Wayne Anderson is a warm beekeeper in northwest Wisconsin, who travels the world as a freelance news correspondent for Communities at The Washington Times and other fine media, covering the wars in the Middle East, reporting on and running from pirates off the coast of East Africa and sharing with readers the wonders of beekeeping in the strangest places around the world.
Buzz on Bees is a column promoting the love and life of God’s greatest pollinators on earth: The Honeybee. Send me your input and column ideas. And I will work as busy as a bee to get them in print.
A collection of reader guest articles, thoughts and opinions by Communities writers and breaking news and information.
The Boy Scouts of America voted today to allow openly gay boys as scouts but the ban on homosexual leaders remains.
After possibly the worst week of the Obama administration, new polls show that the President has escaped relatively unscathed.
Benghazi, the IRS, the AP - Obama had nothing to do with any of them. He knows nothing about them. They're just messy loose ends.
The gun ban movement has always had a problem with statistics: Statistics don’t support their intuition.
Reflections on raising families in a holistic way -- with a focus on nutrition and alternative health.
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A mother of three and a passionate conservative, Shirley Husar changes the game.
Political satirist and Christian apologist Bob Siegel discusses religion and politics.
Columns from Voices around the World talking about the events, people, politics and social issues that concern us wherever, and whoever, we are.
Published 4:03 p.m. March 23, 2013
First-ever suit filed in San Francisco says the EPA is allowing the “ongoing use of pesticide products.”
Published 4:25 p.m. March 15, 2013
The European Union Commission failed to ban the use of farm insecticides know as neonicotinoids Friday.
Published 12:08 p.m. February 20, 2013
Experts say the scare of the zombie bee is, and remains, media hype.
Published 10:46 a.m. May 10, 2012
All parties involved agree on this: Bees are important to our economy and society. And if we lose our bees, the U.S. as we know it is lost.
Published 4:56 p.m. April 4, 2012
Honey is not only at the heart of Israel, the land of milk and honey, but it is integral to the faith as well.
Published 5:44 p.m. March 9, 2012
A major loss of bees would be an economic catastrophe. And experts say that’s where we’re headed.
Published 10:31 p.m. February 20, 2012
Honey production was “10 percent less than regular,” said Ricardo Gutierrez, who manages 800 hives in the hillside near the Aztec town of Mazamitla.
Published 3:06 p.m. January 17, 2012
Is the honey bee on the verge of extinction? Hold on. Not so fast. Evidence doesn't really support that theory.
Published 9:10 p.m. December 14, 2011
From healing wounds to calming an upset stomach, honey is a miracle food that can do wonders.
Published 2:19 p.m. November 30, 2011
When is honey the real thing? When it's unfiltered and pollen remains.
Published 8:24 p.m. November 19, 2011
Baby, it's cold outside, but the bees know a thing or two about staying warm and toasty. They just do the Funky Chicken.
Published 1:03 p.m. November 14, 2011
God’s greatest pollinator, the humble bee, takes the blue ribbon for the category of “Most Interesting” in a contest between Homo sapiens and Apis mellifera