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About Sidney, Nebraska
To find out more about Sidney, visit http://www.sidney-nebraska.com/.

JSEC of Sidney, Nebraska

The Job Service Employers Council welcomes you to browse Sidney's job postings as you consider living and working in the:

The Sidney Employers encourage you to contact Job Service for other services: resume preparation; skill testing; self-help tips; automated job matching; local job climate; Veteran services; referrals to job training and vocational rehabilitation; employment counseling and many other job seeking services. Call or write Job Service, 927 23rd Avenue, Sidney, NE 69162 - Phone 308-254-6937/fax 308-254-6916.

http://www.dol.state.ne.us/jobserv.htm

JOB SEEKERS: For local and national job listing; how to guides; Resume Writer and Resume Check-up; career exploration tools; and AJB Job Scout (finds new job openings in your career field and e-mails them to the employer). Nebraska's America's Talent Bank is now opened. Job seekers can now enter resumes on the Internet.

EMPLOYERS: For self-job order entry, qualified applicant resumes; updated labor market information and simple links to state talent banks.

Sidney was named the "1995 NEBRASKA COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR" by the Nebraska Diplomats and State of Nebraska for its economic and community development activities. That followed being named the "1994 NEBRASKA COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR" by the Nebraska Community Improvement Program and "1993 GOVERNOR'S STATE AWARD WINNER" for its community recreation programs. Sidney is just a wonderful place to visit, live, work or do business whether you spend a day, a week or a lifetime.

Over two million travelers annually stop at the I-80 Exit 59 business development area. Sidney has also increased its lodging capacity from 200 to 400 rooms in just the past two years, with three new motels, two indoor swimming pools, a conference center and several new restaurants. A campground and RV park are also available.

RECREATION

A new $3 million indoor Community Center offers fitness machines, indoor running track, walking areas, racquetball, wallyball, handball, weight machines, basketball, volleyball and even a massage therapist. The Center is open to the public at a small fee. Phone number is 308-254-7000.

Hillside Golf Course is one of the most picturesque and challenging courses that Nebraska has to offer. The 18 hole course wraps around a scenic canyon area. Tee times are usually not a problem and you can call ahead at 308-254-2311. An array of water sports are available from the public swimming pool to boating, water-skiing and fishing at two nearby lakes. Interested in hunting? The Sidney area has an abundance of wildlife, including upland game, deer, antelope, and fowl. For the truly hardy, there are cross-country skiing and horseback riding trails.

SIGHTSEEING

Cabela's Retail Store and Wildlife Exhibit at Exit 59 is listed as the #2 Tourist Attraction in the entire state of Nebraska with over one million visitors annually from all over the world. Upon entering this magnificent complex, visitors are immediately in awe of the beautifully arranged natural habitat and over 500 wildlife exhibits and 60,000 product items on display. Cabela's is open year-round with no admission charge, and a 200 page catalog is available upon request.

Fort Sidney Complex is made up of the restored 1897 vintage Post Commanders Home at 1108 6th Avenue, the double set of Officer's Quarters, the Powder House and the Fort's original church. The Officers's Quarters has been converted to a museum containing furniture, military, pioneer and native American artifacts.

War Memorial in the Legion Park area features the state's flag pole, brilliantly lighted at night and with a massive flag that was manufactured right in Sidney. The Memorial is surrounded, in a unique fashion, with memorials to veterans from the area.

Living Memorial Gardens adjacent to the War Memorial is a recycling project of a 1940 vintage municipal swimming pool. The project was spurred by volunteers planting trees, shrubs and other plants in a panoram of beauty. An adjoining rock garden with unique flowers inside of a rock border, form an outline of each state in the United States.

Historic Downtown - Sidney has the only designated historic downtown in all of western Nebraska. Several buildings remain from the town's colorful historic past including the Gold Rush Days of the Sidney-Deadwood Trail and Fort Sidney era. Markers depict some of the history of the downtown buildings, now dotted with several quaint shops. Other historic sites include a Pony Express marker located just to the east of Sidney on U. S. 30. Northwest of town, several structures remain from the Sioux Army Depot ammunition manufacturing era, including 900 igloo structures. Museums are also available in the neighboring towns of Potter, Lodgepole and Dalton.

Sidney has over 400 business and several growing industries. We're proud that Nebraska's statewide business and industy leaders designated the city as "NEBRASKA'S 1995 COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR!"

For more information and for lodging arrangements in the Sidney area, you may call the Chamber/Visitors Center toll free at 1-800-421-GROW.
SIDNEY - WHERE NEBRASKA'S GOOD LIFE JUST GOT BETTER!!!