Gering Pickleball Courts Project Development Moving Forward

Gering Pickleball Courts Project Development Moving Forward

The City of Gering is hoping to receive a $400,000 Land and Water Conservation Grant that would be used to upgrade pickleball courts proposed for Oregon Trail Park. The City Council approved a resolution last week authorizing staff to apply for the funding, which would pay for additional amenities such…
I-80 Traffic Stop Nets Large Ecstasy Pill Seizure for NSP

I-80 Traffic Stop Nets Large Ecstasy Pill Seizure for NSP

Two people from Washington State are behind bars in Cheyenne County after being stopped for speeding by a Nebraska State Trooper. According to the NSP, the trooper detected the odor of marijuana coming from the Volkswagen Jetta was stopped on Interstate 80 near Sunol. A search of the vehicle uncovered…
Intensive NSP Carrier Enforcement Effort Nets 28 Violations, 2 Vehicles Taken Off the Road

Intensive NSP Carrier Enforcement Effort Nets 28 Violations, 2 Vehicles Taken Off the Road

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections Wednesday in Scottsbluff and the surrounding area in Scotts Bluff County. During the special enforcement effort, the Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective (MAPS) Team conducted seven vehicle inspections. Troopers presented a CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety…
Nomi Health Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Scottsbluff

Nomi Health Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Scottsbluff

Nomi Health, the direct healthcare company coordinating COVID-19 testing and vaccination efforts across the country, today announced the opening of a drive-thru testing site in Scottsbluff Wednesday to accommodate the demand for COVID-19 testing across the western part of the state. The site will be in the same location as…
KNEB, Boyer, Fitts Named Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors of Excellence

KNEB, Boyer, Fitts Named Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors of Excellence

The National Weather Service Wednesday honored KNEB, station manager and weather analyst Bill Boyer, and storm chaser Dan Fitts with Weather Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence awards for their weather coverage. In marking the occasion, Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jared Allen with the NWS Cheyenne office explained why the coverage provided…
KNEB.tv News: September 22, 2021

KNEB.tv News: September 22, 2021

Today on KNEB.tv News:  The proposal for a new horse track/ casino in Gering advanced through its latest hurdle; Scottsbluff Police investigating vehicle theft and attempted ATM heist; NSP conducts surprise truck inspection today in Scotts Bluff County.  Bill Boyer in with your midweek forecast, the Panhandle Humane Society's featured…
Cutters to compete in circuit finals in Torrington

Cutters to compete in circuit finals in Torrington

The National Cutting Horse Association Circuit Finals kick-off will be held Sept. 24-26 at the Goshen County Rendezvous Center in Torrington, Wyo. The event is the first of 12 District Circuit Finals, which includes the United States and Canada. Wyoming is in the 3rd District entitled Big Sky, including Montana,…
Nebraska Treasurer Adds Voice to Opposition to Biden IRS Bank Account Data Grab

Nebraska Treasurer Adds Voice to Opposition to Biden IRS Bank Account Data Grab

Treasurer John Murante has joined with 22 other financial officers from across the nation in a letter to President Joe Biden and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to express concerns that the recent $3.5 trillion spending proposal from the Biden administration will require financial institutions to turn over private citizens’ personal…
UNL Bureau of Business Research: Nebraska Economic Indicator Improves in August

UNL Bureau of Business Research: Nebraska Economic Indicator Improves in August

Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in August, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The leading indicator is designed to predict economic activity six months into the future.  The leading indicator rose 0.79%, reversing a small decline of 0.2% in July. “The rising indicator suggests that…
Traffic Stop Nets Drug and Weapons Bust for Chadron Police

Traffic Stop Nets Drug and Weapons Bust for Chadron Police

A 20-year-old Rapid City man is behind bars after a weekend traffic stop in Chadron ended with the discovery of cocaine and a stolen firearm. According to a release from Police Chief Rick Hickstein, a Chadron Police Officer made a traffic stop just after midnight Sunday on a white four-door…