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  • 02/09/2015 - 12:26pm

    All Johnson County residents have the opportunity to drop off their unwanted Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) at the City of Olathe’s drop-off event. The event will be held Feb. 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the HHW facility located at 1420 S. Robinson Dr. behind Public Works and Customer Service. No appointment is necessary.

  • 02/09/2015 - 12:25pm

    Outdoor pool season starts May 25. Now is the time to purchase your season swim pass at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E Kansas City Rd. Stop in at any time during business hours and check out swim pass options, including the early bird discount that ends April 30. For more information visit or call 913-971-8563.

  • 02/09/2015 - 12:24pm

    Two Trails Outdoor Camp returns this summer with 11 weeks of fun. The camp runs May 26 through Aug. 7, and is $135 per week. A second child discount and week-to-week registration options are available. Kids will engage in a variety of activities such as arts, crafts, nature, sports, games and more.  Campers will swim two to three times a week and take a non-swimming field trip once a week.  This camp is for school-aged children 5-12 years of age.

  • 02/05/2015 - 9:49am

    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has closed the southbound right lane on Renner Road at K-10 for 60 days as part of the Johnson County Gateway Project. The closure will allow KDOT to relocate water lines and to construct the bridge pier in that area. The left lane will remain open through construction.

  • 01/28/2015 - 10:25am

    The Olathe Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund campaign has raised an astonishing $175,000, far exceeding its $140,000 goal for 2014. 

    Mayor Michael Copeland praised the generosity of the community in setting a new record for community giving. “Every donation to the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund, no matter how small, represents a priceless gift of encouragement and hope to a hurting child or struggling family in need.  I am so proud of the caring, giving hearts in Olathe, and I speak for every dedicated member of our Board in saying thank you to our community,” he said.

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