The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 3-0 to approve a $98,649.18 change order agreement with Walters-Morgan Construction for the new Water Treatment Facility that includes work to improve a sewer relay located at Fourth...Read More
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...Read More
Walmart Manager Mark Chickadonz was awarded the Good Neighbor Award by the City Commission of Arkansas City on Nov. 7. “He’s done a lot of things in the community that have been above and beyond,” said Public Information Officer...Read More
The City of Arkansas City will be host to a special Arkalalah kickoff event that features a train unveiling and re-dedication Oct. 24 at Wilson Park. The first step in the Wilson Park Master Plan, the restoration of the park’s...Read More
The City Commission of Arkansas City voted unanimously Oct. 17 to approve the purchase of five Motorola portable radios for the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department. This purchase, which came to a total of no more than $16,569, is...Read More
The City Commission of Arkansas City approved two items during its Oct. 3 meeting that will allow KanPak to move forward with a multi-million-dollar distribution warehouse facility in Goff Industrial Park. Both items were...Read More
In a Sept. 19 update to the City Commission of Arkansas City, South Central Kansas Medical Center officials reported the hospital would be scaling back its laboratory outreach program. “That’s probably not something we’re going...Read More
The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 4-0 on Sept. 5 to declare several structures in Arkansas City as unsafe and dangerous. The structures all are in a state of disrepair. Many need work to the foundation or roof, or mold...Read More
Tom Langer, City-Cowley County Health Department administrator and public health officer, appeared Aug. 15 before the City Commission of Arkansas City to talk about RISE Cowley. Cowley County, through the RISE Cowley health...Read More
The City Commission of Arkansas City voted unanimously July 25 to move forward on a water line replacement project that should complete the elimination of most red and yellow water issues east of the Walnut River. Residents who...Read More
The City Commission of Arkansas City voted for the second time June 20 to table an ordinance that would alter Arkansas City Municipal Code to require tree trimmers to have a license. This ordinance had been tabled once before...Read More
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