Bobcat causes power outage in western Kansas…and other headlines: July 13, 2017

Crews responding to a power outage near Lakin quickly find the cause – a bobcat had climbed up the pole and gotten itself electrocuted. Workers removed the carcass and did the ... Continue Reading →

Fatal vehicle accident involving a bull in western Kansas…and other headlines: May 22, 2017

One woman is dead, 7 more taken to the hospital after a crash in Ford County. The driver of an SUV hit a bull standing on US 400, and the impact pushed the vehicle into oncoming traffic ... Continue Reading →

Social media threat leads to arrest of western Kansas student…and other headlines: May 10, 2017

A 16 year old becomes the second arrest surrounding a threat of violence at Garden City High School. That girl was arrested for a threat via Snapchat and a follow-up threat sent through ... Continue Reading →

Fires plague western Kansas…winds cause blow overs on highways…and other headlines: March 7, 2017

Fire is a major concern across Kansas; the result of weeks of dry weather coupled with more recent high winds. State officials are monitoring fires in 21 counties. The highest-profile, ... Continue Reading →

Interview with Mike Morley from Midwest Energy

Clay Patton talks with Mike Morley from Midwest Energy about the potential power line and fire dangers associated with the high winds today. Continue Reading →

Case of mumps confirmed in Colby…and other headlines: February 21, 2017

The Colby school district has a confirmed case of Mumps. A statement from the district doesn’t go into specifics. It comes just two days after health officials in Barton County ... Continue Reading →

Thousands still without power due to ice storm…and other headlines: January 17, 2017

Several thousand people in the Dodge City area are still without power after that ice storm coated the region during the weekend. The Victory Electric Cooperative out of Dodge City ... Continue Reading →

Man found dead from gunshot wound in Sherman County…and other headlines: December 28, 2016

Investigators continue looking for clues in Sherman County after a suspicious vehicle call turned up a man, dead of a gunshot wound. They’re asking anyone who knows anything in ... Continue Reading →

Much of western Kansas in drought conditions…and other headlines: December 5, 2016

The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor finds much of western Kansas at either moderate or severe stage. That comes just a few weeks after the whole state was declared drought ... Continue Reading →

Kobach selected to work with Trump’s transition team…and other headlines: November 10, 2016

Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach says he’s working on the transition team for the Trump administration. Kobach says he doesn’t expect a role in the cabinet but he’s ... Continue Reading →