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Driver causes minor damages to Scottsbluff restaurant

A Scottsbluff business, El Torito, has minor damages to an overhang as the result of a collision Sunday.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-06-17 17:21:00

Two transported to hospital in Gering crash

Two teens, a girl and a boy, were taken to Regional West via ambulance, according to scanner traffic.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-06-17 19:09:00

Demo work for new Torrington hotel weeks away

The hotel will be a three-story, 64-bed facility with a pool and a meeting space, and is expected to bring at least 13 jobs.


Changes at EWC during construction

Access from the main parking lot to the main entrance of the college will be unavailable during this construction. Employees, students, and any campus visitors are encouraged to utilize the new parking lot, which is located behind the Veterinary Technology building or just north of the Petsch Center


Festival of Hope brings awareness and safe space for the discussion of cancer

“Breast cancer is one of the more well-known cancers but it is also one of the more common cancers and it can be very life changing for a lot of patients,” explained Rebecca Montanez, Charge Nurse for Chemotherapy & Fusion Center.

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EWC announces date change to the Basic Handgun Proficiency class

TORRINGTON—Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington has announced that the Basic Handgun Proficiency class will be held on June 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.All participants in the class will experience a 2-hour session of classroom instruction with the remainder of this one day class participating in live-


Scottsbluff man sentenced to prison in Route 26 robbery

Charges stem from a Dec. 26, 2017, robbery at the Route 26 convenience store. At the time of the robbery, police said a man wearing a black ski mask told a clerk at the store that he was robbing it and to calmly put money in a bag. He had also asked for a pack of cigarettes before running from the s


Hundreds of cars and people gather for the 20th Annual Rock N’ Roll Father’s Day Car Show.

GERING, Neb.Father’s Day is approaching so one pavilion in Gering brought one of man’s best friends to the area.People and cars came together under the Five Rocks Amphitheater for the 20th Annual Rock N’ Roll Father’s Day Car Show.Many cars have been in several of the families for generations.“I bro

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-06-16 12:15:00

Harvard reps find fossils on university’s land near Torrington

Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology Director Jim Hanken, Curator Stephanie Pierce, and Preparator Chris Capobianco spent June 8 and 9 on 80 acres of Harvard University-owned land just south of Torrington.


Designated sales tax helps fund mall improvements

The one-half cent sales tax on retail sales in Scottsbluff's Monument Mall gets funneled back into the mall for upgrades to heating and air conditioning, roofing, signage and other infrastructure. Keeping the mall active with retail is essential to generating more revenue for both the city and the m

STAR-HERALD - 2018-06-16 22:00:00

You can’t call him sheriff any longer

Don Murphy was born and raised in Torrington. Like most kids, he played baseball, went to school and graduated from Torrington High School in 1971.


PHOTOS: Torrington Fiddlers Association

TORRINGTON — Callused fingertips danced up and down frets. Picks and bows slid across string…


Surveillance Footage Helps Close a March Assault Case

Court records state, on March 25th, Tryna Hernandez walked out of a bar on 18th and Broadway and set her purse down on the ground.


Gering High School Construction Worker Charged After Domestic Dispute

The affidavit further states, the altercation turned physical when she said she would spend the night in another room and the victim began to fight back but ultimately gave up. Court records state, the victim received bruises and swelling to her face, right arm and left leg. She told police, Vaughn


Downtown Torrington to stay open late starting June 21 for 'Third Thursdays'

Sandy Hoehn, director of community development at Goshen County Economic Development, said the program came about after Torrington applied to be part of the Wyoming Main Street program. Wyoming Main Street, which seeks to maintain historic main street facades, requires its members to hold downtown a


Scott Frost visits Gering as part of 2018 Husker Nation Tour

After introductions by Matt Davison, associate athletic director for football, and Bill Moos, athletic director, Frost walked out to cheers and a standing ovation.


Torrington musicians experience 'just a bunch of fun' at monthly jam sessions

The Torrington Fiddlers Association’s name is misleading: It is not, in fact, a fiddle group.


Schwartz excited for chance to run at Black Hills State University

Buy NowVictoria Schwartz (second from left), a former Gering student and a 2018 Mitchell High School graduate, smiles Tuesday morning in the MHS auditorium after signing a letter of intent to compete in cross country and track and field at Black Hills State University. Pictured to the right of Victo


Author-Historian Presents at Fort Laramie on 150th Anniversary of Treaty Signing

FORT LARAMIE — Commemoration activities for the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie continue on Sunday, June 17 at 2:00 pm with noted historian and author Paul Hedren’s presentation of, “Spotted Tail, Buffalo South, and the Fort Laramie Treaties” at Fort Laramie Natio


Torrington City Council hires new police chief

TORRINGTON– “My heart is in Torrington and I am looking forward to the policing aspect of living here,” Timothy Hurd said, after Torrington City Council offered him the Chief of Police position.