After about two weeks on the front lines as a wildland firefighter, an Athens County woman is now back home to take on another challenge in a field that consists mostly of men. Courtney Streithorst was promoted recently to state forest manager, a first for a woman in Ohio.
In a too-close-to-call game that seemed to be heading toward an inevitable overtime, Ohio won the turnover battle when it counted.
State Rep. Debbie Phillips, D-Albany, said Tuesday night she wants to continue her mission advocating for public education, unions and local government funding amid a hyper-partisan atmosphere in Columbus.
Wood smoke, the sweet smell of super-secret-recipe sauce, and people who take their barbecue very seriously descended upon Nelsonville's public square over the weekend for the 18th annual Ohio Smoked Meat & Barbecue Festival.
We urge Athens County voters to choose incumbent Athens County Auditor Jill Thompson when they go to the polls Nov. 4. As auditor for the past 14 years, Thompson has done a good job monitoring the expenditure of public funds by other county officials and departments, while professionally serving the everyday needs of county residents.
On a brisk October day in a closely matched clash between conference foes, Ohio and Akron struggled to gain any separation at Peden Stadium in Athens. The teams answered each other's scores and playe
Has Michael Vick invaded the Athens Voice? Climate Change and that dodie yodie. Deerly departed. You filthy, smoking rats. Garbage in, garbage out. Feeding the homeless cats. Ya load 16 tons, and what do you get? Forest for the trees. The racism card. And rape culture. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
The headlines shift hourly between
Ebola and ISIS. The question is often asked, "Should we put boots on the
Just like its citizens, the USA's national birds are preparing for winter. Bald eagle sightings have increased in Athens County as the population has grown statewide over the last several years, an Ohio Division of Wildlife (DOW) official recently confirmed, and winter is one of their busiest travel times.
Last spring, the victorious Restart Party candidates for Ohio University Student Senate promised change, and this fall they are continuing to define what that means. In the most recent example of following through on their campaign rhetoric, Restart officers earlier this month won passage of a resolution of collective demands, most of which aren't likely to ever see daylight.
The Ohio University Board of Trustees on Friday passed a resolution declaring a number of income-producing properties on East State Street as surplus.
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