Biden picks Harris for running mate

By Angie Baldelomar Former Vice President Joe Biden has picked U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate. Biden shared the news Tuesday (Aug. 11) with the world in a tweet. “I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of […]

Professor encourages students to return to class

By Tere Siqueira For many area colleges and universities, classes are set to begin in a few weeks. Bryan Colmenares is among those people who encourages anyone seeking an education to attend classes, whether they be online, in person or a hybrid of the two. And Colmenares is among those people who understands how the […]

Kansas counties with mask mandates see drop in COVID-19 cases

By Roberta Pardo Kansas counties with mask mandates in place have seen a steep drop in coronavirus cases, while counties that only recommend their use have seen no decrease, according to the state’s top health official. Dr. Lee Norman, secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, said during an Aug. 5 press conference […]