Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman will no longer hold her position after her current term concludes this summer, Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab confirmed Wednesday (Jan. 20).
Vice President Kamala Harris’ breakthrough as the first woman to serve as second in command and as the first Black and Asian woman to hold the position of national leadership has some women in Wichita celebrating a special connection.
The Ford County Sheriff’s Office said the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the sheriff’s office are investigating after a man was found dead Wednesday morning (Jan. 20) in a grain car near the city of Wright, in Ford County.
The American Athletic Conference has announced that Sunday’s men’s basketball game in Wichita between the University of South Florida and Wichita State has been postponed due to additional positive COVID-19 cases and the ensuing contact tracing at USF.
People who participated in Covid-19 vaccine trials are now being allowed the opportunity to be vaccinated...even if they originally received a placebo. It is an uncommon move by researchers who say the importance of vaccinating everyone possible means the way data is being collected has to change, researchers say the so-called “unblinding” of trial participants won’t hurt research going forward.
The National Fund for Workplace Solutions awarded the Workforce Center a $130,000 grant “to equip workers with digital access, literacy, and skills they need to secure and grow in economy-boosting jobs in a rapidly changing labor market.”