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BNSF railroad to close 159th street crossing August 11-12

BNSF will close the 159th street railroad crossing on Monday, August 11 at 7 a.m.  It will re-open at 5 p.m. on August 12. Traffic will be re-routed to Old 56 Hwy.

School is in session; please drive carefully

Please slow down and use caution near schools as students return to the classroom this week.

Safety information for drivers, bus riders and students who walk to school; crossing guard information; and maps of safe routes to schools  are available on the City’s website at OlatheKS.org/SchoolSafety.

Use Your Blue: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The City of Olathe encourages residents to divert waste from the landfill by recycling.  Olathe’s diversion rate was 38.29 percent in 2013, exceeding the national average of 35 percent. Improve our diversion rate more with these helpful recycling tips:

Olathe culinary students take on the market

The fourth annual COUNTRY Chef Challenge is back, as top student chefs from the Olathe Public Schools Culinary Arts program go head-to-head in a cooking competition at the Olathe Farmers’ Market Olathe Community Center location at 9 a.m. Aug. 23 and Aug. 30.

2014 pool schedule changes announced

The City of Olathe will reduce pool operations beginning in August as follows: 

Olathe Teen Council seeking motivated teens

The City of Olathe is looking for youth, grades 9-12, to serve on the Olathe Teen Council for the 2014-2015 school year.

Weekend closure at K-7/US 169/151st Street interchange August 8 – 11

The Kansas Department of Transportation will have closures and lane reductions at the K-7/US 169/151st Street and I-35 interchange beginning at 9 p.m. Friday evening through 5 a.m. Monday morning.

Beatles tribute band Liverpool closes out Summer Concert Series on August 1

The free Olathe Summer Concert Series promises to end on a high note with Kansas City’s own Liverpool. The sounds of the Beatles will fill Frontier Park on Friday, August 1. Local favorite Last Chance Flight will kick-off the evening at 6:30 p.m.

2014 pool schedule changes announced

The City of Olathe will reduce pool operations beginning in August as follows: 

Olathe Teen Council seeking motivated teens

The City of Olathe is looking for youth, grades 9-12, to serve on the Olathe Teen Council for the 2014-2015 school year.

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