New temporary home for Indian Creek Library

After the March 3rd water main break, just inside the back door of the Indian Creek Library, they are now moving into their temporary facility at 13511 Murlen, next door to Savers at Murlen and 135th. They will move into their new home, the old HyVee, after a substantial remodel that will take from 18-24 months. Submitted by Paul Wilson

After the March 3rd water main break, just inside the back door of the Indian Creek Library, they are now moving into their temporary facility at 13511 Murlen, next door to Savers at Murlen and 135th. They will move into their new home, the old HyVee, after a substantial remodel that will take from 18-24 months. Submitted by Paul Wilson

 

Ridgeview School to celebrate 60th anniversary Sept. 7

Ridgeview school 60th birthday Wednesday September 7 from 5 to 7. Let anyone know who has gone there .

Olathe’s Ridgeview Elementary School 60th birthday Wednesday September 7 from 5 to 7. Let anyone know who has gone there.

The Olathe Ridgeview Elementary reunion committee is looking for stories and photos from Ridgeview alumni, staff and students. In preparation for the 60th anniversary celebration in the fall, we are collecting your memories, and putting something together for “possible publication.”

If you have photographs or stories to share about your years at Ridgeview, please send them to:
Ridgeview Elementary School
ATTN: 60th Planning Committee
1201 E. Elm
Olathe, KS, 66061

or e-mail them to: ridgeview.reunion@gmail.com

All photographs will be returned if labeled with your name and address on the back.

The Ridgeview Reunion is just a few weeks away! We are looking for a few key people to help with food/refreshments. Would you be willing to help? Message Ridgeview Reunion and we can discuss the details.

Once a Panther ~ Always a Panther

Check out the Ridgeview Reunion Facebook page.

Olathe news briefs

City Council

The Olathe City Council will meet Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

The Olathe City Council will consider adopting the 2017 conditionally approved budget at the Aug. 16 Council meeting. The City of Olathe operates under a two-year budget term, which allows for better long-range planning and enhanced program analysis. The 2017 budget focuses on strategic investments that support the resident priority areas of public safety, transportation, and infrastructure maintenance. Questions about the budget can be submitted through Olathe Connect. Continue reading

Public invited to help Olathe youth

From 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5, at the Olathe American Legion Building, the public is invited to the 70th Anniversary Party/fundraiser for the Olathe Noon Optimist, which benefits the youth of Olathe. Chapter 2 will be performing songs from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. Come enjoy the music while helping support the Optimist and Olathe’s youth.

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Olathe news briefs for the week of July 25

City Council

The Olathe City Council will meet Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

The Olathe City Council will hold a public hearing on the 2017 conditionally approved budget at the Aug. 2 Council meeting. The City of Olathe operates under a two-year budget term, which allows for better long-range planning and enhanced program analysis. The 2017 budget focuses on strategic investments that support the resident priority areas of public safety, transportation, and infrastructure maintenance. Questions about the budget can be submitted through Olathe Connect. Continue reading

Olathe news briefs for the week of July 19

City Council

The Olathe City Council will meet Tuesday, July 19, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

The Olathe City Council will hold the second budget workshop to review the 2017 conditionally approved budget and the Capital Improvement Plan during the Council meeting. The Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is a five-year priority listing of all capital projects. Continue reading

Olathe Optimist 70th Anniversary Dance Aug. 5

Dance pub 8516 72Next up for Chapter 2: 70th Anniversary Party for the Olathe Noon Optimist Club from 7-10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5 at the Olathe American Legion Building. The public is invited. Enjoy mingling with old friends, meeting new friends, and shaking a leg on the dance floor while helping the Optimists raise money to help local children.

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