Opinion

Basehor-Linwood School Board elect board leaders, look ahead to 2015
July 15, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 Board of Education elected the board’s official’s Monday night during their monthly meeting.
Basehor-area student to compete in motocross national championships
July 15, 2014
Just a few days before a trip to both the National Motorsport Association Grand National Championships race in Oklahoma and the Amateur National Motocross Championship, 6-year-old Brody Cook is only focused on fun.
Basehor’s County Place Senior Living to host “Country Place Race”
July 14, 2014
Basehor’s Country Place Senior Living Center is sponsoring the Country Place Race: Battle of the Healthcare Professionals on Saturday, July 26.
Basehor city outlines completed projects in 2014, projects still to be done
July 14, 2014
Basehor City Administrator Lloyd Martley presented the city council earlier this month with a list of completed city projects in 2014 along with projects yet to be completed and a list of projects for 2015.
Musical memories strong thanks to jukebox
July 14, 2014
It seems that the once popular jukebox has joined the ranks of dinosaurs and dodo birds.
Basehor police calls for June 30- July 6
July 11, 2014
A look at last week’s police calls.
Basehor considers rezoning Honey Creek area for housing development
July 10, 2014
A proposal to rezone 26 acres at Honeycreek Farms between 166th Street and 170th Street off Pinehurst Drive from commercial to residential has residents concerned about increased traffic, among other things.
Basehor graduates make University of Kansas honor list
July 9, 2014
Nine students at the University of Kansas from Basehor earned Honor Roll for the Spring semester.
Basehor brush dump site may close at end of year
July 9, 2014
Basehor residents may no longer have daily access to the city’s free brush dump site, which allows residents to dump their yard clippings and brush year round, beginning Jan. 1, 2015.
Basehor’s Cutest Pet Contest winners are growing up fast
July 8, 2014
Just a couple weeks ago, Macy and Dudley could be picked up and held by the Colazos of Basehor. That was before they started to really pack on the pounds. Macy and Dudley, winners of this year’s Chieftain Cutest Pet Contest for Leavenworth County as voted by Facebook readers, are 3-month old St. Bernard puppies. Even at that young age, each weighs about 60 pounds.
Basehor Fourth of July a booming success; School official named Citizen of the Year
July 7, 2014
Red, white and blue snow cones held by kids with the stars and stripes painted on their faces gathered at the Basehor-Linwood High School football field anticipating the fireworks show. Families made their way to the field after watching the annual Basehor Fourth of July parade, organized by Basehor PRIDE and themed “Celebrating Leavenworth County’s Youth.”
Soccer’s future bright in America
July 7, 2014
While it will probably be a long time before soccer becomes America’s favorite sport, the World Cup demonstrated its growing popularity.
Basehor Lions Club poker run for fun and funds
July 3, 2014
Organized by the Basehor Lions Club and Doug Bittel, the “Aces and Asphalt” charity poker run included several motorcycles but was led by a pair of convertibles and a Dodge Charger. The group drove from Bonner Springs to Lawrence and back up Highway 24/40 to Shark’s Cove in Basehor.
Linwood’s Operation WildLife aiding animals despite challenges
July 2, 2014
Operation WildLife’s 20 years in operation helping injured and sick animals is often tested by financial struggles and the constant influx on animals, but that’s not stopping the organization’s founder or its volunteers.