Exploring the unknown, revisiting the past

by Rebecca McNamara

hen Ed Grubb retired in 2010, he thought his dream of exploring the icy tundra of Antarctica was just that: a dream. That is, until he was offered a contract working in one of the coldest climates on earth. Take a look through his photo essay to find out what life is like “on the ice.”


In this issue, we’re starting a new series called “Where are they now?” Some of you have wondered about people we’ve gotten to know through our stories, so we’re following up with them. In this first installment, Irene Roberts reaches out to Chris Stewart, a year after his Valentine’s Day accident.


Last month, we sent all readers a magnet frame proclaiming “I YOU!” and asked you to send in a photo of the person or furry friend you put in the frame. Take a look at some of the first submissions in the “All you need is love” slideshow.


Sometimes Tracy Stevens racks up more than 250 miles in one day driving across half of Dominion East Ohio’s territory. Learn more about how the new shale gas resources in the southeastern portion of Ohio have given a new focus to her job in external affairs.


Finally, the United Way employee giving campaign kicks off this month. Go back in time to find out how two employees received help when they needed it the most in The night that changed her life and the Story from the past.