US approves oil, gas leasing plan for Alaska wildlife refuge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Trump administration gave final approval Monday for a contentious oil and gas leasing plan on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where critics worry about the industry’s impact on polar bears, caribou and other wildlife. The next step, barring lawsuits, will be the actual sale of leases. […]

Blackjack, Hearts, The House, and Conroe ISD

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Whether this analogy is fact or fiction doesn’t really matter. What does matter, however, is the wrongheaded philosophy of the Conroe Independent School District (CISD), whose administration seems to operate without the fetters of any Board or citizen oversight. Let’s set the scenario The Gambler Since I was 17, I’ve […]