Jim Baker

Jim Baker writes features for the Living pages and a variety of general assignment stories.

Recent stories

Free State High School Senior Recognition Scholarship List 2009
May 22, 2009
The Lawrence Free State High School Senior Recognition Scholarship List 2009, as provided by the school.
Cielito Lindo offers authentic Mexican experience
April 21, 2007
First it was Dos Hombres, a popular Mexican restaurant and club that had a good run for years, known for its south-of-the-border appetizers, beverages and into-the-night fiestas on its outdoor patio.
Art in the Park gains importance amid gallery closings
April 21, 2007
Julie Kingsbury, a Lawrence jewelry designer, used to travel to fine art festivals across the Midwest to display - and hopefully sell - her work.
Music retailers work around MP3’s impact
April 21, 2007
The way in which consumers have been buying music has significantly changed in recent years, and that hasn’t been easy for the music industry - or the music stores where everyone used to go to get the latest hit CD.
Furniture retailer celebrating 25 years in business
April 21, 2007
Galen and Susie Tarman started out small.
Zig and Mac’s develops winning formula in former Tanner’s location
April 21, 2007
They say the third time’s the charm.
Nurseries among those with boost from daylight saving time change
April 21, 2007
Douglas County nurseries and greenhouses are catering to a deluge of customers this year, thanks to a change on the calendar.
Manufacturing/distribution winner: Amarr Garage Doors
January 19, 2007
When the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce selected Amarr Garage Doors as the winner of its Excellence in Commerce Awards for manufacturing and distribution, it was as much as anything a recognition of a good, two-way relationship.
Service winner: Callahan Creek Inc.
January 19, 2007
When the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce gave Callahan Creek Inc. the nod last October for its Excellence in Commerce Award in the Service category, Cindy Maude didn’t see it coming.
Retail & hospitality: Crown Chevrolet/Toyota/Scion
January 19, 2007
Miles Schnaer, like any businessman, is gratified whenever his efforts are recognized with some kind of award or honor.

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Recent photos

Loren Baugher, of Lawrence

William Hart, of California

Jeremy Cain, of Lawrence

Tom Frame, of Lawrence

Brandon Quinton, of Lawrence

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