Oregon is fiercely protective of its farmland — more so than many other states. Over the years, lawmakers have tried to craft laws spelling out which activities can take place on farms and which must stay out. But much of the day-to-day oversight of winery activities has been left to the counties, which take wildly varied approaches.
A "Doomsday Glacier?" Scientists Are Studying It.
Glacial melting has been considered a real threat to increases in sea level worldwide. Scientists are studying a special glacier that could reveal how much time is left before the potentially catastrophic rise in sea level occurs. I'll explain.
It's The New Year 2022. What's Your New Year's Resolution?
It's that time of the year again. Time for New Year's Resolutions. How did the practice of making resolutions get started. I'll explain.
A Time When We All Look For Meaning And Peace In Our Life.
It's Christmas once again and the pandemic is still hanging around. A particular Christmas hymn has been an inspiration for many people no matter what the circumstances were. I'll explain.
O Tanenbaum O Tanenbaum Where Are You?
The impact of our hot summer and intense heatwave in June has caused a problem that is complicating things now in December. There is a shortage of real Christmas trees. I'll tell you why.
The Season Is Over, But What A Season It Was
The 2021 Tropical Cyclone (Hurricane) season is over. Just how does it stack up with the before-season predictions? I'll explain.