Caroline Boyer Bonner Springs Reporter

Caroline is a Lenexa native and a 1999 graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. She attended the University of Kansas, where she worked for the University Daily Kansan and interned with the Lawrence Journal-World. She graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism in May 2003 and joined the Shawnee Dispatch in September 2003. Caroline briefly worked for the Bonner Springs Chieftain, from January through August of 2004, before returning to the Dispatch as the city reporter. In 2010, she returned to The Chieftain. She lives in Shawnee with her husband and daughter. Send e-mail to Caroline at cboyer@theworldco.info.

Recent stories

Basehor council, school board candidates run unopposed
Voters will decide on USD 458’s Position 3, Linwood council, school bond issue
January 27, 2015
At noon on Tuesday, the ballots for April 7 were finalized — and a number of local candidates will be running unopposed.
Face to Face: Bonner aquatics supervisor Kayla Vice
January 21, 2015
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department’s (very) new aquatics supervisor, Kayla Vice, introduces herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
As deadline nears, only a few additional candidates file for local councils, school boards
January 21, 2015
There are only five days until the filing deadline, but there have been only two new candidates for Basehor-area city councils and school board in the last week, while two additional incumbents and one newcomer filed for Bonner Springs-area councils and school board.
Candidates trickle in for Basehor, Bonner area councils and school boards
January 15, 2015
A handful of additional candidates have filed for local city councils and school boards as the election deadline nears, now just a week and a half away.
Bonner council gives support to $64 million development
January 13, 2015
A $64 million development could be on its way to Bonner Springs, and though developers warn there are many steps until it comes to fruition, they hope to begin construction this year.
Bonner council to consider $64 million development in city’s northeast corner
January 12, 2015
The Bonner Springs City Council tonight is set to review a proposed $64 million development at 118th Street and State Avenue this evening before approving a memorandum of understanding with the developer.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Jack Wiley
January 8, 2015
Jack Wiley, a volunteer for Hidden Treasures Thrift Shop, shares a little about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Sparse filings for April local elections in Basehor, Bonner area
Several incumbents say they plan to file for re-election
January 7, 2015
Positions for several local governing bodies will be up for election in April, and so far, only a smattering of candidates have filed.
Humane society hoping to build animal shelter to serve Leavenworth County
January 6, 2015
Leavenworth County Humane Society, Inc., says it is creating a solution for animal control needs in the county, but some county officials have their doubts.
Top Stories of 2015: The Year in Review for Basehor, Bonner Springs, Edwardsville
December 31, 2014
The past year saw some major changes for the communities covered by The Chieftain.

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Recent photos

Kayla Vice, Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation's new aquatics supervisor.

Julia Ybarra-Young of Delaware Ridge Elementary is the subject of this week's Face to Face.

Marcia Harrington, the city's community and economic development director (far left), covers the conceptual plan for the $64 million Westgate Project at State Avenue and 118th Street Monday during a workshop prior to the Bonner Springs City Council meeting.

Jack Wiley of Bonner Springs has been volunteering several days a week at Hidden Treasures Thrift Shop in Downtown Bonner for the last two years.

Jack Granath began as director at the Bonner Springs City Library on Dec. 8.

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