Mild Winter Brings Welcome Respite and Mixed Blessings

Listen to the story: This winter could to go into the books as one of this region’s milder cold weather seasons. The moderate conditions have been a welcome relief to most, but a mixed blessing to some. You might think south Louisville hardware store owner Mike Girard has been taking a financial hit with slower… Continue reading Mild Winter Brings Welcome Respite and Mixed Blessings

Ideas: In Praise of Ice, part 2

Saturday,  January 30, 2010 9pm Part 2: The Opportunities & Challenges of Life With Ice in the 21st Century Producer: CBC Radio One Listen Again For more than four billion years, ever since comets first crashed into the Earth, ice has been inextricably linked to life on this planet. From cold-hardy microbes to freeze-resistant frogs,… Continue reading Ideas: In Praise of Ice, part 2

Ideas: In Praise of Ice, part 1

Saturday,  January 23, 2010 9pm Part 1: Ice and the Evolution of Life on Planet Earth Producer: CBC Radio One Listen Again For more than four billion years, ever since comets first crashed into the Earth, ice has been inextricably linked to life on this planet. From cold-hardy microbes to freeze-resistant frogs, nature has evolved… Continue reading Ideas: In Praise of Ice, part 1

Icy Weather Predicted for New Years Eve and Friday

Rainy and then weather conditions from now through Friday could make for dicey road conditions on New Year’s Eve. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The National Weather Service is forecasting showers starting late Wednesday night followed by a cold front that will likely create slick roads throughout Kentucky on Thursday and Friday. Angela Lese is… Continue reading Icy Weather Predicted for New Years Eve and Friday