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Articles from the March 24, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 24, 2016

Spring snowstorm hits Cheyenne County

Cheyenne County was bathed in a sea of white for most of Wednesday as a spring snowstorm brought heavy snow and strong winds, blanketing the region leading into the Easter holiday and forcing the...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 24, 2016

Peetz school board rejects 4-day week for 2016-17 school year

The Peetz Plateau School District will remain on its current five-day week schedule through at least the 2016-2017 school year after board members rejected moving the district to a four-day week. The...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 24, 2016

Sidney launches Active Living City resolution

The City of Sidney is taking steps toward improved community health. At the March 22 City Council meeting, a newly formed Active Living Advisory Committee shared action plan strategies with the mayor and city staff on potential policies about walking...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 24, 2016

Women in Agriculture conference set for April 8 in Sidney

Information, inspiration, and advice are on tap at the Women in Agriculture Conference: Improving Agriculture, Improving Lives, scheduled for Friday, April 8 at Sidney. The event will run from 8:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn & Suites,...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 24, 2016

Regional West Health Services names new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Regional West Health Services has appointed Tadd Greenfield as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the health system. Mr. Greenfield will assume administrative responsibilities...

 Obituaries    March 24, 2016

Service Notice: Shirley M. Fisher

Shirley M. Fisher, 83 of Sidney, passed away at the SRMC Extended Care Tuesday evening, March 22, 2016. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, March 28, in the Greenwood Cemetery in Sidney with Rev. Tar Drazdowski officiating. Friends... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 24, 2016

Boating safety course to be held in Sidney

A boating safety course will be held at the Western Nebraska Community College campus in Sidney on Thursday, April 7, according to Scott Eveland, Boating Safety Officer for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. According to Eveland, the Nebraska Bo...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 24, 2016

South Platte NRD offers scholarships for summer camps

The South Platte NRD will be offering scholarships to the Adventure Camp about the Environment (ACE) camp and Range camp, both to be held at the State 4-H camp in Halsey, Nebraska this coming June. The ACE camp will be held June 12 – 15. The camp...

 Community    March 24, 2016

Community Calendar 03-24-16

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    March 24, 2016

March Madness

The NCAA basketball games are upon us, and March Madness has arrived. The team to watch in recent years has been the University of Connecticut, where basketball is king. The men won their last national championship, their fourth, in 2014, but the...