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Articles from the February 14, 2013 edition

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Champion

Wrestling champ – Brody Raines, 10, Sidney, recently became a state champion in the Colorado Metro Junior Wrestling League. When not participating with the Sidney Raiders, Brody competes with the...

 

Panetta weary of fight over his successor; wants ‘the hell out of town’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight in Congress over confirming Leon Panetta’s successor as defense secretary is getting on his nerves. After two formal Pentagon farewell ceremonies and weeks of preparing Chuck Hagel to take over, Panetta let fly...

 

Senate’s top Dem hits GOP for blocking Hagel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat attacked Republican senators Thursday for blocking Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be President Barack Obama’s next secretary of defense, saying it was “shocking” and “tragic” that the GOP...

 

Paralympic star Pistorius charged with murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius was charged Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend who was shot inside his home in South Africa, a stunning development in the...

 

SHS ‘Points for Pink’ deadline extended

SIDNEY — There’s still time to sign up for the Points for Pink fundraising event taking place at the Sidney High School basketball games with Alliance on Friday evening. Through Points for Pink, a person is able to sponsor money for every free...

 

Obama, business groups differ on minimum wage plan

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour and tying future increases to inflation will boost the incomes of millions living in poverty and spur job growth by pouring more money into the economy. But...

 

Cabela’s announces plans for Waco, Texas, outpost store

SIDNEY – Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB), the World’s Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, announced today plans to open a 42,000-square-foot Cabela’s Outpost store in Waco, Texas. Construction is scheduled to begin this...

 

Financial gifts for long-time Valentines

Love is in the air this week, as Valentine’s Day rolls around again. During the course of your life, you’ve probably sent your share of flowers and candy. But if your valentine is also your spouse – and, in particular, your long-time spouse ...

 

Every woman with a gun has a story

Gina Odom didn’t like guns until she felt that her baby’s safety was threatened. Daniela Halliburton armed herself when she returned to a home ripped apart by Hurricane Katrina. Susan Fowler and Mary (last name withheld) grew up with weapons in...

 

Valentine’s Day

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta was in court last week. More well known as Lady Gaga, she explained to the judge that she refuses to pay her former employee $390,000 for overtime hours because “she is a hood rat . . . suing me for money that...

 

Card Shower

Robert Gillham will celebrate his 90th birthday, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Birthday greetings may be sent to Robert at: 23111 Co. Rd. 74, #64, Peetz, CO 80747....

 

Pat Serres

Pat Serres 1932 to 2013 Pat Serres, 80, of Sidney, died Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 13, 2013, at the Sidney Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in the...

 

Cody J. Rodgers

Cody J. Rodgers 1976 to 2013 Cody J. Rodgers, 36, of Sidney, passed away Sunday evening, Feb. 10, 2013 in Sidney. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 15, in the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel...

 

Local man awarded for heroic act in saving a life; Sheriff Jenson presents awards

Jeff Teague, an independent owner operator leased to Adams & Sons Truckingwas awarded the Bowman Police Department’s Civilian Life Saving Award yesterday afternoon by Cheyenne County Sherriff John...

 

Animal ownership, resignations top city council agenda

Among heated debate on stray cats within Sidney city limits and recreational vehicles parked along city streets at the Sidney City Council meeting Tuesday night was also the remorseful resignation announcements of both city council member Aaron...

 

'Perfect for me'

Written by Sonja Ehlers on how she met her Valentine, Gary Ehlers: I have the most wonderful man who is my whole world, who isn’t perfect but is perfect for me, who works hard and would do anything...

 
 By Tina Mines    News    February 14, 2013

All that glitters is diamonds

They sparkle and shine not only in the case but on the sign, and if it’s all in a name like they say Albert’s Diamondland says it all. Barb and Rod Alberts opened their jewelry store in 1991...

 

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