It’s official: the Panhandle will remain in Phase 3 of the directed health measures put into place by Gov. Pete Ricketts on June 22.
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Positive COVID-19 cases and exposures spurred closures and notifications throughout the Panhandle Thursday. The Oregon Trail Roadhouse and Lied Scottsbluff Public Library both announced temporary closures.
Sheriff Mark Overman has deactivated the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Facebook page after an onslaught of threats and harassment after a deputy shot a dog last week.
Receiving results from COVID-19 testing has been slower in the recent week, Panhandle Health officials said Monday.
A Scottsbluff man initially accused of attempting to murder his wife by trying to drown her in a backyard pond has been sentenced to probation.
A 44-year-old Gering woman has pleaded to charges that she illegally used funds as a power of attorney for her grandmother.
Though an All-Stars football player tested positive for COVID-19, Panhandle health officials say that preventative measures should have limited any potential exposure. Officials also announced a sixth death due to coronavirus.
An estimated 60 firefighters have been battling a wildland fire in Banner County throughout the week. Crews are on scene this morning of the fire that has consumed an estimated 100 acres.