Board overseeing WNCC seeks applicants for District 3 vacancy

Board overseeing WNCC seeks applicants for District 3 vacancy

The Western Community College Area Board of Governors has declared a vacancy in District 3 due to the resignation of Misty Curtis, effective June 26, 2024. The Board is seeking individuals who are interested in filling the vacant position. Persons residing in Western Community College Area Electoral District 3 who…
Alliance Police Say Missing Teen Safely Located

Alliance Police Say Missing Teen Safely Located

11:34 Update- Alliance Police Chief David Leavitt says that Araseli Figeroa has been located and is back home safely with her family. Original Story: The Alliance Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in finding a teen who went missing Monday evening. According to a release, 15-year-old Araseli Figeroa…
Pillen issues special session ‘statement of principles’

Pillen issues special session ‘statement of principles’

Ahead of this week’s special session aimed at addressing Nebraska’s escalating property tax crisis, Governor Jim Pillen is issuing a ‘statement of principles’ as to how he will approach the debate on reforming Nebraska’s imbalanced sales tax exemptions.  “This legislative process depends on everyone bringing their good faith ideas for the purpose of producing property…
NEXT Young Professionals present proceeds from Beer and Wine Fest

NEXT Young Professionals present proceeds from Beer and Wine Fest

Members of the group NEXT Young Professionals Monday presented a check for $11,000 to representatives of Life Change Connections. The money represented proceeds from their most recent Best of the West Beer and Wine Fest. https://youtu.be/RTETO0tU7BE Neil Blomenkamp told reporters Life Change Connections is able to use the money to…
KNEB.tv News: July 22, 2024

KNEB.tv News: July 22, 2024

Today on KNEB.tv News: After months of legwork, repairs to the Scottsbluff/ Gering river bridge are expected to soon begin Proposed race track and casino gets greenlight for Ogallala- which is good news for Gering's 'racino' Lightning ID'd as cause of 400+ grassfire north of Lake Minatare Alliance's Central Park…
Cheyenne Co. Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help ID’ing Individual

Cheyenne Co. Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help ID’ing Individual

The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in identifying the individual shown in this picture. The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office is wanting to talk with the male in this picture in connection with an ongoing, active investigation in the Dalton and Gurley area. If you know this…
Bluffs Man Sentenced Following October Pursuit

Bluffs Man Sentenced Following October Pursuit

More time has been added on to a Scottsbluff man's prison sentence following a plea deal last week in District Court. Eric Escalera was arrested in October following an investigation where he had pointed a gun at a resident before fleeing in car, leading officers on a high speed pursuit,…
Repairs to northbound Broadway river bridge span scheduled for next week

Repairs to northbound Broadway river bridge span scheduled for next week

Repair work to the northbound eastern span of the 10th Street/Broadway North Platte River bridge is slated to begin next week after county commissioners approved the project at their most recent meeting. Monday of last week, the Scotts Bluff County Board awarded the contract to Garcia Chicoine Enterprises of Milford,…
2nd prize Lucky for Life lotto ticket sold in North Platte

2nd prize Lucky for Life lotto ticket sold in North Platte

One lucky player who bought a Lucky For Life ticket for the Sunday, July 21 drawing has won $25,000 a year for the rest of their life. The Nebraska Lottery has confirmed that one ticket sold for Sunday's Lucky For Life draw matched all five winning white ball numbers for…
Wildfire smoke moves into the Panhandle, eastern Wyoming region

Wildfire smoke moves into the Panhandle, eastern Wyoming region

Wildfires to the northwest are behind some colorful sunrises and sunsets that started Sunday. According to AirNow.Gov, the air quality index for most of the Panhandle is currently in the moderate range, with particulate matter as the primary pollutant. Those sensitive to those conditions are advised to limit their outdoor…