Sunset Hill kindergarten student Grant Smith took part in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. Sunset Hill was among three Lawrence schools that had events to recognize the day.
Van Go Jams artist Trianna Elliott, 17, touches up the paint on a container she designed as work ensues Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at Van Go Inc., 715 N.J. According to a report released by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Kansas is the only state to defund its arts commission. Van Go is one of several local arts organizations that previously received some funding from the Kansas Arts Commission. At right is Emily Moreland, 17.
Author Richard Louv poses on the dock at the Miramar Reservoir in San Diego Monday June 27, 2005.
Art show prep: Mary Mathews of Lawrence prepares paintings for the Cottonwood Retirement Art Show, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Kari Bentzinger submitted the photo.