Archive for Thursday, January 3, 2008

Also from January 3

On the street
Photo galleries
2007: The year in pictures Rick Elliott Scholarship Tournament 2008

What do you do to stay warm?

Response Percent
Cuddle up in a warm blanket
All of the above
Drink coffee or hot tea
Wear lots of layers
None of the above
Take a hot bath
Total 39

All stories

Poll: Kansans support rejection of coal-fired plants
Respondents also interested in more work on wind energy
January 3, 2008
Kansans support the state’s recent rejection of two coal-fired power plants by a two-to-one margin, according to a poll released today.
PRIDE lands grant for trail
January 3, 2008
The city of Basehor will soon be more equipped to curb obesity and promote a healthier lifestyle thanks to Basehor PRIDE.
Avoiding cold-weather car woes
Experts advise automobile owners to regularly maintain their vehicles
January 3, 2008
Vehicle troubles are a hassle, but they can be an even bigger problem - and hazard - now that temperatures have dipped below freezing.
A look back at events in the headlines in Basehor
January 3, 2008
A look at the top stories of 2007 in Basehor
State finals in his future?
Cross country improved wrestler’s endurance, and now he has the look of a title contender
January 3, 2008
Grant Hinckley didn’t run cross country this fall because he expected to be good at it.
Shooting struggles stand in Lions’ way
January 3, 2008
Shooting woes were the norm for the Lansing High girls basketball team during its first six games.
LHS boys want hot start to 2008
January 3, 2008
The Lansing High boys basketball team entered winter break with a 3-3 record - three wins more than it had at this point last year.
County GOP slates town-hall meeting
January 3, 2008
The Leavenworth County Republican Party is sponsoring a town-hall meeting to develop a proposed Kansas Republican Party Platform.
Former newspaperman leaves great legacy
January 3, 2008
I have been reading about the many accomplishments of J.H.“Johnny” Johnston III. The one thing I remember about him was the time he came to our house in February 1956, to take a picture for the Leavenworth Times of the snowman bust of Abraham Lincoln that I had created.
Hiring administrator should involve public
January 3, 2008
Leavenworth County commissioners are embarking on untrodden ground as they go about hiring a county administrator, and in doing so they should consider opening the process to the public.
Theater looking for musical performers
January 3, 2008
River City Community Players will conduct auditions for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Carousel.”
City Council agenda
January 3, 2008
The Lansing City Council will consider an ordinance to rezone the property west of Kansas Highway 7 between 4-H Road and Kay Street that could become the future Lansing Towne Center complex in a regularly scheduled meeting tonight at 7 p.m.
City, county crews work overtime staying ahead of winter storms
January 3, 2008
Falling snow and trucks with their big plows roaming the streets have been all too familiar sights for Lansing residents the past month.
Praying for peace
January 3, 2008
After serving on active duty with her husband in Germany, Mary Jackson retired from the U.S. Army in 1990 and settled in Lansing.
Commission addresses radio upgrade cost concerns
January 3, 2008
With the necessary infrastructure in the form of radio towers almost all in place, the Leavenworth County Commission and various emergency service providers in the county are working to best find a way to manage the costs and proceed with a planned multimillion-dollar countywide communications upgrade.
Police begin ticketing in teen seat belt law
January 3, 2008
Law enforcement officers have started writing tickets if they find teenagers aren’t wearing their seat belts.
Upcoming CR1 construction causes traffic route concerns
January 3, 2008
Residents may have to make alternate travel arrangements for what could be more than two years as construction work to improve County Road 1 south of Kansas Avenue to Kansas Highway 32 begins.
LHS wrestlers return with difficult dual tonight, then Louisburg Tournament on Saturday
January 3, 2008
Nearly a month will have passed since the Lansing High wrestling team last competed by the time the Lions step on the mat at 6 p.m. today at Silver Lake.
USATF Cross Country Nationals
January 3, 2008
Julia Beemer, a Lansing Middle School eighth-grader, competed at the USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships on Dec. 8 at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence.
2007: A year of growth, development for Lansing
January 3, 2008
A two-year, multimillion-dollar construction project that affected almost every driver in town was completed in Lansing in 2007.
Library starts new year with new events calendar
January 3, 2008
Mark your calendars for the new year. We are planning many great programs and events and hope you will be a part of them.