Meet your candidates: Overland Park mayoral election

By Tere Siqueira Voters can head to the polls for a few major elections in the Kansas City area.One of those elections is the general election for mayor of Overland Park, Kansas. Overland Park City Council veteran Curt Skoog and political newcomer Mike Czinege are vying for Carl Gerlach’s seat. After serving 16 years, Gerlach […]

Celebrating the Day of the Dead

By CharaDia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is typically associated with Mexican culture. But observance of the Nov. 1-2 holiday is becoming an annual tradition in other countries, too.Rooted in ancient traditions that have been observed by generations of Mexicans, the holiday is based on the belief is that a deceased person’s soul […]

Meet your candidates: Unified Government mayoral election

By Tere Siqueira Voters can head to the polls for a few major elections in the Kansas City area.One of those elections is the general election for mayor/CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, scheduled for Nov. 2. Early voting began on Oct. 23.The candidates are incumbent David Alvey and Tyrone Garner.Alvey […]