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: Unthinkable law

To the editor: Never in my life did I think I would live to see the day, nor did I ever even contemplate the possibility, that the Kansas Legislature, or any legislative body in the United States, for that matter, would effectively criminalize activities related to the good work of the League ...

Letter to the editor: Heat endangers all

To the editor: I’m sure we are all horrified by the number of people who died in the heat wave in the Northwest. We have not had any fatalities so far. I realize the homeless are only a small part of the people at risk from the heat, which will only get worse. As a small step, could we ...

Letter to the editor: Revisit water billing

To the editor: The current budget cycle would be a good time for the city commissioners to correct the mistake they made last December in imposing that whopping increase in our water rates, which they said was needed to support future infrastructure projects. It was a bad decision when they ...

Letter to the editor: City Band is a gem

To the editor: We were most fortunate to join others at our great Lied Center on Wednesday for the Lawrence City Band performance. The evening was most uplifting, inspiring and informative. The City Band, composed of Lawrence citizens, is, in our minds, another crown jewel not to be missed. ...

Letter to the editor: Making life better for all

To the editor: A recent letter to the editor demonstrated the degree to which clinging to the status quo can narrow and distort one’s view of the world. Thus, racism — even unintentional racism — not only does not exist here but is a concept promoted by those who wish to destroy ...

Letter to the editor: Explore Kansas

To the editor: Many Lawrencians have little knowledge of Kansas and rarely venture beyond Kansas City and Topeka. However, there are many interesting places in the Sunflower State, including Lindsborg, aka Little Sweden USA, which has two amazing art galleries, tasty Swedish food and famous ...