|Winter Recreation Registration Open
The City of Wichita Park & Recreation winter recreation classes are now available online at www.wichita.gov. Locate the “Government” tab on the homepage and click on the Park & Recreation link. Also, print copies of Wichita Pa...
Truck Traffic Temporarily Detoured at John Mack Bridge
City of Wichita officials on Friday said commercial truck traffic is being temporarily detoured from the southbound John Mack Bridge after an inspection revealed structural cracks in floor beams.
The structural issues reduce...
City Announces New GPNC Director
The City of Wichita announced today the promotion of Jim Mason as the Director of Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC), effective Friday, Dec. 19. Mason replaces Lorrie Beck who is retiring after two years in the post.
Mason, a Wichita...
Snow Removal Update
City of Wichita crews have been applying a salt-sand mix to all snow emergency routes since winter precipitation began yesterday afternoon. Personnel have been operating the full complement of 50 plow trucks overnight to make a complete pass over all t...
City Launches Snow Plow Tracking
With snow and ice forecasted beginning Wednesday evening, City of Wichita officials today announced a new interactive website that allows citizens to track the location of the City’s snow plows.
All 50 of the City’s snow plows are equipped with...
2016 Arts Funding Grants Available
Applications are now available for 2016 City of Wichita Arts Funding Grants. Now in its 10th year, the grant program recognizes, preserves and celebrates Wichita’s rich arts and cultural heritage – a heritage that has a tremendous impact on all reside...
Rebates Available for Water Savings
City of Wichita officials on Monday reminded residents about its rebate program that provides incentives for conserving water. So far, the City has approved 1,877 applications resulting in a total value of $222,839.24 in rebates given back to the com...
MYC Community Service Event Saturday
The Mayor’s Youth Council will host its biannual community service event from noon until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13. Youth Leaders Across Wichita (YLAW) will bring together more than 50 high school students from across the city to volunteer with local...
Media Advisory: Letters to Santa
City of Wichita staff will be at Starkey, Inc. at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, to announce results of this year’s Letters to Santa Project as well as introduce media to the “elves” at Starkey and Cambridge Market who are making sure every ...
WPD, Community Meeting Tonight
City of Wichita officials have scheduled a second community meeting this evening to improve relations between law enforcement and the community in the wake of recent police-involved shootings that have attracted local and national attention.