Politicians owe Kentuckians a serious conversation about climate change

BY: - December 1, 2022

How many times have we seen it? Disaster strikes. The media descend. For a few days, the world is mesmerized. Until something new beckons; the media move on. And the victims recede in our ever-shortening attention spans and are forgotten. I’m proud the Kentucky Lantern’s debut brought you journalism that does not move on and […]

Zebra mussels can be spread when improperly cleaned boats move between water bodies. The invasive species can reproduce quickly and competes with native fish and mussels. Photo courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife

Invasive zebra mussels discovered in popular Northern Kentucky lake

BY: - November 30, 2022

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife is urging vigilance by anglers and boaters after the discovery of invasive zebra mussels in Williamstown Lake in Grant County. The lake is near the Licking River, home to some of Kentucky’s rarest native mussels. Native mussels help clean water sources but are threatened by competition from the non-native species. Zebra […]