Government

O’Malley makes campaign visit in Garden City

By SCOTT AUST Former state representative Ed O’Malley joked during a stop Thursday at the Clarion Inn, part of a statewide tour to cities across the state announcing his candidacy for governor of Kansas, that he has been “trying really hard” to visit Garden City but the weather hasn’t cooperated. […]

City-Link marks 10th year

By SCOTT AUST Garden City officials helped Finney County Transit celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the City-Link fixed route public transit service with a ceremony and tours of the transit center, 1008 N. 11th St. Chrystal Bazan, who has been director of Finney County Transit since March 2015, said […]

Pollet appointed to state oversight subcommittee

By SCOTT AUST Katrina Pollet, executive director of the Finney County Department of Corrections, was recently appointed to a subcommittee of the state’s Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee. Formed as a result of legislation passed during the 2016 legislative session, the oversight committee is looking at ways the state can better […]

Voter registration deadline approaches

By SCOTT AUST City and school elections are fast approaching and those interested in voting have a little less than three weeks to get registered. On Nov. 7, voters will decide who sits on the Garden City Commission, Holcomb City Council, the boards of education for USD 457 Garden City […]

New program hopes to aid at-risk students

By SCOTT AUST A new home-grown program designed to help long-term suspended students continue their education and prevent them from dropping out of school altogether began this week at the Finney County Community Services Center. Katrina Pollet, executive director of the Finney County Department of Corrections, said the idea – […]

Gubernatorial candidate Hutton visits Garden City

By SCOTT AUST Though his “official” announcement isn’t until Sept. 15, Wichita businessman and former state legislator Mark Hutton makes no bones about the fact that he is seeking to become the Republican nominee for Kansas governor in 2018. “I want to bring solutions to the table. I want to […]

Awarded the Chief’s Coin

From Garden City Police Department: “Today SMPO Robert Scrivner, SMPO Tanya Bradley, MPO Juan Martinez, Ofc Steve Edler, Ofc Margo Edler, and Captain Randy Ralston were awarded the Meritorious Service award and Sgt Andy Roush was awarded the Chief’s Coin for their outstanding accomplishments by going beyond their regular duties to […]