Community Briefs --- joint training, movie at the library
The Colorado Department of Corrections Search Team, Emergency Response Team and Crisis Negotiation Team will hold a joint training with the Colorado State Patrol, Sterling Police Department, Logan County Sheriff's Office and RE-1 Valley School District from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28. The exercise will involve approximately 60 operators and several ... (more)
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Property owners still frustrated with Tallgrass Energy
Property owners are continuing to express frustration with Tallgrass Energy. During a work session on Tuesday, the Logan County Commissioners met with Sterling resident Bob Baney, who spoke out against the company.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Sterling Mayor proclaims April 25 Arbor Day
Parks, Cemetery and Forestry Superintendent Shawn Conter accepts a proclamation from Sterling Mayor Dan Torres naming April 25 Arbor Day in the city of Sterling at Tuesday's city council meeting.
Sterling now requiring bagged grass clippings
The city of Sterling's Sanitation Division issued an announcement this morning that grass clippings must now be bagged in rollout containers.
Commission to meet on Sedgwick County court vacancy
The 13th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Sedgwick County Courthouse, 315 Cedar St., Julesburg, on Wednesday, May 28, to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Sedgwick County.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Frenchman RE-3 Board of Education sets salary for new superintendent
During a special meeting on April 1, the board voted to offer the incoming superintendent a salary range from $80,000 to $90,000 with a school vehicle for school functions and family health insurance.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Growing roses in Colorado
Roses are sold through mail-order nurseries, local garden and nursery outlets, retail departments and grocery stores.
Officials issue cautions on seasonal dangers
With the return of warm, dry weather, the Sterling Fire Department is reminding area residents to use caution and plan ahead before lighting an open fire.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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Pawnee Pioneer Trail provides economic benefits
The Pawnee Pioneer Trails Scenic and Historic Byway for northeastern Colorado was established in 1990.
Sterling celebrating 26th year as Tree City USA
The city of Sterling is marking its 26th consecutive year as a Tree City USA with an Arbor Day celebration on April 25. The 2013 Tree City USA designation from the Arbor Day Foundation honors the city's "commitment to effective urban forest management," a press release from the city's Forestry Division said.
Meeting to look at new election laws
The Sterling Area League of Women Voters will host a meeting on recent changes made by the Colorado Legislature that affect voter registration and elections.
Lebsocks bid accepted for purchase of Plainsman Grill, Northeastern 18
Lindi Lebsock McNabb, Dave Lebsock, left, and Brad Lebsock share their plans for the future of the Plainsman Grill and Northeastern 18, during an NJC Advisory Council meeting, Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Spring cleanup starts next week
In addition to coloring eggs and filling Easter baskets, Sterling residents may want to spend some time this weekend clearing out their homes and yards of trash, debris and unwanted items.
Community Briefs --- Flood Recovery Outreach Team, Republican lunch, TLC taking used car batteries
The Northeast Plains Flood Recovery Outreach Team will host an open house from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 26, at the Northeast Colorado Health Department.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Logan County Planning Commission tables Mitchek feedlot expansion request
The Logan County Planning Commission, at their regular meeting on Tuesday, tabled an amendment to a special use permit, submitted by Allen Mitcheck, to expand an existing feedlot.
Everything you didn't know about the Clerk and Recorder's Office
The Clerk and Recorder is responsible for recording documents, registering automobiles, issuing marriage licenses, civil union licenses, registering voters, administering elections and maintaining records for the Board of Logan County Commissioners.
Logan County Commissioners approve 8 Lodging Tax Board projects
The Logan County Commissioners tabled one Lodging Tax Board project and approved eight others during their business meeting on Tuesday.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Student News --- Jenna Vandenbark, Alex Beardsley, Samantha...
Several local students earned the Dean's Citation for Academic Excellence in the Monfort College of Business at the University of Northern Colorado for the 2013 fall semester.
Award offered in Iowa teen's disappearance
The mother of a missing teen from Iowa is still looking for her son, and believes he may be staying in the Sterling area.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Cleanup 'a step in the right direction'
Vickie Benson of Sterling was helping out at the cemetery Saturday morning, the second of two work days last week, and said the work done by volunteers from the Sterling Home Depot store and other individuals had made the cemetery look about "80 percent better."