Cheering on Tim: Tim Yager, of Lawrence, completed the Triple Bypass on July 9. The event is a one-day, 120-mile bike ride over three mountain passes totaling 10,990 feet of uphill climb from Evergreen, Colo., to Avon, Colo. Friends were there to root Yager on to the finish line. From left are David Oswald (Denver), Sam Porritt, Deb Yager, Tim Yager, and Leann Johnson (all of Lawrence), and Richard Dusseau and Steve Okuley (both of Denver). Porritt submitted the photo.
Becky Wright picks okra Thursday morning to avoid the brunt of the day’s high temperatures in her parents yard at 1415 Del. For today’s weather forecast, see page 8A.
Sweater: Plato’s Closet, 2010, $6.
Tank: Urban Outfitters, 2011, $9.
Shorts: Dillard’s, 2007, $5.
Boots: eBay, 2010, $25.
Silver Bracelets: New Mexico, 1998, gifts.
Ring: Garage Sale, 2002, $5.
Necklace: Selfmade, 2010, $25.
Twice in July and twice in August, the artists behind Wonder Fair, 803 1/2 Mass., host Our Tube Summer Viewing Programming at the Spencer Museum of Art's bookstore, 1301 Mass. At each installment, one of the four members of Wonder Fair curate a video from YouTube, another member creates a re-imagined version of the video, another member offers critiques the clip and another member creates art for the event.
Kansas University as it was in 1896, re-photographed from The Oread hotel July 28, 2011.
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center is buying Alford-Clarke VFW Post 852's 13-acre property and building at 138 Ala. for $825,000.
Negotiators for the Lawrence Education Association, seated at the left table, and representatives for the Lawrence school district, seated at the right table, go through potential language for the 2011-12 master agreement during a July 28, 2011, negotiation session at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.
Kansans just can't seem to get a break from the heat.
This is a photo taken around 1945 in front of Cordley school. (This is facing 19th Street.) It was the "percussion band". My mom, Martha Hammig Patterson, is second from the left on the front row. I am sure there are many current Lawrencians in this photo. Photo by Leslie McCaffrey
Silver medalists: The Lawrence Spartans, a U12 soccer team, won the silver medal at the Sunflower State Games on July 24 in Topeka. Back row, from left, are Juan Solis, Cole Cooper, Caden Anderson, Coach Jeff Moore, Josh Moore, Drew Vereen and Siam Boyd; front row, Bret Folks, Jack Vereen, Ryan Braun, Jake Whitebread, Ayrton WallGregg and Chas Sedlock. Jeff Moore submitted the photo.