Kaitlyn Syring

Kaitlyn Syring is a staff reporter for Basehor. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

Recent stories

Residents awarded for service to Basehor
July 15, 2010
Though it was delayed a week, the Basehor Chamber of Commerce’s announcement of its Citizen of the Year and Spirit award winners had quite an effect on the recipients.
Dollar General fills shopping void
July 15, 2010
Basehor can now count itself in the hundreds of cities giving a home to a popular nationwide chain.
Board considers annexation of two schools
July 15, 2010
Two of the Basehor-Linwood School District’s newest schools may be annexed into the city of Basehor.
Board considers voluntary city annexation for two schools
July 12, 2010
Two of the Basehor-Linwood School District’s newest schools may soon be annexed into the city of Basehor.
Statewide smoking ban debuts with positive feedback
July 8, 2010
The July 1 onset of the Kansas statewide smoking ban has Basehor business owners and customers talking, mostly about its positive effects.
Exhibit debunks Native American fallacies
July 8, 2010
The Basehor Historical Museum’s July exhibit is now open for viewing.
Fairmount not raising mill levy for new radios
July 8, 2010
Negotiations continue between Leavenworth County rural fire departments and Motorola for new digital radios.
Rain dampens July 4 celebration
July 8, 2010
Despite the less than ideal conditions, the Basehor July 4 parade splashed through downtown Sunday as onlookers viewed underneath umbrellas.
Independence Day activites rescheduled July 10
July 5, 2010
The makeup day for a few rained out July 4 events will be July 10.
Fireworks, Citizen of the Year presentation canceled
July 4, 2010
Heavy rains and lightening brought the Basehor July 4 celebration to an early end.

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Recent photos

Dollar General worker Kacee Sybrant (left) and manager Virginia Weeks are two of the new Basehor store’s employees. The store opened the first week of July to the delight of Basehor officials and the Dollar General

The new Basehor Dollar General, 2404 N. 155th St., is now open for business. The store’s groundbreaking was in March and the official grand opening event will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 17.

Melanie Morris, right, accepts the Spirit of the Year award Saturday from Chamber Vice President Deb Taylor.

Don "Slim" Wilson accepts the Basehor Citizen of the Year award Saturday from Chamber Vice President Deb Taylor.

JED Installation owner Dennis Mertz is the sponsor of the Basehor Historical Museum’s July exhibit “The Indians of Kansas.” The exhibit opened July 1 and features pictures and narratives from Kansas Native Americans.

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