Leaders from Wichita and Sedgwick County on the search for a new law enforcement training center for police officers and sheriff’s deputies toured an empty building Monday along 21st Street that was once used for a welfare-to-work program touted and visited by President Bill Clinton.
Canine visitors don’t have much to discover at the Murfin Animal Care Campus Dog Park near K-96 and Hillside. No trees, no toys, no benches for their human companions. Nothing to sniff but fence, a single fold-out chair and a few patches of grass.
Someone slipped into Keith Alberson’s Wichita neighborhood overnight recently and dumped a couch in a shallow ditch.
When he leaves his house in the morning, Steve Dunn, director of the education department at Newman University, is decked out in his cycling gear.
There is a new city of Wichita sign outside Madison Avenue Apartments.
The Wichita City Council approved a contract Tuesday to bring two national food chains to the new terminal at Eisenhower Airport, pushing out a concessionaire that has served ice cream and baked goods there for 23 years.
The second year of the city of Wichita’s rebate plan for water-saving devices and equipment starts Tuesday.
The idea of replacing Sedgwick County’s property tax with an increased sales tax is drawing mixed support from candidates for the county commission.
Local YMCA leaders, after spending millions expanding buildings and programs, say they still think there are thousands more kids and adults getting left out of fun and physical fitness.
The Wichita Black Arts Festival, which began in the summer of 1968, has seen declining attendance and smaller budgets recently.
Last year in Wichita, 93 percent of the nearly 20,000 police and fire alarms reported by an alarm company to 911 were false.
Elected leaders for Sedgwick County must cast a personal vote in the next few weeks: whether they want their own paychecks to grow.
The Wichita City Council on Tuesday delayed voting on an agreement with a Georgia company to develop a food court at Wichita’s new airport terminal.
Wichitans will get a chance to voice their opinions on the city’s spending priorities and the possibility of a 1-cent sales tax at six public meetings that start Tuesday night.
If you’re headed to Wichita’s City Hall, leave your knife at home. Or at least don’t take it into the building.
Rebates for water-saving items will continue for city of Wichita’s water customers.
In its nearly 144 years of existence, Wichita has boasted many nicknames: Peerless Princess, Cowtown, Broomcorn Capital of the World, Doo-Dah and Air Capital of the World.
Those sharing their hopes for a new or improved downtown public library in Wichita said Tuesday they want an adaptable, accessible building fitted with updated technology, large public meeting rooms and welcoming spaces for users of every age.
If you have a plot line for the future of the Wichita downtown library, this week is your chance to share it.
Although Wichita may not be in as dire straits for water as it was a year ago, city officials want to bring back a rebate plan aimed at helping its customers save water.