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A time for feasting

Rumor turned to fact Tuesday morning when Alfredo’s Italian and Greek Restaurant opened on the corner of Main Street and Third Avenue in Marlinton. By noon, the dining room was bustling, as was the...

Cases of Lyme disease increasing in Pocahontas County

Lyme disease has seen a dramatic increase across the state of West Virginia in recent years. According to data from the Department of Health and Human Resources, there were 97 reported cases of...

PEIA insuring healthy lifestyle

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The beginning of Spring is a time for change – a time for goals and resolutions to be made – and for those in Pocahontas County, the Marlinton Community Wellness Center is...

‘Yay, I made it!’ – GBT monitors successful InSight Mars landing

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Five months and 21 days after it was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the InSight robot successfully landed on the Elysium Planitia near the equator of Mars. While NASA was...

Durbin Community Library holds grand opening

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It began as a dream in 2007 and through all the ups and downs that come with new projects, the Durbin Community Library opened its doors Saturday with a celebration of the...

Commission approves RAD

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Commission made a historic decision during its morning session Tuesday. After four years, three attempts and the completion of a lengthy legal process, Snowshoe is now officially a Resort...

Boy Scouts brave frigid temps in Cranberry Wilderness

Nothing tests survival skills better than freezing temperatures, several feet of snow and no cell phone service. Boy Scout Troop 289 of Madison and Troop 31 of Charleston held the annual Winter Camporee at Cranberry...

County native travels to Turkey to collect artifacts

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After two and a half years as mount maker at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Edray native Matt Gay went on his first international trip to Turkey to acquire artifacts for...