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Articles from the February 17, 2016 edition

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 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 17, 2016

Sidney High School's SRTV provides hands on career skills

Sidney Raiders Television, or SRTV, is becoming something to watch not only for Sidney students, but for those in the community as well. Matt McKay, tech coordinator, and Roger Gallaway, technology...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 17, 2016

Be alert for phone scams

The City of Sidney has warned citizens about a phone scam going around the area. In the phone call, those who call demand supposed delinquent utility payments and threaten that utilities or phone...

 Obituaries    February 17, 2016

Hazel Gentry

Hazel (Brauer) Gentry passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 at age 97. She was born on Sept. 8, 1918, south of Sidney to Frieda (Kragel) and Richard Brauer. She was the second... Full story

 Obituaries    February 17, 2016

Catherine E. McElroy

Catherine E. McElroy, 93 of Sidney, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, at Golden Living Center. Per her wishes, no services will be held. Cremation has taken place and private family inurnment... Full story

 Obituaries    February 17, 2016

Service Notice: Matelda Torres

Matelda Torres, 94 of Denver, passed away at the Miller Memorial Care Center Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Memorial services and inurnment will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Olinger-Highland Mortuary, 10201 North Grant Street, Thornton,... Full story

 Community    February 17, 2016

Community Calendar 02-17-16

Ongoing The Elks Lenten Fish Fry will be held every Friday between Feb. 19 through March 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., located at 1040 Jackson St. in Sidney. … A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 17, 2016

Scholarships available through Oregon Trail Community Foundation

Application forms are now available for college scholarships provided through the Oregon Trail Community Foundation. The Oregon Trail Community Foundation annually awards dozens of scholarships to regional high school and college students. The...

 By Edward Jones    Community    February 17, 2016

Watch for changes to the FAFSA

If you have a child in college, you’re probably familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be completed to help ensure that students don’t miss out on federal and state grants, work-study jobs and loans. But yo...

 By Staff Report    Sports    February 17, 2016

Basketball roundup: Lady Coyotes advance

The Potter-Dix girls basketball team kept alive in the playoffs with a win on Tuesday night, while the season ended for both Leyton and Creek Valley. Potter-Dix 61, Garden County 26 Potter-Dix jumped...

 Sports    February 17, 2016


BASKETBALL Thursday, Feb. 18 Potter-Dix girls vs. South Platte 6:30 p.m. (D2-11 subdistrict at Gering High School) Friday, Feb. 19 Leyton at Garden County (boys only) 4 p.m. Peetz at Fleming 4 p.m. Wallace at Creek Valley (boys only) 5 p.m. Sidney...