In a case that could have local implications, The Wichita Eagle recently filed a lawsuit against the City of Wichita that claims the city violated the Kansas Open Records Act (KORA). The lawsuit contests that the city violated...Read More
Name: Lance Niles Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education (BOE) Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Tamara Niles, spouse; children — Natalie Niles, eighth-grader at Arkansas City Middle...Read More
A replacement for former Cowley College trustee Sid Regnier has not yet been named, nor will a new trustee be appointed before the completion of the fall elections. Regnier resigned his post March 13, 2017, with more than two...Read More
The deadline for mandatory Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA) legal training has been extended for the Cowley College Board of Trustees. The original completion date was set for Sept. 15, 2016, but that since has been extended to...Read More
It’s hard to believe, but tax season once again is upon us. Many probably already have received forms in the mail or electronically and started working on their tax returns. Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week was observed last...Read More
Last month, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback proclaimed January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. “Kansas was founded on the conviction that every life has dignity. Today, human trafficking is an affront on that dignity, depriving...Read More
The year 2016 began with tremors felt in Arkansas City. A group of more than 20 earthquakes in and around Fairview, Oklahoma, included two significant quakes that were felt right here at home. The strongest of them topped out at...Read More
Cowley County Attorney Christopher Smith has confirmed that a violation of the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA) did occur during the July 18 meeting of the Cowley College Board of Trustees. In a letter addressed to the college’s...Read More
In a communication today from Cowley College President Dennis Rittle, Board of Trustees chair Bob Juden requested a special meeting to be held to consider a “board of trustee vacancy.” This meeting was announced July 20,...Read More
The Cowley College Board of Trustees is set to hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. July 12 in the college’s McAtee Dining Center. The trustees will go into executive session to interview potential candidates to fill the vacant...Read More
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