Taxpayer investments in local infrastructure and "quality of life" projects will be crucial to the continued expansion of a local business, the Great Bend City Council was told this week.
We've dealt with this situation to some extent, considering the economic development potential of fining people who chose not to wear a seat belt. It's their way of paying a tax to enjoy the freedom of flying down the highway with no protection.
Sometimes it's all just too easy.
Work is expected to begin next week on the demolition of an old building downtown.
The first public meeting to prepare for future disasters has been set for later this month, according to Emergency Management Coordinator Amy Miller.
If you get up early enough, you'll have noticed in recent days, even if you know you're going to sweat it out through the afternoon, a light jacket feels pretty good, which is one of the sure signs that there will be a season to follow summer.
Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant, to step the Ocean, and crush us at a blow?
Next year will mark a milestone for a local service provider and it could be a "bang-up" summer, if a plan that was hatched Tuesday night comes to pass.
There's more good news on the Barton County bridge front.
A wide variety of aircraft will be on display - on the ground and in the air - at Great Bend Municipal Airport in the Airport Air Festival and Fly-In, set for Sept. 17 through 19
Work is progressing on a program designed to help protect local residents when things go wrong - from just a little wrong to really, really wrong, according to Emergency Management Director Amy Miller.
The centerpiece of an event planned for later this month is a piece of flying history, according to one of the organizers of the Great Bend Municipal Airport Air Festival and Fly-In, set for Sept. 17 through 19.
Way to go Garden City!
It's just sad, how severe Americans have gotten with their betters, you know, the regulators who have been hired for life to educate us in all those areas where we are too stupid to look out after ourselves.