Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Recent reports in The Charleston Gazette have mentioned that The Greenbrier River Trail as well as other state parks will suffer budget and staffing cuts and even closure if a 6.5 per cent across-the-board cut should come out of the Legislature. This is unacceptable. Balancing the budget on the backs of state parks is not a new idea, but More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: On the morning of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, February 12, Dominion Resources announced an alternative route for its proposed $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). The United States Forest Service More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: RE: Common Core Although not cursory because my Palmer method wasn’t up to par at age 12, this is hand-printed. I read “with fear and trembling” the Board of Education report on Common Core. Hopefully More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: What does the state of West Virginia want to be known for when it comes to its children? Whenever I see a pregnant lady smoking, I find myself asking this question. More than one in four women in our More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: If a majority of the residents of Pocahontas County are concerned about the needs of the school system they should support a levy designed specifically to meet those needs. The Farmland Protection program More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In the last several weeks, The Pocahontas Times has informed us that our Board of Education is once more lobbying for a special tax levy to fix the physical facilities that our children sit in every More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Most recently, we, as a nation, celebrated Veterans Day with parades, speeches and dinners honoring the men and women in uniform who gave us the freedom we wanted, and established the liberty that we More...