Local news

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.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development to celebrate 25 years April 9
March 29, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and to honor the milestone, the Class of 2015 is hosting an event.
State testing bird flocks in Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 24, 2015
In response to the confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture Friday announced it has completed a survey of the area and began testing identified flocks.
Remember When for March 26, 2015
March 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor VFW organizes blood drive Wednesday
March 23, 2015
The Basehor Community Spring Blood Drive is set from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Basehor VFW Dining Hall, 2806 N. 155th St.
Remember When for March 19, 2015
March 17, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25,50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor-Linwood students cover state tourney run with help from community
March 17, 2015
As the community rallied to support the Basehor-Linwood High School boys basketball team’s trip to the 4A state championship, they even helped out the BLHS student newspaper.
State creates quarantine zone for bird flu in rural Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 16, 2015
In response to the confirmed positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has established a quarantine zone in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.