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Letter To The Editor - Efforts to derail Trump

Dear Editor, There is currently an effort by the establishment of the Republican Party to sabotage the candidacy of Donald Trump. This is an effort that will destroy the Republican Party for decades if not for all time. They have even gone so far as... Full story


Letter To The Editor - Reader: Liar, liar, pants on fire

Dear Editor, The president waxed long and evasive Tuesday night in his annual address. The topics ranged from distortions to downright lies over more than an hour. Here is a man who has spent over $3 million to keep his records at colleges and...


Letter To The Editor - Reader says opportunity is knocking

Dear Editor: It appears that the city council will have an opportunity to rehire the best city manager that this city has ever known since he has applied for the position. In contrast to other of his predecessors his performance increased steadily... Full story


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reader doesn't like the current trend

Dear Editor: I have watched the city’s boom and bust cycles since the closing of the Army depot but am not liking the trend that currently exists. We have lost the best city manager we have ever had, the most qualified police chief in memory, the... Full story

 By C.J. Cornelius    Opinion    May 22, 2015

Letter to the Editor: 'Global warming' least of Obama's concerns

Dear Editor: With the current fiasco in Iraq and Syria, the President is telling the Coast Guard and the American public that the real problem we are facing is “global warming.” The mess in Iraq is his problem and he can no longer blame it on G.W... Full story

 By C.J. Cornelius    Opinion    May 7, 2015

New book about Lincoln opens eyes about Obama

Dear Editor, “With Malice Toward None” is the title of Jack Levin’s new book. This quotation is from Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address when the termination of the Civil War was in sight. “With firmness in the Right as God gives us... Full story


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Remember, there isn't honor among thieves

Dear Editor, The reigning headliners in the current administration remind me of a variation of an adage: “There is no honor among liars.” With all of the scandalous activities provoked by the former head of the Department of State, the Attorney... Full story


Letter to the Editor: Term 'half breed' is part of the right to free speech

Dear Editor: Do Native Americans have a lock on the definition of “half breed?” A member of the Nebraska Board of Education used this term to describe our President and has received flak for doing so from many sides, including our Governor. The... Full story


Letter to the Editor: West Nile Virus

Dear Editor, West Nile Virus just robbed our community of one of its finest citizens. We all have heard the admonition “protect yourself from mosquitos particularly in the evening hours,” but since West Nile is fairly uncommon, we tend to... Full story


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Kudos to our city manager and economic development chief for the past 15-plus years. He has recently been honored for his stewardship, foresight and downright hard work in leading Sidney to the forefront of small communities... Full story


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, This week marks the last that Dr. Cal Cutright will be treating patients at the Sidney Regional Medical Center.   Forty-five years ago he was an outstanding athlete at Sidney High, then known as the “Maroons”. He furthered his... Full story


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Your article in the July 23rd issue regarding the death of a former Nazi armed guard at the Nazi Death Camp again brings to mind the recent death of Sidney’s survivor of Auschwitz.  Benny Hochman spent three and a half years in this c... Full story


Letter to the Editor: Independent voters

Dear Editor, A recent poll showed a preponderance of Independent voters were unhappy with the Congress and the Senate and were considering voting for an Independent candidate. You should only do that if you are content with the continuation of the... Full story


Letter to the Editor: Something doesn't add up

It has come to my attention that there is a provision in the Affordable Care Act that says that subsidies can only be extended to recipients who sign up through state exchanges.  There are 36 states that did not set up an exchange and therefore... Full story


Letter to the Editor: Art with meaning

Your article in the Monday's edition regarding the Ponca Trail proposed by Congressman Fortenberry produced some interesting vibes for me and my family. One of the huge murals in the dome of the Nebraska Capital building painted by my nephew,... Full story

 By C.J. Cornelius    Opinion    May 12, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Doing Sidney right

Our community should be right proud of our city manager’s testimony before a US Senatorial audience recently. It sort of put our city in the national limelight for a short time and certainly a lot of the credit accrues to our own Gary Person. I... Full story


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