westcl (Clara Westphal)


Comment history

Iowa firm likely to create about 20 jobs at Lawrence foam manufacturing plant; Breezedale markers getting restored; Housing Authority seeks to buy apartment building

It will be interesting to see how the newly elected commissioners who campaigned against tax abatements will handle new requests.

May 22, 2015 at 11:52 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

What does Memorial Day mean to you?

It is a time to remember my four brothers and many cousins who served in the Navy during WWll.
Also, it is a time to remember my mother and all of the things she did for me.

May 22, 2015 at 11:35 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Haskell suspends football program, possibly others, to cut costs

A Potowatomee Indian friend of mine told me the casino on the reservation has a lot of money. They should use it to support Haskell. Those students deserve better than they get.

May 21, 2015 at 9:09 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

What song would you like to hear the city band play if they took requests?

Peaches and Cream by Sousa. It is not a march.

May 21, 2015 at 12:19 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Tax plans coming together, but business owners' taxes still a hot issue

I agree that the legislators should not be paid for the overtime days to get a bill in place and passed. As long as they are drawing the extra money, they will tarry longer.

May 20, 2015 at 10:33 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

New report finds Lawrence among the top destinations in America for college graduates; new child care center opens

The income average must be including people making millions of dollars; doctors, dentists, KU coaches and administrators. I know a KU grad who makes less that $14.00 an hour. Not everyonein Lawrence is making the money this average $51,732 would indicate.

May 19, 2015 at 10:38 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Editorial: Lax enforcement

The article also stated that other people besides Kobach had been allowed county descretions. This needs to stop.

May 19, 2015 at 10:04 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

What’s the most you’ve ever spent to buy a pet?

We paid $100 for a collie for my son. She was a wonderful dog for the family.

May 19, 2015 at 9:36 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence hopes to hear more about proposed affordable housing trust fund

In 2005, there was $500,000 housing trust fund and it went unspent because the committee couldn't decide how to spend it? Poor planning!

May 18, 2015 at 10:09 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter: School attack

I agree. If the public could see the audit sheets on district expenses, we could probably find places to cut expenses starting with administrators' salaries.

May 15, 2015 at 3:41 p.m. ( | suggest removal )