Laura Ziegler | KCUR Lindsey Foat | The Hale Center for Journalism When Susie Haake goes to vote tomorrow, she anticipates waiting outside a closed door. “I have to wait for a volunteer to see me and open the door for me,” said Haake who cannot open the door herself. She uses a power wheelchair due ...Continue Reading
Overland Park was ranked as one of the most disability-friendly cities in the U.S. last month. Tell KC asked people with special-needs from around KC if this rating reflects their experience. Kansas City, Missouri, was ranked 51st out the 150 cities. Questioning OP’s ranking “I can’t believe OP was voted the highest. Their paratransit program ...Continue Reading
“I don’t get to ignore it. I have four lovely grandchildren who are going to inherit it.” This was Johnice Orduna’s simple and eloquent answer, when asked why she continually seeks change and healing around issues of race relations. In May of 2014, Johnice visited the home of her daughter, Jeanna Repass. Jeanna lives in ...Continue Reading
Have you been too busy to focus on the election because you’ve been fixated on the Royals? Don’t despair. All is not lost. KCPT’s Nick Haines provides you with a pithy and insightful rundown of the key issues and races on both sides of state line. Joining the KCWIR team to research your Kansas and ...Continue Reading
Northwestern Colorado has a rich heritage of raising sheep – either for their meat or for wool. But for decades the sheep herd has been slipping in numbers, both nationally and in Colorado, often outcompeted by countries like New Zealand and Australia.
A once-obscure effort by a group of states to get out from under federal health care regulations has become an issue in the final days of the Kansas governor’s race.