Into the woods

MAMA BEAR ROSE and her cubs, Bud and Petals, were released to the wild Thursday. Rose investigated the surroundings a few times before bringing the cubs out of the “family’s” enclosure. Once outside, the fun began – climbing on logs, and falling; climbing trees, and falling; and finally running into the forest. Point of View Farm owner and self-proclaimed mother of the bears Joel Rosenthal sat in the woods with the trio for a while. Rose came to him to get one last cookie before moving on. The plan was for two-year-old Waffles, right, to be released Saturday, but Waffles hates goodbyes. He worked a chain loose on the gate to his pen Friday night, and squee-zed his way to new adventures. More...

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Life in a tunnel

FANE AND SANDY Irvine are working hard in retirement and enjoying – nearly – every minute of it. In addition to farming, they More...

Trevor Jordan and his growing mountain menagerie

Pocahontas County High School senior Trevor Jordan visits with his five goats and two cows. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff More...

Straw bale gardening

CHERRI HANKINS PREPARES hay bales for organic planting at a demonstration Saturday at the Buckeye Home, Farm, Lawn and Garden Center. More...

Senate Pages

Four seventh grade students from Marlinton Middle School served as Pages for Senator Greg Boso. The students traveled to Charleston More...

American Legion Post 117 hosts annual dinner

Pictured, seated, l to r: Donnie Waybright, J.P. Alonso, Hugh Geiger, WWII veteran Dick Hiner, WWII veteran Herman M. Butcher, WWII More...

A reading connection

Students in Kelli Tallman’s fifth grade class at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School recently participated in a fun book report More...

HES Students of the Month

Hillsboro Elementary School recognized its Students of the Month for March. They are Hayden Walker, fifth grade; Alexis Arbogast, More...

GBEMS girls try their hand at engineering

Seven Green BANK Elementary-Middle School students were selected to attend the “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2017” at More...

The sarvisberry tree ~ a harbinger of spring

“WHEN YOU SEE the white blooms of the Sarvis trees, you know that spring is really here.” Jelly made from sarvisberries is delicious, tasting quite a lot like apple jelly, More...

Life in a tunnel

FANE AND SANDY Irvine are working hard in retirement and enjoying – nearly – every minute of it. In addition to farming, they have two high tunnels that provide food More...

Trevor Jordan and his growing mountain menagerie

Pocahontas County High School senior Trevor Jordan visits with his five goats and two cows. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   Usually when a young person wants More...

Greenbrier Roots open mic series

Pictured, l to r: Robert Turner, Elwood Galford, Gary Sharp, Dwight Diller, and Barry Sharp. Local artists pick a tune at the most recent Greenbrier Roots, a new series of coffeehouse-style More...

Opera House presents island music and children’s matinee

Steel Away The Pocahontas County Opera House wraps up its April calendar with West Virginia steel drum band Steel Away on Saturay, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. and a special family More...

eCompass for Spring, 2017


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