Basehor Living

Five Questions: Making sense of the Affordable Care Act in Kansas
October 15, 2013
The Affordable Care Act, frequently referred to as “Obamacare,” was passed into law on March 23, 2010. The law contains provisions to reform the health insurance industry, with the biggest changes occurring by Jan. 1, 2014.
Affordable Care Act: Will young, healthy people purchase insurance?
September 16, 2013
The 2010 law, often known as Obamacare, has a goal of near-universal coverage in the U.S., but for that to happen many young, healthy Americans will have to buy insurance.
Local ranch hopes to help those with special needs
August 8, 2013
Just before Caroline Miller mounts the horse, she falls silent and serious.
Food: Grilled cheese sandwiches to knock your socks off
03:33 p.m., July 30, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
When I was a child, I thought like a child, I ate like a child: PB&Js, BLTs and grilled cheese sandwiches made from slices of Velveeta melted to gooey perfection between two slices of skillet-toasted white bread.
Basehor 4-H Club continues prep for county fair
July 24, 2013
The Leavenworth County Fair is less than a week away, but for the Basehor Rustlers 4-H Club, preparations for the five-day event began months ago.
Five Questions: Shawnee Mission Park
July 24, 2013
With summer in full swing and a few weeks left before the kids head back to school, it’s time to hit the park. The most visited park in Kansas and the largest one in Johnson County, Shawnee Mission Park is a great option.
Dole Institute tries to instill knowledge about former senator early
July 23, 2013
Institute has birthday party for former senator
Advocates for those with developmental disabilities urge state to abandon proposal
July 17, 2013
Opponents of putting long-term services for those with developmental disabilities under KanCare made a last-ditch plea to state officials on Tuesday.
Agritourism provides sales boost for small farmers, fresh air for city slickers
July 8, 2013
Visits to wineries boost sales
Food: Everyone at your July Fourth celebration will scream for an ice cream sandwich buffet
June 26, 2013
A big unadorned bowl is a simple, delicious pleasure all on its own. Still, sometimes we can’t help but tinker with perfection. So for our July Fourth celebration, we decided to take the season’s finest treat and make it even finer. We created a DIY ice cream sandwich buffet perfect for any backyard barbecue event.
Food: Cut the fat, not the flavor with updated spin on fish tacos
June 19, 2013
Traditional fish tacos consist of battered fish topped with shredded cabbage, a drizzle of citrus mayo, all wrapped in a corn tortilla. But there’s plenty of room for variation. My version is light on calories, but heavy on flavor.
Food: Milk chocolate, maple and bacon combine for a decadent Father’s Day treat
June 12, 2013
These cookies aren’t exactly a healthy treat for Dad, what with 1/2 cup of maple sugar and 1/2 cup of bacon fat, not to mention the bacon itself. Why not embrace these treats for what they are and let Father’s Day be a day of indulgence for your dad?
Food: ‘Turkey Helper’ is secret to flavorful poultry burgers
June 5, 2013
Heartbreakingly, as you decrease the fat content in a burger, its flavor tends to go bye-bye, too. This is a real problem if you want to dig into a delicious burger and still want the blood to continue sailing through your arteries. The solution? Turkey.
Basehor Dairy Days set for Saturday
May 31, 2013
The eighth annual Basehor Dairy Days festival is Saturday, and families can expect a day full of fun.