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Trump to Nominate Gov. Brownback for Ambassadorship

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is looking to take an ambassadorship in President Donald Trump’s administration. The White House announced Wednesday that Trump will nominate the Republican governor to serve as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. The chairman of Kansas’ Republican Party says Brownback will be remembered as a governor who...
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U.S. 50 Resurfacing from Cimarron to Dodge City Rescheduled

Resurfacing of U.S. 50 from Cimarron to Dodge City has been rescheduled due to contractor scheduling conflicts.  The project is now set to begin on Monday, August 7.  U.S. 50 will be reduced to one lane guided by a pilot car during working hours with an approximate delay of 15 minutes during the project. ...
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Dodge City Days Starts Thursday

Dodge City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Dodge City Days 2017 begins Thursday and will last through August 6th. Director Abby Lewis tells us about the event. This is the 57th year of Dodge City Days and it starts on Thursday with a couple of events according to Lewis. For more information and schedule of events visit dodgecitydays.com Radio...
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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Deerfield

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply of the City of Deerfield located in Kearney County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because the system cannot currently maintain the minimum required chlorine residuals. Failure to maintain required chlorine residual levels...
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Kansas Senators Support Health Care Debate

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Both Kansas Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran have voted in favor of having the Senate debate health care legislation. The two Republicans were on the same side Tuesday even though they’ve taken different stances on a proposal from GOP leaders for overhauling health care. Roberts has backed the plan,...
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Dodge City Police Looking for Shooting Suspect

Dodge City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) On Sunday July 23 at 2:40 a.m., Officers from the Dodge City Police Department were dispatched to a mobile home at 201 E. McArtor for a shooting. When Officers arrived they found two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. During the investigation Detectives determined the victims were standing outside the trailer...
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GC Mother Arrested After DUI Accident

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) On July 24, 2017, at 10:41 a.m. Officers of the Garden City Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Jenny and Summit St. for a reported one car injury accident. When the Officers arrived on the scene, they identified the driver of the accident as Tara Saunders (28) 1612 Buffalo Jones...
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GC Police Seek Public Assistance in Shooting

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) On July 23, 2017, at 3:25 a.m. Officers of the Garden City Police Department were dispatched to St. Catherine Hospital regarding a shooting victim in the Emergency Room. When Officers arrived on the scene, they located a 29-year-old man from Dodge City with a gunshot wound to the groin area. He and...
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Bob Dole Nominated For Congressional Gold Medal

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas statesman Bob Dole has been nominated for the highest civilian honor Congress bestows. Sen. Pat Roberts and Rep. Lynn Jenkins are seeking to honor the longtime senator with the Congressional Gold Medal. The Wichita Eagle reports that Roberts and Jenkins jointly introduced resolutions Monday, two days after Dole’s 94th...
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GC Stabbing Suspect Bond Reduction Denied

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Alberto Tello, 23, was arrested on July 2 in the stabbing death of Carlos Romero, 23, Tello appeared in court Monday for the second time. Chief Public Defender Ronald Evans asked District Judge Ricklin Pierce to reduce Tello’s bond of $250,000 to a cheaper rate, a motion that Pierce denied.  The...
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