Is your pine tree dying?

Is your pine tree dying?

Many White Pine trees turn yellow at this time of year. Is your white pine tree dying? Probably not, but let’s take a close look at your tree an...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Trump and the art of deal-breaking

A word association test might readily pair these two words: “Trump” and “deal.”In fact, most Americans probably identify Presi...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Johnson: ARC report ‘disgusting’

Most recently the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) again designated Scioto County as having a “distressed” economy; which means we co...

September 22nd, 2017 |  



Landscaping 4 you two

Landscaping 4 you two

In this “Landscaping 4 U” series, my mission statement is to illustrate the many ways to enhance your great outdoors. You may be looking f...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Maintaining your Mental, Spiritual, and Physical Core

Maintaining your Mental, Spiritual, and Physical Core

The month of September holds memories of unbelievable acts (9/11) as well as current challenges from nature (hurricanes). Let’s keep families ev...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Memories of the Jenny Wiley Trail

Memories of the Jenny Wiley Trail

I read in the paper this past week of the death of 93-year-old Leroy Danner, who I remembered as one of the men who helped to blaze the Jenny Wiley Tr...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Tax bill movement detected, but can these Republicans get something done?

Tuesday was a busy day for the upcoming tax bill, but Republicans are moving in different directions, so it’s hard to say whether it moved forwa...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Motormouth Trump warns ‘rocket man’ Kim

Many a world leader has come to the United Nations to give a mealy-mouthed speech or issue a vague declaration. Delegates understood they could remain...

September 20th, 2017 |  


How many women run major companies? Not enough

Ilene Gordon announced her retirement Monday as one of the most important CEOs you’ve never heard of: Her company, Ingredion, makes ingredients ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Thrill of letting go

Thrill of letting go

My harness strapped around my torso, I leaned back onto my heels, gripped the handle above my head and looked across the horizon of New River Gorge to...

September 19th, 2017 |