The Sedgwick County Commission and County Counselor Eric Yost formally agreed to part ways Monday.
Commentary & Podcasts
The Cornish game hen peaked in popularity back in the 1980s, when it was a guaranteed dish on the menu of every white-cloth restaurant in America. But the little bird fell out of favor by the 1990s, and it became more and more difficult to find, even in the poultry aisle of local supermarkets.
My Fellow Kansans: The latest episode
Well, fellow Kansans, it’s over. Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly, running as the “fix-it” candidate on the premise that Kansas had gone off the rails, beat “full-throttle conservative” Kris Kobach in the race for governor. Her win signaled Kansans’ desire to, if not reverse the state’s turn to the right, at least turn down the political rhetoric and focus on the basics.
The Kansas Legislature agreed to pay education nonprofit Teach For America more than $500,000 this year for a pilot program to recruit 12 teachers to the state. But the national organization only recruited three teachers for the state in 2018. All of them were placed in Kansas City, Kansas, where the local school district pays their salaries and benefits on top of another $3,000 per teacher per year to Teach For America.