September 9, 2015 RSS feed / News

Parade, rides and games at Isom Days

Bentley Reynolds goes inverted on the bungee swing at the Isom Days carnival. More...

Appalshop launches arts-based initiative

Across the U.S., there’s a growing recognition that art and culture can drive community and economic development. More...

Plan could support Letcher mine reclamation projects and economic development

Letcher County, which has a backlog of approximately $12.3 million in abandoned mine-land reclamation projects, could be one of 40 Kentucky counties to receive additional funding for reclamation work under a new federal proposal.  More...

‘Hybrids’ are killing the quality of seeds

When I was an adolescent lad, in the late 1950s and early ‘60s, I had an entrepreneurial bent to sell stuff.  More...

Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail parties raise ire of communities

BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine   When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, months-long frat party.  More...