Black Mountain couple will work Olympic venues

A Black Mountain couple will play key roles in the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Olympic couple: Jennifer and Andrew Marsh, of Black Mountain-based event management consultants Event Mercenaries, will have key behind-the-scenes roles at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Marsh Andrew Marsh, the owner and president of event-management […]

NOAA announces new National Climate Service, taps Asheville’­s Karl to lead

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Monday announced a plan to create a new Climate Service to meet an ever-increasing demand for information about climate change, and officials tapped Thomas R. Karl, the director of NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, to work as “transitional director” of the new Climate Service.

Stress less in 2010

War. Economic uncertainty. Bitter cold. Unachieved goals. Welcome to 2010. The year's only just begun, but there's already plenty to be stressed out about. "At this time of year, generally people are recovering from overdosing on sugars and alcohol," says Donald Dossey, a behavioral scientist who's the founder of the Stress Management Center/Phobia Institute in […]