www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Skunks are biggest rabies vectors in area -10/21/2014, 10:56 AM

Salina man given probation for striking, killing woman on bike -10/21/2014, 10:56 AM

Pesky bugs have political nicknames -10/21/2014, 10:56 AM

ethanol102014 -10/20/2014, 10:56 AM

Suspect has a history of arson -10/21/2014, 10:55 AM

Flamingo up in flames -10/18/2014, 6:58 PM

TV psychic coming to Salina -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Libertarian shares different philosophy -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Hoteliers placing big bets on Garden City -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Former city IT director charged with sex crimes against children -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Federal, state officials celebrate Hugoton ethanol plant -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Area optometrists attend eyecare conference -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Kansas floats letter to Corps about reservoirs

Published on -10/30/2013, 12:27 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas officials are seeking to take control of recreational areas at lakes managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in effort to reduce overlap of services and expenses.

The Topeka Capital-Journal (http://bit.ly/197e5ke ) reports that Gov. Sam Brownback has sent a letter to the Pentagon seeking to end federal management of certain recreational areas at reservoirs where both the state and Corps of Engineers operate.

The Corps of Engineers operates 17 reservoirs in Kansas, including Tuttle Creek, Clinton and Perry. It is unclear how many of the lakes the state would take over.

Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Secretary Robin Jennison said it made little sense to have state and federal governments each spending money for recreational activities, such as fishing, camping and boating.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News