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 By Don Ogle    Community    February 22, 2017 

Gabis takes firefighting to a new personal level

Come the first of the month, Chris Gabis will realize a long-time dream, that of becoming a full-time firefighter. "I think every kids wants to be a firefighter at one time or another," Gabis said....

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 22, 2017 

Local artist commissioned for mural

Local artist Ben Darling was recently commissioned to paint a mural for the Wildcat Hills Nature Center's addition outside of Scottsbluff. Darling is a professional artist that has had a passion for...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 22, 2017 

High Plains Art Council seeking member committed to rural arts

Bringing culture and art to rural Nebraska has been the goal of Sidney’s High Plains Art Council (HPAC) since its inception in 1982. The group has recently lost key members and is searching for committed members that have a passion for arts in...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    February 17, 2017

New business announcement gives hope

The sting of a lost business could soon be soothed with the arrival of a new owner which has chosen Sidney in the expansion of its national profile. Lukjan Metal Products is expected any time to get...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    February 17, 2017

Proposed truck routes subject of council discussion on roads

As city officials work on improving the condition of city streets, one of the first steps proposed has met with mild opposition and curiosity. The proposed establishment of truck routes brought a...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 17, 2017

School Board members discuss legislation

Sidney’s School Board members met Monday for their regular board meeting, touching briefly on bills currently in the state legislature. There are a few proposed bills being discussed that may have an effect on Sidney Public Schools, but...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 17, 2017

Sidney man faces charges in connection with burglaries

A Sidney man faces 10 felony charges that are allegedly connected to three unsolved burglary cases in Cheyenne and Duel County. Charles M. Meister, 27, of Sidney appeared in court for a Status Hearing Wednesday. Meister is charged with four counts...

 
 By For The Sidney Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 17, 2017

Cabela's releases fourth quarter, 2016 yearly financial results

Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) reported financial results Thursday for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016. As previously disclosed, the Company’s fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, included...

 
 By Larry Nelson    Community    February 17, 2017

Lee R. Foster

Lee R. Foster had obtained a year of college at the University of Nebraska in the early 40s. He recalled that when the bombing at Pearl Harbor was going on, he was waiting tables at the women’s prison. His brother received a college scholarship...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 15, 2017

Chamber recognizes community members for contributions

Cheyenne County community members were recognized at the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet held Saturday in Sidney. The banquet was held at Buffalo Point restaurant, with B.J. Wilkinson acting as...

 
 Community    February 15, 2017

City schedule for President's Day

The City of Sidney will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of President’s Day. All City Departments will be closed including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be running. The Solid Waste...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 15, 2017

Region 21 Emergency ensuring safety in the panhandle

Region 21 Emergency Manager, Ron Leal, takes proactive measures to ensure safety in actual and potential emergency events in the Panhandle. Under state law, all local jurisdictions are responsible for...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 15, 2017

February proclaimed Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month

In January, Governor Pete Rickets proclaimed the month of February 2017 as Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. In recognition of the month, Doves Program Director for Cheyenne/Kimball...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 10, 2017

Emergency communications to implement NRIN

Following the 9/11 attacks, the federal government began to collaborate solutions to improve response in times of disaster. One of those solutions resulted in the Nebraska Regional Interoperability Network or NRIN. The NRIN system is designed for...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 10, 2017

Farmers voice concerns

A large group of farmers from the area gathered in the District Court room at Monday’s Commissioners meeting to once again voice concerns over the weed Common Mullein. Commissioners have already set a date to hear growing concerns about Common...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 10, 2017

100 years of deliciousness

It only comes around once a year, but when it does the highly sought after Girl Scout cookie seems to be on everyones mind. This year the Girl Scouts are celebrating 100 years of this delicious...

 
 By Larry Nelson    Community    February 10, 2017

Richard L. Sherard Chief Warrant Officer · USMC & US Army · 1981 – 2013

Richard Sherard joined the United States Marine Corps before graduating from high school in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He had relatives who had been in the US Army and in the USMC. His thought was that if he had to go to war, he wanted to get the best...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 8, 2017

Commissioners address liability issues

Cheyenne County’s Commissioners addressed ongoing liability issues with fairground buildings in Monday’s regular meeting. Use of the fairground buildings have been an agenda item and topic of discussion in almost every meeting since the...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 8, 2017

History lies just beneath the surface

History lies just beneath the surface of the ever-changing landscape in Sidney. Prehistoric nomads, natives and soldiers have camped and lived along Lodgepole creek, for where there is water there...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 8, 2017

Sidney High School Takes Top Honors at Western Region Envirothon Contest

GORDON – A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest near Gering at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center April 26. The Sidney team of Chantal Riggs,...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 3, 2017

Local youth cast for this year's Missoula Children's Theatre

Youth from around the area have been hard at work rehearsing for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of Rumpelstiltskin. High Plains Art Council (HPAC) hosts MTC in Sidney every year,...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    February 3, 2017

Library usage runs more toward electronic

Physical attendance and checkouts at the Sidney Public Library continue to go down, but the library’s digital footprint and usage has been growing. Expounding from there, Sidney Library Director Andrew Sherman also told Sidney city council members...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 3, 2017

Depression and anxiety program offered in Sidney

Most people feel anxious or depressed at one time or another. Losing a loved one, getting fired from a job, going through a divorce, and other difficult situations can lead a person to feel sad, lonely, scared, nervous, or anxious. Those feelings...

 
 Community    February 3, 2017

Local pool players advance to APA World Championship

Brandon and Amy Bondegard from Sidney qualified to advance to the American Poolplayers Association (APA) Jack & Jill 8-Ball Doubles World Championship in Las Vegas in August after winning the...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    February 1, 2017

Couple found deceased in home

On Friday, law enforcement officers responded to a welfare check that resulted in the discovery of two bodies. According to Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Schaub, authorities were asked to perform a...

 

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