Geocaching game combines treasure hunting and technology in Kansas parks
July 12, 2010
Thanks to technology, treasure hunting is not as hard at it used to be.
Garden party: Tour Des Fleurs highlights creative outdoor planning
June 13, 2010
In three short years, Judy Lafond and her husband, Don, turned their small, newly constructed tiny yard into a backyard oasis. You can get ideas from her and other gardeners on next weekend’s annual Tour des Fleurs.
Sail Kansas: Landlocked sailors thrive in their beloved pastime
June 13, 2010
Think about sailing, and you might imagine the azure open waters of Key West, Cape Cod or Australia’s Barrier Reef. But, Kansas? Not exactly a mecca for mariners.
Thomas the Tank Engine returns for annual visit to Baldwin City
June 4, 2010
For the Toland family, 4-year-old Joseph’s love for Thomas the Tank Engine is one of their top priorities.
Beehive makes unexpected appearance in Lawrence front yard
June 3, 2010
At first, Lawrence resident Joyce Barrett noticed only a group of neighbor children gathered around a tree in her front yard.
State seeking public input on protecting forests in Kansas
May 27, 2010
Kansas Forest Service is seeking public input on forest areas targeted for protection under its legacy program.
Bloomington Beach access road remains closed for reconstruction
Beach remains open, will be free to use until construction is complete
May 21, 2010
The road leading to Bloomington Beach at Clinton Lake remains closed for reconstruction, and its weather-related delays will force visitors to walk as much as a half mile before they can get down to free recreation.
Lawrence’s historic locomotive No. 1073 — in Watson Park — to get fresh coat of paint this weekend
May 20, 2010
After chugging for more than 870,000 miles during 44 years of service, then standing up to harsh winters and scorching summers for more than a half century, a retired train locomotive near downtown Lawrence will get a little freshening up Saturday.
Sailboat regatta steers racers to Clinton Lake
May 9, 2010
The 59-degree water at Clinton Lake was a little cold for sailor Zach Bader at this weekend’s third annual Frayed Knot Regatta.
Web training: Variety of sites helps Lawrence athletes tackle fitness goals
April 19, 2010
Marathon training is often a lonely business full of long stretches of road and a trail of tattered soles.
With the arrival of spring, annual burns going on in Flint Hills, Baker Wetlands
09:09 a.m., April 14, 2010 Updated 05:34 p.m.
Flint Hills farmer Larry Soyez is setting the prairie on fire.
Wild about mushrooms: Local mushroom hunters anticipate their favorite time of year
April 4, 2010
Finally. The winter weather is gone, and for Stan Schneck and other mycologically minded souls, that can mean only one thing: mushroom time…
City hosting compost sale March 18 to 20
March 9, 2010
Lawrence citizens can pick up free compost March 18 to 20.
Climber prepares to peak in Argentina
Woman ready for 23,000-foot ‘sufferfest’
February 8, 2010
Sandy Brown is no stranger to a challenge.
Gears of War: Bicycles and mallets collide in Scary Larry Bike Polo
February 4, 2010
While most sports enthusiasts will be turning their gaze toward Vancouver next week, they should look no further than their backyards for some intense athletic competition…