Opinion

Pizza popular, but relatively new to America
July 21, 2014
Probably most Americans believe that the hamburger or hot dog is the most popular fast food. That may be true, but in my opinion the Italian import – pizza – is gaining ground.
Face to Face: USD 458 Communications Coordinator Ashley Razak
July 17, 2014
Get to know your neighbors with our Face to Face feature.
U.S. District Court dismisses wrongful termination case against city of Basehor
July 16, 2014
A lawsuit filed by former Basehor police officer Jason Cory against the City of Basehor two years ago has been dismissed by the U.S. District Court after a judge found no justification for claims of wrongful termination, breach of contract, and violations of his First Amendment and due process rights.
Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation announces new scholarship
July 16, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation and the Hickory Villa Board of Directors have established the AK and Bessie Mussett Scholarship Fund for district students.
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.