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Public Record - July 14
Ryan Deaver, Ocean McGrath, Joshua Murphy and Levi Wood were cited on charges of possession of marijuana. McGrath was cited on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and Deaver was cited on a charge of no park permit.
Alliance edged by Hickman in state opener
The Spartans, who were edged 2-0 by Hickman in the opening game of the Class B Junior Legion State Baseball Tournament on Saturday morning in Columbus, will aim to keep their season alive in an elimination game against McCook on Sunday at 9 a.m.
Alliance Police officer shoots aggressive dog
According to a press release from Lt. Jake Henion, operations commander for the Alliance Police Department, an animal control officer had been dispatched at about 1:30 p.m. to the area of 1271 Hammond Lane regarding a report of an aggressive dog running loose in the area. Police officers also respon
Former Scottsbluff man pays tribute to his mother in book
SCOTTSBLUFF — A memoir telling the life of a Mexican immigrant woman who came to the United States at the age of 6, eventually spending decades of her life in Scottsbluff, has been published and released.
Gering streets filled for Oregon Trail Days Parade
Many Gering alumni represented in their floats from classes 1983, 1988, and even 2008 alongside the current students who attend.
New Box Butte County clerk magistrate says she is 'up to the challenge
Joni Roberts will serve as the clerk magistrate for the county court, based in Alliance. In Nebraska, clerk magistrates can preside over proceedings in the absence of a judge, but most importantly, oversee the county court’s probate court, in addition to heading up the court’s operations.
Step Up to Quality visiting area July 17 and 18
SCOTTSBLUFF — Staff from Step Up to Quality, the quality rating system for child care in the state of Nebraska, will be taking a trip to the western end of the state July 17-18 to educate local child care providers on what Step Up to Quality is and how it can help their programs improve.
Alliance headed back to state
Alliance First National Spartans' Vic Hinojosa celebrates as he runs to third base after hitting a home run against Gering B&C Steel in the championship of the Class B, Area 7 Junior Tournament on Tuesday at Bower Shankland Field in Alliance. After Gering earned a 6-5 win in the first game, Alliance
Wildcat Hills Bioblitz scheduled for Friday, Saturday
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says bioblitzes bring together natural resource experts, community volunteers and others to inventory all living species in a specific area during a certain period. The event begins at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center with a free pizza dinner, children's activit
Adding new collections from the Quilt Show to your household and yard
GERING, Neb.Businesses from all across the state of Nebraska and neighboring areas brought their creative juices to Legion Park in Gering.From quotes to hang in your household, jewelry to add a little more color around your neck and arms and new collections of clothing for your closet, the quilt sho
Alliance First National junior Spartans to play Hickman in first round of state tournament
ALLIANCE — After a thrilling win in the Class B, Area 7 junior tournament, the Alliance First National Spartans junior legion baseball team has been busy preparing for the Class B junior state tournament. The Spartans will play Hickman in the tournament opener, Saturday at 10 a.m. at Pawnee Park Fie
Six men arrested, plead guilty to solicitation charges in undercover sex trafficking operation done this week
Julian Lerma, 30; Malcom Banks, 28; Jason A. Brown, 44; William McMillen, 62, Samuel Broderick, 39, and Ferdi Kunbouw, 38, were charged with solicitation of prostitution, according to Scotts Bluff County Court records.
Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley visits Western Nebraska
During his time in the valley the lieutenant governor toured the Valley Ambulance Center in Scottsbluff, the Scotts Bluff County 911 Center, Aulick Industries and the AirLink Helicopter service at Regional West Medical Center.
Family Night Sees Revival, Seeks Participants
For many, Family Night has become tradition as a way to kick off Heritage Days week. Next Tuesday a variety of non-profit organizations will set up along the Snake Creek Walking Path on the fountain block from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.“It’s a way for our local non-profit organizations to get the word out ab
A parade dedicated to the children of the community
GERING, Neb.A parade created just especially for kids was one of the events during day two of the Oregon Trail Day festivities.Hundreds gather the streets to hear local bands play, children being pulled in their own customized floats and for many of the kids, they were most eager about candy being t
CAPWN taking applications for school supplies
GERING — Getting ready for back to school. CAPWN is now taking applications for school supplies.Apply at CAPWN, 3350 10th St. in Gering through July 31. Appointment is required and proof of income is needed.Donations of school supplies or cash are also being accepted.For more information, contact Ca
Citizens voice concerns about landfill, allege violations of environmental regulations
Gering’s operational permit for the landfill expires Aug. 15, 2018, and is being considered for a renewal period of five years.
School board reviews policies, adopts handbook
“We charge fees for certain things,” District 10 Superintendent Charles Isom said. “If a kid is making a project or something we can provide them the lumber, but then we keep the project. If they want to take it home they have to pay for the lumber.”
Scottsbluff Man Arrested on Charges of Third Degree Sexual Assault of a Child
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb - (KNEP) -A Scottsbluff man is under arrest after a forensic interview reveals a sexual assault of a minor.According to court records, the victim went to her mother crying and told her she was sitting on the couch when Logan Trigg allegedly sat on top of her and inappropriately touc
NSP says alcohol special enforcement successful in Scotts Bluff Co.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (by Release / KNEP) -The Nebraska State Patrol says a three-month special enforcement focusing on reducing alcohol-related crashes in Scotts Bluff County was a success.The enforcement, which ran from April 1 through June 30, included sobriety checkpoints throughout the county with