Local news

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.
Basehor council denies zoning change for large housing development
July 23, 2014
The City Council listened to about a dozen residents of Honey Creek Farms and was presented with a petition signed by 150 of the 152 residents of Honey Creek Farms against a proposed zoning change and housing development. After hearing the residents, as well presentations from the developers, the board voted 5-0 to deny the zoning change request from commercial to planned residential.
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. District Court dismisses wrongful termination case against city of Basehor
July 16, 2014
A lawsuit filed by former Basehor police officer Jason Cory against the City of Basehor two years ago has been dismissed by the U.S. District Court after a judge found no justification for claims of wrongful termination, breach of contract, and violations of his First Amendment and due process rights.
Basehor city outlines completed projects in 2014, projects still to be done
July 14, 2014
Basehor City Administrator Lloyd Martley presented the city council earlier this month with a list of completed city projects in 2014 along with projects yet to be completed and a list of projects for 2015.
Basehor Fourth of July a booming success; School official named Citizen of the Year
July 7, 2014
Red, white and blue snow cones held by kids with the stars and stripes painted on their faces gathered at the Basehor-Linwood High School football field anticipating the fireworks show. Families made their way to the field after watching the annual Basehor Fourth of July parade, organized by Basehor PRIDE and themed “Celebrating Leavenworth County’s Youth.”
Remember When for July 10, 2014
July 7, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Leavenworth, Wyandotte, Johnson counties under tornado watch
June 30, 2014
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for area counties, including Leavenworth, Wyandotte and Johnson counties.
Remember When for July 3, 2014
June 30, 2014
Event reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor-Linwood graduate honored with Medal of Courage by Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
June 26, 2014
Kyle Speichinger was working his night shift in October 2013 when he responded to what he thought was a typical suspicious activity call when it turned into something much more serious.
Face to Face: Earl Bryant family
June 25, 2014
Earl Bryant Heating and Cooling is celebrating 50 years in business as a family owned business in Basehor.
Remember When for June 26, 2014
June 23, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor-Linwood hosts Sen. Hensley discussion on education funding, economy
June 21, 2014
Teachers, school administrators and other members of the Basehor education community sat down with Democratic Sen. Anthony Hensley on Wednesday to discuss the recent school finance decisions and the economic state of Kansas.
Democrat files for 38th District seat in state legislature
June 18, 2014
Jan Pringle, a real estate professional from Gardner, has filed to run as a Democrat for the 38th district in the Kansas House of Representatives and says she wants to right a list of wrongs done against Kansans in recent years.
Remember When for June 19, 2014
June 15, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.