A civic hackathon, set for June 4-5, is one of the new events at Riverfest this year. If you’ve ever had an inkling of a way to solve some annoyance about life in Wichita or make something easier, you are invited to get involved.
The Wichita-based parent of Cessna and Beechcraft plans to manufacture a single-engine turboprop airplane that will compete in a segment of the general aviation aircraft market that Textron Aviation officials said has seen 12.5 percent growth in the past five years.
The Sedgwick County Zoo is much too important to the community for its county operating agreement to be in doubt at all, let alone for months on end. So it was uncomfortable to see the County Commission vote last week to extend the uncertainty until Nov. 18.