‘Passing the Music Down’

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Most musicians start out by learning to play an instrument at a young age from a teacher or mentor. Early attempts at playing music usually involves pieces that most people know. But...

Snowshoe part of Intrawest sale

Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SNOW), a leading North American mountain resort and adventure company, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly-formed entity controlled by...

BOE struggles with liability issues

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, the board deliberated over safety issues involved in allowing students to travel out-of-country for school-sanctioned trips. The Pocahontas County High School Spanish...

National Drug Take-Back April 29

Jeff Barlow Pocahontas County Sheriff The Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department and the Marlinton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police will participate in the National Drug Take-Back Initiative Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to...

Advisory

Monongahela National Forest fire managers could potentially conduct prescribed fires on 3,425 acres of Forest Service land in three locations starting Saturday, April 8, through Tuesday, April 11. A helicopter will be used on...

Commission holds short, really short meeting

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The regular 8:30 a.m. meeting of the Pocahontas County Commission was convened on time Tuesday and proceeded with approval of minutes and other regular administrative business.  There was one person present to...

Parks and Rec hosts first three-on-three tournament

Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation hosted a three-on-three tournament March 25 at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton. The first of its kind tournament was a fundraiser for Parks and Rec. A total of 13...