For 3 ½ weeks Garry and Pat Porter have hosted an uninvited house guest, one that seldom leaves and who recently showed up with her two kids, too. But the guest, thumb-sized Ruby, the ruby-throated hummingbird, has been the highlight of the summer
Mary Powell's 75 Barnyard Weed Warriors lay waste to a west-side weed-infested lot Friday. The 75 goats devoured poison ivy, small trees and weeds, stripping away unwanted vegetation. “I couldn’t give them any better food,” Powell said.
Retired engineer Bruce Duckett shares his experience with the simplicity of having solar panels. He financed them with no money down, federal tax credits and a manufacturer's rebate. (Karen Nelson/The Sun Herald)
Gubernatorial candidates Jack Bergeson and Josh Svaty accused fellow Democrat Laura Kelly of lacking commitment to expand Medicaid in Kansas. Kelly says she fought hard to expand the medical care program since the day it became an issue in Kansas.
The Kansas City Star's Blair Kerkhoff and The Wichita Eagle's Kellis Robinett recap the second day of Big 12 Media Days at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. They discuss Kansas State's quarterback situation, Bill Snyder and more.