Khloe Reid wasn’t sure what to think when she got a close look at the bluegill dangling from the end of her cane pole. Fishing was a new experience for the 7-year-old Kansas City girl. She was among hundreds of inner-city kids who were were participating in the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Discover Nature Field Day for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City.
A Jackson County Circuit Judge on Friday denied a motion for a temporary restraining order that sought to halt redevelopment plans for Parade Park Homes Inc., near 18th and Vine. But the lawsuit continues. Some residents oppose a proposed $76 million redevelopment plan.
Some of the most important battles to oust extremist Republican lawmakers in Kansas will be fought over the next five weeks in Johnson County. That fact became more evident than ever on Friday when four ex-Kansas governors released an extraordinary, bipartisan letter that blasted Gov. Sam Brownback’s policies as “destructive” and “dangerous.”
Artist Ryan Wilks of Kansas City produced 12 large portraits for a personal project that is a part of his exhibit “Gender Treason”, which represents various members of the LGBTQIA community in Kansas City. Wilks decided not to paint his own portrait but wanted to share his vulnerability with the others who told their life stories. Wilks had made a finished life cast that will be on display with his paintings at the show, which opens July 1, 2016 at the Leedy-Voulks Art Center.
“Gender Treason” by Artist Ryan Wilks
Hallmark employees feel the Salvy Splash
Free fans are distributed in Extreme Heat Relief Program