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CLAY COUNTY — After years of working as deputy clerk, county commissioners appointed Sandy Baldwin to the top spot in the county clerk’s office.

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CLAY COUNTY — After years of working as deputy clerk, county commissioners appointed Sandy Baldwin to the top spot in the county clerk’s office.

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CLAY COUNTY — The county public health center received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine this week. The shipment from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services contained doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

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CLAY COUNTY — In the first meeting of the new Clay County Commission Monday, Jan. 4, commissioners Jerry Nolte, Jon Carpenter and Megan Thompson swiftly went about changing government operations by making key managerial appointments under the newly enacted constitution.

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CLAY COUNTY — Keeping in tune with the new year, new leaders and new rules theme of the Monday, Jan. 4 county commission session, commissioners ordered work on the controversial Annex project paused and work to end state audit roadblocks to commence.

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CLAY COUNTY — In the first meeting of the new year and of the new Clay County Commission Monday, Jan. 4, commissioners Jerry Nolte, Jon Carpenter and Megan Thompson directed county staff and leaders to pause expenditures related to and construction at the proposed site of the new Clay County…

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CLAY COUNTY — The Western District Court of Appeals upheld a ruling made last year confirming Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s legal authority to conduct performance audits of Clay County government. The move is another blow to the repeated legal opposition from the county to the cit…

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CLAY COUNTY — A state audit of Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy’s office gave her office an overall rating of “good.” The ranking is the second highest possible. The report is the fourth released as part of an ongoing state audit of Clay County that was initiated by citizen petition. Previ…

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CLAY COUNTY — Government officials in Clay County and Kansas City reached a settlement in the controversial Clay County Annex construction project. The agreement closes months of legal wrangling stemming from Kansas City issuing a stop order on the project in September for lack of a site dis…

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KANSAS CITY — Mid-Continent Public Library’s North Oak branch at 8700 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, is closed until further notice due to potential COVID-19 exposure.

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After accepting nominations through mid-November, Clay County Economic Development Council announced Northland Keystone Award winners during this year’s award ceremony. Due to the pandemic, the event was held virtually this year on Friday, Dec. 4.

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KANSAS CITY – Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas, in consultation with Kansas City Health Department Director Rex Archer and Emergency Medical Services Medical Director Erica Carney. has issued Safer at Home guidelines for a partial slowdown of activity in Kansas City as the community continues…

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In a letter to Clay County school districts, Director of Clay County Public Health Center Gary Zaborac offered updated options for conducting a winter sports season as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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Across the country every year, hundreds of emergency responders are injured or killed while responding to incidents on roadways. Traffic incidents are the leading cause of death for emergency responders who represent fire, law enforcement, emergency medical services, towing, and transportati…

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CLAY COUNTY — The Missouri Department of Transportation will host an online public hearing beginning Monday, Nov. 9, continuing until Friday, Dec. 4, regarding the Missouri Highway H and 100 Street intersection improvement project in Clay County.

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CLAY COUNTY — The ongoing legal saga that has become the state audit of Clay County continues as the county was granted an extension it sought from Clay County Circuit Court to turn over records court-ordered to be released in late October to the state auditor’s office.

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Following the Missouri Attorney General Office’s announcement in October of an initiative to combat human trafficking by targeting illicit massage businesses, a representative for the AG told the Courier-Tribune there are about 35 of these businesses in the Kansas City area. These businesses…

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CLAY COUNTY — Voters who cast their ballot in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election will choose from a slew of candidates running for the nation’s, state’s and county’s top elected offices. Voters will also decide the fate of Amendments 1 and 3, whether Clay County should have a different for…

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CLAY COUNTY — This election cycle, voters in the county will again get to decide if they want to fundamentally overhaul the structure of Clay County government by opting to approve or vote down a constitution. Multiple previous attempts at passing a constitutional or charter form of governme…

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CLAY COUNTY — The circuit court of Clay County sided with the state auditor’s office, granting a summary judgment for the auditor that orders the county to comply with both subpoenas issued by the auditor’s office for records and testimony in the state audit of the county.

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Col. Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active and create hazards for Missouri motorists this time of year.

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KANSAS CITY — Public art will welcome visitors to Kansas City when they land at the new Kansas City International Airport terminal. A nationwide search for artists to create compelling works for the terminal was launched.

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CLAY COUNTY — The Clay County Commission is again mired in legal controversy, this time with Kansas City over construction of the $20 million new Annex. The project is being constructed at Missouri Highway 152 and North Brighton Avenue in Kansas City.

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CLAY COUNTY — Clay County commissioners voted 3-0 to drop the general levy county tax rate Monday, Sept. 14.

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CLAY COUNTY — The circuit court-appointed Constitution commission charged with drafting a new form of county government submitted ballot language to the county election board to appear on the November ballot.