April conference to focus creating economic opportunities
More Asthma, Heart Disease, Multiple Organ Disease, Cancer and General Illness in Kentucky Mountaintop Removal Community
Confirming the findings of similar studies, a new study in the Journal of Rural Health reveals that people living in communities where mountaintop mining occurs experience higher levels of a variety of illnesses compared to non-mining areas close by.
Annual gathering looks to looks to help people save money and boost the local economy
Learning about ways to save and earn money through small-scale farming, energy efficiency and renewables will be the focus of the fourth Growing Appalachia Conference to be held March 9 in Prestonsburg. The day-long conference will provide information and skills for healthier living and greater self-sufficiency.
Restoring the voting rights to felons ranked among the reforms some Northern Kentuckians would like to see Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes advocate for.
Without true tax reform that captures growth in our economy to reinvest in the state and its people, Kentucky's status as one of the poorest states in the nation will not change.
Black lung disease and dust-induced lung diseases, such as emphysema and lung cancer, are on the rise among Appalachian miners.