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Outtakes: How Do You Like Us Now?

Outtakes: How Do You Like Us Now?

by Rick Outzen Last year, Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson blasted the local media declaring we were the worst enemy of the county. Most of his ire was directed at the Pensacola News [...]

Restoration Education

Restoration Education

Three Years After the BP Oil Spill By Jessica Forbes On the deck of the Fish House on April 18, two days before the third anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oilrig explosion, several people [...]

BP Oil Spill: Two Years Later

BP Oil Spill: Two Years Later

Facts aren’t as glowing as BP ads by Jeremy Morrison It’s been two years since the oil spill and all is well. BP says so. For months leading up to the second anniversary this month of the [...]

The Buzz 2/16/12

The Buzz 2/16/12

D.C. REALITY, G.C. CALAMITY It was supposed to be a home run. Forecasts had the RESTORE Act sailing through the house and senate unopposed. As of late last month U.S. Congressman Jeff Miller [...]

The Report Before the Report

The Report Before the Report

Following a year of public input, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force has issued a preliminary report and a call for further public input. The task force was charged with returning a [...]

Gulf Spill Autopsy

Gulf Spill Autopsy

The water’s fine. Right? “So, what’s in our water?” asked marine biologist Heather Reed. It’s a big question following last year’s oil spill. Reed, who has monitored the Gulf since [...]

Missing Papa Bear

Missing Papa Bear

Daughters honor father lost in Deepwater Horizon explosion By Rick Outzen Their father, Blair Manuel, wasn’t supposed to be on the Deepwater Horizon rig when it exploded the night of April 20, [...]

Small Business Boomers

Small Business Boomers

A New Generation of Local Businesses Opens Doors By Hana Frenette Despite the BP oil spill and the somewhat sluggish economy of the area, local businesses have been popping up left and right. [...]