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As you all know, I care about sports. That’s one of my genuine passions, Hell, that’s why I applied for this amazing job at the Sidney Herald. I do, however, have many other interests. Now more than ever, sports and one of the other things I care about are becoming entangled. I’m talking abo…

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At the December school board meeting, Sidney trustees discussed the possibility of therapy dogs in the school district. As a person who most often has my dog in tow at work or otherwise, I was immediately excited to listen in on the conversation. I was disappointed to hear the idea didn’t ex…

Chances are good that if you have tried to call the office recently to get in touch with me, you were not successful. Between our annual conference, meetings, workshops, meetings and a couple of sick kids it seems as though I have been away from my desk more than usual the last couple of mon…

I participated in an interesting discussion a while ago that reminded me of the vital importance of using words correctly.

A couple of weeks ago I highlighted an upcoming pruning workshop and I wanted to take this opportunity today to discuss this program in more detail.

Everyone knows by now that I love sports. I guess you could say I’m a sports nerd. I can watch almost any sport and find joy in it, especially if I’m a fan of that team or if I’m covering the sport for the newspaper.

Being home for the holidays doesn’t have to mean busy airports, bad roads, stressful weather and anxious travel. For me, the majority of my adult years, it’s just meant being happy to have a roof over my head and food to eat.

Like everyone else I’ve been following the situation in Hong Kong with a combination of irony, hope and despair.

It’s the time of year when most of us pause to count our blessings. The very cusp of the holiday season. Admittedly, I tend to be a bit of a humbug when it comes to Christmas, but I really love Thanksgiving. Football, food, friends, family and fun — all without the pressure of gift-giving.

There are several checks and balances in place to ensure that our food supply in America is as safe as it can be. Obviously, with some not-too-recent issues with salmonella and e-coli outbreaks, there are things that slip through the cracks, but for the most part we do have the most reliable…