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Articles from the February 26, 2016 edition

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 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 26, 2016

West student Macy Bosard wins local essay contest

A sixth grade class at West Elementary in Sidney participated in the American History Essay Contest, sponsored by the Ft. Sidney chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Sarah Wilson, a...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 26, 2016

Woolery attends pretrial hearing for 6 counts of sexual assault of a child

Joshua Woolery was in Cheyenne County District Court on Thursday for pretrial motions for a case involving sexual assault of a minor. Woolery, 26, of Sidney, was arrested in October 2015 and charged...

 Obituaries    February 26, 2016

Alexander P. Haberkorn

Alexander P. Haberkorn of Sterling, Colo., passed away on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. Alex was born in Sterling on April 5, 1934. He married Ida Faye Hull on Oct. 14, 1957. She passed a... Full story

 Community    February 26, 2016

Community Calendar 02-26-16

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...

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    February 26, 2016

Feelings in history

Scientists want to quantify. First, they observe a phenomenon, record their observations, arrive at a set of numbers, and then build a hypothesis. This procedure — the scientific method — works well in the sciences, such as in chemistry, biology...

 Community    February 26, 2016

Good Old Days 02-26-16

Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 Years Ago 'Three...

 By John Verser    Sports    February 26, 2016

Scottsbluff upends Sidney in final seconds

Thursday's loss to Scottsbluff was "about as tough as they come," said Sidney girls basketball coach Tyler Shaw. The top-seeded Lady Raiders fell 39-38 to the Lady Bearcats in the District B6...

 By Staff Report    Sports    February 26, 2016

Warriors, Coyotes fall in subdistrict finals

The 2015-16 basketball season ended for both the Potter-Dix and Leyton boys on Thursday night. Leyton fell to Dundy County-Stratton, while Potter-Dix's season came to a close with a loss to Garden...