Snow, Cold Arrive In NWKS

The region is digging out from the latest snowstorm. An estimated four inches fell overnight at the newsroom in Colby as well as the bureau in Goodland. The snow and ice is also causing ... Continue Reading →

Koch Brother Plans To Tackle Justice System

Charles Koch is vowing to step up his effort to reform the legal system over the next year. The head of Koch Industries in Wichita says the nation’s criminal justice system needs ... Continue Reading →

Report: Fatalies, Injuries Climb After Speed Limit Increase

New state numbers show a 54 percent increase in highway deaths since the state’s top speed limit went up to 75 miles an hour. Injuries are up about 13 percent. State transportation ... Continue Reading →

KS Lawmakers View Budget Challenge As Opportunity

Kansas lawmakers have a plateful of potentially ugly decisions ahead to close the state’s budget gap. Some GOP lawmakers and Republican Governor Sam Brownback are using that toward ... Continue Reading →

Winter Weather Blamed For I-70 Crashes

Icy weather is believed to be behind a pair of accidents Friday in northwest Kansas. A teenager from Salina was taken to the hospital after losing control on I-70 near Oakley, and ... Continue Reading →

Governor Nominates KDHE Interim Director For Permanent Post

Governor Brownback nominates the interim director of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to get the job permanently. That does require confirmation by the state senate. ... Continue Reading →

Roberts: Progress Made Against ISIS

Senator Pat Roberts wraps up a two-day tour of Iraq and says he’s seeing progress in the fight against ISIS. He went to visit American troops, including about 400 from the Army’s ... Continue Reading →

KS Mulls Joining Lawsuit Against CO

Kansas still isn’t sure if it’ll join a lawsuit filed by other states against Colorado over its legalization of marijuana. State Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been considering ... Continue Reading →

Thomas County Crash Sends CO Teen To Hospital

A teenager from Colorado is in the hospital after colliding with a big rig at I-70 and US 83 in Oakley. He apparently ran the stop sign at the top of the ramp and was hit by the semi. ... Continue Reading →

Changes In Committee Leadership Ahead Of Legislative Session

Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick has replaced the leaders of two key committees. He’s named Representative Ron Ryckman Junior of Olathe to chair the budget-writing Appropriations ... Continue Reading →
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