Deuel Co. Deputy Makes Sizable Meth Bust

Deuel Co. Deputy Makes Sizable Meth Bust

A Big Springs man is behind bars and facing charges in both Nebraska and Colorado following a traffic stop this past weekend. The Deuel County Sheriff's Office says during the stop Saturday, a deputy determined Charles Lile had a Colorado warrant for charges that include dflon in possession of a…
Scottsbluff Landlord Arrested For Alleged Assault on Minor

Scottsbluff Landlord Arrested For Alleged Assault on Minor

A Scottsbluff businessman is facing a slew of new charges following his arrest Friday afternoon in a landlord-tenant dispute that turned physical. Court documents say Friday morning, 59-year-old Kuldip "Cheema" Singh went to one of his properties on 13th Street in Gering to collect rent, and while the tenant was not…
Shots Fired During Alliance Carjacking Spree

Shots Fired During Alliance Carjacking Spree

The Alliance Police Department attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle today, April 10, 2021 at approximately midnight. The vehicle fled the city and the officer pursued. Due to extreme driving the pursuit was discontinued. A short time later an officer was dispatched on an attempted “car jacking” at knifepoint.…
Scottsbluff Man Arrested Following Monday Evening Standoff

Scottsbluff Man Arrested Following Monday Evening Standoff

A Monday evening standoff in Scottsbluff ends with a local man in custody. The Scottsbluff Police Department responded to the scene of a subject whom had barricaded himself inside a residence in the 300 Block of W 24th Street at approximately 5:00 p.m. Monday.  The male was suspected to have multiple…
WNCC Mourns Loss of Two Aviation Students

WNCC Mourns Loss of Two Aviation Students

On Thursday, April 1, WNCC Aviation students Yemin An, age 21 of Seoul, South Korea, and Zhaoxin Chen, age 24 of Xi'an, China, were tragically killed while working on an airplane engine inside the Aviation Maintenance facility in Sidney.Both students were sophomores enrolled in Western Nebraska Community College's Aviation Maintenance Technician…
B117 COVID Variant Found in Panhandle

B117 COVID Variant Found in Panhandle

The B117 COVID variant has been confirmed in the Panhandle. Confirmation was received late today of a teen male, teen female, and female in her 30s from the Nebraska Public Health Lab testing and notification from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Any close contacts identified will be…
Scottsbluff Police Department receives grant for speed control equipment

Scottsbluff Police Department receives grant for speed control equipment

The Scottsbluff Police Department is being awarded a highway safety grant  from the Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office (NDOT-HSO) to assist in  obtaining two mobile radar units, according to William Kovarik, Administrator for the NDOT Highway  Safety Office. Kovarik states, “Technology holds immense promise when it comes to…
Chadron resident dies in Buffalo County crash

Chadron resident dies in Buffalo County crash

The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstancessurrounding a two-vehicle fatal crash east of Ravenna on Highway 2 near the intersection of Pawnee Road. The crash occurred at approximately 4:55 AM on Friday, March 19, 2021. The two-vehicle crash resulted in the death of one occupant and injury to…
NPPD: Rolling blackouts due to “combination of unfortunate events”

NPPD: Rolling blackouts due to “combination of unfortunate events”

Nebraska Public Power District provides update on outages across the state TUESDAY | 10:30 AM - The Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) provided an update on the rolling blackouts designed to conserve energy across the state. Grant Otten, NPPD media relations specialist, said from North Dakota to the panhandle of…