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 By Don Ogle    News    April 19, 2019 

WNCC I&E Center Celebrates Success

A year and a half in the making, Western Nebraska Community College held an open house and ribbon cutting for its Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center Wednesday. The center is testiment, said...

 

Board of Governors Meets in Sidney

The Western Nebraska Community College board of governors met at the WNCC Sidney campus Wednesday following a celebration of Sidney’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center.  The Innovation and...

 
 News    April 19, 2019 

New Report And Vision On State Of Early Education In The Panhandle Released

GERING — A new collaborative report entitled The Nebraska Panhandle: An Assessment of Birth-Grade 3 Care and Education was released Wednesday in Gering. Nebraska Commissioner of Education Matt Blomstedt provided opening remarks at the event, which...

 
 News    April 19, 2019 

Nebraska Right to Farm Act Bill Advances in Legislature

LINCOLN -- A bill that would expand protections for farmers under the Nebraska Right to Farm Act advanced through the Legislature April 10. LB 227, introduced by Sen. Dan Hughes of Venango, was approved 31-7 after a two-day debate among senators....

 
 News    April 19, 2019 

Sidney Shooting Park Benefit Dinner, Auction Set for May

The Sidney Shooting Park is hosting its ninth all-you-can-eat Rocky Mountain Oyster dinner — or a chicken strip alternative — and auction May 18 at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds. Dinner includes beans, potato salad, coleslaw, dessert, coffee,...

 
 News    April 19, 2019 

SPNRD: Lodgepole Creek Flow Increasing

South Platte Natural Resources District’s (SPNRD) Board of Directors (Board) held its monthly meeting On Tuesday April 9,SPNRD Conference Room in Sidney. Travis Glanz, SPNRD Water Resources Coordinator, presented four routine Pooling Renewal...

 
 News    April 19, 2019 

Fischer Announces Staff Local Office Hours For Cheyenne and Deuel Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) announced today that her staff will hold local office hours in Cheyenne and Deuel counties on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. These office hours serve as a convenient opportunity for constituents to...

 

City Sets New Hearing for Building Purchase

On April 9, a four-member Sidney Council denied a proposal to purchase a three-story office building and related parking lots with a split vote, two councilmen in favor and two against. Mayor Roger...

 

Commissioners OK Tourism Projects

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved four projects for funding. The Cheyenne County Visitor Committee presented a request from the Cheyenne County Rodeo Committee for $1,500 to promote...

 

Nebraska Supreme Court to Hold Court Session at Scottsbluff High School

In honor of Law Day, Nebraska Supreme Court Justices will hold oral arguments in the Scottsbluff High School auditorium on April 29 at 9:30 a.m. The visit marks the first time that the Supreme Court has held court arguments in Scottsbluff. The event...

 

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center Open House

SIDNEY – The community is invited to attend Western Nebraska Community College in celebrating the official opening of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I & E) Center on the Sidney Campus today (Wednesday, April 17) at 10 a.m. An open house will...

 

City Good Friday Closure

The City of Sidney will be closed on Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday. All City Departments will be closed including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus...

 
 By Meghan Straub    News    April 17, 2019

Protecting the Good Life in Flood Aftermath

LINCOLN-- As Nebraskans impacted by the flood are beginning to pick up the pieces and rebuild, many have the added worry and concern of being scammed. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said that after a disaster of a magnitude similar to the f...

 

Storm Keeps First Responders Busy

On Wednesday afternoon, April 10, the anticipated repeat blizzard arrived in Western Nebraska, dropping snow, reducing visibility and closing roads. The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office was kept busy...

 

New Date Set For Postponed Pesticide Applicator Training

Nebraska Extension has set April 17 as the new date for a pesticide applicator training session in Scottsbluff that had to be postponed due to weather. The training is for commercial pesticide applicators seeking initial certification, and will...

 

Gov. Ricketts Tells the Legislature: "Keep Your Paws Off of Pet Healthcare"

LINCOLN – On National Tax Day yesterday, Governor Pete Ricketts joined Nebraska veterinarians and animal advocates to voice disapproval of the Legislature's proposed tax on pet and livestock...

 

Split Vote Denies Property Purchase

An effort to purchase a downtown office building ended Tuesday with a split vote. Sidney City Manager Ed Sadler and Economic Development Director Melissa Norgard met with the City Council regarding...

 

Property Tax Collection Exceeding Recent Years

The Sidney property tax collections are exceeding recent years by 23 to 28 percent. Sidney’s Finance Director David Scott reported the condition of the City’s budget to the city council Tuesday...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    April 12, 2019

Martinez Loses Postconviction Appeal to Supreme Court

A man convicted of a 2012 murder in Sidney has been denied postconviction relief by the Nebraska Supreme Court. Larry Martinez was convicted in July 2012 in the shooting death of Mandy Kersham and...

 

Blizzard Conditions Expected Today into Thursday

Weather forecasters are predicting the area to be hard hit by a winter storm set to sweep across the area beginning today and lasting into Thursday. Blizzard Warnings now in effect starting as early...

 

'The Well' Opens Doors in Sidney

Everyone has a story, a part of their past they would rather keep there - in the past. However, the past can also be a hearty springboard into the future. That is a lesson Justin Brown, pastor of...

 

Memorial Planned for Former Teacher

Students of Sidney schools lost an asset, and friends and family want her remembered. Tammy Sherman was an integral part of the West Elementary School community, according to principal Gene Russel....

 

CASA Spreads the Word During Child Abuse Awareness Month

One in four girls is sexually abused before the age of 18, and one in six boys are sexually abused before the age of 18. Nearly 70 percent of all reported sexual assaults, including assaults on...

 

Top Sidney Students Recognized by Board of Education

Sidney Public Schools' top students were recognized at the board of education meeting Monday. The student recognitions were through the Sidney Middle/Senior High School Monthly Performance Award...

 

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