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The Value of Housing

“Affordable” has different meanings, depending on if the buyer has two quarters in his pocket or an extensive line of credit. The same can be said for determining a community's housing market. Add... Full story

 

Cheyenne County Receives Dividend Check

LINCOLN – Cheyenne County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $16,530, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation...

 

Chamber Updates City Council

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce continues to stay active in promoting the business community of Sidney and the county, according to Chamber President and CEO Hope Feeney. Feeney met with the... Full story

 

Sidney News Briefs

Sidney to Observe Columbus Day The City of Sidney will be observing the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 12. All City Departments will be closed, including the Library and the Landfill, and the public transportation bus will not be running....

 

COVID Update

As of Sept. 28, the Nebraska Panhandle has experienced nine deaths related to the COVID-19 virus. The Panhandle Public Health District reported 14,052 people have been tested since March. Of that numb...

 

'Stronger Together' Draws Shoppers

Downtown Sidney woke early Saturday as the "Stronger Together" program participants opened their doors to shoppers. The event is designed to encourage shoppers to see what Sidney's small businesses...

 

State Issues Smoke Advisory

Numerous large wildfires in the Western United States may affect the air quality in Nebraska. Nebraska continues to monitor smoke levels and wind directions and provides updates accordingly to the...

 

Constitution Week Starts Sept. 17

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do...

 

Airport Authority Approves Budget

The Sidney Airport Authority Board meet Sept. 10, approving its budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The budget shows actual disbursements and transfers increasing from $335,485.51 for the 2018-2019...

 

CARES Funds City Bus

The Sidney City Council recently it can receive a new public transportation bus through the CARES Act. "As part of the CARES Act, we're eligible to apply for a bus," said Sidney City Manager David...

 

Surviving COVID

In the world of the cynic, “No good deed goes unpunished.” In the world of Karen and Bill Sydow of Sidney, serving a friend in need resulted in their own illnesses. The symptoms caused concern...

 

Panhandle Public Health District Prepares to Move to Next DHM Phase

LINCOLN – Panhandle Public Health District will be the fourth local health department to move to Phase 4 of the Directed Health Measures (DHMs). Phase 4 is the highest of the four phases with Phase 1 closing all dine-in services, gatherings...

 

Ricketts Orders Flags Flown at Half-staff

LINCOLN – Gov. Pete Ricketts ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor the passing of Lincoln Police Department Investigator Mario Herrera. “Susanne and I were devastated to learn of the passing of Investigator Mario Herrera,” said Gov....

 

Suspect Steals NSP Cruiser, Crashes in Cheyenne County

The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a situation that occurred Sunday afternoon near Sidney, during which a suspect stole a Nebraska State Patrol cruiser, in an attempt to avoid...

 

Council Approves Bond Refinancing Effort

The Sidney City Council approved a proposal that is expected to save the city thousands of dollars on loans. Paul Donna, managing director of public finance for Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc., addressed...

 

Managing Our Water

The Sidney City Council approved a SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) system for the City's water department. SCADA is a control system architecture that includes computers, networked...

 

A Sign of Things to Come

Work is underway for a new basketball court in Legion Park in memory of Alan Hartzler who was known for his commitment to youth sports and coaching. The plan is for a regulation-size basketball court...

 

'Riggs' Training for Duty

The name is a play on words from a movie script, two partners facing the bad guy with different but complimentary skills. However, this isn't a typical partner relationship, unless you understand the...

 

Commissioners Approve Tourism Board Grants

The Potter area of Cheyenne County will be bustling next weekend as activities will be happening downtown and at a few miles away. Along with the food and entertainment scheduled for Main Street of...

 

Honored for Service

There certain occupations in life that are defined as service, interactive with the community. Others, it takes a little looking outside of the box, or deeper in the heart. For some people, working...

 

Health Alert Reinstated at Oliver Reservoir

Today, Friday, August 21, the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) was notified by the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) that the water sample for Oliver Reservoir meets or exceeds the threshold of the toxin, Microcystin...

 

COVID Positive Case Identified at Sidney High School

A Sidney High School student was identified recently as positive with the COVID-19 virus. The announcement was made in a press release issued by the Sidney School District 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18....

 

Council Approves Bump in Airport Funding

The Sidney City Council approved increasing funding for the Sidney Municipal Airport. On Tuesday, Aug. 11, the Sidney City Council debated a proposal for reinstating funding for the airport. For the...

 

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,...

 

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