Hundreds of cyclists will ride through western Nebraska communities as the Tour de Nebraska brings its bicycling adventure tour through several communities. Read more
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SCOTTSBLUFF — An estimated 35,000 people were buried along the emigrant trails from the 1840s to the 1860s. There is a grave every 300 feet along the 2,000 mile journey, making it the largest cemetery in the United States. Many of those people are unknown to history, but some, like Rebecca B… Read more
GERING — On Friday, May 3, Scotts Bluff National Monument Superintendent Dan Morford worked until late in the evening determining how the adobe bricks were made and used in building the comfort station, or restrooms, at the monument in June 1937. Read more
SCOTTSBLUFF — Western Nebraska native Chrissy Peters grew up around plants and learning their different species. Today her horticultural expertise is helping people across western Nebraska create greener environments. Read more
SCOTTSBLUFF — Three years ago, Nebraska native Mikah Meyer began a three-year journey to visit all 419 National Park Service sites. On April 29, he will walk up to and touch the Washington Monument, his first site, before walking to site #419, the Lincoln Memorial. It will be his final stop … Read more
BAYARD — Makenzie Coufal lifts a pile of dirt out of the ground with his shovel and places the dirt into a screen for Brian Goodrich to sift through. Nolan Johnson and Talon O’Connor measure and record the results from another test hole. As archaeologists for the state of Nebraska, the men a… Read more
LINGLE, Wyo. – A group of fifth graders at the Lingle-Fort Laramie elementary school have been brainstorming for ways to raise money for their community service project. As the students looked around their community, the wanted to find something that would not only benefit them, but the enti… Read more
COTTSBLUFF — Local youth lifted off during the Lied Scottsbluff Public Library’s universe of activities Thursday as part of this year’s theme “A Universe of Stories.” Read more
SCOTTSBLUFF — The Lied Scottsbluff Public Library is about to blast off with a spaced out summer reading program for all ages. Read more
GERING — Geil Elementary students enjoyed a unique day of learning April 22 during the school’s first STEM day. Read more
SCOTTSBLUFF — Twenty-three Scottsbluff High School students qualified to compete in the state journalism contest, which was held Tuesday in No… Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on changes to a California measure that would give state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant a high number of medical exemptions for vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim Pike, co-founder and lead singer of The Lettermen, whose lush vocal harmonies made the Grammy-nominated trio one of the most popular vocal groups of the 1960s, has died at age 82.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — A pair of seasoned performers received a warm welcome Wednesday in Iceland, where the two beluga whales that previously lived at an aquarium in China will help populate a sanctuary for formerly captive marine mammals.
NEW YORK (AP) — The guru of a cult-like self-improvement group that attracted heiresses and Hollywood actresses was convicted Wednesday of turning his female devotees into his sex slaves through such means as shame, punishment and nude blackmail photos.
LONDON (AP) — Ralph Lauren has collected an accolade from Prince Charles and it's a doozy: Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to Fashion.