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Archives for November 1st, 2010
Tweet Incumbent Kay Wolf, a former Prairie Village city council member, faces Robert McElwain in the race for the District 21 House seat. McElwain, a Libertarian, didn’t respond to our questionnaire request. (And, again, we don’t make endorsements…but if you can’t answer an email from the press, are you really going to be responsive to [...]
Tweet After nearly a month and a half of campaigning, the group of local parents hoping to convince the Shawnee Mission board of education to keep Mission Valley open have entered their final appeal. With just a week left before the board casts its deciding vote, the Save Mission Valley group released a list of [...]
Tweet Incumbent Terrie Huntington, who was elected to four terms in the House before taking over the Senate seat vacated by David Wysong last year, faces political newcomer Wayne Hodges, a Democrat, in the race for the District 7 seat. Name: Terrie W. Huntington (incumbent) Occupation: Marketing Communications (retired) Education: Clearwater High School, Clearwater, Kansas, [...]
Tweet We had just about closed the books on block parties for 2010 when we got a surprising, if very welcome, message from a Prairie Villager last week. It turns out that if it’s Halloween weekend, it’s block party time on El Monte Street. At first, I didn’t know what to make of things. I [...]
Tweet It’s hard to categorize the congregation of dozens of toddlers in furry animal costumes as “spooky,” but we somehow doubt Halloween purists would protest. The Village Shops’ annual Trick-or-Treat festivities brought hundreds of parents and candy-craving kids out yesterday afternoon, with a slow procession of people extending practically all the way around the shops. [...]