Much like President John F. Kennedy set a goal to go to the moon, Rep. Heath Shuler believes it’s time for the country to set its sights on another lofty goal. Hot for it: During a talk in Asheville, Rep. Heath Shuler said that a primary goal for the United States is a comprehensive, longrange […]
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Vandals hit Buncombe Dems’ headquarters to protest “oil drilling and war” **UPDATED 5:15 p.m.**
The Buncombe County Democratic Headquarters was vandalized last night, and Xpress has received an e-mail from a group taking credit for it.
The Other Side of the Mountain
All of a sudden it seems to some, if not to those of us who are older, that we have an “energy crisis.” We’ve been living on the edge for years, driving larger and larger cars, building larger and larger homes, and pretending the supply of oil and especially gasoline was unlimited. Oops: Now the […]
Looking down that lonesome road
I feel sad about the dialogue that isn’t happening concerning choices that have lasting, detrimental effects on our children and the planet. Sad that environmentalists are seen as a threat. Sad that the environmental community remains stuck in its own groups and doesn’t pool resources, efforts, hearts and hands to create the future we want […]
Energy independence day
Asheville City Council member Brownie Newman, who is currently running for reelection, is utilizing a creative and public-spirited campaign tactic — he’s giving away light bulbs. Not just any old light bulbs, and not just a few of them.