Government

Garden City to host gubernatorial forum Oct. 25

The 2018 Southwest Kansas Gubernatorial Debate is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 inside Clifford Hope Auditorium, 1412 N. Main St. in Garden City. The event is free and open to the public. Each of the five candidates appearing on the November ballot will participate in the 90-minute debate, including […]

Garden City’s annual fall cleanup begins Monday

Garden City’s annual two-week fall cleanup kicks off Monday, providing residents an opportunity to get rid of the clutter hanging around their homes and property. The free pick-up is for residential areas only, not businesses. The cleanup starts Monday, Oct. 1, and continues through Friday, Oct. 12, with the city […]

Garden City hosts alternative fuels workshop

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Representatives from area municipalities, utilities and the alternative fuels industry attended a free workshop Wednesday in Garden City to learn more about the benefits and challenges of natural gas. The workshop provided an overview of Garden City’s adoption of clean fuels and natural […]

Two City videos win national awards

GARDEN CITY – The City of Garden City has won two national awards for videos produced by its IT & Communications Department. The awards were given by the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA). 3CMA is a national network of local government communicators. Each year during its annual conference, the organization hosts […]

Candidate filing, party switch deadline near

The Finney County Clerk’s Office is reminding voters and potential candidates that the deadline to file to run for office, and the deadline to switch party affiliation before the August primary, is noon this Friday, June 1. Kansas law passed in 2014 prohibits registered voters already affiliated with a party […]

Garden City commemorates National Peace Officers Memorial Day

By Greater Garden City The Garden City Police Department and the Finney County Sheriff’s Office joined Tuesday to commemorate National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The local service, in front of the Law Enforcement Center, included presentations by Chief Michael Utz, Sheriff Kevin Bascue and Garden City Vice Mayor Dan Fankhauser. […]

Finney County introduces new communications specialist

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications It’s not unusual for young people to flee their small towns after high school to see what the big, wide world has to offer. Sara McClure was no different. The Garden City native left for college in California to be closer to “the […]