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Kamille McKinney. Aniah Blanchard. Sloan Harmon. Over the last six weeks, the people of Alabama have been confronted with a frightening reality that very few of our politicians have been willing … more
Greta Thunberg has shown the world that nothing can interfere with the fulfillment of her mission of climate activism. Not cyberbullying. Not expressions of opposition, some from prominent power … more
Orange Beach was quick to legislate against short-term rentals, Hemp Shops, Uber and Lyft, but life-saving water safety regulations slipped through the cracks. Clearly the point of greatest … more
The US Border with Mexico sits astride ecosystems, cities, towns, international waterways, National Parks, a Native American Nation and majestic North American deserts. Hundreds of species cross that … more
Returning from an Honor Flight visit to D.C. recently, I read an article, “I Refuse to Listen to White Women Cry,” in the Sunday edition of the Washington Post. The piece highlighted the … more
Areas created and managed as NPS sites are the Nation’s Living Treasures, so why are Congress and the Executive Branch treating them like old used cars? A few dings, a little rust, some knocks, oil … more
Alabama needs a criminal justice system that values the lives and well-being of everyone involved. Our state should treat people fairly, apply punishment humanely and focus on restoring offenders to … more
Hello dear readers. As many of you may know, I have received the John Stephenson Distinguished Alabama Community Journalist Award. So, on Friday, Sept. 13 (yeah, I know), in front of a few family, … more
Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon has often said, he will evaluate raises on a case-by-case basis. In this case Orange Beach’s First Responders lag behind the state’s average and the national … more
Overtourism is like water, proportionately increasing with the lanes you give it. The impact of overtourism’s traffic in Orange Beach was never anticipated. Is it too much to ask City Council, … more
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