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A look at news from the Basehor area


Remember When for July 31, 2014
July 28, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Comcast cancels event at state senator’s home
July 27, 2014
Comcast has canceled a promotional event at the home of a Kansas state senator.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Dennis Smith
July 24, 2014
Bonner Springs business owner and Basehor resident Dennis Smith is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for July 24, 2014
July 21, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
U.S. Army Reserve Band to perform free concert in Bonner
06:00 a.m., July 21, 2014 Updated 02:29 p.m.
The 204th Army Band, United States Army Reserve, from Vancouver, Wash., will present a free concert at 8 p.m. Saturday.
WyCo Fair continues to rebuild
July 17, 2014
The Wyandotte County Fair has been around for more than 150 years, but it has experienced a rebuilding period in the last few years.
The Chieftain’s Pets of the Week: Enya and Chevy
July 17, 2014
The pets of the week this week are available for adoption at Bonner Animal Rescue.
Monster truck exhibition new to Leavenworth County Fair lineup
July 17, 2014
A monster truck exhibition and pony rides. An interesting combination for sure, but those are two of the new attractions for this year’s Leavenworth County Fair, set for July 29–Aug. 2 in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie to have sand volleyball tournament July 19
July 10, 2014
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development will have a co-ed sand volleyball tournament next week as a fundraiser for the organization.
Ag Hall set to pay off debt, begin strategic planning
July 10, 2014
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame likely has cleared one major hurdle in its efforts to become more financially stable.
Bonner’s ‘cutest pet’ getting a second chance at life
July 9, 2014
The Andersons didn’t make a huge effort to make sure their 3-year-old dog, Marley, won The Chieftain’s Cutest Pet Contest. Which means the bulk of the votes for Marley’s photo — which ultimately earned 99 likes through The Chieftain and Basehor Sentinel Facebook pages — likely came from people who were touched by the rescue dog’s story.
Remember When for July 10, 2014
July 7, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner native creates environmentally friendly cleaning product line
July 3, 2014
She may be a small-town girl, but Noelle Morris is making moves to create big-time change.
Downtown’s Burst of Creativity: Bonner Springs’s first Festival of the Arts declared a success
July 2, 2014
Members of the Bonner Springs Arts Alliance were very happy with their first effort. “We were very grateful that it was beautiful for most of the day,” said Laura Burch, president and founder of the alliance. “Many people stopped by the Bonner Springs Arts Alliance booth and said they enjoyed the festival and hoped it would be an annual event.”