GNCC rocks Snowshoe Mountain for seventh year

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Professional racers round the turn just after the start of the GNCC AMSOIL Snowshoe cross-country motorcycle race on Sunday afternoon. Thousands of spectators converged at the mountain resort over the weekend for ATV and cycle races. Motorcycles are unwelcome at most mountain resort communities, where people generally like to enjoy peace, quiet, and More...

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West Virginia Wesleyan College assistant professor of history and gender studies Dr. Katharine Antolini gives a presentation, “Mothers of Martyrs: Women and Civil War Commemoration,” June 20 at the Huntersville School as part of the Huntersville Traditions West Virginia Day celebration. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Keepers of history – the women of the Civil War

West Virginia Wesleyan College assistant professor of history and gender studies Dr. Katharine Antolini gives a presentation, “Mothers of Martyrs: Women and Civil War Commemoration,” June 20 at the Huntersville More...

HealthNet Aeromedical crew members give a safety class to school children at French Creek Elementary School on June 5, 2014. The crew had nearly completed the class when they were alerted to respond to the scene of a traffic accident in Buckhannon. Crew members, left to right: pilot Frank Figueroa, flight paramedic Carl McCormick and flight nurse Austin Browning. G. Hamill photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Medevac crews highly trained and dedicated

HealthNet Aeromedical crew members give a safety class to school children at French Creek Elementary School on June 5, 2014. The crew had nearly completed the class when they were alerted to respond to the scene More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Happy Day, West Virginia

Photo from freegreatimages.com You remained loyal to your country when others raised arms against her. You thrived in rugged mountains where others cannot dwell. You provided energy for industry and homes for decades More...

Matt Slingerland, of Rockwell, North Carolina, scores a bullseye by hitting a can of soda with his axe, causing the soda to explode during the axe throw event at the Stihl Timbersports Professional Mid-Atlantic and Southern qualifier at Snowshoe Mountain Resort last weekend. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Stihl Timbersports at Snowshoe – a cut above the rest

Matt Slingerland, of Rockwell, North Carolina, scores a bullseye by hitting a can of soda with his axe, causing the soda to explode during the axe throw event at the Stihl Timbersports Professional Mid-Atlantic More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Air medevac: expensive – but lifesaving

A HealthNet Aeromedical crewman loads a gurney onto a helicopter. Each medevac chopper is manned by a pilot, flight nurse and paramedic. The mountains of West Virginia are beautiful but present problems for ground More...

The Pocahontas County High School forestry team won first place at the state competition in Morgantown earlier this month. From left: forestry teacher Scott Garber, Adam Irvine, Lyndsee Gay, Steven Simmons and Matt Rao. Photo courtesy of Heather Simmons
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

PCHS forestry team takes first place in state competition

The Pocahontas County High School forestry team won first place at the state competition in Morgantown earlier this month. From left: forestry teacher Scott Garber, Adam Irvine, Lyndsee Gay, Steven Simmons and Matt More...