A sleigh ride through history 

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer   Sleds are primarily thought of as recreational in modern America, but they began as one of mankind’s earliest modes of transportation. Since before recorded history, in areas of the world covered...

A Valentine from Watoga State Park

Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation The Honeymoon Cabin Judy was born and raised in Ashtabula, Ohio. She was the first generation of her Finnish immigrant family to be born in the U.S., and she remembers an aunt...

Find a sweet treat at the Waffle Cabin

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After a few hours of zig-zagging down the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, there’s nothing better than a nice warm, crunchy and sweet treat to renew the energy of skiers and snowboarders...

Watoga Trail Report

Winter in Pocahontas County I recently had a phone conversation with a cousin who lives in perennially sunny Southern California. As the conversation wound down, she asked, “What do you do there in the winter?”–...

PCFPB acquires two conservation easements

Amy Maloney PCFPB Director The Pocahontas County Farmland Protection Board (PCFPB) recently acquired two conservation easements under the West Virginia Voluntary Farmland Protection Act.   On November 18, 2019, an easement was acquired from Susan and Shannon Hanley....

Lady Warriors finish second at Mary “O” Classic

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS Varsity, 47 Herbert Hoover Varsity, 36   The Pocahontas County High School Girls Varsity Basketball head coach Mike Kane was extended an invitation for his team to play in the Mary “O” Crusaderette Classic by...

Snowshoe Foundation spreads Christmas cheer with annual Toy Drive

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Family Resource Network took delivery of $1,000 worth of toys last Tuesday for its Project Christmas. The toys are a part of the Dave Dekema Holiday Toy Drive, a charitable...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation What Unconditional Love Looks Like Part 4: What We Owe Our Dogs As an unscientific measurement of unconditional love, here is an experiment that you may be interested in conducting. Lock your spouse...

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