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Lucie Krisman

Lucie Krisman

Lucie Krisman graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas in the spring of 2021. She has reported on beats that include local government, business, and arts and culture. Before writing for the Pitch and the Lawrence Times, she previously worked as a City Hall reporter for the Eudora Times, an initiative out of the KU journalism school to provide community news to Eudora through student reporters. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she also remotely covered stories for the North Dakota Newspaper Association that were distributed to newspapers across the state. She has received awards from the Kansas Press Association for business, education and government reporting.

Four Kansas hospitals fail to meet new federal standard for cost transparency

By: - August 26, 2021

Four medical providers in Kansas have yet to fully disclose their costs for services, violating a federal order that went into effect this year, according to a new report from a national advocacy group. Hundreds of hospitals across the United States have yet to comply with the rule, which requires online posting of costs for […]

‘Playing and loving it’: Wichita beep baseball team offers social connection for visually impaired

By: - July 25, 2021

When Ira Mills created the Wichita Association for Blind Athletes with the help of his wife and friends, the organization had a goal in mind: get Wichita’s visually impaired residents socially and recreationally involved in their community. Since 2017, WABA and its volunteers have found numerous ways to do that, from adaptive sports to seasonal […]