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Poet Laureate visits county schools

West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman, of Moundsville, spent a week in Pocahontas County, sharing his writing skills with the elementary and middle school students. At Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Friday, the author read excerpts...

Recount shows RAD opponents need votes

On Saturday morning, the Pocahontas County Commission will conduct a special meeting to determine the fate of a proposed resort area district (RAD) at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. A RAD is a public corporation, governed...

Candidate Forum ~ Pocahontas County Board of Education

https://youtu.be/ZNFIX_1T1w0 Allegheny Mountain Radio and The Pocahontas Times collaborated on a candidate forum May 2 with candidates for the Pocahontas County Board of Education. Prior to answering questions, the candidates introduced themselves. Question One: If you...

Dilley named WV Math Teacher of the Year

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Pocahontas County math coach Joanna Burt-Kinderman asked Pocahontas County High School math teacher Laurel Dilley to co-present at the annual West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference at Stonewall Jackson...

DeBerry to be named President and COO of Washington resort

With the recent announcement of Alterra Mountain Company’s intent to purchase Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington, Frank DeBerry, currently of Snowshoe Mountain, will be named President and Chief Operating Officer of the destination upon...

Military and civilian units conduct exercise in National Forest

A field exercise in Pocahontas County last weekend tested the ability of several organizations to respond to what might seem an unlikely event, but one that has become more of a threat - a...

Prosecutors describe goals for 2014

In an interview on January 23, Pocahontas County Prosecuting Attorney Eugene Simmons and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Robert Martin described the goals they want their office to achieve in 2014. Foremost among those goals is...

A girl’s courage, a man’s generosity

Each year when Pioneer Days rolls around, some of the windows and storefronts of businesses on Main Street in Marlinton are decorated with items from yesteryear. Photos, clothing and objects that bring back memories...