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Articles from the December 23, 2016 edition

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 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    December 23, 2016

Local family loses home to fire

A local family is facing both blessings and hardships this holiday season, as they put the pieces back together following a devastating fire to their home. Tammy Vowers said she was home asleep when...

 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    December 23, 2016

Getting to know new City Council member

Kelly Utley was appointed to the Sidney City Council at the last council meeting, taking over the council seat of Chris Gay. A native of western Nebraska, Utley was born and raised east of Sidney on...

 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    December 23, 2016

Hearing to add to the Noxious weed list

Cheyenne County Commissioners will be holding a hearing to decide if Common mullein should be added as a noxious weed in Cheyenne County. Common mullein (Verbascim thapsus) is a non-native species that occurs throughout most of North America. It’s...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    December 23, 2016

Murice J. Schaefer Sergeant - WWII - Jan. 1945-Nov. 1946

The Selective Service System (Draft Board) in the Fleming, Colorado area was close to being aggressive in late 1944 and into 1945. Maurice J. Schaeffer turned eighteen in March 1944. Before the year was out he was drafted. The Draft Board allowed...

 Sports    December 23, 2016

Sidney hosts holiday tourney

Sidney sports fans won't suffer from a lack of something to do over the Christmas vacation. Although school won't be in session, Sidney's boys and girls basketball teams, as well as the Raider...