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8.13.2020

This Week

From The National Weather Service:

Warm weather is expected for this weekend across the Tri-State area with highs in the 80's and 90's. There is a chance for PM showers and storms each day as well.

(weather.gov)

8.11.2020

NW Kansas Hunter Education Field Day

Hunter Education Course!
Hunter Education class offered next week. Youths 11 and older interested in hunting, trapping and other outdoor sports need to complete the 2020 hunter-education course. It starts with an online part, which can be found at www.ksoutdoors.com. A required in-person class will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, in the Little Theater at the Colby Community Building. Then Saturday, Aug. 15, the Northwest Kansas Hunter Education Field Day will run from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Colby Trap Club, five miles west and a mile south of U.S. 24. Preregister at the Colby Country Trader Gun Shop no later than next Thursday.
Activities include shotgunning and muzzle loading, archery, fur harvesting and a trail walk. All three parts must be completed to earn a certificate. For information, contact Kevin Klag at the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism at (785) 462-3367.

8.10.2020

Events for Colby and Goodland

Helping Paws Food Bank
~Donations are needed in the form of kitty litter, cat food, dog food or monetary contributions to the Helping Paws Pet Food Bank located at the Colby United Methodist Church. For more information, contact the church at 785-460-2761.

Drag Main Night
~The American Legion Riders, Post #363 will be hosting a ‘Drag Main’ night on Saturday, August 15. The Colby Chamber Young Professionals will be serving the concessions. A mini-poker run will also be held. Carl Miller, ALR Director, is the contact: 785-269-7378.

8.07.2020

Events for Atwood and the Surrounding Area

Biketember Fest
~St. Francis Motorcycle Museum Biketember Fest is September 19th in St. Francis, KS. $1100 Prize Money Poker Run. Strong Like Bull 80's Rock Band from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m..
Source: stfrancismotorcyclemuseum.org/home
Show and Shine, Beer Garden, Vendors, Motorcycle Games and Food! Supported by Abate of Kansas District #13. St. Francis Motorcycle Museum, 110 E Washington in St. Francis. Call for Event, Vendor or Lodging Information: 785-332-2400. stfrancismotorcyclemuseum.org or find them on Facebook!

Annual Knights of Columbus Barbeque
Saturday, August 22nd. Serving starts at 6:30 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Hall

7.16.2020

Rawlins County Fair Week and the Adam Capps Band!

July 13 – July 19 Pre Fair
 
Monday, July 13
Pre-registration date for all 4-H exhibits
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Tuesday, July 14
5:00 p.m. Dog Obedience and Showmanship
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Thursday, July 16
9:00 a.m. Clothing Construction & Buymanship
judging at Redeemer Lutheran Church
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Friday, July 17
8:00 a.m. Horse Show
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Saturday, July 18
8:30 a.m. – Noon: Pre Fair Clean Up
8:00 p.m. Music by Adam Capps Band at Lake Park (Picture Right)
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Sunday, July 19
1:00 p.m. Rocket Launch, Atwood Airport


6.15.2020

Options Mobile App is Launched

Options Domestic & Sexual Violence Services is excited to announce the launch of their 3 new 24/7 confidential messaging platforms. You are now able to speak with one of their trained advocates, by downloading the mobile app, texting "HOPE" to 847411, or chat live on their website at www.help4abuse.org. The hotline is still available to those that want to call 800-794-4624. They are also now allowing for face-to-face meetings, in the Hays and Colby offices. To download the app, simply search for My MobileOptions in your Play Store.
Options also hosts weekly support groups. Colby support groups are Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Please call the office, 785-625-4202, for more information.

Options Domestic & Violence Services 24-hour hotline is 800-794-4624. They provide services to EVERYONE. Adults, children, women, men, and the LGBTQ+ community. No matter who you are, they are here to help with healing, hope, and practical solutions. You are not alone!