Letters to the Editor

To submit a letter to the editor, please email your submission to letters@ljworld.com or mail it to Box 888, Lawrence KS 66044. Letters should be 250 words or less, be of public interest and should avoid libelous language. The Journal-World reserves the right to edit letters, as long as viewpoints are not altered. Letters must bear the name, address and telephone number of the writer.

Letter to the editor: Grateful for vaccine clinic

To the editor: I wanted to express my appreciation to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health for its drive-thru COVID vaccination clinic. I was recently able to get my third booster quite quickly by simply bringing my insurance information and my vaccinations records. An efficient and ...

Letter to the editor: Thoughts on retaining judges

To the editor: We should think about whether to retain a judge based on whether that judge fairly and consistently interprets, applies and follows the constitution and the laws passed by our Legislature, and not based solely on a particular case with which we disagree. Voting a judge out ...

Letter to the editor: Don’t extend Wakarusa

To the editor: In reference to the Wakarusa Drive project, why waste millions on a road that is not needed or wanted? Kasold Drive is already there. Redo the intersection, add a traffic signal and save millions. Give us taxpayers a break. Quit wasting our money. Robert Lemon, Lawrence

Letter to the editor: Kobach again? Let’s do better

To the editor: Kris Kobach, fresh from his court-ordered remedial lawyering course for a losing case that cost Kansas taxpayers approximately $1.9 million, now believes he is qualified to serve as Kansas attorney general. In addition to acting on his “100 pro-life” convictions, he ...

Letter to the editor: Thanks for blood donations

To the editor: As blood drive coordinator and supervisor of the blood bank at LMH Health, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the Lawrence community for donating a total of 179 units of blood over two days recently at the LMH blood drives. These altruistic individuals stepped up ...

Letter to the editor: What exactly is KU’s vision?

To the editor: KU was a great school in 1968-73 when my tuition was $180 per semester plus room/board and supplies. Campus was a third of today’s and easy to navigate. Currently, in-state tuition, all inclusive, is $25,476; out-of-state $42,344; the average loan amount upon graduation is ...