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Midsummer Strings returns to Yew Mountain

Erica Marks Contributing WriterIt was a clear, mild summer evening after a day full of music and fresh mountain air when suddenly the emergency lights came on at the Yew Mountain Center. One hour before...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park FoundationThe Watoga Swimming Pool Part TwoThere is something almost magical about childhood memories. They seem to filter out the unpleasant and the imperfect in favor of the wonderful. Childhood, after all, is...

Boy Scouts recreate 50-mile trek

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterIn the summer of 1989, Boy Scout Troop 365 from Columbus, Ohio, made a 50-mile trek through the wilderness and state parks of Pendleton, Pocahontas and Randolph counties. Now, 30 years later, two...

Friends of Frosty

Friends of Frosty turned out in droves Saturday for a fundraising Poker Run. Registration for the 118 motorcyclists took place at the Marlinton Motor Inn beginning at 9 a.m.The riders headed out on...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park FoundationWatoga Swimming Pool ~ once deemed “way too cold” by the Polar Bear Club Part One Long before there was a swimming pool at Watoga State Park there were game rearing pens in...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park FoundationFor some, Watoga State Park is a found gem. Perhaps you were a first-time contestant in the Watoga Mountain Trail Challenge, and your visit to this park was something that moved...

PMH HealthBeat

Record attendance at Youth Health FairPocahontas Memorial Hospital’s Annual Youth Health Fair was another huge success with more than 165 youth registering for the event. Attendance at last year’s fair doubled over the attendance...

Cass naturalist mixes history with nature

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterWhat makes Cass Scenic Railroad State Park so unique is its mix of history and nature. For naturalist Kailey Price, that means finding ways to combine typical state park style programs...

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