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Local law enforcement is participating in the 4th annual, “Shop with the Cop” program, which is scheduled forDecember 1st, 2018 at the Hampton Inn and Suites located in Scottsbluff. There are only 100 students selected in the entire county, who are nominated by school staff or a School Resource Officer to “Shop with a Cop.”

The purpose of the event is to foster positive relationships between youth and officers. Each student will be given the opportunity to spend $75.00 to purchase gifts for members of their family. We will have 2-3 students that are assigned to each police officer. The students will ride in the police officers patrol vehicle to a local department store. In the spirit of giving and the joy that it brings the giver, they are encouraged to spend the money on family or friends rather than themselves. After shopping, special volunteers wrap their gifts for them so that they can have a snack and continue to get to know the police officers before being picked up by their parents.

This is a great event that only comes once a year. It is only possible through the generous donations of individuals and businesses in our community. If you would like to donate to this years “Shop with a Cop” event you can find the official GoFundMe Fundraiser athttps://www.gofundme.com/2018-sb-county-shop-with-a-cop, or any Platte Valley Bank location. Feel free to contact your local police unions for more information.



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Due to the SHS Bearcats making the State Football Championship Finals there will be NO SCHOOL AT ALL SCHOOLS on Tuesday, November 20th 2018. This includes SHS, BMS, all elementary schools and Bear Cub Preschool. 
Kick off in Lincoln is scheduled for 7:15 pm CST. 

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The Black Hills Energy Ice Rink in Downtown Scottsbluff is open now through March. Rent ice skates for $5.00 during hosted fundraiser events or skate for free with your own ice skates seven days a week from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Rent skates this Saturday, November 17th from Our Lady of Guadalupe Youth from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and this Sunday, November 18th from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm before the Holiday Parade from Minatare Student Council.  View more upcoming events at www.scottsbluff.org and the City of Scottsbluff Facebook page

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We are seeking public assistance in locating Joseph “Joe” Anaya, age 34.  He  is wanted on multiple felony warrants, including sexual assault of a child and possession of a controlled substance.

 

Joseph Michael “Joe” Anaya is 5’7, 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. 

 

Anyone with information may contact any law enforcement agency.  Persons wishing to remain anonymous can contact the Sheriff’s Office text-a-tip program at tips@sbcso.org, or Scotts Bluff County Crime Stoppers at 308-632-STOP (7867). 


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Here are the unofficial election results for Scottsbluff County.

NOVEMBER 1, 2018 (SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested an Oregon man and seized more than 300 pounds of marijuana and 60 pounds of other THC products during a traffic stop near Lodgepole on Interstate 80.

At approximately 12:10 p.m. MDT, a trooper observed an eastbound Dodge Caravan driving with expired registration near mile marker 79 on I-80. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle revealed 309 pounds of marijuana, 46 pounds of THC edible products, 14 pounds of THC shatter, 80 grams of THC syrup, and 2,000 THC vape cartridges. The street value of the illegal products is estimated at more than $1,000,000.

The driver, Ryan Kirk, 33, of Medford, Oregon, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession of controlled substances, possession with intent to deliver, and no drug tax stamp. Kirk was lodged in Cheyenne County Jail.


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In the spirit of Christmas, all Menards home improvement stores are proudly serving as a toy drive drop site. We’re excited to participate in this wonderful opportunity to put smiles on the faces of less fortunate children in the community! We’ll have a drop box near the exit door to collect new and unwrapped presents from now through mid-December.



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HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) —HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 78-year-old Hastings man died in a collision west of Hastings.

John "Jack" Osborne (OZ'-burn) was the younger brother of former Nebraska congressman and football coach Tom Osborne.

The Adams County Sheriff's Office says Jack Osborne was headed south on a county road Sunday around 7:50 p.m. when he didn't halt at a stop sign and collided with a westbound vehicle on U.S. Highway 6.

Authorities say the other driver, 19-year-old Dariana Burr, of Juniata, wasn't seriously injured.

John "Jack" Osborne (OZ'-burn) was the younger brother of former Nebraska congressman and football coach Tom Osborne.

The Adams County Sheriff's Office says Jack Osborne was headed south on a county road Sunday around 7:50 p.m. when he didn't halt at a stop sign and collided with a westbound vehicle on U.S. Highway 6.

Authorities say the other driver, 19-year-old Dariana Burr, of Juniata, wasn't seriously injured.


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OCTOBER 24, 2018 (WASHINGTON D.C.)  — Nebraska State Trooper Sam Mortensen was honored today by President Donald Trump as part of an event to highlight the many efforts made around the nation to combat opioid abuse. The event, titled “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis,” was held this afternoon in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C.

During the event, President Donald Trump singled out Trooper Mortensen for his role in making one of the largest fentanyl seizures in United States history earlier this year.

“In April, Trooper Mortensen seized 118 pounds of fentanyl, enough lethal doses to kill 26 million people,” said President Trump. “Is that even believable? Can you even imagine? Trooper Mortensen, that was a job well done.”

The President then invited Trooper Mortensen to the podium to speak, an honor Mortensen was not expecting. Mortensen took the opportunity to express his gratitude for the honor, and also to praise the efforts of law enforcement officers across the nation working tirelessly to keep their communities safe.

“Every day, there is a lot of people out there that are doing what I did. They’re doing it day in and day out,” said Trooper Mortensen. “And there’s a lot of people that came before me that taught me how to do this job. On behalf of them, on behalf of myself, and on behalf of my family, thank you for having me here.”

The President also used the event as a venue to sign legislation recently passed by Congress. The bi-partisan bill addresses multiple facets of the opioid crisis and received support from all five members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation.

Since September of 2017, NSP has seized more than 176 pounds of fentanyl during traffic stops or investigative operations. According to DEA figures, that amount could kill nearly 39 million people. Troopers have also seized more than 40 pounds of heroin in 2018, the highest yearly figure in at least a decade, and more than 2,000 dosage units of illegally possessed prescription drugs.


President Trump

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Scottsbluff.The WyoBraska GIVES is powered by TheOregon Trail Community Foundation, with special thanks and gratitude to the title sponsor: The Holliday Family of Companies.

After five days and discovering fifteen “Treasure Destinations,” there has been a winner of the “Treasure Your Community” Treasure Hunt. Kelly Kiraly of Gering, found the Treasure Chest Friday morning buried in the yard just outside of the Holliday Family of Companies building, the Title Sponsor of the WyoBraska Gives. Kelly won $1,000 for her efforts in navigating her way through fifteen “Treasure Destinations,” covering ground from Bayard to Morrill.

Over one hundred people participated in the initial kickoff of the Treasure Hunt beginning Monday, October 15, 2018. As the week progressed, it became more intense and focused on the twenty-three people who remained in the hunt.

The Treasure Hunt was designed to illustrate and educate what the Oregon Trail Community Foundation has done for our Valley for the past 40 years. Most participants remarked that they learned so much about our area, discovering places they never knew existed. Some of the “Treasures” that were featured include the Japanese Hall, the new Monument Dog Park, The Horse Creek Treaty monument, the “Trails Home” sculpture that is owned by the OTCF and located in the foyer of the Gering Civic Center, and the Spotted Tail Wetlands Kiosk north of Mitchell, which is part of the Platte River Basin project.

Kirk Hayes, Marketing Director for the Title Sponsor, the Holliday Family of Companies, says that “every participant I spoke with said it was a great experience and they learned a bunch about our community and businesses. Great event.”

“This has been such a fun week getting to know this great group of Treasure Hunters and watching them discover all the many wonderful things the Oregon Trail Community Foundation has been a part of in our Valley. This was Becky Horne’s idea, who is the event coordinator of the WyoBraska Gives. I have to say, it sounded a bit involved and chaotic, and I was a bit skeptical how we would pull it off with just the two of us. But it was exactly what we needed to kick off the WyoBraska GIVES for our community, and we were able to accomplish this event with the help of the great folks at JG Elliott, and of course, our Title Sponsor, The Holliday Family of Companies, who donated the prize money and other treasures in the treasure chest,” says Cathy McDaniel, OTCF Executive Administrator.  



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