(Please note that opinion pieces are included in this list, marked as columns or letters to the Times. Not all posts linked on this page were written or produced by the Lawrence Times staff.)
The state of Kansas expects to receive 128,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine this week to begin the process of voluntarily inoculating children ages 5 to 11 following the federal government’s approval of a shot for younger kids, Gov. Laura Kelly said Wednesday.
With two proposals for local misdemeanor defense offices on the table, Douglas County commissioners voiced some concerns and established a process Wednesday to evaluate their options.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is ready to start registering kids ages 5-11 for COVID-19 vaccine clinics, the department announced Wednesday.
The Senior Resource Center has a team of state-certified volunteers who can help Douglas County seniors review Medicare plan options for the upcoming year and find coverage that’s as affordable as possible.
Kansas and Missouri residents may be drinking unsafe amounts of arsenic, nitrates and other chemicals — even if their provider is meeting federal drinking water requirements, according to data published Wednesday by an environmental group.
With her two sons in tow Tuesday night, Kay Emerson talked with fellow candidates and campaign workers at the Douglas County clerk’s office, discussing next steps. One thing’s for certain: She’ll wear white — a symbol of women’s suffrage — when she’s sworn in.
As final ballots were counted Tuesday night, it became clear that Amber Sellers was securely in third place to win a seat on the Lawrence City Commission.
With temperatures dropping, Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday approved a necessary step to help provide winter emergency shelter for those in need.
Though two incumbents in Lawrence’s elected offices held onto their seats Tuesday evening, there will be a number of fresh faces serving once two new city commissioners and two new school board members are sworn in.
A rough start to the year has left many in the Liberty Memorial Central Middle School community reeling and parents worrying. Three teachers resigned in October, and in early September, a staff member was knocked down and hit their head on the floor during a fight at the school.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore served Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District from 1998 to 2010. Later, diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, he spoke out in support of more resources and research. Moore died Tuesday.
Six women serving in the Kansas House and a statewide domestic violence organization Tuesday urged Democratic Rep. Aaron Coleman to resign immediately from the Legislature after he was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic battery.
After a historic cold snap depleted natural gas reserves in February, prices for heating could be as much as 30% higher this winter, prompting concerns about increasing bills for Kansas and Missouri customers.
Today, the voters of Lawrence will elect three city commissioners and three school board members.
Spoiling biscuits, expired milk, soggy sandwiches, food that looks uncooked inside. Since the school year started, junior Gabriella Wakole and her friends have complained about the quality of food and lack of meal choices in the Lawrence High School cafeteria.
The 28 seconds of profane commentary by Justin Spiehs during a special legislative committee hearing on COVID-19 government overreach was cut from the publicly available video of oral testimony on the Legislature’s website and posted to YouTube.
A Lawrence man was killed in a crash on Kansas Highway 10 between Lawrence and Eudora Monday morning, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
Here’s a series of unsolicited reading recommendations for Lawrence City Commission and Lawrence school board candidates, based on favorite books they shared with the Times.
A person was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the exit ramp from westbound Kansas Highway 10 to 23rd Street outside of Lawrence Monday morning.
With recent rains, puffball mushrooms have been popping up. These join a surprising variety of other fall mushrooms including chanterelles, pleurotis, lion’s mane and hen of the woods.
As freezing temperatures draw ever closer, the city of Lawrence is preparing to provide emergency shelter for community members experiencing homelessness and houselessness.
State Rep. Aaron Coleman was booked into the Johnson County Jail on Sunday on suspicion of domestic battery.
Holdouts who resist the vaccine for COVID-19, and don’t receive a religious or medical exception from their employer, should expect to be fired. There is no guarantee these people would qualify for unemployment compensation in Kansas.
Article updated at 10:07 p.m. Sunday: A person was injured in a stabbing in the 1500 block of Massachusetts Street early Sunday morning, police scanner traffic indicated.