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Durbin council discusses possible jail restoration

At the Durbin Town Council meeting February 11, Pocahontas County Historic Landmarks Commission Vice President Jason Bauserman suggested a project to restore the town jailhouse. The Landmarks Commission receives a portion of hotel/motel tax from...

Marlinton Housing Authority sells town lot to raise funds

The Marlinton Housing Authority wants to contribute funds to plan redevelopment of the downtown area devastated by fire, but it only has about $3,000 in its account. In order to raise more funds for...

Jan Skellion has a way with animals

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Animal lovers who step inside the Pocahontas County Artisans Co-op at the Depot in Marlinton will be delighted to encounter the menagerie of lifelike animals made by Jan Skellion. They’re not like...

Monongahela makes headway on flood recovery

In early 2017 the Federal Highway Administration approved $25 million through the Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads Program to repair flood-damaged roads, bridges, culverts, and trails in West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest. Approximately...

Special Session, but no budget

At the Capitol Phil Kabler For the WVPA Legislators ended the first week of a special session May 20 without a plan to close a $270 million funding gap in the 2016-17 state budget, but with assurances...

Youth Health Services hosts Open Site visit at PCHS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Youth Health Services held an open site visit at Pocahontas County High School last Wednesday to provide information on the Expanded School Mental Health Program which serves Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker counties. YHS,...

Duncan named President and COO of Snowshoe Resort

Snowshoe and Alterra Mountain Company announced this week that Patti Duncan has been selected as President and Chief Operating Officer of Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Duncan has been with the destination since 2000, serving most...

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