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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Community Celebrates Gold Rush Days


Forrest Hershberger

Two "saloon girls" pester a man during a scene portrayed by the Gold Canyon Gun Fighters Saturday.

The tents were up. Campfires were blazing with coffee pots keeping their black gold hot over the open fire. The cooks were busy serving heaping helpings of scrambled eggs and biscuits and gravy as gunslingers and saloon matrons were practicing their crafts. Across the grass, vendors were displaying their goods of art, delectable foods, tasty drinks unique combinations of sweet and spicy and craftsmen and craftswomen displaying their skills.

The event, Sidney Gold Rush Days, took place at Legion Park June 8-10.

The weekend included reenactments of street gunfights by Gold Canyon Gun Fighte...

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