Pioneer Days graced with good weather and good crowd

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Devin and Joshlynn Burgess enjoy a ride at the Pioneer Days carnival on Saturday. The kids were at the carnival with their parents, Frank and Tiffany Burgess, of Marlinton. The 48th annual Pioneer Days festival concluded appropriately on Sunday evening with a gospel sing at the Pocahontas County Opera House in Marlinton. For five days, Pocahontas County More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Recount shows RAD opponents need votes

On Saturday morning, the Pocahontas County Commission will conduct a special meeting to determine the fate of a proposed resort area district (RAD) at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. A RAD is a public corporation, governed More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

PSC holds wastewater hearing in Marlinton

Dozens of attendees crammed into the council chamber at Marlinton’s Municipal Building last Friday for a public hearing on a proposed Snowshoe area sewage system. Administrative Law Judge Keith George, seated More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Opponents likely to block RAD proposal

Snowshoe property owner and employee Elisa Colpitt speaks during a Pocahontas County Commission meeting on Monday evening. The public meeting was to hear comments about a proposed resort area district (RAD) at Snowshoe. More...

Left photo, four-and-a-half year old Pearl during her stay at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Although the photo labels the woman beside her as a nurse, Pearl remembers her as the cook. Right photo, Pearl Rexrode Clarkson, above, at her home in Arbovale.
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

A girl’s courage, a man’s generosity

Left photo, four-and-a-half year old Pearl during her stay at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Although the photo labels the woman beside her as a nurse, Pearl remembers her as the cook. Right photo, Pearl Rexrode More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Old Clark Inn owners celebrating a decade as inn keepers

The winding roads and scenic beauty of Pocahontas County attracts motorcyclists from all around the country. One biker in particular – Nelson Hernandez – never got over the attraction and decided that it was More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Group warns commission about pipeline dangers

Lauren Ragland, representing the group West Virginia Wilderness Lovers, speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission on Tuesday morning. Ragland informed the commission of unavoidable and potential environmental damage More...