State and Region

Registration to open soon for annual Biking Across Kansas event

Cyclists interested in pedaling across the state and celebrating Kansas can register for the popular "BAK" event beginning Sunday. The 49th Biking Across Kansas will run from June 10 to June 17. The full route from Colorado to Missouri will cover 542 miles, with riders pedaling between 50 and ...

Agency delays protections for imperiled bat, prairie chicken

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Biden administration is temporarily delaying stepped-up legal protections for two imperiled species following efforts by congressional Republicans to derail the actions. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday it was postponing reclassification of the ...

KDOT to host in-person meeting on South Lawrence Trafficway noise study

The Kansas Department of Transportation will hold an in-person meeting next month for the public to learn and ask questions about potential noise wall locations as part of the South Lawrence Trafficway Expansion Project. The meeting will be on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at ...

Suspect fatally shot; passenger and 3 deputies wounded in Dodge City

Updated at 4:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 DODGE CITY — A wanted man was killed and three deputies were wounded Monday morning in an exchange of gunfire in western Kansas, authorities say. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that it started around 9 a.m. when the ...