Opinion

Basehor-Linwood High School to host famous a cappella group
April 23, 2014
Basehor-Linwood High School is hosting Re:Voiced, an a cappella group that has performed with bands like Maroon 5 and Rascal Flatts, at 7 p.m. on Apr. 28 to benefit the school’s choral department.
Tranckino twins recover from reconstructive brain surgery
April 23, 2014
Blake and Lance Tranckino had successful reconstructive surgery on their skulls earlier this month and are well on their way to recovery.
Basehor library hosting final science discussion of series on Apr. 29
April 23, 2014
The Basehor Community Library’s Pushing the Limits science discussion series concludes Apr. 29 with its fourth discussion about science and the various ways it affects everyone’s daily life.
Basehor police return stolen property with help from citizens
April 22, 2014
A John Deere lawnmower and a trailer stolen from two Basehor households on April 11 and 12 were returned to them after alert citizens notified police of the location of the stolen property.
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.

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