Area residents sing on ‘Hometown Christmas’ album

A heartwarming collection of Christmas songs professionally recorded and performed by southwest Kansans is now on sale. The 5th anniversary edition “Hometown Kansas Christmas” CD includes songs performed, and in some cases written by, a group of local people ranging in age from 10 to over 60. The goal of […]

GCHS senior to perform at Carnegie Hall

Colten May, a senior at Garden City High School, has been selected for the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Colten will perform on the euphonium in February with the 2018 International Honors Band.  Participation in one of the five Honors Ensembles is […]

Boitano named Kansas Geography Educator of the Year

Lynn Boitano, a Read 180 instructor at Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center, has been named the Kansas Geography Educator of the Year for 2017 by the Kansas Geographic Alliance (KGA).  Boitano will be recognized at an all school assembly at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. Boitano was chosen for this award […]

SWKS dinner exchange aims to bridge cultural gaps

By BRYAN THOMPSON Kansas News Service Note: This article was originally published on September 29, 2017, by the Kansas News Service and High Plains Public Radio. A rural hospital administrator in southwest Kansas has taken on the role of go-between for Kansans and immigrants from war-ravaged countries on the other […]

Newest Communications Trainer

From the Garden City Police Department: “Congratulations to Communicator Alexa Aldaco for completion of the Communications Training Officer Program. She is our newest Communications Trainer.”

2017 Ambassador Award

From City of Garden City, KS – Local Government: “Congratulations to the Garden City High School Live Well Committee on receiving the 2017 Ambassador Award from the University of Kansas Cancer Center. The Committee includes Caroline Robinson (pictured with Mayor Melvin Dale), Cambry Hitchcock, Garret Kipp, Grace Reagle, Agustin Rodriguez, Paola […]

Newest Motor Officer

From Garden City Police Department: “Congratulations to Officer Steve Edler for completion of the GCPD Police Motorcycle Operators Course. Officer Edler is now our newest Motor Officer.”

21 mile bicycle tour

From Garden City Fit Body Boot Camp: “Stepping out your comfort zone will be hard but stepping out your comfort zone is the only way to grow. First time ever doing a 21 mile Bicycle tour”