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Articles from the February 22, 2017 edition

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 By Don Ogle    Community    February 22, 2017

Gabis takes firefighting to a new personal level

Come the first of the month, Chris Gabis will realize a long-time dream, that of becoming a full-time firefighter. "I think every kids wants to be a firefighter at one time or another," Gabis said....

 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 22, 2017

Local artist commissioned for mural

Local artist Ben Darling was recently commissioned to paint a mural for the Wildcat Hills Nature Center's addition outside of Scottsbluff. Darling is a professional artist that has had a passion for...

 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 22, 2017

High Plains Art Council seeking member committed to rural arts

Bringing culture and art to rural Nebraska has been the goal of Sidney’s High Plains Art Council (HPAC) since its inception in 1982. The group has recently lost key members and is searching for committed members that have a passion for arts in...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 22, 2017

Two wrestlers take state tournament championships

For the first time in more than 20 years, Sidney wrestlers came home with more than one state champion in their midst. Raiders Trey Arellano and Derek Robb captured gold over the weekend, becoming...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 22, 2017

Robb sets new school, state benchmarks

Sidney junior Derek Robb re-wrote the record books on both the school and state level with four wins, all by pin, at the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament over the weekend. With the four pins, Robb...

 Obituaries    February 22, 2017

Pat Wilson - Obituary

Pat Wilson, 76 of Sidney, Nebraska died early Monday morning, February 20, 2017 at Sidney Regional Medical Center in Sidney. A visitation will be held from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Holechek Funeral Home in Sidney...

 Obituaries    February 22, 2017

Louise M. Perry Jay - Obituary

Louise M. Perry Jay, 91, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kimball with Father Robert...

 Obituaries    February 22, 2017

Lester Becker - Obituary

Lester Lewis Becker passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Sidney Regional Medical Center in Sidney at the age of 91. Per his request, cremation has taken place and there is no visitation at the funeral home. Memorial services will be held at...

 Obituaries    February 22, 2017

Brooke Elizabeth McRoberts - Obituary

Brooke Elizabeth McRoberts, 44, loving daughter, fiancé, aunt, niece, godmother, and friend, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017. She was born in Logan, Utah on April 27, 1972, to Barbara and Jerry McRoberts. She grew up in Gurley, Nebraska on her...