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Sanitation shifts to three-day schedule next week due to Thanksgiving

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all city offices Nov. 23-24 in observance of Thanksgiving. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving. All of Monday’s route and part of Tuesday’s […]

Planning Commission approves first step toward Compass Point housing

Planning Commission approves first step toward Compass Point housing

The Arkansas City Planning Commission voted 4-0 on Nov. 14 to approve a preliminary plat of Compass Point Addition, a new housing subdivision. If the project moves forward, it could result in 54 new homes, targeted to moderate-income families, being constructed west of MeadowWalk Apartments and south of Skyline Road […]

Cowley County Public Health Officer Langer addresses Chilocco testing

CHILOCCO — A recent announcement from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has caused an uproar in the communities surrounding the former Chilocco Indian School. The announcement, made last week, was sent as a legal publication to The Newkirk Herald Journal. This publication announced the availability of a draft […]

Letters urge Cowley College trustees to fill vacant seat with Bergagnini

Ark City Daily Bytes received two letters from citizens this week concerning the vacancy on the Cowley College Board of Trustees. This seat has been vacant since former trustee Sid Regnier resigned March 13 with more than two years left in his term. More than 240 days have passed since […]

Alderbrook plans Festival of Wreaths fundraiser Dec. 16 for blessing boxes

Alderbrook Village will be host to a holiday fundraiser this year called the Festival of Wreaths. The event, which will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, features wreaths that have been donated by local businesses. “(The) wreaths will be auctioned during our festive event and proceeds will benefit […]

Daily Bytes looks to highlight upcoming events in new video series

Ark City Daily Bytes is looking to highlight upcoming events in a new video series that we plan to start in 2018. The series, “Weekend Download,” will go live on Thursdays and feature events happening during the upcoming weekend and into the next week. It will be available to view […]

Final election results unchanged after canvass; Tweedy leads write-ins

Of 19,200 registered voters in Cowley County, 3,139 cast ballots in the Nov. 7 election — a fairly standard turnout (for local elections) of 16 percent. Those final numbers were part of the results released Nov. 13 after final canvassing at the Cowley County Courthouse in Winfield by the Cowley […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center to open Direct Primary Care clinic

South Central Kansas Medical Center is planning to bring a new concept in health and wellness to Cowley County through a new clinic that will open in January 2018. The clinic will be located on the medical center campus and is offered through a partnership with Revere Healthcare Solutions (RHS) […]

Legacy Foundation seeking nominations for 2017 Spirit of Humanity Award

The Legacy Regional Community Foundation Board of Directors announced during the 20th anniversary celebration in October 2016 that each year, the Foundation will recognize an individual or group for inspiring the vision of Legacy through his or her leadership and action. Community members are encouraged to nominate individuals or groups that embody […]

Closure to resume on 15th Street, begin Nov. 13 on Washington Avenue

North 15th Street will resume being closed to through traffic from Radio Lane and Skyline Road starting Nov. 13, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. During this road closure, through traffic on 15th Street will be detoured east at both Radio Lane and Skyline Road. Access will be accommodated […]