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Remember When for Aug. 28, 2014
August 25, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remember When for Aug. 21, 2014
August 18, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remember When for Aug. 14, 2014
August 11, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remember When for Aug. 7, 2014
August 4, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remember When for July 31, 2014
July 28, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
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.