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Articles from the September 23, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    September 23, 2015

Sidney begins quest for search firm to fill city manager position

A search is on for an executive search firm to assist the City of Sidney recruit a new city manager. The position became vacant after long-time City Manager Gary Person resigned in August. Geri Anthony, Sidney’s city clerk, has taken over the...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    September 23, 2015

State senators hold Sidney hearing

Several state senators were in Sidney on Tuesday to listen to testimony from experts and members of the public about the state's oil and gas industry and regulations. The Natural Resources Committee...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    September 23, 2015

Garska completes boot camp, receives high honors

Lance Corporal Travis J. Garska of Sidney graduated from boot camp Sept. 18 at Marine Corps Recruiting Depot in San Diego, winning a prestigious award at the same time. He is a marine from Platoon 323...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 23, 2015

Creek Valley students win Area Range Judging awards

Several local high school students won awards this month at the annual Area Range Judging. Entering its 61st year, on average more than a thousand students take part in six area Range Judging...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    September 23, 2015

Veteran's History Project - Jack R. Knicely

Jack R. Knicely Lieutenant Colonel U.S. Air Force / U.S. Air Force Reserve 1942-1945 / 1961-1981 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 23, 2015

Dress Down Day funds

The Cheyenne County Chamber recently presented the Friends of the Library with Dress Down Day Funds. This year, 230 children participated in the Sidney Public Library's Summer Reading Program,...

 Community    September 23, 2015

Community Calendar 09-23-15

Ongoing The Cheyenne County 4-H Clover Kid’s will begin meeting monthly starting in October from 3:45-5 p.m. Meetings will be held in three locations this year – Potter, Sidney and Gurley. The program is for children ages 5 to 7. Participants... Full story

 By Edward Jones    Community    September 23, 2015

Act soon to close your insurance gap

If you work for a fairly sizable company, you may be entering your open enrollment season, when you can add or adjust your employer-sponsored benefits. While you probably should review all your benefits, you may want to pay special attention to your...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 23, 2015

Lady Raiders lose in three sets at Chase County

Sidney High School lost to Chase County in straight sets – 25-17, 25-20, 25-21 – in volleyball action on Tuesday. The Lady Raiders fell to 3-5 this season, while Chase Co. improved to 9-1. Sidney freshman Payton Jung recorded 13 kills and a pair...

 By Shelly Peckham    Sports    September 23, 2015


The Sidney Middle School seventh-grade volleyball team lost in three sets to Sterling on Tuesday afternoon....