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Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation Ethan and Vada Most folks who watched the series, loved it. Many wished they could live there – I was among them. But the town of Cicely, Alaska, in the long-running TV...

Manchin statement on the situation in Iran

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the situation in Iran. “Yesterday I received a briefing from Department of Defense Secretary Mark Esper, Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley, Central...

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?”–...

New year, new projects

Jaynell Graham Editor   In its first meeting of the New Year, Marlinton Town Council tended to infrastructure issues Monday night. Dunn Engineering president Wayne Hypes reported on the wrap up of the Water Improvement Project and,...

Commission has light agenda

Tim Walker AMR Reporter At the conclusion of its meeting Tuesday, the Pocahontas County Commission held a conference call with Lisa Sharp of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development in Morgantown, and Janna...

School system increasing medical staff for student safety

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Schools have become much more than just places to learn. They are a social network, an extended family and sometimes, a doctor’s office. While it was common for school secretaries to act as...

Commission discusses PMH renovation and expansion 

Tim Walker AMR Report At a special Pocahontas County Commission meeting December 27, a lively discussion was held between the commissioners, hospital staff and a representative from First Citizen’s Bank about the viability of Pocahontas Memorial Hospital...

Watoga Trail Report

The Story of Cats Not everyone has an opinion on all things. But when it comes to the subject of cats, everyone seems to have, at the ready, their own thoughts about them: Cats are...

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