Olathe & Southwest Joco

Olathe & Southwest Joco

Rooms with a view: New Olathe West High School built with plenty of glass and windows

When Olathe West opens its doors next August, at 2200 W. Santa Fe, it will become the district’s fifth high school and quite possibly its most visually unique one.

Olathe & Southwest Joco

Trees in the path of development: What’s best?

At issue is the Timber Rock subdivision of large lots and a planned senior living facility on 106 acres near 95th Street and Woodland Road. Several neighbors turned out at a recent planning commission meeting, mainly to ask for more time to consider whether to grant the rezoning for the development.

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A small group with a ‘big heart’

Arts Inspired Network is partnering with the Olathe Public School District development office and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City—Olathe Unit to provide arts education to children of all ages who might not otherwise have the opportunities.

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Fire causes $75,000 in damage to Olathe home

The fire apparently spread from a fire pit on the rear deck of a home in the 500 block of South Ridge Drive. No one was injured.
Olathe Fire Department
Fire causes $75,000 in damage to Olathe home 0:26

Fire causes $75,000 in damage to Olathe home

Would you rent this $1,800 luxury KC apartment? 2:24

Would you rent this $1,800 luxury KC apartment?

Analysis: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 preview 32:34

Analysis: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 preview

UMB cashing in on HSA trend, and health care bill could help 0:35

UMB cashing in on HSA trend, and health care bill could help