The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 8:19 AM

An Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water Monday, and an Australian search plane spotted objects elsewhere in the Java Sea, but it was too early to know whether either was connected to the aircraft and its 162 passengers and crew.

Updated at 8:02 AM

It was originally thought a stone replacement project at the Riverfront Community Center would be completed this month. But now it looks like the work won't be completed until early spring, a city of Leavenworth spokeswoman said.

Posted at 8:00 AM

This year showed how sheltered the U.S. economy is from geopolitical and health crises around the world. The global economy sputtered, but the U.S. powered ahead. Employers are finally hiring enough to lower unemployment. A plunge in gas prices and...

Updated at 7:58 AM

In the past, the Leavenworth Convention and Visitors Bureau asked people to do time in Leavenworth. But now, the CVB is asking people to come see the first city of Kansas, the organization's leader said.

Updated at 7:55 AM

For months, a section of U.S. 73-Kansas 7 Highway has been closed northwest of Leavenworth for a pavement replacement project.

Updated at 7:51 AM

The use of body cameras by law enforcement has been in the news since a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, decided not to indict a police officer in a fatal shooting.

Posted at 7:00 AM

Look, we've nearly all been there: you're stressed out and all you want is to stuff your face with cookies and chips and any other edible guilty pleasure. It's called stress-eating and I have a drawer dedicated to it.

Posted at 3:41 AM

Hooked on getting your weekly fix of “Mad Men” or “New Girl”? Or are you more of an “Orange Is the New Black” binge-watcher? There are dozens of apps out there for couch potatoes who love the small screen, from mobile program guides to an app that...

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