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 By Dave Faries    Community    July 17, 2014

Ehler: schools will open on schedule

Following a school board meeting earlier this week in which doubts were raised over the completion of construction projects, board members issued assurances that the school year will begin as scheduled. “Across the district school will be starting... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Sports    July 14, 2014

Cal Ripken action

Brady Robb watches the flight of the ball after connecting.... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Sports    July 14, 2014

Cal Ripken action

Trey Douglas reaches for a blooper hit by Grand Island's Nijul Brunkhorst as catcher Brady Robb looks on.... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Community    July 11, 2014

Ready to pour

Crews began pouring concrete footings for the new Sidney Regional Medical Center facility in east Sidney on Friday as work continued around the site.... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Community    July 8, 2014

Grilling time

Coloradans David and Louise Hitchcock prepare for a family gathering in Legion Park on Sunday.... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Opinion    July 8, 2014

From the editor: Once a decision is made

Moments after the Supreme Court published its Hobby Lobby decision, a friend of mine posted a telling criticism on Facebook. “Thank you SCOTUS,” he wrote. “As a Hindu, I will now opt out of any Health Department requirement to exterminate....

 By Dave Faries    Community    July 7, 2014

Keeping cool

Anna and Bo Maldonado enjoy a turn on the merry-go-round at Legion Park. The children were visiting grandparents in Sidney for the holiday weekend. They are from Arizona.... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Community    July 7, 2014

Keeping cool

Braxton Jones edges into the water at Legion Park's pond while Katheryn Barker maintains a safe hold on the young man. The two were trying to cool off during a sweltering Fourth of July... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Community    June 30, 2014

Slippery when wet

Friends and family of Landon Keen celebrated his ninth birthday by improvising a slip and slide in Legion Park on Sunday. Kolton Wiegand flies face first down the wet tarp as others... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 30, 2014

Legion Tournament - Big fourth inning leads to win

As if to prove Sidney had shrugged of Friday night's woes, Bradey Holtz pulled off an audacious move to open Saturday's game against Hershland. The speedy leadoff hitter drew a walk in the bottom of...

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 30, 2014

Legion Tournament - Sidney splits first day games

Friday - Burton fans 9, overpowers Gordon in opener Sidney pounded out 10 runs in their home tournament opener against Gordon. Starting pitcher Kyle Burton needed just one, as he blanked the visitors...

 By Dave Faries    Community    June 26, 2014

Fire in the sky

Wednesday's sunset took on spectacular hues.... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Community    June 26, 2014

Potter Melodrama

At first all seems calm and mild in the old western town of Low Humidity Chasm, which one must assume is down the line from Dry Gulch. The only speck of trouble is of a personal nature-the devious...

 By Dave Faries    Opinion    June 24, 2014

From the editor: A little bit dim

Universal truths are hard to come by, when you think about it. We can all agree on “thou shalt not kill,” for example—until war, hoodies, bad guys with guns or the right to choose muddy the issue. Same with that “give unto Caesar” bit,...

 By Dave Faries    Community    June 24, 2014

Meet the press

Left to right: Steve Nelson - president of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation, Pete Ricketts - Republican candidate for Governor, Mark McGargue - the first vice president of the Farm Bureau's PAC ,... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Community    June 24, 2014

Window dressing

Cindi Egging began painting reminders for the Cheyenne County Fair this week. The Fair starts July 27.... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 23, 2014

Sidney wears out basepaths in triangular rout of Gordon, Valentine

The beat went on for the Post 17 nine as they recorded their seventh consecutive win, capping a doubleheader sweep over Gordon and Valentine at Gordon's Kiwanis Field on Sunday afternoon. Sidney...

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 23, 2014

Sidney Stingrays

Miranda Ahrendt... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 20, 2014

Onstott's blast fuels 4-2 Sidney win

If Post 17 was at all troubled by their early 2-0 deficit to district foe Gering on Thursday night, Colton Onstott quickly put their fears to rest. The veteran catcher drove in three runs and scored...

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 20, 2014

Sidney Legion Action

Kyle Burton prepares to fire to first after scooping up Quentin TImblin's tapper as Colton Onstott shouts his support.... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 19, 2014

For the record

Mothers snap photos of high school wrestlers from the Panhandle and beyond at Wednesdays exchange in Sidney.... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 19, 2014

Mixing competition with camaraderie

"I'm definitely not in shape," Sidney wrestler Michael Muggli said after beating John Todd by a 9-1 decision Wednesday night. High school wrestling's regular season ended four months ago. The new...

 By Dave Faries    Community    June 18, 2014

Taking a look

Nebraska Tourism brought a group of 20 national travel writers through Sidney this week. On Wednesday morning they met with outdoor experts at Cabela's to hear about new trends in camping and other... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 18, 2014

Sidney pummels Alliance

For an inning and a half at Legion Park on Tuesday night, Alliance held an advantage over Post 17. But after the home side piled on 7 runs in the bottom half of the second and another 6 in the...

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 18, 2014

Smile for the camera

Sidney's infielders gather on the mound to kill time--and mug for the camera--during a delay before Tuesday evening's game against Alliance. From left: Arik Doty (SS), Jaden Sears (2B), Skyler Arent... Full story


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