After a controversial rookery in Wichita is cleared to make room for duplexes, a biologist is unsure where the 1,000 or more egrets and herons will go to nest this spring. Most homeowners around the former rookery hope it’s somewhere else.
Earlier this month, Drew Arnold, 23, heard something crash through a bedroom window of his south Kansas City home. Arnold, who was in another room at the time, peeked in the door and saw a large red-tailed hawk with a dazed look on its face sitting spread-eagle — sorry — on the floor.
Four hunters were sentenced Wednesday for violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act during a September hunt in Ellis County in which they took in more than 260 mourning doves, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom.
If you ran a NASTAR race course at any of the more than 100 resorts which offer the event, you may have been fast enough to qualify for the NASTAR Nationals. Qualifiers have now been listed on the website (http://www.nastar.com); snail mail notifications will be sent out soon.
Experts agree that proper hydration is critical for health and wellness, but anyone lugging around a clunky water bottle on a hike or jog will tell you it's not exactly convenient. Marketed as the "anti-water bottle," Vapur's Element Anti-Bottle may be the answer we're looking for. It's made from a BPA-free material that's flexible enough to roll up once it's empty, saving much-needed space in your pack.
Perhaps my story is not all that uncommon, but it still feels pretty unbelievable (or terrifyingly unhealthy) to admit that I didn't exercise for 10 straight years. I lived my life, woke up, ate food, went to work, and carried on without so much as breaking a sweat. No cardio, no conditioning, no heart-pumping movement or muscle-toning repetitions. Nada. Zero. Zip. Zilch.
Colleen Cleary decided she would not worry about what she couldn't control, but that she would fight her breast cancer in the one way she could - not just with surgery and chemotherapy, but grinding away on the pedals of an indoor Schwinn bicycle when the temperature outside dipped well below zero.
If you're one of the 92 percent of people whose New Year's resolutions have lost their luster, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, you may not only be feeling unhealthy - you may be thinking you're a total failure.
Can't resist the call of the crunchy, salty or sugary snack fix? You're not alone. According to a survey published by the USDA, snacking has doubled over the past 30 years. On average, these snacks contribute 1/4 of the calories we consume on a given day - leading to the logical conclusion that if you're trying to slim down, adjusting your snacking habits could be a smart step to jumpstart your weight-loss journey.
The Wichita Eagle’s annual Oscar Ballot Contest offers a top prize of $350 worth of gift certificates to the Warren Theatres that are good not only for movie admission but also for anything else the theater sells.