Opinion

Basehor educators say due process rights are essential
April 21, 2014
Kyla Dominick and Kathy Baughman wore red shirts along with hundreds of other Kansas teachers as they watched the state legislature debate due process rights for teachers in Topeka.
Service clubs still vital to communities
April 21, 2014
Recently I read an article that asked if service clubs were relevant in the 21st century. The story pointed out a variety of negatives including diminishing membership and lack of community interest.
Basehor Easter egg hunts draw large crowds
April 19, 2014
Two community Easter egg hunts had children of all ages scrambling to find pastel colored eggs Saturday morning.
Basehor senior living center visited by Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins
April 17, 2014
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins stopped by Basehor’s Country Place Senior Living Thursday.
Basehor-Linwood school board considers opting out of state assessments
April 17, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 School Board considered opting out of the state’s reading and math assessment tests because of technical difficulties with the Kansas University testing website.
Basehor ZIP code to extend south of State Avenue, effective July 1
April 16, 2014
Homes and businesses from 150th Street to 174th Street south of U.S. Highway 24/40 to Interstate 70 will have Basehor, 66007, mailing addresses instead of Bonner Springs, 66012.
Basehor police calls for Apr. 7-13
April 15, 2014
A look at last week’s police calls in Basehor.
Basehor Town Square gas leak forces vet evacuation
April 15, 2014
A leaking gas stove at Jalapeños Mexican Grill in the Basehor Town Square on Tuesday morning forced the evacuation of the Basehor Vet Clinic.
Basehor PRIDE annual Earth Day clean up on Apr. 26
April 15, 2014
The annual Basehor PRIDE Earth Day city wide clean up is Apr. 26 and the group is looking for more volunteers to help beautify Basehor this spring.
Basehor-Linwood seniors honored as Governor’s Scholars
April 14, 2014
Two Basehor-Linwood High School students are being honored this year as Kansas Governor’s Scholars.
Basehor council members outline priorities for 2014, and beyond
April 14, 2014
City staff and the Basehor city council discussed budget numbers and 2014 project goals at the this year’s budget retreat.
Basehor Rustlers 4-H club to celebrate 60th anniversary
April 10, 2014
The Basehor Rustlers 4-H club is inviting all senior citizens and past Basehor Rustlers to come join us at their annual Good Neighbors Dinner and Tea.
Basehor police calls for Mar. 31 - Apr. 6
April 10, 2014
A look at last week’s police calls in Basehor.
Basehor-Linwood school district faces virtual school funding cuts with new legislation
April 10, 2014
The Kansas Legislature’s latest answer to school funding equity significantly impacts the Basehor-Linwood school district, including a potential $285,000 reduction in funding for the virtual school.
Basehor’s annual Easter egg hunt set for April 19
April 9, 2014
The annual Basehor Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 11 a.m. April 19 at the Basehor City Park and will be followed by a free noon lunch.

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