Opinion

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.
Basehor police calls for June 23-29
July 1, 2014
A look at last week’s police calls in Basehor.
July 4 is a significant date in more ways than one
June 30, 2014
The United States will celebrate its 238th birthday on Friday, July 4 — or should we celebrate it on Wednesday, July 2?
Basehor-Linwood band fireworks stations to raise money for program
June 27, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood High School band will be working two fireworks stands this summer to raise money for the band’s events, equipment and travel.
Basehor teacher named as Presidential Award finalist
June 27, 2014
Michelle Kelly was named one of the three math teacher finalists in Kansas for the 2014 Presidential Awards of Excellence for Mathematics and Science Teaching. Kelly is a Basehor Elementary Kindergarten teacher.