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Articles from the April 24, 2013 edition

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 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 24, 2013

Hot and cold

In a welcome change from recent weeks, student athletes finally took center stage over the weather at the Best of the West Classic track meet in Scottsbluff on Tuesday. Though the high temperature of... Full story

 

Sidney Area American Poolplayers Association accepting registrations

The Sidney Area American Poolplayers Association is now accepting registrations for the upcoming summer session. Deadline for registration is April 29, for play that begins in May. The season runs through August.  Available leagues include Monday...

 

Poll: Aging U.S. in denial about long-term care need

WASHINGTON (AP) — We’re in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older — and are taking few steps to get ready. A new poll examined how people 40 and over are preparing for this difficult and often...

 

Gun control legislation

Editor, The President became quite upset when his gun control bill failed to garner enough votes in the Senate to pass even though he imported several of the parents of children who had been gunned down by the deranged shooter a short time ago.  He...

 

In response to It's Mines

Editor, While I could take issue with many things in the “It’s Mines” opinion-editorial of the April 12, 2013 Sun-Telegraph, the issue that I most object to is the characterizations by the writer of those who have a different opinion than she...

 

Our view

Concern for the performance of American students in math and science, compared to the rest of the world, has become something of a national obsession over the past few decades. In a recent Program for International Student Assessment report, for... Full story

 

Van Ree Report

Decisions. Paul Arden once said, “if you always make the right decision, the safe decision, the one most people make, you will be the same as everyone else.” I have always had a severe problem with decision-making, and I believe that... Full story

 

Card Shower

Ron and Roxie Bartling of Sidney are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and their family would like to honor them with a card shower. They were married on April 28, 1962, at the Lodgepole...

 

Sunol center in need of repair

The Sunol School building, now the Sunol Community Center, is like a moment frozen in time. Pictures of past graduating seniors still cover the walls; books still line the library shelves; the...

 

Governments may push workers to health exchange

OLYMPIA, Wash. — In a quest to save money, political leaders in Washington state are exploring a proposal that would shift some government workers out of their current health plans and onto the insurance exchange developed under President Barack Ob...

 

LB 407 to have varied effect on local schools

The Nebraska legislature suspended debate on the Legislative Bill 407, regarding state funding for public schools. The potential effect of the LB 407 on schools in the Cheyenne County area varies, acc...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 24, 2013

Project causes vocal debate at council

Can landscaping help put Sidney on the map? At last night’s meeting of the City Council, the answer seemed to depend upon a dollar amount. Both Korey Stanley of Peeley Irrigation, and B.J.... Full story

 

Person warns of area solicitation scams

The City of Sidney is alerting residents of two solicitations going on in the community creating consumer concerns. One involves an illegal door to door solicitation and the other involves a mailing on water line repair insurance. The first involves... Full story

 

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