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Advocacy groups to host foster care forum Oct. 3

Strengthen Families Rebuild Hope, a coalition of advocacy groups and individuals, will host a public forum on foster care issues from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E Walnut St. The meeting is open to anyone interested in foster care, especially child welfare-involved individuals and families, […]

Friends wish Cottrell well in retirement

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications A crowd of well-wishers, co-workers, family and friends filled the second floor meeting room at the City Administrative Center on Friday afternoon to pay their respects to Steve Cottrell, assistant to the city manager, as he marks his retirement from the City of […]

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 […]

Clean fuels workshop scheduled

A free workshop about natural gas/clean fuels in southwest Kansas is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon this Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Clarion Inn in Garden City. Attendees can learn more about cost saving opportunities and clean fuel adoption as well as receive information about funding, financing and incentives. […]

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 […]

GCHS senior named National Merit semifinalist

Chloe Hanigan, Garden City High School senior, was recently named a semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Hanigan now has an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $31 million, that will be offered next spring. To be considered for […]

High School, Grade School students to team up on project

The Garden City High School sculpture and graphic design classes are excited to announce that they have teamed up with the fourth-graders at Jennie Wilson Elementary School on a collaborative art project called “Monsters in the Closet.” Erika Victor’s fourth grade art students used their creativity and imaginations to design […]

Little Buffs Cheer Clinic

Garden City High School cheerleaders will hold their annual Little Buffs Cheer Clinic from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, and at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21st. The clinic is for children three years old through sixth grade. The squad will cheer during the first half of the GCHS […]