Ivan Foley is owner/editor/publisher of the Platte County Landmark. Foley has been on the news beat in Platte County for 38 years, covering anything from high school sports to presidential visits, penning governmental investigative pieces and all things in between. He provides weekly observations and editorial commentary in his Between the Lines column and serves as host of Landmark Live, a light-hearted videocast featuring newsmakers and events in the Northland. During his time at the helm of The Landmark, the newspaper has been given multiple awards for General Excellence in the Missouri Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. In 2016, Foley won the Tom and Pat Gish Award, a national honor given by the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky for displaying courage, tenacity and integrity in rural journalism. A big fan of the Chiefs and Royals, Foley resides in unincorporated Platte County near KCI Airport.