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Articles from the October 20, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    October 20, 2015

Person named CEO of North Platte Chamber of Commerce

Two former City of Sidney employees have accepted leadership positions with the North Platte Chamber of Commerce and Development Corporation. Former Sidney City Manager Gary Person has been hired as...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    October 20, 2015

Meals on Wheels looking for volunteers

The Meals on Wheels program in Sidney helps feed between 40 and 50 locals each day. The volunteers for the program not only deliver healthy meals, but make sure that the person they're delivering to...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    October 20, 2015

Tax correction leaves county, local entities on hook for $121K

A $6.6 million change in a property valuation means Cheyenne County and 15 other political subdivisions – such as schools and fire districts – must repay $121,700 in tax dollars already collected. The Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners was no...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    October 20, 2015

Free Hugs

Sidney High School students in Brett Avila's psychology class performed a social experiment outside of Safeway on Tuesday afternoon. The students held "free hug" signs to see who would participate...

 Obituaries    October 20, 2015

Raymond M. Clark

Raymond Clark, 84 of Chappell, passed away Thursday evening, Oct. 15, at Sidney Regional Health Center. Graveside inurnment services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 in the Chappell... Full story

 Obituaries    October 20, 2015

Laverna L. Huff

Laverna L. Huff, 88, a longtime Lodgepole resident, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 in Lincoln. At her request, Laverna was cremated in Lincoln. A Celebration of Life for Laverna will be held a... Full story

 Community    October 20, 2015

Community Calendar 10-20-15

Ongoing A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up locations) for Tabitha Davis. Donations can be made to: “Tabitha Davis Memorial Fund” to help defray expenses and to benefit twin daughters “Emmersynne... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 20, 2015

Ice Cream Social

Wheat Belt Public Power District sponsored an ice cream social at the Golden Living Center home in Sidney on Monday. The stop was just one of many as part of the October celebration. Choosing to...

 By Rita Hart    Opinion    October 20, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Reader wonders if Sidney has grown to be too large

Dear Editor: Just have to wonder, is Sidney getting too big for its britches? Seeing and hearing about all of the turmoil that Sidney has been through in the last six months makes me wonder. First we find out that our “new” police chief is... Full story

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    October 20, 2015

Physical Therapy Today: October is National Physical Therapy Month

Starting healthy habits early can help stave off many age-related health conditions. In addition to 9 things physical therapist want you to know about healthy aging, here are some decade-based tips from physical therapists: 2 Tips for 20s: 1. Be...