February 6, 2016

Strange bird spotted in downtown Gardner

An American Coot was discovered walking around Gardner’s downtown area last week. Submitted photo Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Jina Houston, owner of the Downtowner Cafe, was sitting in front of her business last week when a couple approached her and asked to buy “a couple pieces of bread.” Curious, Houston asked the couple why they wanted Continue Reading

Community boasts several haunting hot spots

Mica Marriott mmarriott@gardnernews.com With its rich history including settlers on the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails and its part in settling the Wild West hundreds of years ago, many of the older buildings in Gardner are known for their paranormal activity. The most well-known haunted location in the Gardner area is the old Navy Base, Continue Reading