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Articles from the March 10, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 10, 2016

Council continues discussion on proposed pool admission fees

Discussion regarding daily admission and season passes for the Sidney Aquatics Center continued at the Sidney City Council's regular meeting held Tuesday night, with action tabled until the March 22...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 10, 2016

Council tables speed limit increase to Greenwood Road, Pole Creek Crossing pending traffic study

Speed limit increases could be coming to Greenwood Road and Pole Creek Crossing in the future as the city council considers raising from its current limit of 25 miles per hour. Action was tabled...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 10, 2016

2 Sidney students participate in regional science fair

About 30 students from five different schools in the Panhandle, including two from Sidney, participated in the Nebraska Junior Academy of Sciences (NJAS) Regional Science Fair on March 2 at the Harms...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 10, 2016

Dress Down Day funds

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce presented 'Dress Down Day' funds to the Sidney High School Skills USA Sidney chapter. The chapter will use the funds to purchase new official Skills USA coats...

 Obituaries    March 10, 2016

Service Notice: Cecelia Michelman

Cecelia Michelman, 90 of Lodgepole, passed away Tuesday morning, March 8, 2016, at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 12, with Father Matthew Koperski officiating. A... Full story

 Obituaries    March 10, 2016

Service Notice: Helen Pigg

Helen Pigg, 99 of Sidney, passed away Tuesday evening, Feb. 9, 2016, at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 13, in the First Christian Church in Sidney with Reverend Dr. Curtiss... Full story

 Community    March 10, 2016

Community Calendar 03-10-16

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 For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 10, 2016

Regional West hosts 'Boxer Rebellion' to raise colon cancer awareness

Runners and walkers of all ages are encouraged to participate in Regional West’s Fourth Annual Boxer Rebellion 5k fun run/walk on Saturday, March 19. Registration will be from 7:30-8:30 a.m. the day of the race. The race will begin at 9 a.m. at...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 10, 2016

FCE scholarship available

The Cheyenne County chapter of Family and Community Education (FCE) is sponsoring a $200 college scholarship to Cheyenne County high school seniors who will be majoring in an area related to family and consumer science. Applications are available at...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 10, 2016

CCLA to offer $500 scholarships

Each year the Cheyenne County Lawyers’ Association awards scholarships to two deserving Cheyenne County area students in the amount of $500 per scholarship. Applicants interested in applying for this scholarship should present resumes and a 100 wor...

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    March 10, 2016

Thoughts on Campaign 2016

The United States has had two father-son presidencies. The first was John Adams and his son, John Quincy Adams, and the second was George Bush and his son, George W. Bush. Because Jeb Bush withdrew from the current race three weeks ago, we will not...