The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Kansas City International single terminal airport on Monday, March 25. Members of the council and other dignitaries were there, while Chiefs announcer Mitch Holthus was the emcee.
Here is a variety of photos we shot in Weston, Riverside, Parkville and Kansas City over the recent weeks.
The Platte County Sheriff’s Department and Platte City Police Department held Shop with a Cop on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Walmart on Boardwalk in Kansas City, Mo.
The Platte City lighting ceremony was held on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at the Platte County Courthouse.
The Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Zona Rosa Town Center was held on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Kansas City North.
The Mid-Continent Library held a ribbon cutting for its Weston branch on Thursday, Nov. 8.
The Platte County Community Center South hosted a trunk or treat on Friday, Oct. 26 in Parkville.
Firefighter Freddie, an animatronic, interactive teaching tool, paid a visit Friday, Oct. 19 to students at Great Beginnings Preschool in Platte City.
The annual Platte County High School homecoming parade was held on Friday, Sept. 21 in Platte City, Mo.
The homecoming queen for Park Hill High School was crowned during halftime of the Ray-Pec vs. Park Hill game on Friday, Sept. 21. The winner was Mahonie Cheek.
North Platte High School in Dearborn held its homecoming parade and game Friday, Sept. 14. Chase Bridger and Kadilynn Kelley, pictured above, were named homecoming king and queen at halftime of the game Friday night. School across the district was dismissed early on Friday to allow participation in the parade, which wound through downtown Dearborn. This year’s theme was “Get Your Game On,” with floats decked in board game designs.
The new CVS Health distribution center in Kansas City held a ribbon cutting on Friday, Aug. 24. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, along with members council members from Kansas City and the Platte County Commissioner's office attended the event.
Students across Platte County are back in school at the four county districts.
The annual Parkville Days celebration, featuring a carnival, parade, crafts and food and more, was held Aug. 17-19 in downtown Parkville and English Landing Park.
Simon Huntz, 9, of Kansas City, Mo., watches KC Wolf get on a custom build trike motorcycle on display at the Kansas City Hillcrest Thrift Shop carnival Saturday, Aug. 11. The carnival at the thrift shop included food, games, music, giveaways, and discounts on store items.
Downtown Platte City served as the host site for the National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7.
The 57th annual Platte County Steam & Gas Engine Show was held Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Platte County Fairgrounds in Tracy, Mo.
The 10th annual UNICO Microbrew Festival was held Saturday, Aug. 11 at Zona Rosa in Kansas City, Mo.
The Northland Conference Swimming Championships were held July 16-18 at the Springs Aquatic Center in Kansas City, Mo.
The ribbon cutting for the new North Platte Junior High addition was held on Monday, Aug. 6 in Dearborn, Mo.
The Platte County Sports Commission held its 4th annual youth sports festival on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Zona Rosa Town Center.
Find photos from the Mud-A-Thon, carnival and horse shoe competition on Saturday, July 21 at the 155th annual Platte County Fair.
The 1st ever Dollar Bill Kids Club Fishing Derby was held on Saturday, July 21 at Platte Ridge Park in Platte City, Mo.
The first-ever Riverside Junior Police Academy class graduated on Friday, July 20 at Riverside City Hall. The students that were chose are from Park Hill South High School in Riverside.
Day two of the Platte County Fair's demolition derby was held on Thursday, July 19 in Tracy, Mo.
Find photos from the demolition derby, carnival and Outlaw Jim and the Whiskey Benders on Wednesday, July 18 at the 155th annual Platte County Fair.
Photos from the Platte County Fair Queen, Floral Hall, petting zoo and 4-H competition are this gallery from Wednesday, July 18 at the Platte County Fair.