Working with animals, particularly dogs, has been Anthony Barnett’s life in Lawrence for two decades. Now, he wants to start a new venture he hopes will lead to more dog adoptions in Lawrence — a bar.
Black Literature & Arts Collective of Kansas (B.L.A.C.K.) Lawrence will celebrate Juneteenth and the release of Tai Amri Spann-Ryan’s book of poetry on Friday.
The Lawrence school board on Monday approved the PAL-CWA as the bargaining unit for all classified employees, heard a report on behavioral health programming, tabled an MOU on Safe Routes to Schools and more.
In the nine months since the Lawrence City Commission unanimously approved creating historical markers to memorialize two teenagers killed by Lawrence police, the conversation on what those markers might look like, where they’ll be placed, and how much they’ll cost has mostly gone silent.
With uncertainty surrounding the situation with COVID-19 and health regulations — but also with certainty that they’d have plenty more than 50 people in attendance — the Lawrence, KS Juneteenth Organization planned a virtual celebration this year.
The organizer of the Black Summer Juneteenth BBQ, slated for Saturday, has planned a big event — but she still wants to make it bigger.
Many animals are becoming more nocturnal to beat the heat these days, and with the waxing moon, expect more night activity, so be careful when you drive in the country after dark.
The Lawrence school board on Monday will hear an update on the transition of students from Kennedy Elementary School, consider recognizing PAL-CWA as the bargaining unit for all classified hourly employees, and more.
It was a hot, sunny day at South Park, but that didn’t stop hundreds of people from showing up for Lawrence PRIDE. Many attendees told the Times they were there to show love and support — including giving free hugs.
A group of current and former staffers of Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence have launched a petition complaining of unsafe conditions, systemic inequity and mismanagement, and they’re demanding an overhaul of the organization’s programs.