| Jan 8, 2011
| 11:45 AM
The Westar Energy website reports power has been restored to the towns of Fredonia and Altoon in far southeast Kansas.
About 3,000 customers were without power Saturday moring.
The Wilson County Health Department said in anews release that it was not...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Below are the Seen on TV links for the week of January 10 to January 16.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 14
For more information about an upcoming seminar over investing in crop land, click here.
Click here for more information on Kurt the CyberGuy's test on...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Over 1,500 Smart Meters are being installed this week and next week in Lawrence, and officials say that they could help residents become more energy efficient.
The high-tech meters that allow customers to track how much energy they use and when they...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 1:30 PM
United Way of the Plains announced today a total of $15,050,755 raised during the 2010 campaign—topping the goal of $15,000,000. United Way revealed its fundraising total to a crowd of nearly 900 volunteers, company representatives and other...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 8:03 PM
Westar Energy reports power has been restored to more than 1,000 customers in the Maize and Valley Center areas.
Westar says power went out because of an equipment failure just after nine o'clock Tuesday night. It was back on by 10:30 p.m.
| Feb 14, 2011
| 6:22 PM
Small upgrades to your home can save you money on your next electric bill. But in this economy, officials at Westar Energy say people are skipping those projects. Federal stimulus money is trying to change that by creating a new loan program for home...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Sometimes it's a severe thunderstorm. Sometimes it's just a bunch of squirrels tight-roping a power line.
Power outages happen and it;s up to the utility companies to identify the problem and get the lights back on as quickly as possible.
| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Help with cooling bills is available for low-income Kansans. The program is called LiEAP - or the low income energy assistance program. It's funded by the federal government, and administered by the state.
But according to one would-be recipient --...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:33 PM
The Edison Electric Institute today honored Westar Energy with the association’s “Emergency Assistance Award” for outstanding efforts in restoring electric service to Oklahomans following a massive ice storm in late January 2010.
| Mar 15, 2011
| 3:08 PM
18% of electricity in Kansas comes from a nuclear power plant near Burlington. For 20 years, Wolf Creek has used nuclear energy to generate power. "I get a lot of feedback that people don't realize this is here," said President and CEO Matt Sunseri. ...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:48 AM
Update: More than 2,000 Westar Energy customers are still without power in Sedgwick County as of 9:45 Friday morning.
The outages follow a severe storm that hit the Wichita area Wednesday night, bringing with it 70 mph winds.
Westar has said it may be...