The State of Nebraska will appeal the decision of a Scotts Bluff County judge to give a directed verdict in a case where the defendant allegedly wrote a racial epithet on a classmate's car.
A Chadron State football player has been arrested on a charge of First Degree Sexual Assault.
A majority of Nebraska's state lawmakers have signed a letter in support of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Scottsbluff Police take a sizable amount of marijuana and illicit pills off the street during an early Thursday morning drug bust.
Keeping Fine Arts lessons within the classroom just became a little easier thanks to the state Department of Education and the Nebraska Arts Council.
With Daylights Savings Time happening this weekend members of the Scottsbluff Fire Department are reminding residents to check their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Lawmakers are debating how to keep the state's older population- as well as its younger population - here in Nebraska.
The state treasurer's office is seeking to return $135 million in unclaimed property to more than 350,000 Nebraskans and former Nebraskans.
Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska is starting the search for a new Executive Director.
A proclamation was signed today, declaring the months of April, May and June "Great American Cleanup" months in the communities of Scottsbluff, Gering, and Terrytown.
Health Insurance Navigators set up shop at Western Nebraska Community college today, to talk with young adults about the importance of having health insurance.
Members of the Scotts Bluff County Tourism Advisory Committee have chosen a new name for the organization they say will bring more visitors into the area.
With the start of the Lenten season comes what some may call a challenge: giving up something for the next 40 days.
29-year-old James Larive was arrested after a search warrant was served at his house on the 2100 block of Avenue D in Scottsbluff. A search of the computer led to the discovery of more than 200 files named consistent with child pornography
105 employees from 3 departments at Nationstar Mortgage in Scottsbluff have announced a round of massive layoffs will begin to take effect on March 28th.
Today is Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of the Lenten season for Christians all around the world.
26-year-old Jonathan Jenkins and 25-year-old Katrina Ramos were arrested on Tuesday on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of stolen property.
A sexual harassment suit filed against then Scottsbluff Police Chief Alex Moreno in 2011 has been dismissed by a United States District Judge.
Nebraska farmers are known for growing corn and wheat... but are they ready to start growing hemp?
April 8, 2014 is a date all Microsoft Windows XP users should be aware of. It's on that day that Microsoft will no longer provide support for the Windows XP operating system. What that means is Microsoft
Patrons at a local coffee shop in Scottsbluff are spreading cups of warm cheer to others in the community through an idea called suspended coffees.
RadioShack plans to close up to 1,100 of its underperforming stores in the U.S. and reported a wider loss for its fourth quarter as traffic slowed during the critical holiday season.
A Nebraska Senate candidate visited the panhandle for the third time this week talking to residents about his views on the Affordable Care Act.
Senator Jeremy Nordquist is looking to create the ‘Skin Cancer Prevention Act.' Its goal is to reduce the risk of preventable skin cancers by banning anyone under 16 years old to use tanning equipment at salons.
Scottsbluff police say a number of counterfeit bills have recently been circulating the panhandle area. The department is investigating several fake fifty-dollar bills that have been received by local
Scotts Bluff County Commissioners took no action on sending a letter to Washington in support of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The goal of the campaign is to raise $135,000 for the annual fund, which supports Foundation operations as well as providing unrestricted funds to support WNCC student, faculty, and facilities needs at all three WNCC campuses.
The Scottsbluff Police Department is investigating several bogus $50 bills that have been received by local merchants.
A Nebraska State Trooper arrested 21-year-old Seth Shriver and 26-year-old Alberto Madrid on Sunday. Court documents say they were pulled over for driving 84 miles per hour, and the driver was acting very nervous during the traffic stop.
The Republican governor on Monday repeated his call for measures that would lower income and property taxes. Heineman says taxes should remain the Legislature's top priority.
Residents who hand deliver or drop off their utility bill to Scottsbluff City Hall now have another way of paying it.
A former Omaha tax attorney running in the Nebraska race for governor put more miles behind the wheel as he visited the panhandle on Monday.
High school students from around the panhandle put heir culinary, menu building and restaurant management skills to the test today. The regional ProStart competition kicked off at Scottsbluff High School. The
As paper phone books are becoming a thing of the past, more businesses are turning to technology. The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce is jumping on the technology-trend. The chamber recently unveiled
A 30-year veteran of the agency, Major Friesz, 53, has served in many positions within the Nebraska State Patrol to include Field Services, Investigative Services, Police Service Dog handler, SWAT and as an instructor at the NSP Training Academy. He also served as a Lieutenant for Troop E back in the late 2000's.
A Scottsbluff man has received the maximum prison sentence stemming from a November assault on his 9-month-pregnant girlfriend.
The man convicted of a fatal crash near Minatare last September has been sentenced in Scotts Bluff County District Court. 25-year-old Christopher Perry has been sentenced to spend the next 36 to 60 months
The man convicted of a fatal crash near Minatare last September will be sentenced this morning in Scotts Bluff County District Court.
KOTA Territory News has learned that new charges have been filed against the 70-year-old woman appointed as a guardian to hundreds of wards of the state.
Food, fun, and games took over St. Agnes Catholic School today in one of the panhandle's longest-running traditions. The St. Agnes ‘Penny Carnival' drew in hundreds of people this afternoon to play games,
March 2nd is known as National Read Across America Day in honor of children's author and illustrator Dr. Seuss.
Those looking to lose one-hundred pounds or more are invited to a bariatric surgery seminar this week. Regional West Medical Center will be hosting a 'Surgical Weight Loss Options Seminar' March 5. Doctor
Landowners in the Nebraska panhandle have the opportunity to take advantage of thousands of dollars worth of funds for new fences. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is providing a total of $50,000
The Nebraska State Tourism Commission is among two organizations to receive international accreditation this year.
Today, the state of Nebraska turns 147.
Gun rights advocates are arguing that a proposal to let teachers to carry guns in schools would keep classrooms safe while education groups say it would increase the danger.
The first day of March started with a blanket of white snow in the streets of Scottsbluff, nothing uncommon to Nebraskans this time of year.
A local business is improving a classroom for students at Community Christian School in Scottsbluff all thanks to one student's wish.
Students at Roosevelt Elementary School in Scottsbluff participated in a day of fun to celebrate the illustrator's legacy.
27-year-old George Valles is being charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute more than 140 grams. Today in Scotts Bluff County District Court, Valles pled not guilty to the charge.
The United Way of Western Nebraska says they surpassed this year's fundraising goal of $380,000 by raising a total of $391,363 for their 2013-2014 campaign.
Students of Bridgeport Public Schools were the winners of the 4th Annual Mitchell Invitational Quiz Bowl.
Susann Craig with Mitchell Elementary has been the school's cafeteria manager for 31 years. She says her staff offers breakfast to nearly half of the 330 students daily.
Members of the Box Butte Development Corporation and the city of Alliance are continuing their community housing study after receiving a $15,000 grant from the state.
A panhandle native is excited to be named Chair of the community's 'Call to Action Committee'.
Panhandle residents will have the opportunity to receive a concealed carry permit after taking a class next month in Gering.
A local animal clinic takes part in a global effort to control a growing pet population.
Federal statistics say Nebraska has surpassed Texas in the number of cattle on feed in the state.
Founder and Director of the short film 'Free to Be,' Larry Tooker says for decades young people have taken for granted their freedom in America.
February is Volunteer Firefighter month. The Alliance Fire Department is accepting applications for firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician volunteers.
Some workers in Alliance Public Schools could be out of a job as the superintendent tries to erase a 2.5 million dollar debt in the district.
The Senior Services Center in Alliance has a new advisory board committee.
This week, the Scottsbluff Fire Department sponsored a Wildland Fire training refresher course.
As the temperatures dip under 40 degrees this weekend -- staff at the Riverside Discovery Center are preparing to keep animals warm.
A 24-year-old Corrections Officer has been declared dead following a brutal attack from an inmate at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center on Friday morning. County Attorney Doug Warner says Amanda
A Corrections Officer has been declared brain dead, and a 15-year-old inmate is facing possible attempted murder charges, following an early morning attack at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center.
During the month of February, we are be putting the spotlight on a select group of men and women who put their lives on the line: Volunteer Firefighters.