Q: What drew you to bees as the subject for a feature film?

A: I had no idea about the importance of honeybees until I read an article in 2007 that bees were not only so crucial to our environment but that they were dying out on a mass scale, a phenomenon called

Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)."/>


Q: What drew you to bees as the subject for a feature film?

A: I had no idea about the importance of honeybees until I read an article in 2007 that bees were not only so crucial to our environment but that they were dying out on a mass scale, a phenomenon called

Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)."/> Columns | News, Sports, Jobs - Shepherdstown Chronicle
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Q&A with Taggart Siegel

I caught up with Taggart Siegel through Skype on May 4 as he was taking a breather in his film screening schedule at Angelic Organics, the Illionis-based farm featired om Taggart's most famous film: "The Real Dirt on Farmer John."Q: What drew you to bees as the subject for a feature film?A: I ...

A victor for common sense

I grew up working in asmall business learning from my grandfather the values of how to keep yourself and your business strong.In West Virginia, whether it's the small diner we visit for lunch or the local hardware store we count on for tools and garden supplies, the reality is our state's and ...

An ‘inherent Joshitude’ must be apparent

Hi, there. My name is Zach Davis, but you may know me as Josh.For whatever reason, when someone cannot remember my name, the first thing they come up with is Josh. This is a little confusing because my actual name (it's Zach, in case you forgot) does not sound when spoken or resemble when ...

ENDING THE EPA’S JOBS-DESTROYING OVERREACH

While Congress was narrowly able to reach a budget agreement for the remainder of 2011, one of our major needs as a country is not being addressed. America must have an energy policy that will create jobs here at home and allow us to declare energy independence within this generation.We have ...

REFLECTING ON THE TRAGEDY AT UPPER BIG BRANCH MINE

REFLECTING ON THE TRAGEDY AT UPPER BIG BRANCH MINEWest Virginia coal miners are the backbone of this country, providing power for the printing presses that put ink on this newsprint, the steel and machinery that built our country into the greatest industrial power in the world, the military ...

Creating jobs at home

After years of the highest unemployment in generations, you sent me to the U.S. Senate to do everything I could to ensure that West Virginians can get good jobs, and I am very focused on that mission.West Virginians truly grasp the meaning of hard work -- we have vast natural resources and ...

A rather lazy, self-indulgent interview

Hello, Shepherdstown!The subject of the following interview is that person that all of you are talking about, the man you just can't seem to get enough of (and don't really want to try), Mr. Zach Davis.So, Zach, why don't you tell the readership a little bit about yourself?"Well, I think you've ...

Restoring Fiscal Responsibility

In all my travels around our great state since I became your Senator, I've heard loud and clear that you want our federal government to get its fiscal house in order, and that's one of the reasons you sent me to Washington.This week, I took several steps to restore fiscal sanity in our nation's ...

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History month, a nationwide celebration of the many valuable contributions that African Americans have made to our nation's rich culture. For our state, this month is a time to reflect on the legacy of the scores of influential black West Virginians. While each of their ...