City Election Lineup


As the 2023 campaign season begins, we introduce the candidates for mayor, municipal judge and City Council.

Capital Contraction

Transforming Western Construction Site

The city has less than half of last year’s funding for capital projects, but won’t have to borrow money or dip into savings for infrastructure needs.

Green to Go Green

Solar Array, Public Works Service Center

The federal Inflation Reduction Act could help the city reach its emissions goals faster and offers incentives for businesses and individuals.

Pedestrian Planning

Sidewalk Map

The city has adopted a long-term plan to guide the expansion of the sidewalk network for years to come.

Emergency Repairs

Professional Office Building

The city is spending up to $5 million to fix a newly discovered safety hazard at one of the buildings being refurbished for the Public Safety Complex.

Flexibility for the New Chief

Reclassifying deputy chiefs would give the new KPD leader the ability to hire his top commanders from outside the department.

Imminent Installation

After a two-year delay due to COVID-19, a sculpture commissioned for Cradle of Country Music Park is approaching its debut.

A Snapshot of Homelessness

On Feb. 23, local service providers and volunteers counted the homeless population. They found the number had soared.