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SPD offices undergo renovations

Sidney Police Department is renovating its building to feature a more limited waiting space, with a public window and secure doors to the rest of the office. "There's going to be a window with...

 

Life after Cabela's

Brian Fort was laid off from Cabela's in April, but soon found a new position as senior director of sales for Counter Assault, a Kalispell, Montana based company. "We handle anything from bear spray t...

 

Sidney student takes part in teaching teachers

Secondary teachers teach to educate young people, at the simplest definition. However, sometimes teachers need a boost in their teaching approach. That boost is even more important when meeting with...

 

VFW collects for Harvey relief

Sidney's VFW Post 610's Hurricane Harvey relief effort last week resulted in more than 35,000 pounds worth of supplies being collected. "It was a great effort," Cmdr. Stephanie Dadgostar said. "There...

 

Community garden welcomes green thumbs

Nestled between the frying frisbees, soccer games and back yards is an enterprise for anyone interested in growing some of their own produce. Sidney's community garden is for anyone who wants to...

 

SPS ready for Library makerspace

Sidney Public Schools will benefit from Sidney Public Library’s permanent makerspace, Chris Arent, Sidney High School principal, told the SPS board Monday. The library has received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to establish...

 

Eddy, Beyer among top modelers at state fair

Cheyenne County 4-H members were among 153 4-H members who participated in the Nebraska State Fair 4-H Fashion Show at Grand Island on Monday, September 4. Two local 4-H members modeled for a panel...

 

Years of work go to brighten Texas victims days

For much of the past week Sidney residents have worked to help provide for the needs of Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey. Spearheaded by Sidney VFW Post 610, Adams Trucking and Sidney Public...

 

Presbyterian church celebrates 100 years in Sidney

Light Memorial Presbyterian Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary Sunday. The Sidney church was formed Aug. 17, 1917, but wasn't voted into the Presbytery of Box Butte until Sept. 11, 1917,...

 

Storytime returns to Sidney Public Library

The Sidney Public library will again be offering Toddler Tales for children ages 2 and 3 beginning Wednesday, Sept. 13. This session will begin at 10:15 a.m. and will feature story and related finger-plays. In addition, for children ages 4 and 5,...

 

High Plains Arts Council readies for new season

Sidney’s High Plains Art Council is ready for its 2017-18 season. The season begins with the Gulizia Brothers on Sept. 14. “Their speciality is the classics, and they’ve written their own music. Kind of a blues sound,” Carrie Brown, HPAC exec...

 

Community Shepherds aim to help Dalton-Gurley area

DALTON - A new non-profit group has formed to help the Dalton and Gurley communities, and the surrounding area, in whatever way they need help. The Dalton Community Shepherds gather in Dalton's former...

 

Library digital archive available online

Sidney Public Library’s online digital newspaper archive is now available. Sidney and Cheyenne County area newspapers from as far back as 1875 can now be searched from the comfort of home. “We get a lot of requests from people to find...

 

Old Settlers' Days starts Friday

LODGEPOLE - Lodgepole’s annual Old Settlers’ Days starts Friday. “It’s a celebration that was started 93 years ago,” Dianne Borm, event chairperson, said. “A group of people decided to get together down in the meadow to have a picnic and...

 

Library getting permanent makerspace

Sidney Public Library is getting a permanent maker-space workshop. A $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow the library to purchase equipment and establish a telepresence with University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Innovation...

 

Road work continues in Sidney

Commuters in downtown Sidney will experience more cone-zone as work on Highway 30/Illinois expands west. Workers are milling in preparation for new asphalt. The work could take about two weeks,...

 

Annual Potter Days coming soon

POTTER - The 86th annual Potter Days kicks off Thursday. The four-day event features many community activities, Erika Revord, Potter Days committee treasurer, said. "We're trying to bring back the...

 

Dalton man injured at Leyton School

A volunteer helping install the new scoreboard at the Leyton Schools football field was injured Tuesday when his hand was caught by an auger. Ryan Borges, of Dalton, was helping set the new scoreboard, digging holes for the i-beam supports Tuesday...

 

Solar Eclipse

Students and faculty at Sidney High School's Weymouth Field watched as the moon began to cross in front of the sun, using their protective glasses over their phones to capture the celestial event. A...

 

County Fair loses money

The Cheyenne County Fair and Rodeo lost money this year. The event had $110,604 in expenses, Anita Pennel, fair board treasurer told County Commissioners Monday at their regular meeting, and earned only $41,726 in ticket sales. The event, though,...

 

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