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PHOTOS: 2019 Scottsbluff High School Graduation | Local News  Scottsbluff Star Herald

With a calm wind and clear skies, 172 seniors graduated from Scottsbluff High School on Sunday. Seventy-six seniors received at least one scholarship to ...



Scottsbluff High School's Terry Pitkin shares knowledge of journalism with students for 43 years  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Growing up in central Nebraska, Terry Pitkin enjoyed taking yearbook and newspaper courses in high school. While journalism was always ...



Scottsbluff High School’s Billy Mosher named outstanding actor for role in 'Newsies'  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Billy Mosher entered into choir class Tuesday, May 14 for one of the final days of school and found out choir director Brad Ronne had an ...



Nebraska Supreme Court session to be held in Scottsbluff RU  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — In honor of Law Day, Nebraska Supreme Court Justices will hold oral arguments in the Scottsbluff High School auditorium on April 29.



Scottsbluff High School's Terry Pitkin receives lifetime achievement award  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff High School announced Tuesday that journalism instructor Terry Pitkin has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the ...



Andrew Dick excited to serve more students, school districts as new ESU 13 administrator  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff High School assistant principal Andrew Dick has been selected as the new Educational *Service* Unit 13 administrator. He brings 16 years of ...



Scottsbluff City Council reduces speed limit near high school for safety reasons  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff City Council approved a resolution on Monday setting a new speed limit of 20 MPH on 27th Street between Fifth Avenue and Broadway.



'Newsies' announced as Scottsbluff spring musical  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff High School vocal department has announced the spring musical production of Disney's “Newsies” April 4-6 at 7 p.m. in the high school ...



Scottsbluff girls impressive in home finale on the pitch  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Playing on its home field for the final time this season, the Scottsbluff High School girls soccer team made sure it was a successful ending by shutting out ...



Scottsbluff High School becomes courtroom for state’s highest court  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Nebraska Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a non-traditional venue — the stage of the Scottsbluff High School auditorium.The court, which ...



Foral excited to lead Scottsbluff volleyball team as new head coach  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Being a coach is something Leslie Foral has always wanted to do. From the time she attended middle school in Chadron, she's found a natural niche in helping ...



Scottsbluff Public Schools upgrading learning opportunities  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff Public Schools Board of Education convened on Monday at 5 p.m. in the Scottsbluff High School board room. All board ...



Hall named Scottsbluff head football coach  Scottsbluff Star Herald

A familiar face will be patrolling the sidelines as Scottsbluff High School's next head football coach this fall.



Local boys record top marks at Best in the West  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Collin Brauer put together an impressive showing at the annual Best in the West Classic on Tuesday at Bearcat Stadium in Scottsbluff.



New mentorship program, 'Link Crew,' offered at Scottsbluff High School  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Freshman and upper classmen are being linked together in Scottsbluff High School's new Link Crew program, which will began its inaugural year on Thursday.



Benson resigns as Scottsbluff head football coach  Scottsbluff Star Herald

After spending the last 30 years coaching football in one form or another, Joe Benson is ready for a break.



Scottsbluff's Coats soaring to new heights  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Soaring over a bar multiple feet off the ground certainly isn't something a person suffering from acrophobia would enjoy.



Lanka resigns as Scottsbluff head volleyball coach  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Alexia Lanka's tenure as Scottsbluff High School's head volleyball coach has come to a close after three seasons.



PHOTOS: University of Nebraska 150th Celebration at PHREC  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Students from the Scottsbluff High School Accapella Choir and Students from the Gering High School Jazz Band performed during the University of Nebraska's ...



SHS Journalism students claim Class B championship  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Twenty-three Scottsbluff High School students qualified to compete in the state journalism contest, which was held Tuesday in Norfolk at ...



Scottsbluff High Junior receives perfect ACT score  KSNB Local 4

Scottsbluff High Junior receives perfect ACT score. Katherine Reisig stated she didn't even start prepping for the test until the Friday before.



SHS hosts Bearcat Cheer Clinic Jan. 26  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Show your cheer spirit and learn a new cheer and dance during the eighth annual Bearcat Cheer Clinic on Saturday, Jan. 26.



Gering, Bridgeport excel at Scottsbluff speech meet  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff High School hosted a speech invitational at Bluffs Middle School on Saturday, Jan. 19. The Gering High School Barkers finished ...



Scottsbluff beats York to reach Class B title game  Scottsbluff Star Herald

For the first time since 2000, the Scottsbluff High School football team will play for the Class B state championship after knocking off defending champion York ...



Bearcats fall to Skutt in final, end remarkable season 12-1  Scottsbluff Star Herald

LINCOLN — The historic and record-breaking season of the Scottsbluff High School football team concluded with a runner-up finish to Omaha Skutt Catholic in ...



Scottsbluff High school unveils second phase of high school renovation  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff school officials welcomed the public to the grand opening of the Phase II renovation of the high school building on 27th Street.



Scottsbluff's Nelson officially is a Husker  Scottsbluff Star Herald

For as long as he can remember, Garrett Nelson has wanted to be a Nebraska Cornhusker.



Scottsbluff High School Phase II renovations near completion  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Gering and Scottsbluff High Schools are both in the process of renovations to their respective campuses. We look at Scottsbluff High School's remodel and you ...



Local schools participate in 15th annual middle-level music contest  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Bluffs Middle School and Gering Junior High instrumental music students participated in the 15th annual Western Nebraska Middle-Level ...



NPPD donates funds to Scottsbluff Public Schools  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Nebraska Public Power District Account Manager Terry Rajewich presents CFO, Lavon Hood with an Energy Wise incentive in the amount of $6,279.20.



Steven ‘Steve’ Griess  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Steven 'Steve' Griess, 73 of Scottsbluff, Nebraska passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at his home. His memorial *service* will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 at ...



Public Record — May 8 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

March 24. 6:54 p.m. — At the intersection of East Ninth Street and Fifth Avenue, police observed Crystal Cabello, 37, driving north on 16th Avenue. She was ...



Abraham Lincoln escapes Scottsbluff boys on buzzer beater  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Abraham Lincoln's Josh Perez hit a layup off the glass as time expired to lift the Denver boys basketball team to an 88-86 win over Scottsbluff on Friday night at.



Kiwanis recognizes Scottsbluff teacher, Gary Largo for 40 years leading SHS Key Club  Scottsbluff Star Herald

An award ceremony on Wednesday featured featured special recognition of history teacher and Key Club faculty adviser Gary Largo. Largo has served as the ...



EXTRA! EXTRA! Scottsbluff musical, Newsies, opens Thursday  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The world will know that the Newsies were here as the cast of the Scottsbluff High School spring musical takes the stage for three performances, starting on ...



Students at Scottsbluff High School learn how to save a life  Scottsbluff Star Herald

What would you do if you arrived at a scene in which someone was in cardiac arrest?The question was one 20 Scottsbluff High School students had to answer ...



Cheyenne East knocks off Scottsbluff  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Cheyenne East girls and boys basketball teams both played up to their high ratings in Wyoming's 4A Class in posting wins over Scottsbluff on Friday night at ...



Scottsbluff High School graduation rates increase, over 90 percent for second year  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Graduation rates at Scottsbluff High School are steadily increasing and have been above the state average of 89.11 percent for two years in a row.The 90.74 ...



Pitkin shares knowledge of journalism with students for 43 years.  Scottsbluff Star Herald

By Lauren Brant. Star-Herald. SCOTTSBLUFF — Growing up in central Nebraska, Terry Pitkin enjoyed taking yearbook and newspaper courses in high school.



Vaping continues to infiltrate schools, despite unknown health effects  Scottsbluff Star Herald

This is the first in a two-part series on vaping among students.



Scottsbluff school board votes down inclusive playground proposal  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Elena Garcia was recognized for being honored this summer with the 2018 Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education. She received a ...



Betty Knaub  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Betty Knaub, 76, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska passed peacefully into heaven on February 13, 2019 at Scottsbluff Care and Rehabilitation Center with family by her ...



Public Record — May 27 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. March 20. 4:24 p.m. — In the 2400 block of Avenue I, police received a report of a man exposing himself in the courtyard of a ...



Kuxhausen to play Division I basketball at McNeese State  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Western Nebraska Community College's Dru Kuxhausen is going to live out a dream of playing basketball at the Division I level after signing with McNeese State ...



Scottsbluff basketball teams fall to Rapid City Stevens  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff girls and boys basketball teams were swept by Rapid City Stevens on Saturday afternoon at Scottsbluff High School.



Daniel Ramirez Sr.  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Daniel Ramirez Sr., 73 of Minatare, Nebraska passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Regional West Medical Center. Private services will be held at the ...



Shane Talkington shares a passion for ag  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — As a young boy growing up in McCook, Shane Talkington saw his parents find a passion for teaching, which inspired him to pursue a 30-year ...



Gering High School hosts speech meet  Scottsbluff Star Herald

GERING — Students wandered through the halls of Gering Junior High School Saturday as the sound of voices echoed from the classrooms. Twelve schools ...



Fremont Motors and local community to raise as much as $6000 for the Scottsbluff High School DECA Program  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Across the United States, there are vital arts, academic, career education and sports programs that are being cut annually due to growing ...



Lousendia Grey | Obituaries  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Lousendia Marie Grey, 66, of Scottsbluff, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. At her request, cremation ...



Walls coming down at Scottsbluff High School construction site  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Joists were being bent and walls were crumbling down on Jan. 31 as machinery took down the old Scottsbluff High School.



Lady Bearcats Drill Team headed to Orlando after being named the best kickers at state dance and cheer competition  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff High School Drill Team, under the direction of Angie Hinze and Tiffany Tabor Mackrill, danced to success as they were named high kick state ...



Krentz, Bearcats earn record-setting win over Cheyenne South  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Aubry Krentz and the Scottsbluff girls basketball team broke three school records in an 84-47 rout of Cheyenne South on Friday night at Scottsbluff High School.



GAME CHANGER: Scottsbluff's Nelson earns region's top football honor  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Before turning his full attention to continuing his football career at the University of Nebraska, Garrett Nelson remained focused on helping Scottsbluff to as much ...



PHOTOS: Scottsbluff High School Freemasons place cornerstone in ceremony that dates back to George Washington.  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff High School Freemasons place cornerstone in ceremony that dates back to George Washington. In keeping with a centuries-old tradition, the ...



Abby Benson and Garrett Treffer  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Abby Benson, daughter of Joe and Jodi Benson of Scottsbluff is engaged to marry Garrett Treffer, son of Mike and Corlyus Treffer of Gering.



WNCC performing arts showcases holiday tunes with 'A Very Valley Christmas'  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Western Nebraska Community College's "A Very Valley Christmas" returns to the area to showcase a variety of holiday tunes.



Students explore higher-education options at WNCC college fair  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Area high school seniors and juniors converged on the Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff campus on Monday for an ...



19 things to do in 2019 | Local News  Scottsbluff Star Herald

This year is a special one in the Panhandle as the Scotts Bluff National Monument celebrates its 100th anniversary. The monument was officially created on Dec.



Nebraska Supreme Court to hear arguments in Scottsbluff  1011now

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP)- The Nebraska Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in Scottsbluff for the first time. The state's high court says in a news release ...



‘Newsies’ showcases story of the New York newsboys  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff High School drama department brought the story of the New York newsies alive on the stage.



Scottsbluff school launches trade apprenticeship program  NTV

Scottsbluff students are getting a leg up in the workforce, thanks to a partnership that will bring an apprenticeship program to the high school.Scottsbluff Public ...



Public Record — May 1 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. March 7. 4:41 p.m. — An officer responded to Dollar General, 818 E. Overland Dr. After investigation, Nicole Mata, 24, was cited ...



High school bands march down Broadway as part of annual competition  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Music rang through the Scottsbluff business district as high school and middle school marching bands performed in the 35th annual Old West Weekend parade ...



Scottsbluff High School Freemasons place cornerstone in ceremony that dates back to George Washington  Scottsbluff Star Herald

In keeping with a centuries-old tradition, the Freemasons of Nebraska laid a cornerstone at the Scottsbluff High School Saturday afternoon.Freemasons traveled ...



Scottsbluff High School graduates 177  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Sunday was the big day for 177 members of Scottsbluff High School's Class of 2017. The new graduates left field atBearcat Stadium with ...



Scottsbluff High School students stage protest in honor of school shooting victims  Scottsbluff Star Herald

At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, a group of Scottsbluff High School students gathered at the sidewalk on 27th Street in front of the school. Some carried signs, others ...



New Bluffs Middle School principal supports teachers, students  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Intuitive and a natural leader are some of the qualities of Bluffs Middle School's new assistant principal.



Scottsbluff man stars in‘Rock of Ages’ on national tour  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Growing up in Scottsbluff, Sam Harvey was involved in a variety of school activities, but he always had a dream of being a rock star.



Closings in Panhandle due to blizzard  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Closings and other information are being announced as a blizzard is anticipated in the region:— Scottsbluff, Gering, Terrytown, Alliance and Village of ...



Public Record — Jan. 5 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Dec. 11. 8:26 p.m. — In the area of Avenue H and West 27th Street, police made contact with Benjamin Evans, 21, who was ...



Public Record — Jan. 16 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Dec. 17. 7:45 a.m. — In the 1500 block of Fourth Avenue, police investigated vandalism to several vehicles with chalk on them.



Shirley Green Jones  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Shirley Green Jones, 91, went to be with her Savior on December 24, 2018. She passed away at home surrounded by her family. Shirley was born in Scottsbluff, ...



Public Record — Dec. 7 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Nov. 1. 5:56 p.m. — Police investigated a collision in the 800 block of Fifth Avenue. Brittain Reinmuth, 32, was arrested on a ...



Emporium to close its doors after 17 years  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF – For the past 17 years, The Emporium in Scottsbluff has been one of those unique upscale restaurants, but their doors will close on Saturday, ...



Scottsbluff High School reaches high point in graduation rate  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Five years ago, Scottsbluff Public Schools had a four year cohort graduation rate of 73.85 percent. The 2016 graduation rate was 91.71 percent.



Sharon Lee Fertig  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Sharon Lee Fertig, 77, of Scottsbluff, formerly of Bayard, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. Her funeral ...



Roger F. Leafgreen Jr.  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Roger Leafgreen of Scottsbluff died at his home on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Cremation has taken place.



SCOTTS BLUFF NATIONAL MONUMENT: Coffee table book documents story of monument through the years  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scotts Bluff National Monument has been an iconic feature in the valley for decades and remains so to this day. To memorialize the history of the monument, ...



Donavon John Pfenning  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Donavon John Pfenning, 86, of Scottsbluff, died Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Western Nebraska Veterans Home in Scottsbluff. His funeral *service* will be held ...



Scottsbluff's Scow wows the competition to win Class B state discus title  Scottsbluff Star Herald

OMAHA — Turner Scow certainly made his last Class B state track and field meet a memorable one on Saturday at Burke Stadium in Omaha. The Scottsbluff ...



BMS 8th grade concert band selected to perform local concert next week  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Bluffs Middle School eighth-grade concert band was selected as one of the performing groups for the 2018 Nebraska Music Education ...



Gering basketball teams aiming high under new head coaches  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Under the direction of new head coaches, the Gering High School girls and boys basketball teams are both entering the season with plenty of high hopes.



Leaders in proposed aquatic center project outline plan to Gering council  Scottsbluff Star Herald

As all the community's swimming pools approach the end of their usefulness, a group of local business people have been working on a plan for the past five to ...



Craig William Mackie  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Craig William Mackie, 30, of Springfield, MO, formerly of Scottsbluff, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at his residence. A celebration of Craig's life will take place ...



Nancy Hoagland | Obituaries  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Nancy Lee (Chapman) Hoagland, age 80, of Ogallala, passed away on February 16, 2019 at the Perkins County Health Services in Grant.



History-making grant awarded to Scottsbluff Public Schools  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Public Schools has been awarded the single largest grant they have ever received for Career Academy programming at Scottsbluff High School.



Genomics part of University of Nebraska beef systems research  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — A multidisciplinary approach to beef production at the University of Nebraska is using genomics to help better predict beef cattle performance, ...



Ruth Ann Messersmith  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Ruth Ann Messersmith, 74, of Gering, went home to the Lord on Sunday, March 17, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. A memorial *service* will be at 10 a.m.,



SHS teacher recognized with Christa McAuliffe Prize  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Elena Garcia, an English and theater teacher at Scottsbluff High School, was recognized this summer for her work with the Christa McAuliffe ...



Bearcats marching band prepares for competitions  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — While the first bell doesn't ring until 7:45 a.m., students in marching band arrive at Scottsbluff High School before 7 a.m. for rehearsal.



Woman abused as a student files suit against former golf coach, Scottsbluff school district, local country club  Scottsbluff Star Herald

A woman who alleges a former Scottsbluff golf coach sexually assaulted her has filed suit against the coach, as well as the Scottsbluff School District and the ...



Trout Unlimited fundraiser to highlight Dry Spotted Tail Creek project to return trout to waters  Scottsbluff Star Herald

MITCHELL — When Bruce Rolls first moved to the area to teach school, he remembers his students taking him out to go fishing on Nine Mile or Winter Creeks, ...



Scottsbluff High School floor plans near completion | Local News  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Public Schools offiicals are getting closer to finalizing floor plans for new additions to Scottsbluff High School.



Scottsbluff High School construction moves to another level  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The renovation of Scottsbluff High School has come a long way from the piles of demolished brick and dirt of only a few months ago. Crews have been working ...



Alliance volleyball team finishes second in Twin City Invite  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Alliance volleyball team finished the Twin City Invitational with a runner-up finish on Saturday at Scottsbluff High School.



SBPS hosts media luncheon  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — During Scottsbluff Public Schools' media luncheon on Monday, Aug. 13, SBPS staff highlighted five new services and programs that will be ...



FRESHMAN PHENOM: Laucomer named region's top softball player  Scottsbluff Star Herald

When watching Brady Laucomer play for the Scottsbluff High School softball team this fall, many were probably surprised to find out she was just a freshman.



Future Husker Garrett Nelson stands out one final time for Bearcats  Scottsbluff Star Herald

LINCOLN — Before every football game, Scottsbluff High School senior defensive end Garrett Nelson wraps his wrists tight with athletic tape.



Students tour the newly transformed Scottsbluff High School  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Monday, Jan. 16 might have been one of the only times students were excited to go back to school. Students were given a building map along with their ...



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