RECAP: August 2018

August was notable for one simple reason: International #CityHallSelfie Day. Among the thousands of images submitted on social media, we dug out the best city council selfies and highlighted them on The Chronicles. Plus, we did some role-playing with council members on the podcast and stared mouth agape at a pair of contentious Kansas confabs.

We chronicled:

2 council meetings

In 1 state

With a combined population of


We saw

7 council members block an anti-discrimination measure

1 young libertarian threatened by government

10 artistic city council selfies

4 podcast interviews, including the mayor with a rat infestation and the council member who can reach teenagers

2 minutes of a medical drama starring a council member

And on your next #CityHallSelfie Day, go the extra mile to get these smiling public servants in on the action:


Iola, Kansas city council


Prairie Village, Kansas city council