Bill failed, but Shaver plans to try again

Rep. Ginny Shaver said she knew news of the first boat fatality after the failure of the boating safety bill she sponsored in the state legislature would hurt – but it would hurt more that this happened in his hometown. A 35-year-old Jefferson County man died of injuries and an …

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Travel numbers rise as Americans hit the road for vacation

Americans hit the road in near record numbers at the start of Memorial Day weekend, as their desire to break free from coronavirus containment overcame rising prices for flights, gasoline and hotels. More than 1.8 million people passed through U.S. airports on Thursday, and the daily count is expected to …

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When the temperatures rise, have a cool race plan

When it’s 90 in the shade and the calendar says summer is still a month away, it’s time to take out the hot weather annual column. Of course, many heat-related precautions are borderline obvious and have already been covered in this space, but many are worth repeating. Keep in mind …

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