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...Read More
This weekend in Arkansas City promises to be chock full of events. From a moon-rise hike to live music and a train show, there should be something for everyone right here at home. Moon-rise hike Chaplin Nature Center will be...Read More
North 15th Street will be closed to through traffic between Radio Lane and Skyline Road starting Oct. 30, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. During this road closure, through traffic on 15th Street will be detoured...Read More
The South Summit Street bridge across the Arkansas River will be partially closed Aug. 25 for a practice exercise related to river flooding procedures. The partial closure will occur from 8 a.m. to around noon for this exercise....Read More
A brand-new mural depicting elements of Arkansas City’s history now decorates a downtown wall thanks to the collaboration of local artists and the Arkansas City Area Arts Council. Thanks to a grant from the V.J. Wilkins and...Read More
The City Commission of Arkansas City voted unanimously July 18 to approve the purchase of several pieces of rescue equipment for the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department. The equipment includes an Inmar inflatable rescue boat, a...Read More
Lane and intersection closures will begin June 26 on South Summit Street as part of the ongoing KLINK resurfacing project, said Public Works Director Eric Broce. The contractor, Cornejo and Sons LLC, will commence construction...Read More
Hurshal Clark visited an old friend at an archaeological dig site May 31 in the northeastern Arkansas City area. As a recently expanded group of archaeology field students searched for more artifacts from the ancient Native...Read More
Storm clouds gathered late Tuesday afternoon in Arkansas City as archaeology students searched for more artifacts from the ancient American Indian town of Etzanoa. But the director of the dig, Wichita State University...Read More
PONCA CITY, Okla. — More than a century after Spanish conquistador Juan de Oñate visited the large settlement of Etzanoa, in what is now Arkansas City, the Native Americans who lived there migrated south. Harassed by the Osage,...Read More
The North Summit Street improvement project will proceed to its next phase this week, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. The contractor, Cornejo and Sons LLC, will begin asphalt milling April 25 on Summit Street,...Read More
TOPEKA — The Kansas House of Representatives on April 5 recognized recent archaeological research pointing to Arkansas City as the site of the huge ancestral Wichita Indian settlement of Etzanoa. House members applauded after...Read More
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