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 By Forrest Hershberger    News    July 20, 2018 

Concert, Derby Highlight Weekend at the Fair

The Cheyenne County Fair continues tonight and Saturday. Highlights of the weekend include tonight's concert with the McKenzie JaLynn Band opening for Rodney Atkins. The McKenzie JaLynn Band takes...

 
 By Forrest Hershberger    News    July 20, 2018 

Ride Across America: Cyclist Crossing U.S. in support of Homeless Veterans

He might look like a homeless man, and you'd be right, but he's not without riches of a certain definition, or a reason to get up in the morning. Monday morning, a bicyclist approached Sidney with...

 
 By Forrest Hershberger    News    July 20, 2018 

Lodgepole Family Escapes House Fire

Saturday night into Sunday morning should have been a quiet period in Lodgepole. It was interrupted by a fire at the home of Teri and Dusty Payton, a fire that consumed an RV, their home and nearly...

 

Commissioners Hold Property Valuation Hearings

Monday’s meeting of the Cheyenne County Commissioners was dominated by the board meeting as the Board of Equalization.As the Board of Equalization, the commissioners held Property Valuation Protest...

 

Community Comes Together to Help Farmer in Need

One of the values of small towns is the community spirit, the willingness to get involved when a neighbor needs a helping hand. It is the value that goes beyond knowing the community. It is about...

 

'Changing of the Guard' in Sidney Code Enforcement

A little more than 17 years ago, a police officer was directed with enforcing the Sidney City codes. In addition to the duties associated with being a police officer, there was citing residents for...

 

Agri-Plastics Continues Expansion

In October 2017, Ontario, Canada-based Agri-Plastics announced it was investing $4.5 million in a new operation in Sidney. The new facility would be housed in 159,000 square feet of the building...

 

Chamber Director Updates City Council

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce is aggressively seeking funding sources to continue downtown Sidney improvement projects. That is according to a presentation Chamber President and CEO Hope...

 

Solid Waste Board Approves Revenue Bonds Agreement

The Sidney Area Solid Waste Agency board met for one of its rare meetings Tuesday, approving issuance of revenue bonds to finance new equipment at the landfill. Tuesday night was the fourth meeting...

 

Chamber Welcomes Cleaning Service

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce welcomed The Cleaner Bros., LLC., to the area Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. The Cleaner Bros. offers commercial and residential carpet cleaning and...

 

Radtke, Brown Dress for Fair Success

Carissa Radtke is in her second year as Cheyenne County Fair Queen and Callie Brown is days from coronation as Lady in Waiting. "It is kind of representing Cheyenne County," Brown said. "Its been...

 

School Board Member Announces Resignation

Dr. Brandon Brown announced his resignation from the Sidney School District Board of Education. At the end of Monday’s board of education meeting, Dr. Brown announced his last board meeting will be...

 

Commissioners Discuss Fairgrounds Improvements

With the Cheyenne County Fair just days away, the board of commissioners received an update Monday on work being done at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds. Troy Kurz reported scheduled improvements on...

 

Downtown Sounds Hosts John King Friday Night

Country music artist John King will be on stage Friday night for the July 7 Downtown Sounds event. The concert starts at 6:30 p.m. at Hickory Street Square in downtown Sidney. From a "little mountain...

 

Sidney Library Introduces New Tech to Hobbyists, Small Businesses

About seven months in service, and Sidney Public Library's MakerSpace is drawing interest from the community. MakerSpace is a program at the library that offers computer-based technology including...

 

Cheyenne County Set to Dispatch Deuel County

The decision was made and approved. The proper officials met to determine how to make it happen. All that is left is to put the parts in motion. Dispatchers are ready to talk to new residents and firs...

 

WNCC Hosts New Business Workshop

Most everyone in the work world sees things on the job that could be done "better." Sometimes it is only a point of view, and other times it motivates a person to seek an opportunity to do it their...

 

Class Of 1968 Planning 50th Reunion

Alumni of Sidney High School invited to attend the 50th Reunion of the Sidney High School Class of 1968 to be held in Sidney on Aug. 17 and 18, 2018. The cost for the weekend will be $100 per couple...

 

City Council Approves Business Park Land Sale

NexGen Outfitters is a step closer to reality in Sidney. Tuesday evening the Sidney City Council approved sale of 4.03 acres of the Sidney Industrial Park to NexGen Outfitters. “This is a...

 

City Adopts Updated Drug and Alcohol Policies

Laws against drinking before driving are clearly stated. Drinking while carrying a CDL license is tighter yet, and the use of opioids was recently added to the mix. Sidney's Human Resources Director...

 

New Alert System Goes Online July 1

Cheyenne County is updating the emergency alert system effective July 1. Emergency and weather alerts are presently sent to subscribers of the CodeRed system. The system relays messages to email...

 

Pony Express Re-Ride Passing Through Sidney

There was a time mail carriers had more threats than an unrestrained dog or an angry customer. They had miles of wilderness and all of the dangers that come with it. The Pony Express earned a place...

 

New Tourism Director Takes the Reigns

He doesn't manage the office with a coat and tie. He has the relaxed look of someone who is more comfortable walking, or riding, the prairie than to spend too much time behind a desk. He has the...

 

WWII Vet Tour Stops in Sidney

Nearly every person can think of a time or event that has lingered as an "if only I had..." memory. The change to do something daring or to take a chance with a career opportunity or a relationship. S...

 

Commissioners Address Noxious Weed Issue

The Cheyenne County Commissioners discussed approaches to controlling weeds in the county Monday. The issue is how to control specific weeds that may be added to the county’s noxious weed list...

 

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