Opinion

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.
Basehor Community Library’s “Great Egg Drop” a smash
June 26, 2014
More than 800 kids have signed up for the Basehor Community Library summer reading program so far. Registration for the summer reading program is open through the end of June.
Basehor police calls for June 16-22
June 24, 2014
A look at the last week’s police calls in Basehor.
Reflecting on the importance of the 1950s
June 23, 2014
I am a child of the 1950s, growing from junior high through high school, college and to adulthood.
Basehor-Linwood hosts Sen. Hensley discussion on education funding, economy
June 21, 2014
Teachers, school administrators and other members of the Basehor education community sat down with Democratic Sen. Anthony Hensley on Wednesday to discuss the recent school finance decisions and the economic state of Kansas.
Basehor police calls for June 9-15
June 20, 2014
A look at last week’s police calls in Basehor.
Basehor Outstanding Citizen Award, 4th of July plans near completion
June 19, 2014
The Fourth of July is just weeks away and the Basehor Chamber of Commerce along with Basehor PRIDE are finalizing floats, awards and activities.
Basehor’s Textur Salon styling a reputation into community
June 19, 2014
Textür Salon opened in April in Basehor, and the owners have felt welcome from the beginning. They will celebrate a ribbon cutting on June 27 with the Basehor Chamber of Commerce.
Democrat files for 38th District seat in state legislature
June 18, 2014
Jan Pringle, a real estate professional from Gardner, has filed to run as a Democrat for the 38th district in the Kansas House of Representatives and says she wants to right a list of wrongs done against Kansans in recent years.
Basehor council goes green, eliminates paper at meetings
June 17, 2014
In an effort to save money, paper and the time and efforts of administrative staff, the Basehor City Council, Mayor David Breuer and City Administrator Lloyd Martley now have iPads that will serve as their city council agendas.
Pet spay and nueter transport on July 17 and 18
June 17, 2014
Leavenworth County Humane Society will hold its next pet spay and neuter transport on July 17 and 18 in Linwood.
Basehor-Linwood graduate receives magna cum laude honors from William Jewell College
June 16, 2014
Emily Knapp of Bonner Springs and 2011 graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School graduated magna cum laude in May from William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo.