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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Tourism Numbers Down For the Year, Up in June


September 5, 2018

Visits to Cheyenne County are showing numbers on both sides of the line. They are down, but they're also going up.

A Nebraska Tourism Commission press release dated Aug. 30 says tourism in Nebraska is going up. The report offers numbers including February, March and May setting all-time high records. The report adds that the total Nebraska lodging tax collection from July 2017 to June 2018 amounts to almost $5.7 million for a growth rate of nearly 7 percent.

Cheyenne County's numbers aren't quite so rosy, but they do offer a mixed picture.

Tourism Director Kevin Howard said tourism for 201...

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