Every year in May, a colleague and I take about a dozen students on some type of weeklong outdoor experience. In the past, we have done backpacking or canoeing, but this year, we camped at different historical and environmental locations in western Oklahoma. We spent a few days camping at Black Mesa, followed by a few days at Alabaster Caverns and concluded at the Battle of Washita.
Delaware’s legislature has a golden opportunity to take a major step forward in addressing shortcomings in state agency management and a seemingly never-ending string of minor and major …
As an education advocate myself, I feel it’s critical that we depend on the facts and instill their importance on the younger generations. However, it seems that opinion doesn’t seem to …
On May 18-20, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) will be holding a conference in Budapest with Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, as keynote speaker. If you, dear …
“If you ran into a neighbor at the grocery store and asked them about creating a regulatory framework for data brokering in Delaware, you’d probably get a puzzled look. But what if you …
Here is the Question of the Day: Sussex County Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to approve the continued exemption of fire-suppression systems for certain new residential construction, contrary …
Cities with throngs of people, buildings and roads can be hot. Green development, or the addition of green spaces within an urban area, is a promising solution that might help.
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Between Aug. 1-5, 1945, the Washington Senators played five consecutive double-headers. In a normal season, a scheduling burden of that magnitude wouldn’t have mattered much to the lowly …
I’m asking the question to anyone how opening up new federal land leases to drilling now that will not produce for years will be more effective in lowering fuel prices than drilling in lands …
“Transparency and accountability have nothing to do with Delaware or national policing shortages. The shrinking applicant pools for law enforcement agencies have more to do with institutional …
I think that the “give” in a recent commentary by David T. Stevenson (“Energy director gives UD offshore wind research an F,” April 28) might, itself, deserve an F. I would …
Here is the Question of the Day: It’s full-blown pollen season in Delaware, which means if you have allergies, you probably are feeling it. How does this year compare to previous ones …
My wife, Sheryl WuDunn, and I were at a conference last week on addiction, and I come away scared. If you’re not frightened of fentanyl, you’re not paying attention. It’s a synthetic opioid that is cheap and deadly, and it’s hard to overstate its impact.
A little over a year ago, organizations from the health, faith, labor and business community across our state joined together because they believed in one simple idea: that in life’s most challenging moments and most joyful, no one should be forced to choose between their job and their family.
Just think about what has been going on recently. It was alleged that some Democrat-controlled states misappropriated money for COVID-19 relief to teach critical race theory in public schools. …
The April 20 traffic stop in Georgia lasted about 30-45 minutes. But the emotions associated with it continue to run deep. So says Delaware State University women’s lacrosse coach Pamella …
Here is the Question of the Day: Chicken barbecue season has arrived in Delaware. Various organizations offer their distinct versions of the smoky deliciousness, some weekly, as they raise funds …
Our Delaware student-athletes and the adults traveling with them did not deserve the treatment they received by Georgia police officers. I commend each one of them for their fortitude in the face of …
For decades, Sussex County has experienced severe wetland loss, deforestation and overdevelopment from the impact of large residential subdivisions, resulting in such high levels of pollution that …
I just heard Dr. Ben Carson ask a question that I think is very important in this day and time. He asked, if someone kills a pregnant woman, you are considered as to having killed two people. Yet, …
The state House of Representatives voted Thursday to decriminalize recreational marijuana for Delawareans at least 21 years old. In a 26-14 vote, representatives passed House Bill 371. It will now …
Here is the Question of the Day: Offshore wind energy development companies US Wind and Ørsted will conduct geotechnical work in the Indian River Bay in the coming weeks along …
As Delaware’s trades rebound from the pandemic and billions of dollars come to the state in federal infrastructure funds, it’s time for lawmakers to free businesses from the strict …
Please pray for our homeless neighbors, who have been outside during the recent nor’easter, and who are outside in all weather. We were able to help a few homeless people last week with …