Into the woods

MAMA BEAR ROSE and her cubs, Bud and Petals, were released to the wild Thursday. Rose investigated the surroundings a few times before bringing the cubs out of the “family’s” enclosure. Once outside, the fun began...

Region 4 holds quarterly meeting in Marlinton

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Region 4 Planning and Development Council meeting last week, executive director John Tuggle reported on several opportunities coming to West Virginia and the region, including a potential...

A bridge to history

Jaynell Graham Editor “I never thought I’d outlive that bridge” -  Edwin White, Jr.   Edwin White, Jr., known as “Junior” in this community, was just 20 years old in 1947 when he went to work for Monty...

Joining past and present

The Pocahontas County Artisans Co-op’s 4th Avenue Gallery is now open at its new location in the Marlinton Railroad Depot. Along with the new location, the gallery also has new hours of operation. It...

Yew Mountain Center holds ‘wild’ grand opening

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The wildflowers were in bloom and the ramps were ready just in time for the grand opening – Wildflower Weekend and Ramp Romp 5K at Yew Mountain Center in Lobelia last weekend. The...

SkillsUSA TeamWorks brings home the gold

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   Four Pocahontas County High School students took gold at the state SkillsUSA competition March 31 and April 1. The four – seniors Drake Warder and Keith Harrah and sophomores Braeden Hicks and Trey...

Jack Horner’s Corner ~ it’s right there on the river

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Jack Horner’s Corner in Seebert opened for the season Friday. Owners Jack and Chrissie Horner have the perfect location, and the enthusiasm, to meet the needs of summer visitors to the county. “We...