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Wichita Fire Capt. Stuart Bevis has been investigating fires for more than 15 years. Last year he got a new partner—the four-legged kind.
Sarah Cundiff says she’s not a runner. So how can it be that she’s training for her fifth Nike Women’s Marathon?
When Army Reserve SPC Brian Higgins was deployed to Iraq for a year and a half, his wife, Renee, took over all the duties of a five-child household on top of her own full-time job. Nothing can fully prepare a military spouse when the possibility of deployment becomes reality, but Renee tells how she stayed strong for her family and kept the faith while her husband was in a war zone. (May 2011)
Terry Houck’s phone rang on Jan. 6 as it has dozens of times over the last five and a half years. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Eric Nettleton, 26, of Wichita had been killed in action in Afghanistan the day before. The Patriot Guard was needed. (March 2011)
When Coach Steve Rainbolt started his Shocker Fitness program, he had a few goals: Help Wichitans get in shape. Create a community out of his participants. And get to use a megaphone. (January 2011)
For all the traditions Americans share on Thanksgiving, it’s a deeply personal holiday. Some like to embellish the beloved turkey dinner with their own flair. Other families develop their own special rituals around the day. We decided to ask a few local celebrities what says “Thanksgiving” to them—the foods and traditions they can’t celebrate without. What we got back was a rich batch of recipes and remembrances. (November 2011)
Can going back to school for a bachelor’s degree — even if it’s not your first — really pay off? (August 2010)
Having a boat dock steps from your back deck is the new luxury in suburban living. (July 2010)
Born at 23 weeks, Ashle and Jamie Stratton’s twins had a five-percent chance of survival at birth. Their heads were no larger than tennis balls, their bodies the length of a ruler. (May 2009)
In her book, It’s All About Him: Finding the Love of My Life, Denise hopes the story of her marriage to country singer Alan Jackson will inspire others to find spiritual strength when they need it the most. (March 2009)
Kelley Hunt could have lit out for L.A. or Nashville to pursue her music career. But Kansas is where she does her best work, so why leave? (February 2009)
It’s easy to get paranoid after meeting Daryl Bugner. He’s a private investigator, and it’s his job to get as
close to his subject as possible without blowing his cover. The day we meet, he’s dressed in a dark jacket
and wool cap. He’s perfectly ordinary and easy to overlook.