Woodlands bill filed in Kansas House

A bill that would make it easier for The Woodlands racetrack at 97th and Leavenworth Road to reopen was introduced Thursday in the Kansas House. The bill, House Bill 2173, was referred to the House Committee on Federal and State Affairs, which introduced it. Some of the bill’s provisions are similar to one that was … Continue reading “Woodlands bill filed in Kansas House”

Some local reaction positive to news of Woodlands’ sale

Reaction to the news that The Woodlands has been sold was positive in some parts of Kansas City, Kan. The Woodlands was reported sold to Phil Ruffin, who also owns another dog track in Kansas, and is an owner of a casino in Las Vegas. A story published July 16 in the Wichita Eagle reported … Continue reading “Some local reaction positive to news of Woodlands’ sale”

Election 2014: Clear-cut differences seen in candidates this year

In some of the state’s high-profile campaigns, there are clear-cut differences in the candidates running for office Nov. 4. Governor, U.S. senator, and U.S. representative, 3rd District, have Republican incumbent candidates with campaign finance ties to conservative funders, while those challenging them generally take a more moderate position on the issues. The U.S. Senate race … Continue reading “Election 2014: Clear-cut differences seen in candidates this year”