Kevin and Stephanie O’Brien are opening a full service dock and convenience store at Cheney Reservoir. They are installing docks beginning in March and will have their store open and fuel available. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
A game warden narrowly avoids a collision with a deer just south of Atchison, earlier this week. The Kansas game wardens posted video on their Facebook page. The warden saw the deer in the ditch and was able to slow down before it ran in front of his truck. (Nov. 8, 2017)
A Kansas game warden in Clark County responded to two bucks with their antlers locked together this week. One had died, according to the wardens' Facebook page. This video is from the game warden's body camera.
October signals the start of the mating season for deer in Kansas, and they will be on the move in greater numbers. The Kansas Highway Patrol tells what to watch for as you drive the roads and highways in Kansas. (Kansas Highway Patrol/YouTube)
Jason Black, McPherson Valley Wetlands manager, had a field of sunflowers awaiting hunters for Friday morning's opening of dove season. The field was popular with the birds, and bird hunters. (Video by Michael Pearce / The Wichita Eagle)
Thousands of pelicans were at the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area, near Great Bend Wednesday evening along with numerous shore birds. Thousands more are expected over the next several weeks at both Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. Adults and young pelicans will be arriving shortly, and their numbers should build through September and hold well into November. Bird watchers know Cheyenne Bottoms wetlands complex as “pelican central” for Kansas. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle / Aug. 30, 2017)
Take a sunrise drone flight over Cheney State Park. Kansas state parks expect to have fireworks, great weather, good lake levels, nice trails and fishing for Labor Day weekend. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle / Aug. 29, 2017)
James McGinn calls in a tame deer that spends time in their yard in Texas, called Lola. He said the deer was found three years ago, as a small fawn beside the road near their house, week and bloody. The fawn was driven the short distance to McGinn’s home, where the family nursed it back to health. It’s been free to come and go, since. (Video courtesy of James McGinn)