MITCHELL, Neb. (AP) — A 73-year-old woman has died after a one-vehicle accident in the Nebraska Panhandle region.
The Nebraska State Patrol said Lois Hanley of Crawford was pronounced dead at the scene following the rollover accident Wednesday evening.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Chadron State College student has been awarded $300,000 after she argued in a lawsuit that college officials didn't do enough to protect her after she reported being raped.
ELLSWORTH, Neb. (AP) — A man has died in a two-vehicle crash in the Nebraska Panhandle, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
The crash happened Thursday morning on state Highway 2 near Ellsworth, killing 40-year-old Grant Mann, of Alliance, the Omaha World-Herald reported.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A grand jury has cleared law enforcement officials in the June killing of man during a standoff with police in Scottsbluff, but issued a finding that all Scotts Bluff County law enforcement officers should wear body cameras.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A fire that has burned about 2,560 acres in northwest Nebraska was about 40% contained, officials said Tuesday.
The fire in the Buffalo Creek Wildlife Management Area in Scotts Bluff and Banner counties began Sunday and efforts to contain it are expected to last through the week, The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency said.
MELBETA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska DNA lab is evaluating human remains found in Scotts Bluff County in hopes of identifying the victim.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska rancher and farmer has been indicted on four federal counts of bank fraud after prosecutors say he lied to bank officials about his assets and debt load in an effort to secure more than $11 million in loans.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities on Monday identified a woman who drowned while kayaking on the North Platte River near Scottsbluff.
The woman was identified as Linda D. Schledewitz, 65, of rural Scottsbluff, according to Scotts Bluff County Attorney Dave Eubanks.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A woman drowned while canoeing on the North Platte River near Scottsbluff in western Nebraska.
Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman the canoe the woman and her husband were using overturned Friday afternoon near Scottsbluff's wastewater treatment facility.
CRAWFORD, Neb. (AP) — Two wildfires that had neared Scottsbluff and Crawford in the Nebraska Panhandle have largely been brought under control, authorities in western Nebraska said.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters are reporting significant progress against a fire that has burned thousands of acres in Nebraska's northern Panhandle.
The fire near Crawford, which is believed to have started about a week ago, was 50% contained Monday, according to the Pine Ridge Ranger District for the Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — One man was killed and another injured in a crash at a rural intersection outside of Scottsbluff this week, officials in western Nebraska said.
The crash happened before dawn Wednesday about 20 miles (32.2 kilometers) southeast of Scottsbluff, the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office said.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was killed earlier this week in a shootout with police in western Nebraska following an hourslong standoff at a Scottsbluff home.
Daniel Ojeda, 47, was fatally wounded in the shootout, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office said Thursday in a news release.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A man has died in a shootout with police in western Nebraska following an hourslong standoff at a Scottsbluff home, authorities there said.
Officers were called to the home around noon Monday for reports of a man with a gun threatening to harm himself or others, Scottsbluff police said.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday rejected the postconviction appeal of a man serving life in prison for the brutal stabbing death of his girlfriend in 2017.
Lucio Munoz, 69, had argued in his postconviction motion that his trial and direct appeal attorneys were so ineffective that it violated his right to fair trial.
ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — A fire over the weekend at a BNSF Railway terminal in western Nebraska is estimated to have caused $3 million in damage to the facility...
GERING, Neb. (AP) — As wildfires rage across the western United States, some 200 firefighters from four states will gather in western Nebraska this weekend to train for battling fire in rugged terrain...
SCOTTSBLUFF — In a workshop-style meeting, the Scottsbluff City Council Monday night heard from the executive director of the League of Nebraska Municipalities.
L. Lynn Rex came to Scottsbluff to give the presentation as a review of sorts for the council that seated three new members in December.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Two local women who are part of a local advocacy group have reported finding posters that they classify as hate speech.
Two members of the Panhandle Equality group report finding a poster that touched off a series of events that culminated with the discovery of an inflammatory poster in Scottsbluff and Gering neighborhoods on Monday.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff Police Department is participating in the National Coffee With A Cop Day on Wednesday, Oct 2.
Officers from the department will visit with the public from 7-9 a.m. at Bluffs Bakery, 1520 Broadway in Scottsbluff.
SCOTTSBLUFF — As a 15-year-old who has dedicated his time outside of school to rodeo since the age of 6, Tate Talkington of Scottsbluff achieved his dream of competing on the world stage.
When Tate was growing up, he became involved in junior rodeos as he followed the path of his idol, his father, Shane.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A new publisher has been named for the Scottsbluff Star-Herald in the Nebraska Panhandle.
BH Media Group Vice President Shon Barenklau says a Texas executive, Rich Macke, also will be publisher of the Gering Courier and Hemingford Ledger, starting Monday...
SCOTTSBLUFF — Inside a small building in Scottsbluff lies a world of wonders, beauty and healing.
L’Chic Salon is so much more than just a place for hair. It is home to a variety of businesses for your needs.
Grand Island Police continue to look for a suspect in the shooting death of a 32-year-old man. The man, Vincent Arrellano Jr., is a former Scottsbluff resident.
The Grand Island man was found, wounded, between two four-plex apartments at about 9:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 24.
Weather permitting, work will begin May 1, on US-26 between Scottsbluff and Minatare, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.
Simon Contractors, Inc., from Cheyenne, Wyoming, has the $3.6 million contract.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Industry leaders and community supporters enjoyed breakfast in the Scottsbluff High School commons area Thursday morning as the Scottsbluff Public Schools Foundation and Kelley Bean partnered to host a breakfast to celebrate the career and technical student organizations at SHS.
SCOTTSBLUFF – The City of Scottsbluff would like to advise the motoring public that the South Beltline and Avenue I traffic signal will be temporarily shut down on Tuesday, March 26.
SCOTTSBLUFF — As Scotts Bluff National Monument celebrates its 100th birthday throughout the year, the Lied Scottsbluff Public Library is joining in on the commemorations with a special program.
Humanities Nebraska speakers Deb Carpenter-Nolting and Lyn Messersmith will present “Legends & Leaders of the West” featuring poetry, songs and stories of iconic leaders of the American West.
SCOTTSBLUFF - Guillermo Katz, a Jewish native of Santa Fe, Argentina will be speaking on Israel and the Bible and the current state of affairs in Jerusalem, utilizing PowerPoint on Sunday evening, March 17 at 5:30 p.m.
SCOTTSBLUFF - Soroptimist International of ScottsBluff County is announcing two scholarships for area graduating senior girls.
The Soroptimist Senior Award was established to recognize outstanding contributions by a young female who improves the quality of life in her family and fellow citizen though commitment to school, community and country.
Scottsbluff Police Department
1:23 a.m. — Police responded to the area of W. 26th Street and Avenue B in reference to a woman being chased by a driver. Upon further investigation, officers arrested Patrick Little Wolf, 33, on charges of domestic assault and willful reckless driving.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Panhandle residents willing to plunge into bone-chilling waters have two opportunities this weekend to freeze for a good cause. The annual Polar Plunge takes place this weekend in Scottsbluff and Chadron to raise money for Special Olympics Nebraska.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Chris Bartella and her three sons, David, Thomas and Paul Cervantes of Scottsbluff, have been busy the last couple of months getting into the routine of the restaurant business.
Chino’s Mexican Dining opened in the food court at the Monument Mall just a few days after Thanksgiving, and recently held its grand opening Saturday, Feb.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension will host Feeding for Optimal Production and Performance in Beef Cattle and Working Horse workshop, 6-9 p.m., Feb. 25, 26, and 28.
The workshop series will be held in three locations, Feb.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Scotts Bluff County Spelling Bee will be Saturday, February 9, at Scottsbluff Middle School.
The Star-Herald, Gering Courier and Vistabeam Internet are the sponsors of the Scotts Bluff County Spelling Bee.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Walking past the culinary classroom in Scottsbluff High School, a tropical aroma permeated into the hall. Four students, dressed in their white chef’s jackets, worked as a team, fine-tuning their meal.
SCOTTSBLUFF – KNEB and Main Street Market will be hosting a Radiothon Thursday, Jan. 31 to benefit United Way of Western Nebraska and to help them get closer to reaching their 2018-19 Campaign Goal of $335,000.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Deanna Goranson teaches music at Lake Minatare Elementary School and at Community Christian while also serving as the music director at Summit Community Christian College in Gering. Her passion for teaching others about music developed early in life as Goranson found a love for performing.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Girls on the Run is gearing up for another spring season of friendship and 5K fun at schools across the Panhandle. Schools in Alliance, Bayard, Bridgeport, Chadron, Crawford, Gering, Hemingford, Gordon, Scottsbluff and Sidney will host GOTR teams this season, which runs from March 11 to May 18.
Scottsbluff — West Nebraska Arts Center presents a juried collection of 59 original works of art by 33 artists from Nebraska, Wyoming and Colorado. The Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment sponsor this gallery exhibit which will be on display at WNAC January 3 – 27, 2019.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Continuing tradition from years past, the Elks Lodge New Year’s Eve dinner is returning for its second straight year.
Elks member Becki Thomlison said that many valley residents remember the family dinners that the Lodge used to host in the large dining room before the tradition just seemed to fade away over the years.
SCOTTSBLUFF — During the early 1940s, Japanese immigrants relocated to Nebraska amidst the growth in internment camps across the United States. Within the Japanese culture, the oldest son was the heir to everything the family owned, so the younger siblings had to forge their own paths.
For as long as he can remember, Garrett Nelson has wanted to be a Nebraska Cornhusker.
His unwavering verbal commitment finally became official when he signed his National Letter of Intent to play football for the University of Nebraska on Wednesday at Scottsbluff High School.
SCOTTSBLUFF — It’s always a good time for health and wellness and the YMCA’s Health Awareness Day on Jan. 2 provides a great opportunity to find out more about healthy living.
The day will provide educational information and health panels to start the year off to a healthier you.
SCOTTSBLUFF – Scottsbluff Police are investigating a pedestrian vs. car collision in downtown Scottsbluff Tuesday afternoon.
Information received at the scene indicated the pedestrian was walking eastbound across Broadway when he was struck by a Chrysler 300.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Less than 75 seats remain for The Ten Tenors performance at the Midwest Theater on Monday, Dec 10.
The Ten Tenors, one of Australia’s most famous musical exports, are coming to Scottsbluff to perform at the Historic Midwest Theater on Monday, Dec.
For the Gering Police Officer Justin Brunz, joy of the Shop with a Cop program comes down to one thing: seeing the light in kids’ eyes when they arrive at a local store to shop for their moms, dads, sisters and brothers.
SCOTTSBLUFF — Wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a day that could possibly be even more important — It’s Small Business Saturday, when local consumers are encouraged to "Shop Small."
Black Friday and Cyber Monday primarily focus on larger retailers and ecommerce stores.
SCOTTSBLUFF —The 35th annual Thanksgiving in the Valley provided meals to around 750 people Thursday.
Ahead of the meal, volunteers arrived at the Guadalupe Center early to prepare and set out all the Thanksgiving fixings like turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn and pies.