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Lake revitalization poses no threat to water park

Lake revitalization poses no threat to water park

conner wolf

April 19, 2016


Filed under Local, News

Over the past three years the members of the Lake Wichita Revitalization Project have been at work to restore Lake Wichita to its former glory.Even with the promise of large aquatic recreation areas incorporated into the final plan of the lake, there is no concern for the project’s potential impact...

Revitalization project aims to breathe new life into Lake Wichita

Revitalization project aims to breathe new life into Lake Wichita

Dylan Pembroke

March 16, 2016


Filed under Local, News

For 115 years Lake Wichita has been a cornerstone in the city’s history. Over the last century the lake, constructed in 1901 and originally used for irrigation to power the electricity power plant, has seen both boom and bust and now, barely supports animal life and doesn't support recreation.The Lak...

Sikes Lake ‘cleans up’ its act

Sikes Lake ‘cleans up’ its act

Mekala Conway

September 14, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

More than 160 volunteers met and picked up 500 pounds of trash at Sikes Lake, Sept. 12 along the lake’s shores and pathways, the 10th year of the cleanup. Activities Committee Chairperson for the Rolling Plains Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists Terry McKee said she was proud of the tur...

Sikes Lake Cleanup Saturday

Sikes Lake Cleanup Saturday

Mekala Conway

September 8, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m., Sept. 12 on the east side of Sikes Lake to begin part of an annual tradition — the Sikes Lake Cleanup Jim Hensley, president of the Rolling Plains Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists said the event is an “opportunity for groups to participate and help clean up o...

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