Smokey Dyer

Dan Verbeck / KCUR

Last week, Kansas City’s Fire Chief Smokey Dyer retired after twelve years at the helm.

Firefighter, Truck, Station Cuts Described

Mar 1, 2012
Dan Verbeck / KCUR

The guesswork is over. Kansas City’s fire chief has laid out which fire stations would have smaller staffs, fewer fire trucks and which will close as he faces orders to reduce the department budget by $7.6 million for 2013.

Exit May Ease For KC Chief

Feb 29, 2012

A financial deal is being worked out at city hall to allow Kansas City’s fire chief to retire early and with benefits.

Library of Congress

Kansas City Mayor Sly James presented his vision for next year's city budget and a lot more.

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