Snap! El Dorado

Team building goes on the ropes

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July 21, 2014

You’ve heard of challenge or ropes courses, but do you know how individuals and teams benefit from them? And, did you know there is one here in El Dorado on the Butler Community College campus? A Google search of “challenge course” will reveal a number of websites, many connecte...

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SNAP! Rotary Student Spotlight

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July 14, 2014

El Dorado High School graduate Connor Scanlon was the recipient of the 2014 Junior Rotarian Scholarship.   Son of John and Renee Scanlon of El Dorado, Connor has enrolled at Butler Community College and later hopes to transfer to WSU to pursue a degree in physical th...

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3-D imaging, now at SBA, improves diagnosis rate

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June 30, 2014

Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado is excited to offer 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) for breast cancer screening.  Breast tomosynthesis produces a three-dimensional view of the breast tissue that helps radiologists identify and characterize individual breast structures wit...

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El Dorado Airport puts out the welcome mat

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June 18, 2014

Most community members know that El Dorado has an airport, but don’t know much about it. Do you know that it’s a very positive asset for our community? The El Dorado Airport (airport identification EQA) was first built in the late 1940s. Over the last 60 years it has seen many changes...

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SNAP! Dax Bloomquist Supports EHS Drama Department

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June 10, 2014

One of the most popular SNAP! stories we've done is about Daxton Bloomquist, the El Dorado High School graduate who has gone on to perform in Broadway shows in New York City (Daxton Bloomquist - From El Dorado to Broadway). You'll be thrilled to hear that Daxton is back in El Dorado supporting th...

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New Director Makes El Dorado home

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June 9, 2014

The Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum welcomed a new Director in May, Anna Bassford-Woods. She comes to El Dorado from a two-year stint as the Director of the Santa Fe Trail Center in Larned. Her original hometown is Wellington, Kansas. She graduated from Emporia State University...

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SNAP! El Dorado is a Great Place to Retire!

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June 5, 2014

According to a recent article on the Movoto Real Estate Blog, El Dorado is the fifth best place in the state of Kansas to set anchor and retire!  They highlight access to health care, a well stocked public library, recreational options, air quality, and museums, as benefits to retiring or li...

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Hanging With the Good Guys

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June 3, 2014

Do your children know who to go to when they need help if you’re not around? Are they on a first name basis with someone they can approach if they’re in trouble? That’s what the “community policing” philosophy is all about. El Dorado Police Chief Curt Zieman says tha...

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Brown Bag Programs beckon the public beyond the marble columns

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May 28, 2014

Every third Tuesday at the Coutts Museum of Art in El Dorado something special happens. It’s never the same, and it’s always entertaining. It’s the Brown Bag Program, which has been delighting local audiences for approximately 15 years. Performers and speakers have ranged from c...

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SNAP! Goal Setting Paves the Way to Miss Kansas Pageant

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May 15, 2014

Most community members know that El Dorado has an airport, but don’t know much about it. Do you know that it’s a very positive asset for our community? The El Dorado Airport (airport identification EQA) was first built in the late 1940s. Over the last 60 years it has seen many changes...

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