Yahoo Weather

You are here

OpinionSubscribe to RSS - Opinion

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

Climate change - it’s happening

Oct 16, 2014 9:13am

Climate change is on my mind again—I guess prompted by the news photo I saw of some 30,000 walruses crowded on land which used to be ice where they could haul out of the water to rest.

My...

More Opinion ↓

More than we bargained for

Aug 27, 2014 2:30pm

More than 15 years ago, I was general manager of a NASCAR weekly race track in San Antonio, Texas. It was always a challenge to find new ways to keep our great fans entertained during lulls in the...

Luna Moth

Luna moth

Aug 27, 2014 2:29pm

The most beautiful insect of the summer is the luna moth and probably the most recognized member of the moth family. In 2007 a television commercial for the sleeping aide Lunestra was first aired...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

A perspective from on high

Aug 27, 2014 2:27pm

Having recently flown to Pittsburgh and back and having the benefit of a window seat both ways I was again reminded of how beautiful the earth looks from the cruising altitude of the big jets....

Get ready for flu season

Aug 27, 2014 2:24pm

Dallas County Public Health Nursing Services (DCPHNS) is encouraging everyone to get their yearly flu vaccination. “The flu vaccine is safe and it saves lives,” said Shelley Horak, Executive...

I love you salt, but you’re breaking my heart

Aug 20, 2014 3:53pm

Even if you don’t use the salt shaker, you’re probably getting too much sodium. More than 75 percent of the sodium we eat is from processed, prepackaged, and restaurant foods. One solution is to...

Robin Williams’ pathway included small-town Iowa

Aug 20, 2014 3:51pm

News of Robin Williams’ death last week reverberated across the country and, indeed, was felt around the world. Williams was certainly a star and will be remembered most for his comedy. We learned...

Things I learned while looking for something else

Aug 20, 2014 3:50pm

When I was a young guy I enjoyed sitting in the reference section of a library reading encyclopedias, almanacs and atlases. I was (and remain) a nerd.

These days I enjoy discovering things...

Letter to the editor 082114

Aug 20, 2014 3:49pm

To the editor:

We need to elect representatives to Congress who will work across the aisle for the benefit of the country. After the largest peace-time deficit in U.S. history, Congress and...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

Persistance pays off

Aug 20, 2014 3:47pm

I have definitely gotten hooked on watching the chipmunks, squirrels, and bunnies at the feeding stations outside my window. Some days it is like a 3-ring circus with all the hopping, running, and...

Devon Murphy-Petersen devonm@waukee.lib.ia.us

Summer on the Seine

Aug 20, 2014 3:45pm

This week’s book, “Luncheon of the Boating Party” by Susan Vreeland is the fictionalized account of Renoir’s creation of the sumptuous painting by the same name. This painting has long been one of...

eNewsletter sign up

Email Address:

First Name:

Last Name:

Yes, I would like to receive This Week's News.

Yes, I would like to receive breaking news alerts.