Local news

Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Jason Cruse
July 30, 2014
Jason Cruse, co-owner of Go!Lizards, chats with us for this week’s Face to Face column.
Edwardsville launches new website
July 30, 2014
A new website for the city of Edwardsville was launched last week at the usual address, edwardsvilleks.org.
Edwardsville sales tax turnout questionable
July 30, 2014
Former Edwardsville Mayor Heinz Rogers admits he didn’t like the idea of a special sales tax to fund city projects at all.
Bonner youths win big at county fair
July 29, 2014
Kamren Brown says it’s not as hard to raise chickens and rabbits as he thought it might be.
Remember When for July 31, 2014
July 28, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner-area equine ministry plans 5K
July 25, 2014
The first annual Freedom Farm “Run for Funds” 5k walk/run is set for 7 a.m. Aug. 2, beginning at Wagner’s Classic Cars in Bonner Springs.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Dennis Smith
July 24, 2014
Bonner Springs business owner and Basehor resident Dennis Smith is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Bonner school supporters plan 2nd annual Operation School Supplies
July 22, 2014
After a tremendous turn out last year, volunteers are working extra hard to prepare for the second-annual Operation School Supplies event for Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 students in need.
Bonner recreation offers free hunter safety course
July 22, 2014
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department will offer a free, three-day hunter safety course next month.
Remember When for July 24, 2014
July 21, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
U.S. Army Reserve Band to perform free concert in Bonner
06:00 a.m., July 21, 2014 Updated 02:29 p.m.
The 204th Army Band, United States Army Reserve, from Vancouver, Wash., will present a free concert at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Rental assistance available for those with mental illnesses
July 17, 2014
A Wyandotte County agency is offering a rental assistance service for those with mental illnesses.
The Chieftain’s Pets of the Week: Enya and Chevy
July 17, 2014
The pets of the week this week are available for adoption at Bonner Animal Rescue.
Edwardsville’s proposed sales tax would diversify tax base, officials say
July 17, 2014
The City Council is once again asking the community to consider a half-cent sales tax beginning Jan. 1 that would help fund capital purchases for fire/EMS and improvements to streets or park facilities, this time at the Aug. 5 primary election.
WyCo property taxes likely to increase, UG says
July 16, 2014
Bonner Springs and Edwardsville residents likely will see a property tax increase even if their cities and Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 maintain their tax rates.