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Have you written a letter to or spoken with your state legislator regarding an issue this year?

Response Percent
Yes, concerning multiple issues.
 
41%
No, I have not contacted my legislator.
 
33%
Yes, concerning gun laws.
 
16%
Yes, concerning election laws.
 
8%
Yes, concerning education.
 
0%
Yes, concerning the economy, taxes or the state budget.
 
0%
Total 12
Videos
Basehor VFW plans show of patriotism Friday for Loyalty Day
April 27, 2015
Those driving down 155th Street through downtown Basehor on May 1 will notice the street has been lined with flags celebrating Loyalty Day.
Bonner Springs boys win home track invitational
April 24, 2015
The Bonner Springs boys track and field team captured a victory at the Bonner Springs Invitational on Thursday evening, scoring a total of 100 points to take the team title.
Basehor-Linwood girls take second at BS Invite
April 24, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood girls track and field team took second place as a team at the Bonner Springs Invitational on Thursday evening, scoring a total of 121 points. Lansing won the invitational with a total of 183.5, and Atchison took third place with a total of 110.5.
BLHS student earns first in state academic competition
April 23, 2015
Three Basehor-Linwood High School students attended the FCCLA State meeting April 13-14 in Wichita, one of them earning a gold medal.
The show must go on: Walcott competes at KU Relays, performs in school play in same night
April 21, 2015
Quinnlyn Walcott has always had a goal of winning big at the annual Kansas Relays track and field meet. But when that dream finally became reality on Friday evening, she hardly had any time at all to relish in her victory.
6 Kansas school districts to close early, cite budget cuts
April 21, 2015
At least six school districts in Kansas plan to close a few days early this May because of budget concerns.
Fascinating fasteners: Bonner woman shares button hobby through ‘traveling museum’
April 21, 2015
Lise McIntyre admits that when she first learned that there was such a thing as a button club almost 25 years ago, she thought it was weird.
Man charged in Fort Riley bomb plot to appear in court
April 21, 2015
A Topeka man charged with plotting to detonate a 1,000 pound bomb outside Fort Riley is preparing to appear before a federal magistrate.
Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese Bishop Finn Resigns
April 21, 2015
Bishop Robert Finn has resigned as leader of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Roman Catholic Diocese.
KSU students to go on the road to care for shelter animals
April 20, 2015
Veterinary students at Kansas State University are going on the road to care for shelter animals.
Officials: Early to say fewer quakes due to fracking limits
April 20, 2015
Earthquakes appear to be striking Kansas less frequently but officials say it’s too early to say whether new rules are the reason.
Retirement celebration set for USD 458 bus coordinator
April 20, 2015
A retirement celebration will be held next month in honor of Cheryl Blackburn, bus coordinator for Basehor-Linwood USD 458.
LCHS hires firm to design future shelter
April 20, 2015
Leavenworth County Humane Society announced via Facebook earlier this month that it has selected JE Dunn and Treanor Architects to help the organization design/build the LCHS, Inc. no-kill pet animal shelter in the Lansing Business Center.
Remember When for April 23, 2015
April 20, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
International tragedy led to lasting local legacy for Boy Scouts
April 20, 2015
Over the decades, several thousand young men have enjoyed a variety of adventures and learning experiences at Camp Naish.
Brownback to take action on bill regulating Uber drivers
April 20, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback must decide whether to sign a bill that ride-hailing company Uber has said would drive it out of the state if it becomes law.
Abuse is main reason Kansas removes children from homes
April 20, 2015
Abuse and neglect are the primary reasons children are being removed from their homes in Kansas, which is a change from the past, according to figures from the Department of Children and Families.
Local track and field athletes shine at KU Relays
April 20, 2015
Several local athletes came away with successful showings at the Kansas Relays over the weekend in Lawrence, competing against some of the top track and field athletes in the area and beyond.
Ex-lawmaker faces sentencing for fraud to finance campaign
April 19, 2015
A former Kansas legislator is due to be sentenced for defrauding a bank to help fund his political activities in a federal case that highlights the state’s lax state campaign finance laws.
Audit finds UMKC business school ran up deficit to boost ranking
April 19, 2015
The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s business school racked up a nearly $11 million operating deficit in its effort to gain national and global esteem, which ultimately tarnished the university’s reputation.

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