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  • Charter addresses questions at City Council Meeting

    Brittany Kuhns|Oct 28, 2016

    City Council held its last meeting for October on Tuesday. Eddie Trower, Charter Communications Government Affairs, answered questions regarding Charter’s service within Sidney. Trower said Fox and NBC would be available in high definition soon. Trower added that 70 percent of people used to have cable television and now that has dropped to 35 percent. Because of those statistics, the Sidney office will still be closing despite public concern on customer service. Trower said to improve customer service, all call centers have been brought b...

  • Halloween safety tips

    Brittany Kuhns|Oct 28, 2016

    With Halloween quickly approaching, parents are recommended to educate their children on the Halloween safety, to remain as safe as possible, while having a good time trick-or-treating. The National Safety Council gives the following safety tips to parents and children for Halloween safety, while trick-or-treating a parent or responsible adult should always accompany young children on the neighborhood rounds. If older children are going alone, plan and review the route that is acceptable to you. Parents and children should agree on a specific...

  • Richard L. Kaysen Staff Sgt. - U.S. Army - 1969-1971

    Larry Nelson|Oct 28, 2016

    In the late sixties, young men facing the draft had decisions to make. Many figured that about every third person drafted into military service was going to become a US Marine. That worked for some. Others wanted to guide their own futures. Richard L. Kaysen (Rick) had graduated from high school and by 1968, had a college degree as well. Once the education was completed, the Selective Service was still out there. Rick surveyed the field and found his best choice was the US Army. Once he had...

  • A vote to renew economic development a vote toward future

    Oct 28, 2016

    In addition to choosing our U.S. President on November 8, Sidney voters will determine the direction of our community’s future growth. The Committee to Renew the Sidney Economic Development Program and the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce encourages Sidney voters to approve a ballot measure that would continue allocating a portion of the city’s existing sales tax to the city’s economic development program, also known as the LB840 program, to create new jobs, retain existing businesses, and expand the tax base for another 10 years. Cheye...

  • Lady Raiders down Kimball in season finale

    Oct 28, 2016

    KIMBALL - Sidney's Lady Raiders closed out their season with a tough-fought win over Kimball, as the Lady Longhorns challenged Sidney at every turn Tuesday. Kimball battled out to a 7-2 lead in the first set and gave Sidney fits clear through the set, with the Lady Raiders trailing until reaching an 18-point tie. Sidney battled on to a 25-21 win, closing the first set on an ace serve by Maddi Porter. Sidney led most of the second set, jumping out to a 6-2 lead, but Kimball closed the gap in the...

  • Peetz enters state playoff play this Saturday

    Oct 28, 2016

    Peetz High School’s Bulldog football team is once again headed to the state playoffs and is set to meet a familiar foe. The Bulldogs were unable to gain the top slot from their area after a disappointing loss to Fleming, but enter the six-man playoffs with high hopes and a plan to topple their opponent, the Eads Eagles. Both teams enter Saturday’s contest with 6-2 overall records, but with one more league loss, Peetz became the 10th seed, while Eads is seventh. Kickoff is at 1 p.m Subscribe to the Sidney Sun-Telegraph to read the rest of the...

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