Learning to live

Published May 19, 2011

Last February, Katherine Cook's life came to a halt when a bullet pierced her head. It was a freak accident that remains unsolved. What continues is the journey of a remarkable recovery.

Salute to Veterans

Published November 6, 2009

Education Guide Fall 2009

Published July 15, 2009

The focus of this year's Fall Education Guide is back to school for adults.

A Day Away

Published May 18, 2009

Whether you prefer to travel by car, motorcycle, bicycle or maybe even horse — there's something for nearly everyone's taste to check out in Kansas. Let "A Day Away" be your guide to investigating the nooks and crannies of the Sunflower State.

Spring 2009 Elections

Published March 12, 2009

A look at the Chieftain's stories about the Spring 2009 elections in Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and Wyandotte County.


Published January 26, 2009

Keep an eye with what's going on in the region.

Obama's Inauguration: America's 44th President

Published January 19, 2009

Barack Obama was sworn in as the nation's 44th president on Tuesday. Check out all of our past and current coverage of the inaugural event.

Obama’s inauguration

Published January 19, 2009

Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States on January 20, 2009 — the first African-American elected to the position. Many locals will make the trip to Washington, D.C., to watch the historic event. Others will watch from here in Kansas.

Where to vote

Published October 23, 2008

Don't know where to vote? Type your address and ZIP code into this feature, and find out your polling place location.

Kathleen Sebelius: Two decades in politics

Published August 20, 2008

Kathleen Sebelius has been widely rumored to be in "the final four" of candidates to be Barack Obama's vice president. She has served as Kansas' governor since 2002 and before that was insurance commissioner and a state representative.

Road Trips

Published May 22, 2008

Planning a trip but don't want to take out a second mortgage to pay for a cross-country vacation? The region presents a variety of interesting and entertaining "stay-cation" ideas.