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Deep freezes, thaws and flooding marked 2019

Forget the scandals, elections and impeachment, the most common talking point in 2019 was undoubtedly the weather. Complaining about it, in particular,...

More hot, hazy and humid brings more risks

So, hot enough for you? That question might just be enough to set some people off of late, as the area baked in a...

Dependent on electricity — and addicted to what it provides

Constantly connected, plugged in and logged on, we’re at a loss when the power goes out – we simply don’t know what do with...

The cost of extreme weather

When the waters of the Grand River spilled their banks last June, suddenly and with little warning, it was a withering reminder of the...

Tornado cuts swath through farms near Hawkesville

It started with a roar – a loud, deafening roar like the sound of a jet engine blasting off the tarmac. There had been...

View From Here – August 17, 2017

Rapidly changing weather does make spreading the word difficult, even in the era of instant communication.

Hurricane just the latest misfortune heaped on Haiti

Largely out of sight and out of mind, Haiti is only a topic in conjunction to some misfortune. Unfortunately for its inhabitants, that’s an...

View from Here – March 3, 2016

With conditions all over the (weather) map, this winter is one for I-witness weather before heading out.
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Bertie Ahern, who was the taoiseach (prime minister) of the Irish Republic from 1997 to 2008, was a...