Monument Valley Pathway pedestrian bridge begins to arrive

Monument Valley Pathway pedestrian bridge begins to arrive

The Monument Valley Pathway is one step closer to being completed, as the pedestrian bridge began arriving in sections on Tuesday, April 20. “We’ll put the bridge together where it sits on the north side (of Highway 26) and then we’ll plan for hopefully setting it next week,” said Mark…
Special Prosecutor Appointed Following Garden Co. Sheriff Arrest

Special Prosecutor Appointed Following Garden Co. Sheriff Arrest

The Garden County Sheriff is facing potential charges for an alleged domestic assault last week under investigation by the Nebraska State Patrol. According to spokesman Cody Thomas, 44-year-old Michelle Quinn of Lisco was lodged into the Keith County Jail Tuesday, April 13, on suspicion of third degree domestic assault. Thomas…
Board Defends Decision-Making Process for Stegall Road Project

Board Defends Decision-Making Process for Stegall Road Project

Members of the Scotts Bluff County Board defended the panel's handling of the preliminary work on the Stegall Road Project Monday night, saying they have been acting in the best interest of the county and its taxpayers throughout the process. Chair Ken Meyer said those who may not have been…
Nebraska State Budget Approved

Nebraska State Budget Approved

Nebraska lawmakers Tuesday gave final approval to the state’s $9.7 billion budget package. The package includes a number of appropriations and transfers to address the state’s prison overcrowding situation, including $100 million in general funds to the Nebraska Capital Construction Fund, to be available for the Legislature to appropriate for…
Torrington Police Investigating Tuesday Morning Homicide

Torrington Police Investigating Tuesday Morning Homicide

The Torrington Police Department is currently investigating a homicide, arson, and vehicle theft in the community. At approximately 6:10 a.m. Tuesday, the Communications Center was made aware of a fire in the 300 block of East Valley Road in Torrington. While the Torrington Volunteer Fire Department was working to control…
Triple Crown Motocross still seeking volunteers and sponsors

Triple Crown Motocross still seeking volunteers and sponsors

Dirt will fly at this weekend’s first “Triple Crown Motocross” event at the Platte Valley Dirt Riders MX track in Mitchell.  The triple crown will be April 24-25 and include the Tri-state Dirt Riders, High Plains Motorcycle Association (HPMA) of Wyoming, and the South Dakota Motorcycle Association (SDMA) with age…
Authorities Respond to Rollover West of Scottsbluff that Injures Two

Authorities Respond to Rollover West of Scottsbluff that Injures Two

Authorities say two occupants in a small SUV suffered non-life threatening injuries Tuesday morning in an accident on Highway 26 near County Road 18 west of Scottsbluff. The Nebraska State Patrol says first responders were called to the scene shortly before 9 a.m. for a rollover, finding the vehicle on…
Denver Man Arrested Following Sunday Pursuit that Ends in Torrington

Denver Man Arrested Following Sunday Pursuit that Ends in Torrington

A Denver, Colorado man is in custody following a high-speed pursuit by law enforcement that ended with a wreck in Torrington Sunday evening. In a news release, Wyoming Highway Patrol spokesman Sergeant Jeremy Beck says around 6:45 p.m., a WHP Trooper attempted to stop a Ford F-150 for speeding 84…
Reservation System for Lake McConaughy to Launch April 21

Reservation System for Lake McConaughy to Launch April 21

The updated online reservation system for all Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala state recreation areas’ campsites will launch at 8 a.m. Mountain time April 21 through Reserve America. The updated system reflects recent changes at the state recreation areas that require an advance reservation for all campsites, including beach camping…
Melbeta Man Arrested for Burglary Early Saturday Morning

Melbeta Man Arrested for Burglary Early Saturday Morning

A Melbeta man is facing felony charges after Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Deputies investigate a report of suspicious activity in a residence early Saturday morning. Court records say 48-year-old Shalako Maglitto was taken into custody after officers responded to a call shortly before 2 a.m. about someone walking around with…