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Back to school, back to safety


When school starts on Aug. 18 drivers need to keep a watchful eye for pedestrians big and small.

“We’re going to have all kinds of kids out, we’ve got new drivers coming out,” said Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson.

Both Jenson and Sidney’s Chief of Police BJ Wilkinson advised that drivers slow down and pay extra attention in school zones.

“With school coming up, they really need to get their head wrapped around, it doesn’t matter how late they are, they need to leave earlier and allow more time,” Jenson said.

Motorists need to remember that kids might not be the only d...

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