Beware: 8 Red-Hot Frauds: Part 1

n their never-ending pursuit of your money and identity, criminals are constantly coming up with new cons. Here’s a closer look at eight relatively new types of scams that are becoming more common, along with expert advice on avoiding them. Check out the list of today’s hottest emerging frauds. Google Voice ScamLet’s say you’ve posted […]

Get Ready for Spring and Summer with WyCo Parks and Recreation Activities!

The weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer – it’s time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine – and Wyandotte County Parks & Recreation is here to help! Wyandotte Parks & Rec has just published its Spring & Summer Parks & Recreation Guide, which is a comprehensive guide to all of […]

Solar energy offers many benefits

Commentary by Chara If you want to save money while staying warm in the winter and cool in the summer, consider using solar energy in your home.Solar energy panels offer many benefits, including the following: *Lower energy bills: The sun can power your home. On sunny days and during the warm season, you will produce […]

Jorge Ramos: La guerra y sus consecuencias impredecibles

El temor del mundo —el gran temor— es que la guerra en Ucrania termine, de pronto, en un enfrentamiento con dimensiones nucleares. Ese miedo lo ha usado Vladimir Putin a su favor.Hace unos días, el presidente ruso envió una nota de protesta al gobierno de Joe Biden. El mensaje advertía de “consecuencias impredecibles” si Estados […]

Editorial: Indifferent toward our architectural heritage?

The new single-terminal Kansas City International Airport is set to open next year. The $1.5 billion airport will replace the three-terminal facility built in 1972 for $250 million, characterized by Southwest Airlines president, Mike Van de Ven as “one of the best airports ever built”.Also opened in 1972: The Truman Sports Complex. Its twin stadiums […]

GCI’s Cinco de Mayo fiesta returns

By Chara After two years of the pandemic, Guadalupe Centers Inc. (GCI) is hosting its traditional Cinco de Mayo fiesta again.“Guadalupe Centers is ready to celebrate with the community again after being unable to for nearly two years,” said Alyx Bartrom, GCI vice president of development and marketing. “We are excited to safely come back […]

Area dancer receives Ohtli Award

By CharaThe Mexican government has honored Kansas City area resident Rose Marie Moreno Alvarado for the passion for her heritage she displays through folkloric dance.Moreno Alvarado recently received an Ohtli Award. Given to Mexican citizens or citizens of Mexican descent who work abroad promoting Mexican culture, its name comes from the Nahuatl word for road […]

Izak Carlos ready to represent KC in boxing competition

By CharaIzak Carlos is getting another shot at boxing nationally in Golden Gloves competition.The 19-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, native recently won his third KC Golden Gloves regional title to represent the region in the 125-pound weight class at the national tournament, slated for August in Tulsa, Oklahoma.Representing the region again makes Carlos “so happy,” he […]