Archive for Thursday, February 18, 2016

All stories

SMNW’s Burris wins Sunflower League girls bowling title
February 18, 2016
The Shawnee Mission Northwest duo of Alaina Burris and Katy Doleshal finished first and second, respectively, at the Sunflower League Championships Thursday at Olathe Lanes East to help the Cougars to second place in the girls team standings. Travis Wunderlin was the boys league runner-up to lead SM North.
Not trusting ‘the feds,’ Kansas House gives first approval to new constitutional convention
02:23 p.m., February 18, 2016 Updated 11:39 a.m.
Conservatives in the Kansas House advanced a resolution Thursday calling for a constitutional convention of the states to reign in the power of the federal government. But it remains unclear whether they can muster the two-thirds majority needed on final action to pass the resolution on to the Senate.
ACLU sues Kansas over citizenship documents for voting
February 18, 2016
The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a Kansas law requiring proof of citizenship when people register to vote at state motor vehicle offices.
QuikTrip planning to redevelop corridor of eastern Shawnee Mission Parkway
February 18, 2016
QuikTrip is looking to build a new 5,800 square-foot gas and convenience store on Shawnee Mission Parkway and Goddard Street, and the company received preliminary approval for the design plan Wednesday.
Kansas Statehouse roiled by ‘religious freedom’ issue
February 18, 2016
A floral shop owner from Washington state told a Kansas House committee Wednesday she is being sued for refusing to provide flowers at a same-sex wedding, and she urged the state to pass a “religious freedom” bill that would protect the rights of business owners like her.
Your View: Prepare the way for attractive apartment and commercial developments
February 18, 2016
Many Shawnee residents agree with the premise that every city should have multiple and diverse options for residential housing. I am one of these.