Opinion

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.
Basehor residents voice questions about future city campus
March 18, 2014
Several Basehor residents approached the city council Monday night with questions about the board’s interest in buying a 44-acre plot of land near 158th Street and Parallel Road.
The Chieftain’s Pet of the Week: Nellie
March 18, 2014
Nellie enjoys social time, LOVES her toys, knows some tricks, too.
Basehor’s Sterling Holland wins Kansas spelling bee for second year
March 17, 2014
Basehor-Linwood Middle School student Sterling Holland will travel to Washington, D.C., in May to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Basehor Lions Club and BLEF announce raffle winners in scholarship fundraiser
March 15, 2014
Basehor Lions Club and Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation paired up this winter to raise money for student scholarships through a raffle for an iPad and Kindle and recently distributed the tablets to the winners.
Face to Face: Basehor Community Library’s Diana Weaver
March 14, 2014
Diana Weaver, the director of the Basehor Community Library, is living her dream job.
Basehor police calls for Mar. 3-9
March 13, 2014
A look at Basehor’s police calls from Mar. 3-9.
Basehor-Linwood teachers to get new laptops after schools OK technology buy
March 12, 2014
The USD 458 School Board approved several technology purchases Monday night, including new Apple laptop computers for the district’s teachers.
The Chieftain’s Pets of the Week: Michaelangelo and Murf
March 12, 2014
The Chieftain’s Pets of the Week, available for adoption at Bonner Animal Rescue.
Basehor snow plow crew clears path, hopefully into spring
March 11, 2014
The four-man Basehor snow plow crew that keeps the city’s 42 miles of road clear of ice and snow has had a long winter full of unique challenges.
Fundraiser set for Basehor twins in need of brain surgery
March 10, 2014
There will be another fundraiser for Basehor’s Blake and Lance Tranckino, twin baby brothers who require reconstructive brain surgery, this Saturday in Tonganoxie.