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Coffeyville weathers Amazon job losses better than expected
November 24, 2015
Football fans still pack Veterans Memorial Stadium here on Friday nights and Saturday afternoons in the fall. The Verdigris River still flows sluggishly by. Life continues in this town of about 10,000 a year after its biggest employer, Amazon, announced it was leaving. The closing of the distribution warehouse, along with a couple of other plant closings and layoffs last year, meant the loss of more than 800 jobs — about 5 percent of all jobs in Montgomery County, The Wichita Eagle reported.
KCP&L appeals rate increase ruling by Kansas regulators
November 24, 2015
Kansas City Power & Light is appealing a September ruling by Kansas regulators reducing the percentage of annual profit the utility is allowed to return to its stockholders.
Bonner Rotary club gears up for return of Vaughn-Trent auction
Social services organization in need to maintain operating expenses
November 24, 2015
At the Bonner Springs Rotary Club’s Annual Holiday Banquet, an auction event benefitting Vaughn-Trent Community Services, bidders have been known to bid several hundred dollars on a rather tacky Christmas tie.
Bonner approves April sales tax mail ballot
November 24, 2015
The city of Bonner Springs will ask voters to consider maintaining its current sales tax rate in a mail ballot election in April.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs city employee Christina Brake
November 24, 2015
Christina Brake, deputy city clerk in Bonner Springs, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Hollywood Casino pushes back against requests of Woodlands owner
Group presented its case to USD 240 school board, seeks support in WyCo
November 24, 2015
The Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is proactively opposing a movement to reopen The Woodlands with the help of reduced taxes and incentives.