Posts by Leah Wankum:

West is Best

‘West is Best’ scholarships helped these SMSD area kids pursue their passions in pandemic year

Lenexa recyling

Lenexa residents can now get every-other-week recycling pickups — why that worries some city officials


Sixty16 apartments, aiming to bring higher density to downtown Shawnee, now open

Firestone Shawnee

Firestone Complete Auto Care opens new location off K-7 in Shawnee

The Barstow School set to turn old Leawood Hy-Vee into ‘Idea Space’ for kids throughout KC metro

Shawnee Mission Faces: Shannon O’Shea, pediatric orthotist/prosthetist and marathon runner

19 Johnson County students named 2021 National Merit scholarship winners

Rep. Davids asks for $617 million in federal dollars for major highway work in Lenexa, Overland Park

Reflection Living, community serving aging residents with daily care, opens in Shawnee

Goddard Street Shawnee

Goddard Street in Shawnee between 55th and Johnson Drive to undergo major work

Royal Shine Car Wash

Locally owned Royal Shine Car Wash in Shawnee to hold grand opening this month

Boxwood leafminers

Boxwood leafminers are back in Johnson County — here’s how to prevent infestations, treat shrubs

Johnson County cities masks

Johnson County cities adjust mask rules following county order’s end — see where your city stands

Shawnee Mission Faces: Latasha Reed, nurse practitioner, vaccinator and garden enthusiast

Made in KC bringing store to Lenexa City Center, complete with cafe, bar and shuffleboard