More International Elite Runners Signed up for Monument Marathon

More International Elite Runners Signed up for Monument Marathon

https://youtu.be/kDgYS-gynTU The Monument Marathon is this weekend, and race organizers are pleased to announce that more and more elite runners are entering the field. For this year's race, at least 32 states will be represented, as well as runners from Kenya, Canada, Morocco, and The Netherlands. WNCC Foundation's Jennifer Reisig…
United Way Duck Draw Winners Get Their Top Prizes

United Way Duck Draw Winners Get Their Top Prizes

The 25th Annual United Way Duck Draw is in the books, and in the end, a daughter and mother walked away with the top two prizes. On Thursday at Team Chevrolet, Andrea Myers was presented with her Toyota Cross, and her mom Suzanne was presented with her Honda Pioneer Side…
Shoplifting Call Turns into Sizable Fentanyl Seizure

Shoplifting Call Turns into Sizable Fentanyl Seizure

https://youtu.be/NfJmeyRshM0 A 28-year-old man caught shoplifting at the Scottsbluff Family Dollar is now behind bars on serious drug charges. Officers made contact with Thomas Salazar of Lafayette, Colorado after a store employee called police. A search of Salazar yielded the discovery of drug paraphernalia, and a subsequent search of the…
Bayard’s BE Farm Pumpkin Patch Has New Events for Opening Weekend

Bayard’s BE Farm Pumpkin Patch Has New Events for Opening Weekend

https://youtu.be/Od2pVT8-3ME Today is the first day of fall and the Pumpkin Patch at BE Farms in Bayard is ready to kick off the season in style. Owner Billy Estes has had the patch open to the public for seven years, and says there's a lot of family friendly activities planned…
NU Regents to Vote on Media Rights Deal

NU Regents to Vote on Media Rights Deal

Lincoln-It will be a busy agenda for the Nebraska Regents at their next meeting on Sept 30th. The Regents will vote to approve a 15 year multi-media rights agreement with Playfly Sports Properties LLC. Nebraska athletics has recommended approving the deal which would run through June 30th of 2038. The…
Gov’t Leaders Discuss State of the Valley 2022

Gov’t Leaders Discuss State of the Valley 2022

Leaders of our local cities and the county joined community members for the State of the Valley Luncheon Wednesday in Scottsbluff, taking both a look back at the past year and looking forward. Gering Mayor Tony Kaufman highlighted several developments during his presentation, perhaps the biggest of which was the…
Tackle Pediatric Cancer Event Set For Friday Football Game At Bearcat Stadium

Tackle Pediatric Cancer Event Set For Friday Football Game At Bearcat Stadium

Scottsbluff High School will again partner with the Team Ashtyn Foundation for the Tackle Pediatric Cancer Event at Bearcat Stadium this Friday for the football game versus Grand Island Northwest.  GI Northwest currently has a player undergoing cancer treatment and will also be a partner for this event. There will…
Troopers Join Rail Safety Week with “Operation Clear Track”

Troopers Join Rail Safety Week with “Operation Clear Track”

The Nebraska State Patrol is helping spread the message of safety around railroad crossings as part of Rail Safety Week. The campaign includes law enforcement, public safety, and railroad partners across the country. Wednesday and Thursday mark the annual “Operation Clear Track” – the single largest rail safety initiative in…
Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Name Steve Baird as Highway Superintendent

Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Name Steve Baird as Highway Superintendent

Scotts Bluff County Commissioners this week removed the 'interim' portion from the job title of Steve Baird, unanimously naming him the new county Highway Superintendent. During their meeting Monday, Board Chair Ken Meyer thanked Baird for stepping up and taking over the department following the dismissal of former Roads Superintendent…
UNL Economic Indicator for Nebraska Goes Flat in August

UNL Economic Indicator for Nebraska Goes Flat in August

The latest report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bureau of business Research was essentially flat during August, falling a minuscule 0.01 percent from the previous month. BBR Director and economist Eric Thompson says a steady indicator value implies slow economic growth in Nebraska during the first few months of 2023.…