The Sidney Sun-Telegraph - Serving proudly since 1873 as the beautiful Nebraska Panhandle's first newspaper

Opinion

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 1280

Page Up



 By Deb Fischer    Opinion    August 31, 2022

Supporting Kids

I often say one of Nebraska’s most precious resources is our children. They represent the next generation of great entrepreneurs, family farmers, doctors, police officers – you name it – that...

 

Vaclaf Smif

Vaclav Smil was born in 1943, during World War II, in Czechoslovakia, in the German Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. As a teenager, Smil's parents expected him to chop wood, every four hours, to...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

“Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings You have ordained praise (strength),” Psalm 8. See also wisdom Proverbs 8. Three to five year-old children are like little sponges, soaking up every bit...

 

Straight Talk With Steve:

Recently, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced plans to overhaul the organization due to major public mistakes it made throughout the days of the COVID-19 pandemic. This...

 

Lowering the Expectation, But At What Cost

Several years ago, I was scolded by a friend when I did a u-turn on a street I thought was empty and he didn’t see my bike. Oddly enough, some time later, I almost laid down the same bike to avoid...

 

Look Out! I'm Back!

With the permission of my wife, of course. So buckle up and prepare for another series of politically incorrect articles. After watching the serious over reach of the enforcement arm of the...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

The following words were written on the wall of an insane asylum: The love of God is greater far than tongue or pen can ever tell. It goes beyond the highest star and reaches to the lowest hell. The...

 

Straight Talk With Steve: Fair Time

These are now the dog days of summer and that means that it is also time to go to the fair. For the past three weeks fairs have been going on all throughout the nine counties which comprise...

 

Living In A Predicted Future

When I was much younger, I read a book about a future where the ratio of workers to available positions was so upside down, workers committed an hour per week, not the 40 hours that’s the standard...

 

Bill Russell and Retirement

Three weeks ago, on July 31, 2022, the former Boston Celtics’ imposing center, Bill Russell, passed away, at age eighty-eight. Over thirteen seasons at Boston, from 1957 to 1969, he collected a...

 

Coming Together to Grow Nebraska

Nebraska is experiencing terrific growth. We’ve seen big success creating jobs, cutting taxes, and attracting investment to our state. This week, I’m hosting Nebraska’s Ag and Economic Developme...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

The Love Life is not Pollyanna or wimpy. “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind,” 2 Timothy 1:7 Holy Spirit is power. God IS love. Jesus, the Master of...

 
 By Deb Fischer    Opinion    August 10, 2022

Improving Air Travel

If you or a loved one has traveled recently, you’ve likely experienced flight delays or cancelations. A combination of factors has disrupted our air travel system. According to the latest federal...

 

Small Town Values

There’s kind of a uniqueness in small towns that is too often overlooked. It isn’t the cafe that everyone flocks to because the cook/owner is also the founder from 50 years ago. It isn’t that...

 

Nothing More Nebraskan Than the State Fair

We’re less than a month away from our state’s biggest annual celebration — the Nebraska State Fair.  From August 26th through September 5th, Nebraskans from across the state will gather to...

 

Straight Talk from Steve

The role of religion in our public schools has taken center stage once again. In June the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Joseph Kennedy, a football coach in Bremerton, Washington, had a constitutional...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

“These [words of God] are seeds sown in good ground: those who hear the Word, accept it, act on it and bear fruit some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundredfold.” Mark 4:20.   Faith-SEED is...

 
 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    August 3, 2022

Straight Talk From Steve

Earlier this month I wrote an article on how the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services has been unable to account for $10.5 billion in State expenditures. $10.5 billion is more than the...

 

Battle at Rzhev

In the early days of World War II, 1939 to 1940, the Nazi German war machine advanced across eastern Europe, until its soldiers stood on the outskirts of Moscow, deep into the Soviet Union, poised...

 

Values Where They Count

Over time I’ve heard people criticize different restaurants on their first day out. The food wasn’t right. The delivery was slow. The lights were too soft. We’re all good at fifth-quarter...

 

Countering Communist China

This month, I issued a proclamation declaring July 2022 as “Victims of Communism Month” in Nebraska.  This is the second year in a row that I’ve issued this proclamation as a way to highlight...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

“These [words of God] are seeds sown in good ground: those who hear the Word, accept it, act on it and bear fruit some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundredfold.” Mark 4:20.   Faith-SEED is...

 
 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    July 27, 2022

Straight Talk From Steve

Earlier this month I wrote an article on how the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services has been unable to account for $10.5 billion in State expenditures. $10.5 billion is more than the...

 

Dream Big

It is often noted by counselors that one of the most important parts of life is finding importance. There is Robert Fulgrum’s book “What on earth have I done with my life?” There is the thought...

 

Recividism in Nebraska

Reducing the number of people who return to prison is a key goal of any criminal justice system. In Nebraska, more than 70 percent of those discharged in 2019 have not returned to the custody of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021