|6/26/2017||Independence Power and Light Director Leon Daggett announces retirement|
Daggett has served as Director of IPL for more than 10 years and has worked in the utilities industry for more than 50 years.
|6/23/2017||Nearly 100 volunteers to help cover graffiti along Little Blue Trace Trail as part of service project|
Independence and Jackson County are working with 80 youth and 15 chaperons visiting the Kansas City-area from Ames, Iowa, as part of a service project from 2:30 to 5 p.m. today.
|6/22/2017||Independence Invites the Public to Get Involved in the Community Visioning Process|
Citizens are invited to help update the City’s comprehensive plan at a public meeting today, June 22, at 6 p.m. at Mid-Continent Public Library North Independence Branch.
|6/20/2017||City of Independence earns ‘A- Stable’ credit rating from S&P|
The City of Independence today announced it has earned an “A- Stable” credit rating from Standard & Poors (S&P).
|6/19/2017||City of Independence to open Drop-off Depot for storm debris June 23|
The City of Independence is opening the Drop-Off Depot for storm-related debris on June 23. The Depot, located at 875 Vista Avenue, will be accepting tree limbs and brush through July 2.
|6/13/2017||Celebrate safely! Independence shares fireworks safety tips, reminds residents of local ordinances.|
The City of Independence would like to remind residents of local ordinances and share tips to celebrate safely.
|6/7/2017||Independence City Council passes resolution supporting public art|
The Independence City Council passed a resolution Monday night requiring an amount equal to 1 percent of the estimated cost for construction, reconstruction or remodeling of Municipal buildings be set aside for public art include ornamentation and adornment.
|6/6/2017||City of Independence passes new hotel ordinance|
These changes ensure that all hotels and motels promote industry best practices while holding all properties accountable.
|6/5/2017||City of Independence shares tips to protect from mosquitoes|
The City of Independence is reminding citizens and business owners of steps they can take to protect themselves from mosquitoes.
|5/31/2017||Palmer Center Activities and Events for June 2017|
The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is operated by the City of Independence and is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+.
|5/26/2017||Break out the sunscreen, Adventure Oasis Water Park Opens May 27|
Just in time for the Memorial Day Holiday, the Adventure Oasis Water Park will open for the season May 27.
|5/24/2017||City of Independence announces continued success of Corridor Code Enforcement Initiative|
The City of Independence’s Corridor Code Enforcement (CCE) Initiative is systematically working through major corridors in the City to address property maintenance and zoning violations.
|5/22/2017||Have you checked your smoke detectors lately?|
IFD encourages citizens to check alarms, reminds public of Free Smoke Alarm Program
|5/19/2017||Highway 24 Project brings needed updates to Independence|
Independence residents along Highway 24, between Highways 291 and 7, will notice major improvements over the next few months.
|5/15/2017||Independence Power and Light Recognized as a reliable public power provider|
Independence Power and Light has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider Diamond designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service.
|5/15/2017||Independence Fire Department announces graduation of recruits, promotions|
The Independence Fire Department (IFD) will recognize four new graduates and mark the promotion of five long-time department members on Friday, May 12.
|5/15/2017||City of Independence holds Scamboree at Palmer Center to help protect seniors|
The City of Independence invites seniors to the Palmer Center on Monday, May 15, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. to attend a Scamboree.
|5/11/2017||Mayor Weir and City Officials celebrate the dedication of the new Pioneer Woman statue at National Frontier Trails Museum|
The new Pioneer Woman statue located at the National Frontier Trails Museum will be dedicated tonight, May 11, at 5 p.m.
|4/28/2017||Annual Police Officers Memorial Service|
This year's Memorial Service will be held at the Truman Library, 500 W. U.S. Hwy. 24.
|4/27/2017||Palmer Center Activities and Events for May, 2017|
The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+.
|4/24/2017||2017 Harry S Truman Special Recognition Award Announced|
The Harry S Truman Award Commission selected the Kansas City Chiefs Organization to receive the 2017 Special Recognition Award.
|4/20/2017||10th Annual EcoFest to be held Saturday, June 3 at Waterfall Park|
The 10th Annual Independence EcoFest – “It’s All About Water!” – teaches children and families about preserving natural resources and protecting the environment.
|4/18/2017||City of Independence Hires Public Information Officer|
Independence announces the hiring of Meghan Lewis as the public information officer (PIO).
|4/18/2017||Bird Banding Event Canceled|
Due to expected high winds and elevated temperatures, the bird banding program scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at George Owens Nature Park has been canceled.
|4/4/2017||Bird Banding Event Rescheduled|
Due to expected inclement weather, the bird banding program scheduled for Wednesday, April 5 at George Owens Nature Park has been rescheduled to April 19.
|3/28/2017||Applications for 2017 Fireworks Vendors Now Available|
Applications from not-for-profit groups for the sale of consumer grade fireworks will be accepted at the City's Finance Department between 8 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017 and 5 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017.
|3/27/2017||Palmer Center Activities and Events for April, 2017|
The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+.
|3/22/2017||Inde*Bus Now Offering Free Bus Service for Veterans|
The Inde*Bus transit system in Independence is now honoring all United States Military Veterans by allowing them to ride the bus system at no charge.
|3/22/2017||City’s Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday, April 1|
The City’s 20th annual HHW collection will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1.
|3/20/2017||Sales Tax for Children’s Services Fund Begins April 1|
Jackson County voters approved a 1/8¢ sales tax for the Children’s Services Fund.
|3/14/2017||2017 Harry S. Truman Public Service Award Recipient Announced|
The Independence Harry S. Truman Commission has chosen Senator Bob Dole as the 2017 Harry S. Truman Public Service Award recipient.
|3/14/2017||Vaile Mansion Awarded Accreditation by Arbnet Accreditation Program|
The Vaile Mansion, at 1500 N. Liberty in Independence, has been awarded a Level 1 Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Program for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens.
|3/10/2017||Drop-Off Depot Canceled for Saturday, March 11|
The Drop-Off Depot, located at 875 Vista Ave., will not be open on Saturday, March 11 as previously scheduled.
|3/10/2017||Independence Fire Department Lifts Burn Ban|
The Independence Fire Department has lifted the burn ban for the City of Independence which was imposed on February 27, 2017.
|3/1/2017||Independence Recycling Centers to Close March 31|
The City’s two recycling centers will permanently close on Friday, March 31, 2017.
|2/28/2017||Independence Water Department Places Fifth|
The City of Independence Water took fifth place honors at the 27th Annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting contest held February 23-25 in Berkeley Springs, WV.
|6/21/2017||Attempts to Identify: June 2017|
|6/14/2017||Police Investigate Train Versus Pedestrian Collision|
|5/25/2017||Attempts to Identify: May 2017|
|5/25/2017||Officer Involved Shooting|
|5/4/2017||Public Service Announcement - Running Road Race (Half-Marathon and 5K) on Sunday|
|5/3/2017||Shooting Investigation at US 40 Hwy and E 47th St|
|4/28/2017||Police Officers Memorial Service|
|4/25/2017||Driver Identified in I-470 & US-40 Fatal Crash|
|4/22/2017||Driver killed in Three Vehicle Crash on US-40 Hwy|
|4/21/2017||Shooting Investigation at QuikTrip (291 and Gudgell)|
|4/18/2017||Shooting Investigation at Independence Ave. and Glenwood Ave.|
|4/18/2017||Officer Wagstaff Update from Chief Halsey: April 18, 2017|
|4/18/2017||WANTED: Murder Suspect Maurice T. Jones|
|4/12/2017||Attempts to Identify: April 2017|
|4/5/2017||Crash Victim ID - Little Blue Parkway and Bundschu|
|4/4/2017||Officer Wagstaff Update: Tuesday, April 4th|
|4/3/2017||Fatal Crash at Little Blue Pkwy and Bundschu|
|3/30/2017||IPD Officer Critically Injured|
|3/29/2017||Police Officer Shot During Residential Burglary Call|
|3/23/2017||Fatal Crash at Wilson and Kentucky|
|3/20/2017||Suspect in Stolen Pickup Flees from Officers and Crashes, Resulting in House Fire|
|3/3/2017||Attempts to Identify: March 2017|
IPD Detectives are trying to identify these subject in reference to ongoing investigations