Scenic Delaware: Reflections

Jodi K. Brown of Ellendale took this photo at Cape Henlopen State Park shortly after sunset on Dec. 30.

Sound Off Delaware: Strengthening coastal areas

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. On his Facebook page last week, Delaware Sen. Chris Coons celebrated the passage of the Strengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2018, which included legislation that adjusts the boundary maps under the Coastal […]

Scenic Delaware: Flying high over Cape Henlopen

Nancy Story of Dover took this photo she calls “Flying High Over Cape Henlopen” at Cape Henlopen Point on Tuesday.

Sound Off Delaware: Carbon fee

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. A recent letter to the editor argues that a carbon fee is necessary to curb the effects of climate change. • Sure, why not? Make it harder on low-income people to get […]

Letter to the Editor: Carbon fee will help reduce climate change

Coastal storms and climate change present great risks to Delaware. We are the lowest-lying state in the union, most vulnerable to sea level rise. I recently attended the Resilient and Sustainable Communities League Summit in Dover, and was heartened to learn at the Summit that for every dollar spent on hazard mitigation, we can save […]

Scenic Delaware: Cape Henlopen State Park

Beth Baker of Greenwood took this photo at Cape Henlopen State Park on Nov. 25.

On Woodland Beach

Leigh Carrico of Dover took this photo of Woodland Beach in June.

Summer sky over Indian River

Gary Knox of Dover took this photo he calls “Summer Sky Over Indian River” on Aug. 1.

BEST BETS: Filasky to light up Sunroom Songwriters Series

After 20 years of serving the country mainly as a combat engineer in the U.S. Air Force and “with more time than I knew what to do with,” Jason Filasky has taken his retirement in a quite unexpected direction. Mr. Filasky, 45, a native of Middletown now living in Milton, has become a troubadour of […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop playing in the sand

Each year the beach replenishment program spends in excess of $20 million. This takes place if not every year, every other year along the coast of Delaware. I would rather see taxpayer dollars spent building jetties that would eliminate the erosion problem on the beaches, instead of throwing money at the problem and pumping sand […]