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SPNRD Recognizes Tammy Sherman as Environmental Educator

Passion is what makes the difference. It doesn't matter what the occupation or calling in life. It is the difference between working for the paycheck and working to benefit your clients... or... Full story

 

Havorka Appears in Court on Drug Charges

David Havorka, 56, of Sidney, appeared in Cheyenne County District Court Thursday, Oct. 17 for a preliminary hearing on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Havorka was arrested after... Full story

 

Table of Grace Seeks Community Support

For many families, the numbers just don't work. There is the struggle of school expenses for the children, proper clothes and the seasons change, and sometimes just keeping food in the cupboard....

 

City Announces Parking Limits During Winter

The City of Sidney would like to remind its citizens that starting October 15 all types of trailers, boats, and recreational vehicles are not allowed to be parked on the city streets.  This restricted parking is enforced on all streets inside the...

 

'Sherm' Resigns from Sidney Library

He's a familiar face in the literary community. He's not always outspoken, but known for his thoughtful words and excitement for blending bound books and new technology. Andrew "Sherm" Sherman and...

 

Commissioners Approve ATM in Courthouse

It may be a shorter walk if you're in the Cheyenne County Courthouse and find yourself short of cash or can't write a check. The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved Sheriff Adam Frerichs'...

 

Fly-In Breakfast

SimWon Kim, right, serves more pancakes for hungry pilots and supporters of the Western Nebraska Community College Avionics program during the Oct. 19 fly-in in Sidney. Proceeds from the breakfast...

 

Hay Truck Fire

Sidney Fire Department responded to a report of a truck hauling hay on fire near Highway 385 and Highway 30 at about 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. The Sidney Fire Department called City crews to...

 

TWAW Anniversary

It can be difficult for a woman to find trusted guidance when it comes to owning and operating a firearm. Walking into most gun stores is intimidating and asking basic questions can be met with...

 

Karuna Counseling Ribbon Cutting

Nicole Peralta cuts the ribbon for the new location of Karuna Counseling. The office is now located at 731 Illinois St. Karuna Counseling started as an office in the Western Nebraska Community...

 

Cheyenne County Receives Dividend Check

LINCOLN – Cheyenne County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $16,398, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county's...

 

Community Honors Anthony's Years of Service

Geri Anthony, front, and Jan Munson, pause near the cupcake display and custom cake during the Friday reception honoring Anthony's retirement. She has worked for the City of Sidney for more than 50...

 

Sidney Attorney New State Bar President

OMAHA – At the conclusion of the Nebraska State Bar Association (NSBA) Annual Meeting October 9-11, 2019, Steve Mattoon will accept the gavel from outgoing NSBA President J. Scott Paul. Steve...

 

Sidney Teacher Award of Excellence Recipient

If you want to do something well, do what you enjoy. That is an apparent motto of Erin Meyer, 6th grade teacher at West Elementary School in Sidney that has earned her an Award of Excellence from the...

 

Colorado Business Seeks Purchase of Airport Hangar

The City of Sidney and the Airport Authority Board have been approached by a company that wants to purchase a hangar to expand its business. The conflict is that so far the Airport Authority Board...

 

Reviving History: Elks Lodge Seeks Renovation

One aspect of Sidney cannot be denied. It has a lot of history. Some is unfortunately gone, some actively part of today's society and some hidden from plain sight. One part of history is unknown to...

 

Council Reviews Speed Limits

The Sidney City Council gave initial approval to an ordinance amending speed limits in the city limits. “This ordinance puts into place what we already have. But doing it this way, we have one...

 

Planning For Disasters - County Approves Nebraska Panhandle Mass Fatality Plan

Sports coaches will often tell athletes to “play the way you practice, and practice to win.” The Cheyenne County Commissioners were presented a plan with a similar philosophy but for a less...

 

Plains West CASA Inducts Six Advocates

When a person enters the court system, stress tends to go up and the definition of normal quickly changes. When a child is in the court system, the stress level can get even higher. Environments...

 

Cheyenne County Deputy Sheriff Receives Award

LINCOLN – Cheyenne County Deputy Sheriff Ron Kissler has received a Special Recognition Award from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county's property, liabilit...

 

City Observing Columbus Day

The City of Sidney will be observing the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 14. All City Departments will be closed, including the Library, the Landfill, and both public transportation buses. Trash collection normally scheduled for Monday will...

 

Nebraska Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in the Gambia Peace Corps Seeks Hundreds More Applicants by October 1

CHICAGO– Emily Gill, 23, of Gurley, has been accepted into the Peace Corps in The Gambia and will depart on Oct. 7, 2019, to begin training as a Community Gardening and Agroforestry Facilitator...

 

Business Luncheon Focuses on Networking

Developing your place in business needs networking and sharing resources. That is the message Western Nebraska Community College Sidney Campus Director Paula Abbot and others encouraged during a lunch...

 

Congratulations Sidney High School - U.S. Secretary of Education Announces 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently recognized 362 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019. The recognition is based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in c...

 

Workshops Scheduled to Help Job Seekers

What was expected to be a long career abruptly ended, leaving you without an income, immediate prospects, maybe even an updated resume. Local agencies are coming together to help workers trying to stay in the workforce. Western Nebraska Community...

 

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