PSC holds wastewater hearing in Marlinton

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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 center, presided over the hearing. In February, the Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) applied for a certificate of convenience and 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...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Rahall says “no boots on the ground” in Iraq

Congressman Nick Rahall visited Pocahontas County on Monday to hear details of a Board of Education proposal to occupy the Edray Business Center for vocational training. Several other politicians and community leaders More...

During the Masters session Thursday at Allegheny Echoes, banjo master Dan Wilson, center, explained to the crowd that he brought a few “notes” for the group to look over during its jam session. Playing with Wilson were, from left: Scott Holstein, Bob Lieving, Brandon Shuping and Chris Stockwell. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

The hills are alive with the sounds of bluegrass

During the Masters session Thursday at Allegheny Echoes, banjo master Dan Wilson, center, explained to the crowd that he brought a few “notes” for the group to look over during its jam session. Playing with More...