Gering Council Prepares to Place Infrastructure Sales Tax Before Voters

Gering Council Prepares to Place Infrastructure Sales Tax Before Voters

Gering city leaders are laying the groundwork to take a half-cent sales tax increase for infrastructure to the voters later this year. The Gering City Council Monday night approved new members for the Community Redevelopment Authority, and termination of the agreement between the city and CRA to clear the way…
Ricketts, State Leaders Announce Water Resources  Proposals

Ricketts, State Leaders Announce Water Resources Proposals

Governor Pete Ricketts and State leaders introduced proposals to strengthen Nebraska’s water resources Monday.  Governor Ricketts announced that Nebraska intends to take action to protect its entitlements of South Platte River water by constructing a major canal in parts of Colorado and southwest Nebraska.  The project, authorized under the South…
KNEB.tv News: January 10, 2022

KNEB.tv News: January 10, 2022

Today on KNEB.tv News: Scottsbluff man arrested following December shots fired investigationGering City Councilman Ben Backus announces mayoral runMidwest Theater bringing in wide variety of live entertainment for their 2022 winter Performing Arts Season.Plus Bill Boyer's full week forecast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RcKsZ72aNU
Humanities Nebraska awards $655,771 in SHARP Grants to 70 Organizations

Humanities Nebraska awards $655,771 in SHARP Grants to 70 Organizations

Humanities Nebraska (HN) announced that has awarded $655,771 in American Rescue Plan  (ARP) dollars to 70 Nebraska non-profit organizations that focus on the humanities. Funding  for these grants was provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of  the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021. NEH…
United Way of Western Nebraska Announces New Executive Director

United Way of Western Nebraska Announces New Executive Director

The United Way of Western Nebraska Board of Directors is pleased to announce Karen Benzel has accepted the position of Executive Director. She succeeds Steph Black who is planning to retire from United Way of Western Nebraska on March 31. https://youtu.be/7AWdtscP0Fk UWWN Board President Todd Lewis commented on the hiring,…
GHS Receives $500,000 Grant for Aviation Career Pathway

GHS Receives $500,000 Grant for Aviation Career Pathway

Gering High School was awarded a $500,000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant to expand the new Aviation Career Pathway. The FAA Aviation Workforce Development grant is an opportunity created under Section 625 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The goal of the grant program is to "educate the next…
A Message from SBPS Superintendent of Schools – 2021 in Review

A Message from SBPS Superintendent of Schools – 2021 in Review

Scottsbluff Public Schools recently shared our Top 10 Stories from 2021 via our various social media platforms.Although I must acknowledge that I am biased, I cannot help but continue to beam with pride for the remarkablework of so many, our incredible focus on our mission, and the unparalleled opportunities provided…
SPD Drive Sober Enforcement Results

SPD Drive Sober Enforcement Results

The Scottsbluff Police Department participated in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Traffic Enforcement Wave from December 17, 2021 to January 1, 2022. Scottsbluff Police Department Officers worked a total of 205.5 hours of overtime funded by a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety. This enforcement effort…
Make 2022 a Tobacco Free You

Make 2022 a Tobacco Free You

It is the time of year when New Year’s resolutions are made, and for those resolving to quit tobacco, the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline has free resources and support available by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visiting QuitNow.ne.gov. The quitline can help people stay motivated on their quit journey, whether that’s with one-on-one counseling…
Mountain Lion Season Ends With Four Harvested in Pine Ridge

Mountain Lion Season Ends With Four Harvested in Pine Ridge

The 2022 mountain lion hunting season in Nebraska’s Pine Ridge closed Jan. 6 when the harvest limit of four (three males and one female) was met. The season opened Jan. 2. Excellent snow tracking conditions likely helped hunters find success during the season. In accordance with the Nebraska Game and…