Local news

Basehor prepares to “Boom with Pride”
July 1, 2015
Chuck Wilderson of Basehor PRIDE says “Booming with PRIDE,” the theme for this year’s 4th of July activities in Basehor, refers to more than just civic support and national patriotism — it’s also about how the city has grown.
Basehor resident organizes ride for veterans’ charities
July 1, 2015
A few years ago, Basehor resident Steven Beck was looking for a way to honor his friends and family who had served in the military.
Remember When for July 2, 2015
June 29, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor ‘Booming with PRIDE’ celebration announced
June 25, 2015
Basehor’s “Booming with PRIDE” Independence Day celebrations are set for July 4 at Basehor-Linwood High School, 155th and Parallel streets.
Basehor car enthusiast to participate in ‘Art of the Car’
June 23, 2015
Earl Lohuis had several things in mind when he bought his 1939 Ford Deluxe Sedan.
Remember When for June 25, 2015
June 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor ‘gaining traction’ in push for EMS expansion
June 18, 2015
After three years of asking the county to expand its EMS services in Basehor, city officials believe they are finally gaining traction.
Face to Face: Basehor pastor Duane McCracken
June 17, 2015
Duane McCracken, pastor with the First Baptist Church of Basehor, shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
Remember When for June 18, 2015
June 15, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Two Basehor men killed in Saturday crash near Eudora
07:32 p.m., June 13, 2015 Updated 03:25 p.m.
Two Basehor men are dead, and one Basehor man has been arrested, following a Saturday morning crash near Eudora.
Basehor-Linwood Middle School lists 4th quarter honor roll
June 11, 2015
Basehor-Linwood Middle School has released its fourth quarter Gold and Purple honor rolls for the 2014-15 school year.
BLHS lists final honor roll of 2014-15
June 11, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School has released the Bobcat and Gold honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 school year.
Historic endeavor: BLHS students head to national competition
June 11, 2015
On June 29, 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act, creating a 41,000-mile network of interstate highways spanning the nation.
Letter: Three cheers for Basehor stories
June 10, 2015
To the editor: I want to compliment The Chieftain for the excellent coverage of Basehor in the June 4th issue.