A man and his horse

A man and his horse

Steve looked out from the turret of his cabin and watched the sun set behind the mountain. Branding is over for the spring, and he was able to get awa...

May 25th, 2016 |  


The Many Facets of Economic Development

The Many Facets of Economic Development

You have probably heard the term “economic development” bantered about, but have wondered just what that means to the City of Sidney. Econ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Forking Out the Spoonerisms

Forking Out the Spoonerisms

As someone whose picture hangs in the Baskin Robbins Hall of Fame for eating a record amount of Rocky Road ice cream at one sitting, it might be inapp...

May 22nd, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  



Teens turn to pale lumps

Teens turn to pale lumps

Dear Grandparenting: Spring is breaking and we’re all coming alive again. People are emerging from their winter cocoons and finally getting outd...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


Jackson celebrating 11th birthday

Jackson celebrating 11th birthday

By the time you read this, my baby boy will be 11! That is insane! He tends to be one of my favorite subjects to write about, so as you probably alrea...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


It’s Cow-a-dunga time

It’s Cow-a-dunga time

I was studying my card when the guys walked in for coffee.“What did you get?” asked Doc.“D-24.”“Just one?”“Y...

May 20th, 2016 |  


The ’80s were good for Madonna, but not Farmers!

The ’80s were good for Madonna, but not Farmers!

Almost as we take for granted our food I think we also take for granted the financial conditions of our agricultural community.The 1980s may have been...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Honoring Our Veterans with the Benefits They Deserve

Honoring Our Veterans with the Benefits They Deserve

Melissa Twine’s husband, Captain Philip Twine, was a logistics officer in the Air Force when he was killed in the line of duty in 2002. In an in...

May 19th, 2016 |  


High Quality H2O Always Needs a Bobby Boucher

High Quality H2O Always Needs a Bobby Boucher

Over the past few months we have learned a lot about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan and I must say that I am appalled by the failure of their loc...

May 19th, 2016 |  


School picnic brings fun for all

Today, we as a church had an excellent time together at what we call our “annual school picnic.”For the last five weeks, the three teacher...

May 19th, 2016 |