News

Vice-Mayor Doesn’t Like Water Rate Increase

Vice-Mayor Doesn’t Like Water Rate Increase

Photo: WINA

A city councilor is unhappy about higher water bills for city residents. The city staff is recommending a double-digit increase in the monthly bills for water and wastewater treatment. Vice-Mayor Dede Smith (pictured) fears an 11% increase will be tough to swallow for low-income families. Smith and her fellow councilors expect to vote on the proposal at a June meeting. She was a recent guest on the Schilling Show.

 

Latest Stories

18 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

penscaps16120076416963

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

18 hours ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

goffdraft870850982276

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

18 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

kansasweatherAP

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.