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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sun-Telegraph 

Ride for the Fallen


Saturday evening, a rumble of motorcycles entered Sidney. The bikers entered the county from the west, carrying with them a torch, a flame in honor of fallen soldiers. Their overnight stay was at the Sidney Elks Lodge.

Warren Williamson, executive director of Tribute to Fallen Soldiers, addressed the crowd upon stopping at the Elks. He said the ride from Oregon to Washington, D.C., is in honor of soldiers who did not return home. The ride began July 9 in Eugene, Ore., and is expected to arrive in Arlington, Virginia on Aug. 7. Sidney was the eighth stop on the ride.

The ride includes an et...

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