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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 


'Drones' spotted in Deuel, Southeast Cheyenne Counties


January 8, 2020

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Numerous people have reported seeing drones or unidentified aircraft within 200 feet of ground level from the Sidney area south to Fort Morgan, Colo. As of Monday, no one has taken responsibility for the night flights

Eastern Colorado and into southeast Cheyenne County are abuzz with concern about night sightings of drones, unmanned aircraft, flying above private property.

Some reports indicate craft with wingspans nearing six-feet.

U.S. Sen. Deb. Fischer (R-Neb.) responded to the reports Friday, Jan. 3.

"My staff and I are aware of the recent drone sightings. We have been in touch with the FAA, and are monitoring the situation closely. I encourage Nebraskans to notify their local law enforcement office of any additional sightings," Sen. Fischer said in a written report.

The Federal Aviation Administrati...

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