|Closures for Memorial Day
In observance of Memorial Day, City of Wichita facilities will be closed Monday, May 27. This includes City Hall, Park and Recreation centers, the Wichita Ice Center, the Great Plains Nature Center, Cowtown, CityArts, Century II administration offices...
City Pools Open Monday
City of Wichita swimming pools will open Monday, May 27. They will remain open through Aug. 4. The pools that will open Monday include:
• Aley, 1800 S. Seneca
• Boston, 6700 E. Boston
• Evergreen, 2700 N. Woodland
• Linwood, 19...
ICT Set to Celebrate Southwest Airlines' Arrival
The Wichita community and Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) are ready to celebrate the first Southwest Airlines flights in and out of ICT. With the first Southwest flights beginning on Sunday, June 2, two events are scheduled.
On Sunday, ...
City Storm Cleanup
The City of Wichita is not planning to collect debris from this weekend’s storm. Collections have occurred in the past when there has been significant tornado, ice storm or other inclement weather events. Property owners are responsible for disposing o...
McConnell Air Force Base selected
The Kansas Congressional delegation announced today that McConnell Air Force Base will be the Main Operating Base (MOB) for the KC-46A refueling tanker. The Formal Training Unit (FTU) will be located in Altus, Oklahoma.
“This is a big win and g...
New Trail at Air Capital Memorial Park
Grand-opening scheduled for new trails system
A grand-opening ceremony for a new bike-and-hike trail system at Air Capital Memorial Park is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 18.
Cowtown Ribbon Cutting Saturday
Cowtown’s new Orientation Building to open May 18
A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 at Old Cowtown Museum to celebrate the opening of its new Orientation Building. Located near the entrance to the Mu...
WFD Honored with Life Saver Award
Wichita Firefighters will be recognized by ADT with the ADT Life Saver award at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 16. The Wichita Fire Department (WFD) will be awarded a $5,000 grant from ADT for saving Jerry Malone and her home after it caught on fire earlier...
Honor Flight Leaving Wednesday
On Wednesday, May 15, the second Kansas Honor Flight of the year will leave Wichita Mid-Continent Airport carrying 24 World War II veterans and their guardians. The flight will depart at 6:25 a.m. from Wichita on AirTran Airways for a two-night stay ...