Smokey Dyer

KC Currents
3:44 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Former KC Fire Chief Smokey Dyer: His True Opinions & Career Reflections

Kansas City Fire Chief Smokey Dyer, pre-retirement.
Dan Verbeck KCUR

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

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Fire Department
5:16 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Firefighter, Truck, Station Cuts Described

Under plan, many K.C. fire stations will lose a truck.
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.

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Fire Department
4:50 pm
Wed February 29, 2012

Exit May Ease For KC Chief

City Attorney Galen Beaufort assures a special retirement plan for fire chief will not be precedent for others.

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

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Kansas City
7:18 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Kansas City Mayor Calls For $1 Billion For Infrastructure

Kansas City City Council Chambers in Kansas City, Mo.
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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7:36 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, February 9, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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