rate in the United States, at 3.5%. “The resilience of Nebraskans in 2020 has been extraordinary,” said Gov.... Read More

Cheyenne Co. Man Wins Top Prize in Nebraska Lottery Scratcher Game

A Gurley man is one of the latest big winners in a Nebraska Lottery scratcher game. Nebraska Lottery officials announced through their Facebook page that Douglas Armbruster of Gurley won $50,000 playing Cash Crush. Douglas said he was just kill... Read More

WNCC Career Pathways & Advising to Launch New Podcast Mini-Series

Western Nebraska Community College's Career Pathways & Advising (CP&A) department has partnered with the Scottsbluff/Gering United Chamber of Commerce to launch a new podcast series Thursday. The podcast, "Framing Your Future," will featur... Read More News: October 20, 2020

Today on News: Gov. Pete Ricketts announcing second round of CARES grant programming available in Nebraska Scottsbluff City Council moves forward with regional landfill Panhandle COVID-19 cases rise again Scottsbluff woman honor... Read More

PPHD: Bayard's Heirloom Market ID'd as Community Exposure Site

The Heirloom Market, held in Bayard on Saturday, October 10, has been listed as a community exposure site. Anyone that attended the market should monitor for COVID symptoms through October 24 and if they begin experiencing any symptoms, immediately g... Read More

Henry Seeks Help as Map Flap Hits Village Valuations, Budget

The Village of Henry has asked the Scotts Bluff County Board to help unravel a county-level issue that will cost that community a considerable amount of their typical budget that comes from property taxes. Board of Trustees member Dawn Bowen Monda... Read More

US Bank to Close Gering Downtown Branch Location

A prime business location could be available soon in Gering, as US Bank has notified Scotts Bluff County of it's intention to close their branch in that community. Management Accountant Lisa Rien told the County Board Monday that the financial ins... Read More

Nebraska Reclaimed Nation's Lowest Unemployment Rate in September

Nebraska regained its status last month as the state with the nation's lowest unemployment rate. Nebraska's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, compared to 4% in August. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that's less than hal... Read More