The pieces in this section are generally written by members of the Lawrence community and those who have close ties. In addition, the Times is offering some space for area organizations and organizers to provide updates and attempt to reach other folks who might share their mission.
The Lawrence Times does not publish staff editorials (unsigned opinion columns, usually about the topics we cover, that many news publications run). Want to submit a letter or column to the Times? Great! Click here to find out how.
OPINION COLUMNS + LETTERS TO THE TIMES
KORA’s guiding precept is that it “shall be liberally construed to promote” the state’s policy that government records be reasonably available to the public. Unfortunately, in recently ruling on a KORA complaint filed by Kansas Reflector, Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office did the opposite, Max Kautsch writes.
“There is a long history of stigma toward those diagnosed with schizophrenia. I would like to honor two women diagnosed with schizophrenia at some point in their lives who have led remarkable, heroic lives,” Sharilyn Wells, of Lawrence, writes.
C.J. Janovy, of Kansas Reflector, speaks with Lawrence life coach Jay Pryor about U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall’s push for an anti-trans sports bill.
Note: The Lawrence Times runs opinion columns and letters to the Times written by community […]
Column: Kirsten Kuhn writes that lifting Lawrence’s property use restrictions could alleviate some of the city’s affordable housing problem.
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FROM THE STACKS
Note: Staff members at the Lawrence Public Library write blog posts about books, bookish things and other media. The Times is reposting some of those blogs in this feature, From the Stacks. Find many other blog posts, titles referenced in these posts and much more on the library’s website, lplks.org.
“I thought I would write up and share a few of my favorite off-the-beaten-path corners of Douglas County,” Dan Coleman writes.
Angela Hyde writes about the benefits and bonding experience of starting a book club with tweens and teens.
“Queer history is vital to a queer future. Reclaiming spaces in history that were occupied by real people through fiction is just as vital,” Margo Moore writes.