Connecting some spirit with a scenic view

Posted August 26, 2014 at 11:00 pm

By Joe Jarosz
Northeast News
August 27, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department is working on a connection worth taking time to perfect.

Scott Overbay, project manager for the Parks and Recreation Department, told the Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee at its latest meeting that the department is trying to connect the Spirit of Kansas City Scenic Byway with the Cliff Drive Scenic Byway, creating a trail connection from Belmont Boulevard in the Northeast to the Heritage Trail System into Kansas.

“The last time I was here, we were proposing to go south on Cliff Drive to Independence Avenue west to Charlotte [Street] and north to Third Street,” Overbay said. “What we’re proposing to do now is return to Kessler Park, make the connection at the southwest gate of Kessler

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    Changing spring crappie tactics

    Posted February 18, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    By Kenneth L. Kieser
    Northeast News
    February 18, 2013

    The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” has been the downfall of many fishermen. I fall into this stubborn group of anglers that never

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    A Christmas trout fishing trip

    Posted December 17, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    By Kenneth L. Kieser
    Northeast News
    December 17, 2012

    Lake Taneycomo, located by Branson, Mo., is legendary for its well-stocked rainbow trout population.  Consistently cold water from the bottom of Table Rock Lake keeps Taneycomo water chilled enough for trout survival, even during the heat of summer. A complex dam with water chutes

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    Hooked on Fishing – Never on Drugs

    Posted July 24, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    By Kenneth L. Kieser
    Northeast News
    July 24, 2012

    This recent news item made me sick: “Young man on meth kills two young Northland mothers.”

    I feel horrible for the young women who lost their lives and

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