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Camping World Expands to Sidney

Monday afternoon any rumors or hopes of the next business interest in Sidney became official as the CEO of Camping World RV & Outdoors announced plans to open a location in Sidney. Marcus Lemonis,...

 

COVID Shows Slight Improvement in Panhandle

The Panhandle Public Health District recently reported an improvement in the region's response to COVID-19. From March 2 to Aug. 4, the Panhandle area has conducted 8,320 tests. Of that number, 444...

 

Living On a Movie Set

I remember some of the shows from my early years. They were odd, challenging and mysterious all at the same time. They were mysterious because even at that time, “the latest in polyester and...

 

New Shop, New Focus

Build your reputation right and customers will find you. That is the experience of Nick Eddy and his new shop Outlaw Motorsports. Several years ago, Eddy had a business called “Nick’s Small...

 

Council Renews Chamber Contract

The Sidney City Council agreed July 28 to continue its contract with the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce.  The contract is for the Chamber to execute "services and deliverables" for the City each...

 

Sidney Residents Protest Living Conditions

“Enough is enough” was the chant Thursday morning when residents of Western Heritage Apartments in Sidney took to the street to present their case. Residents are complaining of his prices for...

 

Emergency Communications Center Logs More than 21,000 Calls

The Cheyenne County Emergency Communications Center (CCECC) logged 21,325 calls from all the agencies it dispatches in fiscal year 2019-2020. CCECC Manager Heidi Gillespie presented her annual report...

 

Clean Your Glasses

"If you want to see evil, evil is all you will see." Many years ago now, I was driving what was then a rural section between two cities in Colorado. The sun was just beginning to set and the colors...

 

Aug. 17 is the date

Caution, communication and environmental awareness appear to be the keywords for Sidney Public Schools bringing students back to the classroom. District Superintendent Jay Ehler released a statement...

 

Livestock Auction Draws Support Online and In Person

The tradition of 4-H members walking their sheep, goats or cattle before potential buyers continued this year, although with some noticeable changes. This year's 4-H Livestock Sale, the key point of...

 

Defining Distance

Sometimes I wish there could be a way to record quick thoughts from a radio broadcast. The problem or challenge is that I heard this particular comment while driving. I’m pretty sure the only thing...

 

Wins & Losses for Legion Teams

Sidney Seniors Fall to Alliance 1-12 Saturday, 5-3 against Chadron Friday The Sidney Seniors have a 7-11 record as of Monday morning after losing to the Aliance FNBO Spartans 1-12 Saturday and the Cha...

 

City Awarded Insurance Return

It isn't often an insurance carrier approaches a client with the words “Here's a check.” More often it is facing the challenge of minimizing claims and related increases. But that was not the...

 

VALTS Agreement Renewed

The Sidney School District approved an agreement with Education Service Unit (ESU) 13 for the Valley Alternative Learning Transitioning School (VALTS). VALTS is a program designed “to provide...

 

Sidney High School Recognizes 2020 Graduates

The Sidney High School Class of 2020 met as students one last time Saturday at the high school football field. The breeze and high temperatures welcomed a new day as students waited to hear their...

 

Flatulence Among the Bovine Burgers

Several years ago, I read through a proposal that brought together a strange unity of “The Jetsons” and the latest “save the animal of the month” club. There was a report released of meat, a h...

 

Sidney Juniors Record Two Weekend Losses

The Sidney Juniors record added two notches to the wrong column Sunday, falling to the Chadron Junior Nationals 9-7 Sunday afternoon, then 4-3 later that night. The Sidney Juniors entered Sunday with...

 

Lending a Hand to the Plow

There were tears, smiles, laughter and quiet memories as local farmers gathered for one last chance to return a favor to one known to give to anyone who had a need. Life seldom ends on a schedule....

 

In Need Of Control

To the passing motorist, that creature running alongside the car, then darting into the field is a harmless creature of semi-arid desert. They appear to have almost chipmunk-like qualities that from...

 

Be the Change You Want to See in Others

If I remember right, this is a statement most recently connected with programs like Challenge Day and Sidney High School’s Unified Raiders. It might sound soft and all goody-feelie, but it has a...

 

Sidney Seniors Season at 6-6

The Sidney Seniors defeated the Akron Rams 18U Saturday by a score of 11-1, bringing their record to 6-6 for the season as of July 11. Later Saturday, Sidney defeated the Buckley Bombers varsity 7-2,...

 

Council Confirms David Scott as new City Manager

Months in the works, the Sidney City Council is closing in on a decision for its new city manager, announcing three finalists for the position in the June 9 meeting. The council announced David Scott...

 

VALTS Agreement Renewed

The Sidney School District approved an agreement with Education Service Unit (ESU) 13 for the Valley Alternative Learning Transitioning School (VALTS). VALTS is a program designed “to provide...

 

COVID update

As of July 1, the Panhandle Public Health District has recorded three deaths in the Panhandle region of Nebraska related to the COVID-19 virus. Nine more cases were announced July 1, bringing the...

 

County Fair 4-H Events On Schedule

One of the annual events in Cheyenne County is the county fair. There is the viewing of crafts, including clothing designs, animal shows and auction, carnival, concerts and many other events. Many of...

 

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