Building Consensus

by Jay Miller Questionnaires on the 2016 Levy Proposal The week’s column provides an update on efforts by the Building Consensus Research Committee to identify reasons voters did not approve the 2016 Excess Levy proposal to...

Durbin Town Council discusses sewer line and lagoon issues

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The Durbin Town Council meeting kick-ed off April 11 with a discussion about problems with the town’s sewer lines and lagoon. “Some of our maps don’t match up with where the lines actually...

USFA prescribed burn on Guinn Ridge

Monongahela National Forest fire managers will continue spring prescribed burns on Guinn Ridge (1,462 acres) in Pocahontas County, Thursday, April 13, Friday, April 14. Guinn Ridge is located just east of Green Bank. A...

‘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...