Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Mom finds comfort in writing and baking as son battles illness

Michele Melton of Olathe self-published a book teach children how to make cake pops. As her son fights an inoperable brain tumor, the project given her lessons to share with parents about the precious nature of time with their children. |Full Story

Theolathenews.com privacy policy update notice

The privacy policy for The Olathe News and theolathenews.com was updated on Sunday, March 23. The current version of the privacy policy can be accessed here.

Olathe speller vies for fame at national bee

Vanya Shivashankar, whose older sister won the National Spelling Bee three years ago, was singled out this week for being the only speller among all 278 entrants to have received a perfect score on Tuesday’s first-round written test. Updated: May. 31, 2012 7:36 AM |Full Story

Design students put their ideas to a holiday test

There were no textbooks in sight Monday at the Mahaffie Heritage Center, but there were plenty of smiles and more than enough garland. Updated: Nov. 27, 2011 6:53 PM |Full Story

The world’s a stage for Theatre in the Park

In an unprecedented step off its home stage, Theatre in the Park this year is presenting “An Olde Fashioned Holiday Supper Club” at the Mildale Farm in Edgerton. Updated: Nov. 27, 2011 6:52 PM |Full Story

Argument over civility leads to fight at Gardner City Council meeting

It started with an argument over whether videotaping City Council meetings would lead to more civility. It ended with one councilman claiming he was tackled to the ground by another one. Updated: Nov. 27, 2011 6:49 PM |Full Story

Community notes

Call for Downtown Olathe Arts Festival

Police report

These are the most recent police reports of personal and property crimes and injury traffic accidents in your area, listed by city and ZIP code. Times and dates reflect when the police report was taken, not when the incident occurred. Updated: Nov. 27, 2011 6:42 PM |Full Story

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