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Local pool player will advance to APA National Championships

McCook – Dean Sterling from Sidney will travel to Las Vegas in April for the American Poolplayers Association (APA) 8-Ball Classic National Singles Championship after winning the APA Singles... Full story

 

Roger Penske hires Allmendinger for 2 IndyCar races

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger has a new part-time job with a familiar team. On Friday, Roger Penske hired the former open-wheel racer to drive two IndyCar races this season including the Indianapolis 500 on May 26. Allmendinger also...

 

Hamlin fined $25k by NASCAR for criticizing car

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A furious Denny Hamlin said he won’t pay the $25,000 fine leveled on him by NASCAR on Thursday after his criticism of the Gen-6 race car. The fine also left many of his fellow...

 

Forest Service may let more fires burn

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After coming in $400 million over budget following last year’s busy fire season, the Forest Service is altering its approach and may let more fires burn instead of attacking...

 

Colo. shooting judge won't overturn insanity law

DENVER (AP) — The judge in the deadly Colorado theater shootings has denied a request by defense lawyers to declare a state law on the insanity plea unconstitutional. In a ruling released Friday, state District Judge William Sylvester granted one...

 

Bin Laden spokesman pleads not guilty to plot

NEW YORK (AP) — A senior al-Qaida leader and son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, captured in Jordan in the past week, pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court in New York to plotting against Americans in his role as the terror network’s top...

 

Mullen John Widdowson Memorial Scholarship

In loving memory of Mullen John Widdowson, his family will be providing a $1,000 dollar scholarship in his name to a graduating senior at Creek Valley High School. This scholarship will be given each year until Mullen’s class graduates in the year...

 

Buckley Trust Scholarships announced

Buckley Trust Scholarships announced The 2013 Buckley Trust Scholarship applications are now available. Six, $2,000 scholarships have been established to encourage Creek Valley Senior High School graduating seniors to pursue additional educational tr...

 

Wheat Belt announces scholarship winners

Wheat Belt awarded one $1,000 Basin Electric Scholarship, one $100 Arbor Wealth Scholarship, two $500 Tri-State Scholarships and two Technical Wheat Belt Scholarships to six outstanding area youths. Jeff Post was selected to receive the $1,000 Basin...

 

Education Briefs

Antelope Valley Pheasants Forever Scholarship The Antelope Valley Pheasants Forever Chapter is pleased to announce their 2013 scholarship. They will award a $500 scholarship annually. The scholarship is available to graduating seniors from Garden...

 

Voters dribble in ...

As I write this, it is Election Day in the nation’s second largest city. Ho hum. Worry not. It’s not as if it were the Oscars or the Golden Globes, or even the Writers Guild Award (the punch line of every joke about dumb blondes in this town is...

 
 By Tina Mines    Opinion    March 8, 2013

It's Mines

“He who knows others is wise; He who knows himself is enlightened” ~ Loa Tzu. It is an interesting thing to understand and truly know who you are, but many people go their whole life not really knowing who they are. I say this because despite...

 

Girl Scout cookie program wraps up March 24

OMAHA – It’s time to stock up on Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, Peanut Butter Patties and all your favorite cookies. The 2013 Girl Scout Cookie Program will officially conclude on Sunday, March 24. There are still hundreds of Girl Scout Cookie...

 
 By Ashley Houtwed    News    March 8, 2013

Why is eating healthy so hard?

The simple answer to the question, Why is eating healthy SO hard?, is… IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE! So many of us tend to think that if we want to eat healthy that it will be too expensive, take too long to make the meals, has to be food you have...

 
 By Lisana Eckenrode    News    March 8, 2013

Fischer introduces bill to aid farmers, ag community

Farmers received no relief from a new Farm Bill in 2012, but one senator from Nebraska has introduced a bipartisan regulatory relief for Nebraska farmers that could save producers up to $3.4 billion. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) announced that she...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 8, 2013

National Nutrition Month identifies obesity, eating disorders

March is not just a month for watching college basketball and hunting for four leaf clovers. Nationwide it is also recognized as National Nutrition Month. One disease that seems to be affecting people...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 8, 2013

Spinning your way to good health a great option

Looking for a workout where you set your own pace and bike indoors? Spinning classes are offered at the Cheyenne County Community Center every day of the week except on Friday and during the weekend... Full story

 

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