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Last Run nails Farm-to-Table event

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It’s difficult to say that a meal has been 100 percent sourced in West Virginia – from appetizers, entrées, dessert and even drinks – but last Thursday, 70 diners experienced just that...

MTC calls for special meeting to address RV variance issue

Jaynell Graham Editor With only four items on the agenda, Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council meeting seemed to morph into a present day version of Abbot and Costello’s skit, “Who’s on first?” The town has an...

Filmmakers capturing oral history of Cass

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Husband and wife team, J.T. Arbogast and Kimberly Dilts, have always had a strong connection to Cass. Arbogast’s grandmother, Odessa “Dess” Kane, lived in Cass. Her struggle with Alzheimer’s was the center...

The Marks Family musicians

Erica Marks Contributing Writer The strains of Franz Schubert’s String Quintet drift off the porch of a 1700s log cabin in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The music floats across the lawn where the audience is seated...

Painters go to new heights on GBT

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer There is no denying that the Green Bank Telescope is a one-of-a-kind instrument, and the individuals who work with it are making some of the most groundbreaking discoveries in astronomy, science and engineering. With the...

‘Peter and Wendy’ ~ Magical in Many Ways

Matthew Porter and Hadley Williams, Tour Actors/Directors with the Missoula Children’s Theater, spent a week in Marlinton as part of the Pocahontas County Opera House’s inaugural Theater Camp for children in the area. The...

The camp experience

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Imagine a bustling rustic lodge, nestled on a mountainside in Pocahontas County, filled with girls’ and women’s voices and energetic young ladies to go with them. That’s what I found when I...