Editorials

Editorial: More voices needed to help Douglas County businesses grow

A new organization is forming that deserves the attention of anyone who wants to see Douglas County be as prosperous as it can be. About 50 people Friday morning showed up at the KU School of Business for the inaugural event of Douglas County CORE. The organization is basically an ...

Editorial: Now is the time for further review of our shelter strategy

The board of the Lawrence Community Shelter should be applauded for taking the difficult but wise step of ordering an independent investigation of alleged actions related to its director, Renee Kuhl. Now, the board and community leaders should take the next important step by conducting an ...

Editorial: The year wasn’t great, but these graduates sure are

It is an important time in Lawrence and Douglas County: graduation season. The University of Kansas is hosting its first of two graduation weekends today. The second — for last year’s class that was deprived of walking down the Hill — will be a week from today. Baker University had some ...