|City to Host “A Night with Santa”
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer and Wichita City Council members will host the annual “A Night with Santa” holiday event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas. The event is free; do...
WFD Still Investigating Fatal Home Fire
Wichita Fire Department officials say a fatal fire on Tuesday at 644 N. Goebel was not caused by a failure of the home’s electrical system. More details on the cause of the fire may be released early next week. Fire Investigators continue to collec...
WPD, Public Works & Utilities Team Up To Reduce Thefts
The Wichita Police and Public Works & Utilities departments are working together to reduce property thefts over the holiday season. Crews will be placing portable message signs, similar to construction zone signs, near east and west Wichita shopp...
Holiday Shopping Safety Reminder
The Wichita Police Department (WPD) is warning shoppers to guard their personal belongings due to a recent increase in thefts from shopping carts. The incidents have taken place across the city and surrounding areas. Thieves are targeting purses, wa...
Christmas at Cowtown
Annual events bring past holiday traditions to life
Nowhere else but Old ...
City Launches Water Bill Assistance Program
City of Wichita officials have launched a program that encourages residents to help those who are struggling to pay their water bills. The program is called the “H2O (Help to Others) Care Fund”. Donation forms are in brochures currently being delivered...
Ride Wichita Transit for Free on Friday
Wichita Transit is offering free service all day on Friday - the day after Thanksgiving. The day will also mark the first time in recent years the public transit service has operated the day after Thanksgiving, which is traditionally one of the busie...
City of Wichita Thanksgiving Closures
In observance of Thanksgiving Day, City of Wichita facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29. This includes City Hall, Neighborhood City Halls, Park and Recreation Centers, Cowtown, CityArts, Watson Park, Mid-America All-Indian...
WFD: “Cook with Caution!”
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the Wichita Fire Department (WFD) is reminding residents that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries. Following are safety tips to help prevent these fires.