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Articles from the February 4, 2015 edition

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 By Rob Langrell    Community    February 4, 2015

Morning snow blankets area, but it'll be gone soon

This week's weather has simply been full of surprises. On Tuesday, you could spot many Sidney High School students sporting shorts when the temperatures topped out at 61 degrees. Less than 24 hours...

 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    February 4, 2015

Man convicted in Kimball murder

KIMBALL – A jury has found Vencil Leo Ash III guilty of first-degree murder in the 2003 death of Ryan Guitron. Monday's verdict came about 7:15 p.m. and ended a weeklong trial. Ash will return to...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    February 4, 2015

Veteran's History Project - Rex V. Fuller

Rex V. Fuller Major, U.S. Air Force 1943-1964 EDITOR'S NOTE: Veteran's History Project author Larry Nelson is taking a few weeks off. During that time, we'll re-run previously published features about...

 Obituaries    February 4, 2015

Death Notice: Howard Atkins

Howard Atkins, 84 of Sidney, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 3, 2015 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center. Cremation has taken place. There is no visitation at the funeral home and no local services are planned at this time. A memorial service in... Full story

 Obituaries    February 4, 2015

Dena L. Wernsman

Dena L. Wernsman, 52, of Arapahoe, Neb. passed away Sun., Feb. 1, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital, in Kearney. She was born on Feb. 5, 1962 in Wray, Colo. to Howard & Helen (Schwaderer) Burton.... Full story

 Community    February 4, 2015

Community Calendar 02-04-15

Ongoing Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great Topics and food. Call Leslie @ 250-1113 if questions. Upcoming St. Patrick’s Catholic Church 13th and Jackson St. is hosting a... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 4, 2015

Free seminar on bariatric surgery options set for Feb. 11

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Are you or is someone you care about struggling with weight issues? Join us for a free educational seminar hosted by our surgeons and learn how weight loss surgery can help you gain control of your weight, regain health, and...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 4, 2015

Panhandle RC&D Council honored as 'premier' member

The Panhandle Resource Conservation and Development Council of Scottsbluff, Neb., has been reauthorized as a “premier” member of the NARC&DC Circle of Diamonds program, one of the few RC&D Councils out of 375 to qualify for this elite status....

 By Edward Jones    Community    February 4, 2015

When investing, use the 'power of three'

Many factors will affect your results as an investor — and some of these factors are beyond your control, such as interest-rate movements or the eurozone debt crisis or the sales results of the companies in which you invest. However, as you work...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    February 4, 2015

Red Raiders cruise to another easy victory

Once Tyler Wintholz opened Tuesday night’s game against Perkins County on a personal six-point run, the Sidney Red Raiders boys’ basketball team never looked back on its way to an 11th straight victory. The Raiders advanced their record to 16-2 w...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    February 4, 2015

Sidney girls cruise

The beat went on for the Sidney Lady Raiders as they won for the eighth game in their last nine tries. The latest victim for the Raiders were the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen in a 50-12 blowout at Ca...

 Sports    February 4, 2015


Girls’ Basketball Friday, Feb. 6 Potter-Dix at Garden Co., 4 p.m. Gering at Sidney, 5:30 p.m. Leyton at Creek Valley, 5:30 p.m. Briggsdale at Peetz, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 Scottsbluff at Sidney, 7 p.m. Peetz at Weldon Valley, 2 p.m. Boys’... Full story

 Sports    February 4, 2015


BOYS Sidney 78, Perkins County 26 Perkins Co. 6 12 4 4 – 26 Sidney 25 19 21 13 – 78 PERKINS CO. (26) – Charles Johnson 7, Zak Kurkowski 6, Sam Rowley 4, Bailey Schrothberger 3, Christian White 2, Tyson Patrick 2, Caden Picquet 2. SIDNEY (78) ... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    February 4, 2015

BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Leyton boys, girls swept

The Leyton High boys’ basketball team dug itself into a big hole in the first quarter and couldn’t recover on its way to a 66-42 non-district loss to Sedgwick County (Colo.) on the road Tuesday night. Though the Warriors (9-8) played the Cougars...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    February 4, 2015

Coaches selected for state's all-star volleyball game

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – The volleyball coaches have been selected to lead the West and East teams for the 31st annual West Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Game. This year’s game will be played Saturday, June 13 on the campus of Western Nebraska...