Snowshoe Mountain Christmas unveiled

New Christmas decorations light up The Village at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. The center of attention is this large tree with plywood presents and a star made from miniature skis. S. Stewart photo

New Christmas decorations light up The Village at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. The center of attention is this large tree with plywood presents and a star made from miniature skis. S. Stewart photo It’s that time of year again. Time to deck the halls with ribbon and garland, and decorate Christmas trees to celebrate the season. At Snowshoe Mountain Resort, More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Marlinton Council raises water rates

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction.A senior state infrastructure official More...

Children at Linwood Daycare channeled their creativity as they painted old skis in a class offered by Kristen LeCroy. Above, James Monico and Zara Fanning mix unique color creation. Most of the children said they are using their skis as signs for their bedrooms. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Old skis plus paint and creativity equals art

Children at Linwood Daycare channeled their creativity as they painted old skis in a class offered by Kristen LeCroy. Above, James Monico and Zara Fanning mix unique color creation. Most of the children said they More...

Hillsboro Elementary School art teacher Mary Moore McLaughlin, right, hands out magazine scraps for an art project for the first grade students. Clockwise from left: Steven Burdette, Aylah Manahan, Austin Hilleary and Addyson Puffenbarger work on collages inspired by Henri Mattise. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, November 28th, 2014

HES students get creative with Art in the Cart

Hillsboro Elementary School art teacher Mary Moore McLaughlin, right, hands out magazine scraps for an art project for the first grade students. Clockwise from left: Steven Burdette, Aylah Manahan, Austin Hilleary More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Local communities put the ‘give’ in Thanksgiving

The joy of getting together for Thanksgiving is sharing gratitude for the people in your life – be it family, friends, or neighbors. For a lot of Pocahontas countians, that joy is derived from giving back to More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Property rights focus of GRWA pipeline meeting

Attorney Joe Lovett, Executive Director of the non-profit Appalachian Mountain Advocates, speaks during a meeting in Green Bank on November 14. Lovett provided advice to landowners whose property is in the path More...

Residents of a multi-county area formed the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) this fall to ensure legal and regulatory compliance by Dominion Resources and its contractors involved in the construction of a proposed gas pipeline through the area. If Dominion's pipeline proposal goes to construction, DPMC will utilize a small fleet of four aircraft, as well as ground monitoring, to assure compliance with regulatory procedures and permits. In the photo, two DPMC pilots and their planes with a number of observers and ground volunteers. Photo courtesy of the DPMC.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Highland scientist leading pipeline opposition

Residents of a multi-county area formed the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) this fall to ensure legal and regulatory compliance by Dominion Resources and its contractors involved in the construction More...