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  • Carbon fees are a payback to Mother Nature

    Mr. Piette's letter on carbon tax ("Carbon fee is a tax to redistribute wealth," Aug. 15), demonstrates how far we have to go in environmental education. The carbon fee is not for the government, it is a payback to Mother Nature herself for the rape,...
  • Free-range hens give food and friendship

    Free-range hens give food and friendship
    Carol Bartram does little coaxing to get "the girls" to come running. "Wonder where my girls are?" she says, looking around the back yard of her home in York County. "Come on girls." When the hens — Chicory, Poppy, Phoebe, Phiona, Rose and Rue...
  • Peter Berg dies at 73; advocate for bioregionalism

    Peter Berg dies at 73; advocate for bioregionalism
    When thousands of American youths dropped out of mainstream society and descended on San Francisco in the mid-1960s convulsion known as the counterculture, Peter Berg and a small band of like-minded subversives were there to greet them. Calling...
  • Feds aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent

    Feds aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent
    NASA opened an energy efficient office building at Langley Research Center in Hampton. The Navy is running boats on biofuel in Norfolk. But those efforts only go so far as NASA, the Department of Defense — and every other federal agency under White...
  • Jersey girl

    Jersey girl
    Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV's investigative reporter, delights in exploring environments foreign to her. An ardent traveler, she has been dazzled by the likes of East Africa, Turkey and the wild Western United States. But asked to cite her favorite travel...
  • Where was thy bark, man's best friend?

    In the wake of the earthquake that jolted my apartment building and a large portion of the eastern United States on Tuesday, allow me to express my disappointment in the local pet population. Long known for possessing the ability to sense impending...
  • Mailbag: Left-leaning readers showcase their intolerance

    In response to the inflamed readers who were vexed by the article regarding Stephen K. Bannon's Sarah Palin documentary ("Film highlights Palin's successes," Aug. 12): Last time I checked, tolerance is a two-way street. But for the left it seems that...
  • Could fracking for natural gas be the cause of Tuesday's earthquake?

    If you compare a map of this country's fracking sites with one of U.S. nuclear power plants, you will see that on both maps the area from the Great Lakes to the East Coast is the area of greatest concentration for both, and they overlap. If you then...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: The poet, W.S. Merwin

    Patt Morrison Asks: The poet, W.S. Merwin
    An Idaho resort hotel's verdure is not the wild tumble around W.S. Merwin's beloved Hawaiian home, but disciplined grass and orderly stands of trees. Not, perhaps, the sort of trees Merwin had in mind when he wrote, "On the last day of the world I would...
  • Daytona: a real sun of a beach

    Daytona: a real sun of a beach
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Biker babe, I'm not. NASCAR fan? Uh-uh. Beach bunny? Nope, don't think so. I'm way past the weight limit on being either a babe or a bunny. But it is late evening, and I've found myself driving along Daytona Beach, on Florida'...
  • Briefly In The News: Work coming for Laguna Canyon Road

    A second outbound traffic lane will be added to Laguna Canyon Road at its intersection with El Toro Road, City Manager John Pietig announced in his weekly update last week. The addition is expected to help improve the flow of traffic through the...