Politics

Fourth Congressional District candidate Allen guest of Women for Kansas

Women for Kansas Cowley County will be host to Miranda Allen, independent candidate for the United States House of Representatives, as the featured speaker at their monthly meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 in the community council room at Winfield City Hall on Millington Street. The event is […]

Official results posted in local primaries after canvassing

Official results for the 2016 primary election have been posted, with very little change to the initial results. Republicans David Falletti, Christopher Smith, Larry Schwartz and Anita Judd-Jenkins all won their respective primaries in unofficial voting results Aug. 2. Smith, Schwartz and Falletti will take their respective positions in January […]

Appellate court judge Arnold-Burger to speak Aug. 9 at WHS

Judge Karen Arnold-Burger, of the Kansas Court of Appeals, is scheduled to come to Cowley County this week. The judge will accompany attorney Jim Robinson at a meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 in the Winfield High School cafeteria. Arnold-Burger was appointed to the appellate court in 2011 by then-Gov. […]

Newly elected judge follows in footsteps of framer forebear

Cowley County Attorney Christopher Smith has for an ancestor a signer of the original Declaration of Independence. Smith received 2,249 votes (54 percent) for the Division 2 seat in the 19th Judicial District in the Aug. 2 primary election. His ambition did not start with a judicial seat, however. “I […]

Kelley, Judd-Jenkins answer tough questions at forum

Dozens of people attended a legislative forum, sponsored by the Arkansas City and Winfield area chambers of commerce, for the Republican candidates for the Kansas House District 80 seat. Incumbent Rep. Kasha Kelley, R-Arkansas City, and challenger Anita Judd-Jenkins answered several tough questions from the audience, ranging from gun control […]

Forum features judge, commission, legislative candidates

Many candidates for local, state and federal elections gathered July 14 for a forum at the Moose Lodge in Bolton Township. Candidates were given 10 minutes to introduce themselves to the crowd. In all, there were approximately 150 to 200 in attendance at the event, which was sponsored by the […]

Forum features representative, sheriff, attorney candidates

Candidates for local, state and federal elections gathered July 14 for a forum at the Moose Lodge in Bolton Township. Candidates were given 10 minutes to introduce themselves to the crowd. In all, there were approximately 150 to 200 in attendance at the event, which was sponsored by the Bolton […]

Three candidate forums planned in next eight days

The joint legislative committee of the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce, the Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Cowley First, along with Cowley County Farm Bureau, plans three separate forums this week and next, prior to the Aug. 2 primary election. The first forum will be at 6:30 p.m. […]

Women for Kansas to host coffee June 4 in Cowley County

The Cowley County branch of Women for Kansas (W4K) will be host a free coffee at 9:30 a.m. June 4 at CornerBank in Arkansas City. “Women for Kansas-Cowley County has had great participation in Winfield since the group formed last October. It’s time for Ark City residents, particularly women, to […]