Opinion

Basehor Community Garden hopes third year brings more growth
April 1, 2014
The members of Basehor PRIDE hope this spring brings similar success to last year when it comes to the Basehor Community Garden.
Spring sports fans cheer on through drastic weather changes
April 1, 2014
Spring sports fans are a very hardy group. They sit, huddled in blankets, to cheer for a son, daughter or grandchild on a day with the thermometer hovering in the lower 40s and facing a brisk wind.
Basehor’s Bohannon’s Wine and Spirits Liquors finds success in first month of business
March 31, 2014
One of Basehor’s newest businesses is off to a great start as revenues have doubled initial expectations for the owner.
Basehor-Linwood Superintendent: potential state budget cuts could have “devastating impact”
March 28, 2014
Basehor-Linwood School District Superintendent David Howard is calling school district residents to contact their local law makers over legislation that would reduce the district’s transportation and virtual school funding significantly.
Basehor Library to hold book sale
March 27, 2014
The Basehor Community Library is hosting the Friends of the Library Spring book sale Apr. 4-6.
Basehor police calls Mar. 17-23
March 27, 2014
A look at the last week’s police calls in Basehor.
Local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter is not only digging up history, they’re making it
March 26, 2014
The Ephraim Basehor Chapter of the DAR, consisting of 25 members from Basehor, Bonner Springs and Tonganoxie, is starting its second year full year as a chapter. In 2013, 3,906 women joined DAR chapters across the country, making it the biggest year for new membership in the 123-year history of the organization. Kansas now has 60 of its own chapters.
Two new businesses open in Basehor
March 25, 2014
Two new businesses, a restaurant and liquor store, opened recently in Basehor.
Basehor’s Jump Start fitness expands programs for Spring
March 24, 2014
Something fortuitous happened when Chad Derowitsch walked into the space he would turn into Jump Start Fitness and Nutrition in the Basehor Town Square.
Problems of 100 years ago mirror those of today
March 24, 2014
Recently I completed reading “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism” by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Basehor police calls for Mar. 10-16
March 21, 2014
A look at last week’s police calls in Basehor.
Basehor library’s QuaranTEEN zone officially celebrates opening
March 20, 2014
After nearly a year of hard work by local youth and library staff, the “QuaranTEEN Zone” at the Basehor Community Library officially opened Tuesday afternoon.
Basehor twins nearing surgery date as fundraiser nets $10,000
March 19, 2014
Blake and Lance Tranckino’s birthday, April 30, is approaching quickly, and a required reconstructive brain surgery must happen before they turn a year old.
Schools’ Spring Breaks a recent invention
March 18, 2014
During the next couple of weeks colleges and virtually every other school will be observing spring break.