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 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.

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 More...

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National Radio Astronomy Observatory Education Program Director SueAnn Heatherly explains to scouts in Troop 209 of Silver Springs, Maryland, how to use Play-Doh and a battery to light an LED light.  The Troop, along with Cub Scout Pack 275, visited the NRAO last weekend to earn the Electronic Merit Badge. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Scouts earn merit badge at NRAO

National Radio Astronomy Observatory Education Program Director SueAnn Heatherly explains to scouts in Troop 209 of Silver Springs, Maryland, how to use Play-Doh and a battery to light an LED light. The Troop, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Durbin Council lends support to fire fee proposal

At the Durbin Town Council meeting November 13, councilmember Mike Vance explained the proposed fire fee county fire departments presented at a recent county commission meeting. Vance, who is also a member of the More...

Star Lab Participants  create constellation cards with glow-in-the-dark stickers and markers – from left: Caleb McCarty, Heath Bailin, Jeremy Bailin, Azalea Bailin and Avery McCarty. S. Stewart
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Explore the night sky in the Star Lab

Star Lab Participants create constellation cards with glow-in-the-dark stickers and markers – from left: Caleb McCarty, Heath Bailin, Jeremy Bailin, Azalea Bailin and Avery McCarty. S. Stewart Sometimes when More...

By Pocahontas Times On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Schools on two-hour delay Tuesday

All schools in Pocahontas County will be on a 2-hour delay Tuesday, November 18, due to cold temperatures and impending weather. Temperatures will drop drastically overnight with windchills below zero.   Please More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Pipeline meeting scheduled in Green Bank

Members of the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition pose with one of the three aircraft the group plans to use to monitor construction activity with the proposed Atlantic Coast pipeline. A controversial proposal More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Ethics Commission clears PSD board member

Pocahontas PSD board member David Litsey The West Virginia Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint against Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) board member David Litsey. In June 2011, Snowshoe Mountain, More...