Day: April 9, 2015

Bleeding Hearts

by Steve White Weirs Times Contributing Writer When they descend on your backyard this spring, be certain to have a steady supply of black oil sunflower and safflower seeds. Rose-breasted grosbeaks are one of many neotropical migrants that spend the winter months in an area that stretches from central Mexico to northern South America. Around

Out.Haus Ales- Coffee-Oatmeal Stout

by Jim MacMillan Weirs Times Contributing Writer Continuing the series on individually owned brewers who self-distribute, we will focus on the wide variety of folks who have answered the call to build beers their way. There are more than 40 breweries of all different capacities and varieties of taste sensations around our wonderful state.

Mideast Christians, Cultures Under Attack

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS – Throughout the chaos, calamity and conflict which has befallen the Middle East, there are few groups which have come under such intense attack as Christians and minority ethnic communities. As countries like Iraq and Syria face the sharp end of ethnic and political strife,