Journal-World Editorials

Editorial: Review needed
Douglas County should view an independent review of its building codes and enforcement as an opportunity to clear the air and move forward.
September 2, 2015
An outside review could go a long way toward restoring public confidence in Douglas County’s building codes and enforcement process.
Editorial: Pet protection
A proposed city policy setting fire safety requirements for local animal facilities is on the right track.
September 1, 2015
The Lawrence city staff has done more research and come up with the same conclusion about the need for safety measures at local facilities that house animals.
Editorial: Inspection questions
The safety inspection process for the local school projects funded by a $92.5 million bond issue raises important questions.
August 30, 2015
A serious injury suffered by a child at a local school construction site has raised some troubling questions about the handling of safety inspections for a group of recent school projects.
Editorial: Good partnership
Lawrence Memorial Hospital programs and support are welcome additions to Sports Pavilion Lawrence.
August 27, 2015
The sponsorship and lease agreement allowing Lawrence Memorial Hospital to locate facilities at Sports Pavilion Lawrence is a great partnership between two local entities.