Opinion

Fatherhood creates sense of pride, teaches life lessons
June 7, 2014
Recently I was asked about my proudest achievement in my life and the answer was simple: I am most proud of my family and of being a husband, father and now a grandfather.
Basehor Dairy Days moved to Basehor-Linwood High School
June 6, 2014
Due to the impending threat of thunderstorms beginning Friday night continuing through Saturday afternoon, the ninth annual Basehor Dairy Days has been moved to Basehor-Linwood High School from the city park.
Basehor Lion’s Club charity poker run on June 28
June 6, 2014
The Basehor Lions Club is organizing its first charity poker run, motorcycle and car rally on for June 28 to raise money for local scholarships and the Lions Sight Foundation.
Basehor’s Twila Heinen leaves legacy of service and determination
June 5, 2014
Twila Heinen, 64, died Saturday in Basehor. She was a former Basehor school board member, city planning commission member and a passionate member of the Basehor community, according to her husband and friends.
Basehor begins preparations for Fourth of July parade
June 5, 2014
Basehor Pride and other members of the community have begun planning the Fourth of July parade in Basehor and they hope to make it just as big as last year’s event.
Basehor-Linwood Honor Rolls
June 5, 2014
Students who made honor rolls at all the Basehor-Linwood Schools in the fourth quarter or second semester of the 2013-2014 school year.
Basehor brush dump site’s future in question
June 5, 2014
The future of Basehor’s free brush dump site near Basehor City Park is in question following years of abuse and over-dumping by people and companies outside of Basehor.
Face to Face: Basehor City Engineer Mitch Pleak
June 4, 2014
Get to know members of your community in our Face to Face weekly feature.
Basehor police calls for May 26 - June 1
June 3, 2014
A look at last week’s police calls in Basehor.
Basehor Dairy Days focusing on local community, history
June 3, 2014
Dairy Days, which honors Basehor’s roots as a dairy farming community, kicks of at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Basehor City Park with the return of the Crazy Cow 5k run and walk.
Basehor Craft Show taking applications for booth registry
June 2, 2014
Artist and crafters wanting to participate in the 31st annual Craft Show on Nov. 1 at Basehor-Linwood High School can now apply for a booth at the popular event.
Bonner City Band concerts mark official start of summer
June 2, 2014
When does summer officially start in Bonner Springs, Edwardsville or Basehor? As far as I’m concerned since the early 1980s, the official opening of summer is the first concert by the Bonner Springs City Band.
Basehor Community Library putting ‘Fizz, Boom’ into summer programs
May 31, 2014
The Basehor Community Library is making summer for kids, teens and adults anything but boring. Sign up began last week for the Summer reading program at the library and each program kicks off this week. From weekly prizes to weekly special events, the library is jam-packing the June and July schedule.
Basehor-Linwood School District refinances bonds
May 30, 2014
Through refinancing three bonds, district tax payers will see a $1.36 million savings.