Local news

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.
Basehor library offers electronic recycling
April 15, 2015
The Basehor Community Library will have an Electronics Recycling event 1-4 p.m. Saturday in honor of Earth Day.
Basehor library event shares ‘twisted’ fairy tale
April 15, 2015
The Basehor Community Library will have Twisted Fairy Tale Readers Theater for third- through fifth-grade students 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday.
Backyard Beauty: Basehor area resident turns yard into wildlife habitat
April 15, 2015
Native wildlife have found a safe haven in rural Basehor — not in an open field or nature preserve, but in Wayne Rhodus’s back yard.
Remember When for April 16, 2015
April 13, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
USD 458 Education Foundation begins ‘Major Saver’ fundraiser
April 9, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation’s discount card fundraiser begins next week.
Remember When for April 9, 2015
April 6, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago this week.
State lifts avian flu restrictions in Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
April 6, 2015
The Kansas Department of Agriculture reports it has completed surveillance and testing of backyard flocks of poultry in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties and lifted the movement restrictions for the quarantined area.
Face to Face: Basehor librarian Janice Garcia
April 2, 2015
Janice Garcia of the Basehor Community Library shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
BLHS senior noted among incoming Pitt State students
April 1, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School senior Quinnlyn Walcott was among 37 future freshmen selected for Pittsburg State University’s fall Honors College.
Youth sports reviewed at Basehor library
April 1, 2015
“Youth Sports and Volunteer Coaches: It’s About the Kids” will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Basehor Community Library, 1400 158th St.
Basehor library program offers tips on butterfly, bird habitats
April 1, 2015
The Basehor Community Library will present “Living Landscape,” a program reviewing how to attract birds and butterflies to yards and gardens, Tuesday at the library.
Bonner-area man named state ‘king’ of weight loss
March 31, 2015
After Jim Erickson was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s, his doctor had one major instruction for him: Lose weight.
Remember When for April 2, 2015
March 30, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

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