Guns on sale Aug. 21 in McPherson, not AssariaPRATT — Last June, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) announced that guns confiscated in the commission of wildlife crimes would be sold at a public auction Aug. 21 in Assaria, conducted by United Country Auctions of Salina. However, United Country has acquired a new building in McP ... Read More

Class required of all hunters born on or after July 1, 1957; youngsters may hunt under adult supervision without course until age 16PRATT — Late summer is the time when hunters' thoughts turn to fall hunting seasons, which begin with dove season Sept. 1. For first-time hunters, preparation usually means taking a hunter education course.In most ... Read More

Event designed to promote healthy outdoor activitiesWICHITA — On Oct. 19-20, the Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA) will conduct a two-day event entitled the 2010 Built Environment and Outdoor Summit. The event will take place at the Wichita Marriott, 9100 Corporate Hills Dr. in Wichita.According to event organizers, "The desig ... Read More

Participants may win one of two shotguns or one of 24 guided huntsSCOTT CITY — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will host the annual Southwest Youth Program at Scott State Park on Aug. 7 from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year's special guests are Casey and Chris Keefer of the Sportsman's Channel's "Back Country Quest."I ... Read More