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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 ...



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 ...



Nebraska Supreme Court session to be held in Scottsbluff on April 29  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 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 ...



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.



'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 ...



Danielle Fitzke uses dance knowledge to choreograph Scottsbluff High School’s 'Newsies'  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — As a young girl, Danielle Fitzke grew up dancing in the studio. From the time she could walk, dance has been a foundation in her life and has.



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 ...



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 school librarian Tammy Harrison to share passions reading, technology with students  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Tammy Harrison has served as a school librarian at Scottsbluff Public Schools for 21 years. Throughout those years, she has taught library at ...



Giving Hope through Clothing: Freshman launches Closet of Hope to help students  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff High School ninth-grader Josiah Vizarraga wanted to share his heart with his peers by helping fill a need with The Closet of Hope.On Wednesday ...



SHS students named state champs at HOSA State Leadership Conference  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff High School HOSA Chapter attended the Nebraska HOSA State Leadership Conference at the University of Nebraska Medical Center this past ...



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.



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.



SHS holds pep rally for football team heading to state  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Eighteen years in the making was cause for celebration Monday morning at Scottsbluff High School as students and faculty showed their Bearcats pride.



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 boys upset No. 10 Alliance; Bearcat girls cruise  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Scottsbluff boys and girls basketball teams earned a sweep over Alliance on Friday night at Scottsbluff High School.



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 ...



SBPS School Board approves ReConnect credit increase  Scottsbluff Star Herald

During the Scottsbluff Public Schools Board of Education's Tuesday meeting, high school principal Mike Halley presented proposed changes to the ReConnect ...



Nebraska Supreme Court to Hold Court Session at Scottsbluff High School  Sidney Sun Telegraph

In honor of Law Day, Nebraska Supreme Court Justices will hold oral arguments in the Scottsbluff High School auditorium on April 29 at 9:30 a.m. The.



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 looks to implement ag program  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Gering Public Schools Board of Education heard patron comments Monday night about establishing an agriculture and FFA program in the district.



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 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 ...



Sterling boys top Scottsbluff in Western Conference final  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Sterling boys basketball team won its second straight Western Conference Tournament championship with a 65-38 victory over Scottsbluff in the title game ...



Area schools compete during one-act festival; Chadron finishes first  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff High School hosted the Western Conference Play Production Festival on Saturday, Nov. 10. Five teams graced the stage, with four ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Scottsbluff Public Schools Foundation raises $12,000 at breakfast  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Industry leaders and community supporters enjoyed breakfast in the Scottsbluff High School commons area Thursday morning as the Scottsbluff Public Schools ...



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.



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 ...



Area schools compete at CSU Math Day, SHS team finishes runner-up  Scottsbluff Star Herald

FORT COLLINS — Scottsbluff and Gering high school math club students traveled to Fort Collins, Colorado, on Thursday, Nov. 1, to compete in the Colorado ...



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 ...



Police: Nothing suspicious found after resident reports 'possible gunshots'  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Police investigated a report of a possible shooting Monday that resulted in local schools being on lockdown for a short period.Sgt. Phil Eckerberg told the ...



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 ...



Morrill among districts rated as ‘needs improvement’ as state releases AQuESTT results  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Nebraska Department of Education released a statewide report card for schools Friday, Dec. 21. Area schools received ratings across ...



Scottsbluff DECA chapter celebrates 60th anniversary  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff's DECA chapter is celebrating its 60th anniversary this school year. In celebration of the occasion, DECA students are organizing a ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



Smith, Claflin power Gering tennis team to second-place finish at Scottsbluff Invite  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Not much has been able to slow down the successful singles play of Gering's Zoee Smith and Bobbie Claflin on the tennis court this spring.



Different season, same high expectations for Scottsbluff football team  Scottsbluff Star Herald

While this fall's schedule might look a little different following the state's most recent reclassification, the high expectations for the Scottsbluff High School football ...



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.



Local schools compete at Nebraska Math Day  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Local schools traveled to Lincoln on Thursday, Nov. 15, to compete at the 29th Nebraska Math Day. Scottsbluff and Gering math teams were among the 97 ...



PHOTOS: Baby goat born at SHS | Local News  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SHS students were able to welcome a new kid to school this week, a goat born on Tuesday. After delivering mama goat Cookie to the high school on Monday, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



Zombie Apocalypse: SHS Thespians hold escape room fundraiser  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Solve the challenges and save the world from zombies. Can you and your team save the world from the zombie apocalypse? Scottsbluff High ...



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 ...



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 ...



Scottsbluff man pleads to sexual assault charge | Local News  Scottsbluff Star Herald

A Scottsbluff man has agreed to a plea agreement, pleading to the sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl.



Bearcats, Bulldogs qualify for International DECA  Scottsbluff Star Herald

LINCOLN — Over 800 students from 28 DECA chapters across Nebraska competed at the Nebraska State Career Development Conference in Lincoln March ...



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.



Bringing together fathers, daughters: SHS Cheer Squad hosts Father-Daughter Ball  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scottsbluff High School's Cheer Squad is hosting the second annual Father-Daughter Ball on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



‘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.



Public Record — Jan. 18 | Local News Briefs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Police Department. Dec. 20. 8:01 a.m. — In the 1700 block of Avenue K, policed cited Marisa Gonzalez-Gomez, 21, on a charge of leash law violation.



Gering still in Solve for Tomorrow hunt, named one of 5 state finalists  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Gering High School students have made it to the state finals in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, after two successful years competing at the national ...



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.



Bearcat girls rebound with win over Bison  Scottsbluff Star Herald

After dropping two straight games, the Scottsbluff girls basketball team bounced back with a hard-fought 57-50 win over McCook on Friday night at Scottsbluff ...



Audrey 'Marilyn' Poole Kent  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Audrey “Marilyn” Poole Kent, known by her middle name, went to be with her Lord December 20, 2018, at the age of 91. She was a long time resident of.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Unbeaten Bearcats to host Ralston in first round of state playoffs  Scottsbluff Star Herald

After completing an undefeated regular season with an impressive win over McCook on Friday night, the Scottsbluff High School football team was awarded with ...



Gering’s One Act Play earns runner-up finish in Western Conference competition; 3 Gering students receive special recognition  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The first-ever Western Conference One Act Play competition was a successful one for Gering 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.



Kimball High School performs ‘The Greatest Show’  Scottsbluff Star Herald

High school singers from across the Panhandle and the Colorado Front Range were in Scottsbluff Saturday for the 36th annual Old West ChoirFest.Appearing ...



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.



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 ...



Mitchell girls hold off Scottsbluff to bounce back from first loss  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Keyana Wilfred netted a double-double and Anabelle Gillen poured in 17 points to help the No. 4 (Omaha World-Herald) Mitchell girls basketball team hold off ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Sidney students take a trip back in time, visiting Flowerfield School  Scottsbluff Star Herald

As the sun broke through the swaying trees onto the front of a white school house, students dressed in 1880s attire carried their wicker baskets into the ...



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.,



Scottsbluff's 'Team Hawaiian Punch' preps for regionals  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — Walking past the culinary classroom in Scottsbluff High School, a tropical aroma permeated into the hall. Four students, dressed in their white ...



Scottsbluff High School selects Second Air Force Junior R.O.T.C. instructor  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF - Scottsbluff High School announced recently that Lt. Col. (Retired) Jeffrey M. Johnson will join the SHS staff as Air Force Junior Reserve Officer ...



Gering students excel in first speech meet of season  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Jaela Hardin had no idea what kind of impact her persuasive speech might have on judges during Saturday's high school speech meet at Gering Junior High ...



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, ...



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 ...



Scottsbluff boys top Chadron in season opener  Scottsbluff Star Herald

MITCHELL — The Scottsbluff, Gering and Alliance boys basketball teams all prevailed in their season openers during the first round of the Western Conference ...



Oregon Trail Community Foundation bringing Rachel's Challenge, program inspired by Columbine High School victim, to area schools  Scottsbluff Star Herald

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Oregon Trail Community Foundation is reaching out to local school districts to help schools and communities create a more ...



Bulldogs even record with win over Scottsbluff  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Gering volleyball team evened its record at 5-5 on the season by sweeping past Scottsbluff 25-16, 25-15, 25-18 on Tuesday evening at Scottsbluff High ...



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