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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Public Utilities

2007

John Hanna
Sebelius to pursue energy strategy in second term
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2007

Ron Fields
Energized [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 1/3/2007

Associated Press
Governor to pursue broad energy policy during second term
Iola Register, 1/3/2007

Heather Hollingsworth
Crews work to restore electricity
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2007

John Hanna
Governor to pursue broad energy policy
Hutchinson News, 1/3/2007

John Hanna
Energy a priority for Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 1/3/2007

Anna Staatz
Energy issues will be among driving forces
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/3/2007

Associated Press
Utility crews scrambling to restore power after winter storm
Chanute Tribune, 1/4/2007

Les Blevins
Energy costs [letter to the editor]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2007

Joe Douglas
Energy vision [letter to the editor]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2007

Clara Kilbourn
Rice Co. officials exuberant over future
Hutchinson News, 1/5/2007

Dan Margolies
Westar verdicts set aside on appeal
Kansas City Star, 1/6/2007

Ric Anderson
Westar: Just a bad dream?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2007

Mike Hall and Steve Fry
Professor: Wittig could be freed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2007

David Twiddy
Appeals court Wittig convictions tossed
Wichita Eagle, 1/6/2007

David Twiddy
Federal appeal Wittig's Westar convictions overturned
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2007

Robert Boczkiewicz
Whittig-Lake overturned
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Legislators have eye on energy in new session
Salina Journal, 1/6/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Session to cast spotlight on energy
Hutchinson News, 1/7/2007

Steve Fry
Wittig, Lake prosecution faulted for its presentation of corp. flights Professor: Case crashed, burned
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2007

The Kansas City Star
A windy plan
Kansas City Star, 1/8/2007

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2007

Rhonda Holman
Tossed boards must hold CEOs accountable
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2007

Mike Hall
Westar shareholders may foot bills
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2007

Anna Staatz
Energy panel urged to be foreward-thinking
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2007

Robert Boczkiewicz
Feds request more time
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2007

The Capital-Journal
Fire chief fired
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007

Anna Staatz
Biofuel growth a cornerstone of plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007

Associated Press
Wittig seeks release from prison
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2007

Associated Press
Wittig defense asks for client's release
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2007

David Twiddy
Attorney asks for Wittig's release
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2007

Wichita Eagle
Westar reversal
Kansas City Star, 1/13/2007

Steve Fry
Wittig resentencing is Feb. 5
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2007

Randy Scholfield
Energize be a leader in renewables
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2007

Carl Manning
Telecom subsidies in Kansas have range of uses
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2007

Associated Press
Telecom subsidies benefit rural Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2007

Carl Manning
Telecom subsidies has range of uses
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/15/2007

Carl Manning
Kansas fees pay for a variety of things
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2007

[Article on David Wittig trial]
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2007

Amy Bickel
Is there enough corn to feed ethanol plants?
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2007

Power play Sebelius looks to ignite state's energy production
Garden City Telegram, 1/16/2007

Tim Carpenter
Senate utilities committee powerful gusts
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007

Scott Rothschild
Energy initiatives encouraged
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2007

Associated Press
Prosecutors seek five-year sentence for Wittig
Kansas City Star, 1/18/2007

David Twiddy
Feds urge judge to give Wittig five-year sentence
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2007

The Capital-Journal
Westar seeks KCC's OK to build transmission line
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2007

Steve Fry
Feds intent on prison for Wittig
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2007

J-W Editorials
Energy efforts [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2007

Jerry Siebenmark
Cox expands phone service
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2007

John Green
Westar proposes routes for new transmission lines
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2007

David Klepper
Kline cleared in ethics complaint
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2007

Sharon Montague
Westar applies for Hutch-to-Salina route
Salina Journal, 1/18/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Firing of fire chief burns his backers
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2007

Mary Clarkin
County puts off Westar's request
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2007

Editorial Board
Good problems
Hutchinson News, 1/20/2007

Life on the lines when stuck with storm duty
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2007

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers to consider bill for building new nuclear plant
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2007

Associated Press
Lawmakers to consider nuke plant bill
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2007

Tim Unruh
Wind turbines spark controversy
Salina Journal, 1/22/2007

Tim Vandenack
Holcomb plants under fire from Colo.
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2007

Tim Vandenack
Proposals for 2 more ethanol plants in the works
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Bill targets coal-fired facilities
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2007

Associated Press
Opinions run hot and cold on wind farm plan
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2007

News Staff
Ford Co. officials have not yet responded to biofuels lawsuit
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2007

Associated Press
Counties' residents debate wind farm benefits
Wichita Eagle, 1/23/2007

Scott Rothschild
Moratorium sought on coal-fired plants
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Moratorium on coal plants proposed
Salina Journal, 1/23/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Lawmaker hoping to force delay
Hays Daily News, 1/23/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Bill seeks to detain power plants
Garden City Telegram, 1/23/2007

Associated Press
Biofuel plants planned
Emporia Gazette, 1/24/2007

Deb Gruver, Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor and Dion Lefler
Fuels for thought Kansas considers alternative energy solutions
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2007

Deb Gruver, Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor and Dion Lefler
State already on path Bush has proposed
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2007

Clara Kilbourn
A valid reason to raise one's voice
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2007

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Wittig case system works [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2007

Renate R. Mai-Dalton
All deserve justice
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2007

James Carlson
Wind turbine project in western Kansas outlined
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2007

Dion Lefler
House OKs secret utility rate increases
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2007

Ron Fields
Smart power [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 1/26/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Wind farm opponents force revision in bill
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2007

Scott Rothschild
Bill would make it easier to expand nuclear energy
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2007

Tim Vandenack
Nebraska firm plans ethanol plant at proposed Sunflower center
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2007

Harris News Service
Hearing on moratorium
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2007

John Green
Residents question Westar's line plans
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2007

Dan Voorhis
Head to head over hookups Cox, At&T gird for battle over bundled services
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2007

Bob Hooper
Ethanol: Transfusion or hemorrhage? [opinion]
Hays Daily News, 1/28/2007

Letters to the Journal
Salina Journal, 1/28/2007

Sarah Kessinger
More needed than just wind turbines
Salina Journal, 1/28/2007

Tom Bell
Bush hits right note on gas [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/28/2007

Associated Press
Landowners upset with Westar
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2007

Energy conservation critical for governor's second term
Hays Daily News, 1/29/2007

Associated Press
Landowners upset with Westar's plans for power lines
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/29/2007

Eric Swenson
Not living up to its potential
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/29/2007

Tim Vandenack
Power plant timing questioned
Hutchinson News, 1/30/2007

Randy Scholfield
Serious? Political talk vs. action on renewables
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2007

David Klepper
Critics present case against coal plant
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2007

David Klepper
Coal plant likely to go up, despite opponents
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2007

Scott Rothschild
House bill could 'kill' coal plant projects
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2007

James Carlson
Bill would halt new coal-fired plants
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2007

John Milburn
House panel hears about power plant
Salina Journal, 1/30/2007

Associated Press
Sebelius issues conservation order
Manhattan Mercury, 1/30/2007

John Milburn
House holds power switch
Junction City Daily Union, 1/30/2007

Associated Press
Dodge City|Ethanol plant subject of lawsuit
Kansas City Star, 1/31/2007

Associated Press
Ethanol suit court date set
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007

Michael Hooper
Westar's pruning irks some residents
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007

Wind energy challenge in motion
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007

Another bright idea on energy savings
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2007

Adrian Polansky
Ethanol production must adhere to state's water rules
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2007

Anna Staatz
Planned energy advisory panel supported
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2007

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Colwich rethinks ethanol plant rezoning
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2007

Editorial Board
Slow down
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2007

Moving forward
Garden City Telegram, 2/1/2007

Current levels of wind energy
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2007

Energy efficiency
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Bill will promote new energy efficiency in Kansas
Chanute Tribune, 2/2/2007

Amy M. Cotham
'Gifted and Talented Day' at capitol raises awareness
Chanute Tribune, 2/2/2007

John Hanna
Nuclear bill is advanced by House
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2007

House holds nuclear plant bill until Monday
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2007

John Hanna
Lawmakers table bill to ban coal-fired plants
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2007

David Klepper
Ban on coal-fired power plants is tabled
Kansas City Star, 2/3/2007

Scott Rothschild
Moratorium on coal-burning plants rejected
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2007

John Hanna
Legislators unlikely to block coal project
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2007

Bob Livingston
Cell phone sanity [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2007

Steve Miller
Don't slow down [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2007

Dan Johnson
Conservation a start
Hays Daily News, 2/4/2007

Crowson' view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 2/6/2007

Steve Fry
Judge cuts Wittig sentence
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2007

Sarah Kessinger
House passes energy bills; more in wings
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2007

Taylor Atkins
Caught in the net
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2007

Dan Margolies
Ex-Westar CEO resentenced
Kansas City Star, 2/6/2007

Dan Margolies
Judge cuts Wittig's sentence to 2 years
Wichita Eagle, 2/6/2007

Hallie Skinner
Teens should think more digitally
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2007

Sarah Kessinger
House passes three energy bills
Salina Journal, 2/6/2007

Matt Nowak
Global warming discussion
Leavenworth Times, 2/6/2007

Energy efficiency
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2007

Editorial Board
Energized
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Lawmaker seeks more mercury monitoring
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2007

Would three more Kansas plants matter?
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007

Steve Everly
Aquila to take buyout
Kansas City Star, 2/8/2007

Mark Davis
Buyout worth millions echoes amid decline
Kansas City Star, 2/8/2007

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Aquila selling to two companies
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007

Mark Fagan
Aquila selling natural gas utilities
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2007

Dan Margolies
Pending utility sale just part of area merger swell
Kansas City Star, 2/8/2007

Barbara Hollingsworth
Bill would promote Kansas oil storage
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007

Dave Skretta
Struggling utility Aquila planning to sell its assets
Kansas City Star, 2/8/2007

Phyllis J. Zorn
Utility looks to help 'PAY'ing customers
Hays Daily News, 2/8/2007

Mike Corn
Utility's sale should have no effect on purchases in progress
Hays Daily News, 2/8/2007

Randy Scholfield
Ask questions about coal-fired plants [opinion]
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2007

Proposed sale of utility should offer benefits for ratepayers
Kansas City Star, 2/9/2007

Dion Lefler
Municipal utilities want to set customers' rates
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Wittig can go free on bond
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007

Michael Hooper
Bill touts renewable energy
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007

Dan Margolies
A step toward freedom
Kansas City Star, 2/9/2007

John Green
Some landowners hope to change route of Westar line
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2007

Scott Bershof
Dinner talks revolve on aid
Garden City Telegram, 2/9/2007

Robert Boczkiewicz
Judges pave way for Wittig
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007

Associated Press
Wittig wins plea to leave on bond
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2007

Tom Bell
Nuclear provides an answer [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/10/2007

Ashely Nietfeld
Area counties receive funds to upgrade 911 systems
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/10/2007

Associated Press
Judge clears ex-Westar chief for release
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2007

Eric Palmer
Flash back
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2007

Associated Press
Court releases Wittig on bond
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2007

Tim Vandenack
Rural Kansans eager, anxious about impact on their lives, communities
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2007

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Ethanol market looks to future
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2007

Martin Hawver
Legislature gets it right with enhanced 9-1-1
Junction City Daily Union, 2/12/2007

John Hanna
Kansas reviews energy options
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2007

Steve Fry
Wittig leaves federal prison
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2007

Associated Press
Wittig free on bond pending appeal of sentence
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2007

Associated Press
Panel reviewing CO2 proposal
Garden City Telegram, 2/13/2007

Dan Margolies
Wittig is released on bond
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2007

John Hanna
Panel's look at conservation starts with carbon dioxide bill
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/13/2007

Mark Wiebe
BPU spending draws a second rebuke
Kansas City Star, 2/14/2007

Christopher White Walker
Nuclear energy; the more the better [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 2/14/2007

Sarah Kessinger
House hears about wind farms
Salina Journal, 2/15/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Farmers, naturalists fight vs. wind turbines
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2007

Michael Hooper
City hopes to land plant
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2007

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Colwich City Council approves plans for ethanol plant
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Bill would add rules for wind farms
Garden City Telegram, 2/15/2007

Mary Clarkin
Board will recommend permit for Westar station
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2007

Steve Everly
A freeze-out on lower bills
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2007

Brad Cooper
Olathe, company at cross purposes
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2007

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 2/16/2007

Karen Mikols
Utility hopes program will encourage home improvements
Hays Daily News, 2/16/2007

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2007

The Kansas City Star
BPU deserves a board with new perspectives
Kansas City Star, 2/20/2007

Tim Vandenack
Power agency gets public input on $1B network
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2007

Steve Fry
Feds won't push appeal
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2007

Associated Press
Prosecutors decide not to seek reconsideration of Westar case
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2007

Dan Margolies
Executives' fate still in limbo
Kansas City Star, 2/22/2007

Associated Press
Prosecutors won't appeal Wittig case
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2007

Kaley Lyon
Area counties receive money for enhanced 911 systems
Hays Daily News, 2/23/2007

John Schlageck
Future of wind energy remains up in the air
Junction City Daily Union, 2/23/2007

Sixty miles of adventure
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2007

Gina Penzig
Utility keeping up with energy needs
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2007

The Capital-Journal
Ethanol company to build two plants
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2007

Associated Press
Underground leakage falling behind in cleaning up
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2007

David Twiddy
Regulators approve Aquila sale
Hutchinson News, 2/27/2007

Mike Belt
New cell phone tower raises some concerns
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2007

Associated Press
Aquila given final OK
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2007

David Twiddy
Kansas regulators OK sale of Aquila electric utilities
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2007

The Capital-Journal
Westar seeks bids for renewable energy
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2007

Steve Everly
Westar ponders winds of change
Kansas City Star, 2/28/2007

Sam Hananel
Government to invest in plant
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2007

Steve Fry
Feds: Clamp Wittig finances
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2007

Beccy Tanner and Stan Finger
Cold winter brings high gas bills for Wichitans
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2007

John Schlageck
Up in the air
Chanute Tribune, 3/1/2007

John Schlageck
Fate of wind energy is still up in the air
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/1/2007

Sarah Kessinger
House bill encourages more nuclear power
Salina Journal, 3/1/2007

Sam Hananel
Kansas ethanol plant gets funding
Salina Journal, 3/1/2007

Westar earnings up 22 percent
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2007

Associated Press
Feds want limits placed on Wittig
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2007

Tim Vandenack
Ethanol opponents face off in court
Hutchinson News, 3/2/2007

James Hart
Judge's order blocks articles about BPU
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2007

John Schlageck
Up in the air
Emporia Gazette, 3/3/2007

John Milburn
States, utilities building wave for renewable energy
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2007

John Milburn
Renewable energy a mounting wave
Hutchinson News, 3/5/2007

John Milburn
Renewable energy causes ripples in Kansas
Junction City Daily Union, 3/5/2007

Tony Rizzo
Block on news story challenged
Kansas City Star, 3/6/2007

Kathy Hanks
Rotary speaker calls for development of Kansas wind and energy
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2007

Mike Corn
Developer files application in Ellis County for wind farm
Hays Daily News, 3/6/2007

Tim Vandenack
Another ethanol plant proposed in Ford Co.
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2007

TD unit recognized
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2007

Karen Dillon
Utility may have violated federal law
Kansas City Star, 3/7/2007

The Kansas City Star
First amendment wins with appeals ruling
Kansas City Star, 3/7/2007

Associated Press
Court lifts ban on papers' publication of utility document
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2007

Jeff Davis
The bigger picture courtside with the Wittigs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2007

John Milburn
States, utilities building wave for renewable energy
Chanute Tribune, 3/7/2007

Chris Oberholtz
Worry about clean air, not leak of BPU memo
Kansas City Star, 3/8/2007

Tim Hrenchir
City hopes to cut deal
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2007

James W. Tippin
Westar case does not mean jury
Kansas City Star, 3/8/2007

Mark Wiebe and Karen Dillon
BPU looks at effects of report
Kansas City Star, 3/8/2007

Mary Clarkin
Westar gets special use permit
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Lawmaker seeks renewable energy standard
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Horst wants renewable energy by '12
Salina Journal, 3/8/2007

The Capital-Journal
Westar to break new ground
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2007

Associated Press
Utility might have to delay plant
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2007

Associated Press
Kansas City, Kan. document may delay power plant
Lawrence Journal World, 3/9/2007

Taylor Atkins
Like gasoline itself, prices volatile
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2007

The Capital-Journal
Fire marshal employee arrested
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2007

Tim Vandenack
Lawsuit vs. Dodge officials tossed
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2007

Sarah Kessinger
State official: Birds, turbines don't mix
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2007

Tom Bell
Protect your dinner hour [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/10/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Tree deal would be first in state
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2007

Associated Press
Judge rejects ethanol plant lawsuit in Ford County
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2007

Tim Carpenter
Legislator is keen on energy
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2007

Mike Hall
Tree trimming angers residents
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2007

Mark Wiebe
BPU faces a challenge
Kansas City Star, 3/13/2007

Kathy Hanks
Barton Co. delays vote on zoning for turbines
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Ethanol boom fuels shortage of some seeds
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Alcala gets time to study tree protection specs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2007

David Clouston
Access head explains changes in cable laws
Salina Journal, 3/14/2007

Walt Chappell
Your views disastrous plant plans
Garden City Telegram, 3/14/2007

Rhonda McCurry
New Westar VP is 'people-orientated
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2007

Steve Fry
Wittig seeks easing of funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007

Mark Wiebe
State control advances
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2007

Making the upgrade new software bundle tied up in ribbons, woes
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2007

Yael T. Abouhalkah
Kansas needs public comment on changes for the BPU
Kansas City Star, 3/17/2007

Editorial Board
Renewable commitment
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2007

Scott Bershof
Sierra Club raises new concerns
Garden City Telegram, 3/17/2007

Associated Press
At&T sues NASCAR over logo on car
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2007

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Tree trimming a good deal [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007

Mark Wiebe
Lawmaker's proposals take heat
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2007

Walt Chappell
Use the wind
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2007

Suzanne Arruda
Let's stop nay-saying and get behind ethanol
Kansas City Star, 3/19/2007

Mike Hall
What's not to like about CEOs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Tree plan changes may take root
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2007

Jason Gertzen and David Hayes
AT&T will offer video services
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2007

David Klepper
Plan seeks to regulate BPU
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2007

Sam Hartle
Legislators split on state oversight of BPU
Kansas City Kansan, 3/20/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Tree partnership takes root
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2007

Emerson Lynn Jr
As KCP&L goes green, Kansas should join it [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/21/2007

Scott Rochat
Emporia may get $65 million biodiesel plant
Emporia Gazette, 3/23/2007

Sam Hartle
Outgoing BPU member takes parting shots at media, Steineger
Kansas City Kansan, 3/23/2007

Associated Press
Senate approves bill on nuclear expansion
Manhattan Mercury, 2/23/2007

David Goldstein
Biofuel's feasibility to get test
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2007

John Green
Power line subject of public hearing
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2007

Maria Sudekum Fisher
Ethanol plants meet resistance
Salina Journal, 3/25/2007

David Goldstein
State to usher in cellulosic ethanol
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Westar wins back-taxes appeal
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2007

Associated Press
Biofuels plant will test new technology
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2007

Ric Anderson
Ethanol fuels worry over water
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2007

Mark Wiebe
Drug conviction again becomes campaign issue
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2007

Staff News Service
Board rejects bid to recover money
Junction City Daily Union, 3/27/2007

Associatd Press
Board rejects Shawnee County's bid to recover back taxes from Westar
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2007

Emerson Lynn Jr
Cellulosic ethanol plant will be built in Kansas in 2008 [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/29/2007

Sam Hartle
House rejects bill to give up BPU oversight
Kansas City Kansan, 3/29/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Aquila seeks natural gas rate increase
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2007

Editorial Board
Ethanol leader
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2007

Associated Press
Wittig trial
Kansas City Star, 3/30/2007

Steve Fry
Meeting set in Wittig case
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2007

Rachel Davis
Lt. governor tours Conestoga ethanol plant
Garden City Telegram, 3/31/2007

Eric Swanson
Consumers invited to comment on Aquila rate increase
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/31/2007

Ashley Nietfeld
Victory electric acquires Aquila electric
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/31/2007

Anna Staatz
Kansas in driver's seat with energy bills
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2007

Randy Scholfield
Big leap Kansas is poised for energy takeoff
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2007

Wire Service Reports
Aquila closes deal to sell Kansas electric utilities
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Court ruling, lawsuit threaten power plants
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2007

Chris Steineger
Keeping a close eye
Kansas City Kansan, 4/2/2007

Scott Rothschild
Hearing on natural gas rate increase is Monday
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2007

David Twiddy
Sierra Club files power plant suit
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2007

Aquila sells Kansas utilities
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2007

Karen Dillon
Suit seeks hearing on power plant
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Power ruling raises more questions
Hays Daily News, 4/3/2007

Eric Swanson
Aquila seeking to raise its rates for natural gas delivery
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/4/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Energy audit ideas on county agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2007

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2007

Jeremy Shapiro
Contract signed for ethanol plant
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2007

Mark Fagan
New power plant possible
Lawrence Journal World, 4/6/2007

Edie Hall
Coal-fired plants' construction delayed
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2007

Westar to take credit cards
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2007

Associated Press
Company delays coal-fired plant
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Bill encouraging safer gas storage signed
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2007

Scott Bershof
Proposed Sunflower plants put on hold
Garden City Telegram, 4/7/2007

Associated Press
Another power plant?
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2007

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Back to boom
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2007

David Klepper
Review of BPU's finances ordered
Kansas City Star, 4/8/2007

Dave Stephens
A bit of good about Finney coal plant
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2007

Associated Press
Lawrence could get second hydroelectric power plant
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2007

Mike Corn
Supreme Court ruling could change regulations for plants
Hays Daily News, 4/8/2007

Associated Press
BPU to get review, not regulation
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2007

Associated Press
Utilities board will receive review, not state regulation
Lawrence Journal World, 4/9/2007

Associated Press
Utilities board to get review
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2007

Our View
Power move
Garden City Telegram, 4/9/2007

The Capital-Journal
AT&T Kansas names president
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2007

Sophia Maines
Aquila pushes for rate increase
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2007

BPU to get review, not state regulation
Junction City Daily Union, 4/10/2007

Associated Press
Kansas companies reaping benefits of higher oil prices
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2007

Mike Corn
Battles piling up
Hays Daily News, 4/11/2007

Associated Press
Iowa company to build new biodiesel plant in Emporia
Lawrence Journal World, 4/15/2007

Karen Dillon
Utilities and EPA dispute semantics
Kansas City Star, 4/16/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Council considers action plan
Salina Journal, 4/16/2007

Dan Margolies
Writer tackles Wittig story
Kansas City Star, 4/17/2007

Associated Press
Oil pipeline could go through preserve
Lawrence Journal World, 4/17/2007

Steve Fry
Westar legal offer greeted skeptically
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/6/2007

Dan Margolies
Judge to consider lawyers' withdrawal
Kansas City Star, 6/6/2007

Fred Davis
Tag! You're it, little bird; peregrine falcon the buzz
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/9/2007

Michael Pearce
Back from the brink
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2007

Tim Hrenchir
County meets new Westar chief
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/12/2007

Sam Hartle
BPU pump station named after Milan
Kansas City Kansan, 6/13/2007

Scott Rothschild
Westar charge shocks family
Lawrence Journal World, 6/18/2007

Scott Rothschild
Resident confused about Westar policy
Lawrence Journal World, 6/25/2007

Robert Boczkiewicz
Filing: Keep stiffer sentence
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/26/2007

Steve Fry
For Lake's attorneys, it's a big payday
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2007

Dan Margolies
Westar liable for legal fees of Wittig, Lake
Kansas City Star, 6/29/2007

Robert Boczkiewicz
Wittig claims judging bias
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/10/2007

Steve Fry
Westar files motion for bond order
Topeka Captial Journal, 7/18/2007

Steve Fry
Lake's legal representation remains up in air
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2007

Mark Fagan
Westar plugging into efficiency programs
Lawrence Journal World, 8/19/2007

Steve Fry
Judge urged to deny Wittig's motion
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/22/2007

Steve Fry
Judge: Westar must pay up
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2007

Dan Margolies
Lake won't need bond
Kansas City Star, 8/23/2007

Steve Fry
Lake files motion against Westar
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/26/2007

Dion Lefler
Panel: State change may hurt phone customers
Wichita Eagle, 8/27/2007

Steve Fry
Hearing will address issues in Westar case
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2007

The Capital-Journal
Former Westar CEO may return to classroom
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2007

Michael Hooper
Westar seeks $200 million
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2007

Paul Morrison
Check phone bills for cramming
Junction City Daily Union, 8/28/2007

Darren Werth
State regulation on phone bills essential [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 8/29/2007

Mark Fagan
Summit targets broadband access
Lawrence Journal World, 8/30/2007

Dion Lefler
Separate phone bill fees aren't all taxes
Wichita Eagle, 9/2/2007

Steve Fry
KC law firm takes Lake's case
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/6/2007

David Twiddy
Delay likely in Westar trial
Kansas City Star, 9/6/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Internet keeps Kansans connected
Salina Journal, 9/8/2007

Morgan Chilson
Battle for high-speed internet slow going
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/13/2007

Editorial Board
Connecting Kansas [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/13/2007

Kaley Lyon
Ice storm dubbed state's biggest disaster
Hays Daily News, 12/27/2007

Mary Clarkin
Lights going out often means electric rates going up
Hays Daily News, 12/27/2007

John Hanna
Westar loses bid to increase profits
Salina Journal, 12/29/2007

Gwen Tietgen
City Oks new electricity deal
Garden City Telegram, 12/29/2007

Associated Press
Some see council as ineffective in forming energy policy
Emporia Gazette, 12/31/2007

Kaley Lyon
City backing Sunflower bid
Hays Daily News, 12/28/2007

Associated Press
Energy council taking heat on global warming
Manhattan Mercury, 12/31/2007