Coach_Eric (Eric Neuteboom)


Comment history

East Lawrence residents raise new concern about proposed Ninth Street ArtPlace project

Your reason and well thought out position have no place here. Grab a pitchfork!

In all honesty, I agree with you. However, I think (and as current election results show) this is part of a continued distrust of city government/management. I would personally prefer the city do the bare minimum here (letting the LAC and grant do the rest) and save that three million for, oh I don't know, the needed Police Station maybe? It seems the city is continuing to spend money anywhere else except where it's needed - new police facilities. My heavens, they might actually have to start prioritizing their spending instead of throwing millions around all willy-nilly.

November 6, 2014 at 11:43 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Should Charlie Weis be fired?

This is a really good comment.

September 16, 2014 at 9:55 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Editorial: Spending restraint

I think there are other important factors that make this an even worse decision:

- Reviews of the surface are almost universally negative. Major complaints include difficulty getting started, sluggishness and an increased need for skate sharpening.

- What is the lifetime expectancy or warranty for this surface? I have not seen this question either asked or answered.

- Was a natural alternative looked at? If I'm not mistaken, wasn't Watson park previously flooded and used as an ice skating rink many, many years ago?

This just feels like such a poorly thought out decision.

September 5, 2014 at 1:23 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence commission approves downtown ice skating rink on split vote

A few questions I have:

- what is the use expectancy or lifetime of this synthetic (awful sounding) surface?

- were alternatives considered, like waiting for deep winter, and flooding the area or another for some (call me crazy) natural ice skating?

- does anyone have any experience on this surface?

This whole thing sounds like it's very poorly thought through, and I would not be surprised at some voter backlash. I'd much prefer real ice to this crap.

September 5, 2014 at 8:23 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Sound Off: Loud event

Or if they had kids, or groceries.

May 15, 2013 at 7:48 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

City offers Halloween activities for children

I thought the same thing! And it costs $7? Not a good deal! Are those details correct?

October 27, 2012 at 9:53 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Revised Ninth and New Hampshire project still fails review

I've always thought that lot would be perfect for an outdoor amphitheater as an extension of the arts center.

May 1, 2012 at 11:29 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Town Talk: UPDATE: New police HQ building to cost $30 million; City staff presents plan to buy 23,000 trash carts; city estimating 7,000 households would see rate decrease with cart plan

True true true! And remember, they won't take glass either, so you'll be paying for a service that meets only 2/3 of your recycling needs (give or take). I am at least relieved that they're not going to charge us for trash carts.

April 26, 2012 at 11:42 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

KU student arrested for having gun in a scholarship hall

We just had keggers in BFeld, just keggers...

April 24, 2012 at 11 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Man threatened with a chainsaw during argument


April 23, 2012 at 10:53 a.m. ( | suggest removal )