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: Homeless are not all the same

To the editor: I am worried after reading in Sunday’s paper about tensions between homeowners and homeless people living outdoors along the river. While that is something we need to be aware of, most people have never had an interaction with a homeless person, and I’m afraid that ...

Letter to the editor: Concerns over documents

To the editor: As the debacle over classified documents at Mar-a-Lago unfolds, I am overwhelmed with questions. News reports indicate that the National Archives is just now realizing exactly what documents were taken. Is there not some kind of protocol regarding who has which documents? Is ...

Letter to the editor: Leaders must unite on safety

To the editor: The recent article regarding residents concerned about policy with homeless is alarming. The silence from the city manager and City Commission is deafening. Ultimately, public safety is the responsibility of the City Commission that is elected to provide services to the ...

Letter to the editor: Rational people must prevail

To the editor: I am furious about the attack on Mr. Pelosi! This violence must stop! This country became a leader because we believed in ballots instead of bullets. Now Trumplicans and others are preaching violence because they know for a minority violence is the only way to succeed. ...

Letter to the editor: A caring fire department

To the editor: As my husband and I woke up on Saturday morning, our dog Ollie began barking excitedly out our back windows. I looked out and a doe appeared to be stuck in the mud up to her chest in our big pond. I went out to do our morning barn chores and when I returned to the house, the ...

Letter to the editor: Re-examine priorities

To the editor: We do need a change in priorities. We do love art. However, it’s quite disturbing to think how far the $340000 that was spent on the art at the new police station would have gone in hiring temporary part-time city staff to oversee the winter shelter that is currently ...