Archive for Wednesday, June 6, 2012

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Tech camp offered to young high school graduates
June 6, 2012
Young high school graduates in Wyandotte, Leavenworth and Johnson counties have a unique opportunity to learn computer and workplace skills through a camp offered July 9-Aug. 3.
No place like hope’ for 10th annual relay
June 6, 2012
When the 10th Annual Kaw Valley Relay For Life begins at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bonner Springs High School football stadium, one notable “participant” from the last nine years will be missing.
Relay For Life: Walk with me
June 6, 2012
The walk around the track for Relay for Life is one of the longest walks I have ever taken. This year, my third year, I hope it is easier.
Remember When for June 7, 2012
June 6, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner school board approves $219,000 for tech equipment
June 6, 2012
The USD 204 Board of Education Monday approved more than $219,000 worth of new technology purchases for the 2012-2013 school year.
Letter: Beware city pay increases
June 6, 2012
To the editor: With the change in Basehor’s chief executive, it appears we are headed the way of Bell, Calif., the city so infamous for paying its employees more than the president of the United States.
Letter: Memorial Day thanks
June 6, 2012
To the editor: We wish to thank everyone who attended the 2012 Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 28, at the Bonner Springs Cemetery.
City band a major draw
June 6, 2012
It doesn’t make any difference what the calendar says; as far as I’m concerned, summer begins at 8:30 p.m. today, when the Bonner Springs City Band starts its first concert of the year.
Seniors say farewell to longtime volunteer
June 6, 2012
Even at 93, nothing kept Reba Shaw from going to the Bonner Springs Senior Center to help out.
Sporting KC advances to U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals
01:44 p.m., June 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
KANSAS CITY, KAN. — This time, two scores were enough. With each team fielding starting lineups closely resembling those of their May 19 2-2 draw at Colorado, Sporting Kansas City defeated the Rapids, 2-0, at Livestrong Sporting Park on Tuesday to advance to the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals.
BSHS grads on all-state baseball team
01:32 p.m., June 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Two recent Bonner Springs graduates were honored by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches as selections on the association’s annual all-state team. Shawn Jones was named to the 4A’s all-state first team and Gonzalo Pinchardo was a second-team selection.
Redmond to pitch in MO-KAN
01:31 p.m., June 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Basehor-Linwood pitcher Brooke Redmond will pitch for the Kansas team the annual MO-KAN softball doubleheader at 5 p.m. Monday. Redmond was among 14 seniors selected to represent Kansas in the game.
Twist sent BLHS grad to KU rowing
01:29 p.m., June 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
When most of her classmates were trying to figure out their plans after high school, senior Olivia Cowan had her post-graduation life mapped out early on. Come this fall semester, where she will be on the rowing team at Kansas University, none of those plans will have taken place.
BSHS softball manager grew alongside her team
01:27 p.m., June 6, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Pretty soon she was out there with them, hollering between half innings when the Bonner Springs softball team would switch between offense and defense. And once you hear Erin Walters’ story, you’ll know it was as big a victory as any of the Braves’ 13 wins this spring.
Food: Acrobatic apricots a versatile fruit
June 6, 2012 in print edition on A11
Each year in late spring and early summer, apricot season arrives, and imported varieties of the sweet-tart smaller cousins of the peach can be found at many area grocery stores. But it’s not every year that apricot season arrives in Kansas.