| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Wind energy. Renewable energy. Alternative energy. The amount of energy Michiganders use that has been produced by wind and other renewable sources has increased substantially in recent years.
When someone flips a switch to turn on a light in their...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:05 AM
I know this story may be hard to believe, but the Governor wants to construct 40 wind turbines that are 80 stories high (think: Baltimore's tallest building) and 20 miles out in the ocean.
This has never been done before. The cost of this...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Fifty-eight years after it opened in Highland, Boarman's Old-Fashioned Meat Market is still, in many respects, living up to its name.
Boarman family members still mix spices for the pork sausage made in house, the staff butcher still stuffs the sausage...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Two recent events in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District happily reveal an important truth about our schools: prudence drives some important decisions.
In one event, Estancia High School administrators kept students safe by successfully subduing a...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The sentiment of the commentary, "Nuclear blows away wind" (Feb. 1) worries me. As a District of Columbia resident, I see Maryland as a leader capable of bringing offshore wind to the entire region.
First, offshore wind farms will not be developed if...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:30 PM
The U.S. had a record quarter in solar installation during the first three months of the year, installing 723 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity for a 33% increase over the same period last year. That represents nearly half of all new generation...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:58 PM
In a state known for wind energy, there is a community now blocking residents from using wind turbines at home.
Some Hutchinson homeowners use turbines as an alternative energy source. But the city says they must come down.
Doug Myers, resident and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:47 PM
Construction of a 950-acre solar energy generation facility is more than half finished, and with it more than 300 local construction jobs.
However, there may be enough solar construction in the queue to keep locals busy for several more years.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Funeral service for Sheldon Lee Vilhauer, 27, Carson, Calif., and formerly of Hosmer, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., Aberdeen. The Rev. Scott Drexel will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Not long after President Barack Obama promised to fight climate change in his inaugural address, temperatures soared to 70 last week in Baltimore — in late January. Our weather continues to be unrecognizable. Last summer was the hottest ever...