Week of February 22, 2024

  • Commissioners and Equalization Board Meet

    Kelsey Arrington, Sidney Sun-Telegraph

    The Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners and Equalization Board met Tuesday morning with a light agenda. The meeting began with approving the minutes of the previous and the review and payment of claims. Following, Commissioner Sanders discussed the receiving of a $500 grant with purpose to be used towards CPR/AED training for local medical personnel. The grant does not cover the full cost, and with more discussion needed to make a decision in how to proceed, the topic was tabled until the... Full story

  • City Council Hears Auditor's Report, Moves Forward With Projects

    Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph

    SIDNEY--On Tuesday, February 13, the City of Sidney Council met for its regular meeting, and items on the agenda included consideration of projects funded by the half-cent Infrastructure Sales Tax, an Audit Presentation of Fiscal Year 2022-23, and the selling of a vacated right-of-way behind the "Big Red" building, which was sold earlier to WTA. The meeting started with the reading of the Open Meetings Act and approval of the minutes from the January 23, 2024 meeting. It was noted that there... Full story

  • Festive & Flavorful:

    Kelsey Arrington, Sidney Sun-Telegraph

    No stranger to the sampling scene, Hometown Liquor hosted a Valentine's Day related "Sipper-Bowl" February 8 at their 1500 Illinois St location. Eager attendees were treated to free samples of chocolate Bailey's coupled with salted caramel Smirnoff as well as other scrumptious and festive pairings. Welcome to all who sipped, small laminated recipe cards served as mementos from the event. Influenced by the idea to introduce a new activity to the area, Hometown Manager Natalie Lucero had this to... Full story

  • New Business Opens in Sidney Offering Personalized, Remote Computer Repair

    Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph

    DALTON--A new business has recently started in Dalton, run by a longtime resident using his skill with computers and technology to provide low-cost solutions to local residents in need of technical help. Sam Wilkins is the man behind Wilkins Solutions, and he is all about helping people fix their computer and internet issues in a quick and affordable way. Wilkins is a 1999 graduate of Lodgepole High School, and was an outstanding athlete in high school, winning a state title in Triple Jump. He... Full story

  • Charlotte Ann Lodes

    Charlotte Ann Lodes, 92, passed away on February 10,2024 in Ridgway, Colorado, at the home of her daughter, Kristi, surrounded by many of her loved ones. Charlotte was born in Mitchell, Nebraska on November 27,1931 to Horace (Jeff) and Thelma Blackburn. She grew up on her family's farm outside of Mitchell and graduated from Liberty High School. She went on to earn her Registered Nurse degree from Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. She made several lifetime friends... Full story

  • David (Dave) Kalb

    David (Dave) Kalb, 81, of Chappell went to be with the Lord on Friday morning, February 16, 2024, with his loving wife by his side. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, February 22, 2024 at the Holechek-Bondegard Funeral Home in Chappell with Pastor Rich Graeff officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Chappell City Cemetery. Visitation will be held 3:00 to 5:00 Wednesday at the funeral home. Holechek-Bondegard Funeral Home in Chappell is serving the Kalb... Full story

  • Benish Propels Lady Warriors to District Final

    Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph

    DALTON--On Thursday, February 15, Leyton's Lady Warrior Basketball team faced the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes for the third time this season, but this matchup was for the D2-11 Subdistrict title. Although the stakes were high, the outcome was no different than in the previous two meetings, with Leyton having no trouble breezing past the Potter-Dix squad and taking the D2-11 title in a 62-to-17 victory. Leyton junior Zaili Benish had another terrific game, connecting on four three-point shots on her... Full story

  • Sidney Turns Over Subdistrict Championship to Bridgeport

    Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph

    SIDNEY--It was a much anticipated showdown Friday night between two undefeated powerhouse C1 teams as the Sidney Lady Raiders hosted the Bridgeport Lady Bulldogs in Sidney. A large crowd had to wait in line outside of Sidney High School until 5 p.m. to ensure there would be enough seating for the anticipated maximum-capacity crowd, but no one in line seemed to mind as they were going to see the area's two best girls basketball teams face-off for the C1-12 Subdistrict Championship. Sidney... Full story

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