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Articles from the May 20, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 20, 2015

Huber named new deputy county attorney

The Cheyenne County Attorney’s Office has a new deputy attorney. Justin R. Huber, of Sidney, began his tenure earlier this week. On Tuesday, Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Schaub said he is looking forward to working with Huber. “He started workin...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 20, 2015

Year brings increased enrollment, student success at Sidney schools

Classes at schools throughout Sidney ended for the academic year on Wednesday, and students will now be on summer break until mid-August. Sidney Public Schools Superintendent Jay Ehler said the past year has been punctuated by student successes,...


Teachers retire with more than 160 years of experience

As the school year comes to an end, the graduating seniors aren't the only ones who are starting a new chapter outside of Sidney High School. Sidney High School's Jane Holechek, Tim Smith, Brent Joyce...


City offices closed for Memorial Day

The City of Sidney will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial 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 Department... Full story

 By Larry Nelson    Community    May 20, 2015

Veteran's History Project - Leslie E. Larsen

Leslie E. Larsen Master Sergeant U.S. Army 1972-2002 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Potter, is...


Late May Freeze

A mixture of rain and snow covered Sidney yesterday afternoon kicking off the low temperatures and rainy forecast for the rest of the week.... Full story


Service Notice: Lester F. Johnson

Lester F. Johnson, formerly of Potter, passed away at his home in Phoenix, after a well fought battle with Parkinson’s Disease on April 10, 2015. Cremation has been held. Military graveside Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 29, at the... Full story


Engagement: Young, Cochran to marry

David and Julie Young of Tucson, Ariz. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Ann Young, to Shane Matthew Cochran, son of Kelly and Kevin Utley of Sidney, and Rondell and... Full story

 By Kyle Bules    Community    May 20, 2015

Saying 'thank you'

Nearly 60 people attended the going away party held at the Hillside Bar & Grill for James and Megan McGown on Tuesday evening. Megan is the Economic Development Director for the City of Sidney. James... Full story


Dress Down Days donation

Court Appointed Special Advocates was the recipient of the March "Dress Down Day" funds. Cheyenne County CASA is a private, nonprofit volunteer organization that assist abused and neglected children... Full story


'Step-by-step' approach can ease estate-planning process

Like many people, you may enjoy investing. After all, it can be invigorating to put away money for your future, follow the performance of your investments and track the progress you’re making toward your long-term goals, such as a comfortable...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 20, 2015

Athletes take aim at Class D titles

OMAHA, Neb. – The 2015 NSAA State Track & Field Championships are set to begin at Burke Stadium in Omaha this weekend. Dozens of local student athletes have qualified for one of the NSAA's most...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 20, 2015

Sidney eyes spot at top of podium

Coming off a 2014 track and field season in which the Red Raiders boys finished as the runner-up at state, matching the success of last season could be a tall order. But with a strong cast on both...


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