Outdoor fun and volunteer opportunities abound at Watoga State Park

David Elliott Watoga Foundation   Watoga State Park Naturalist Chris Bartley has hit the ground running with a great list of events at the park this season.  Also, the Watoga State Park Foundation continues monitoring and maintaining...

Elk River expands family business

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer   Winter is a beautiful season for hardy outdoor enthusiasts. With breathtaking views of snowcapped mountains and the welcomed sight of snow gently falling, Pocahontas County is truly a winter wonderland. When the first...

Cass to host Christmas-themed Elf train

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   The Cass Scenic Railroad State Park usually closes for the season after its Halloween train in October, but due to high demand for seasonal trains, Mountain Rail Adventures is hosting a special...

People You Meet ~ Dennis Egan

Age: 59 in April Hometown: A dairy farm in central Wisconsin. Moved to Green Bank in 1998 Family: Wife of 36 years, Nancy, and three children, Emily, Mark and Ben Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer and Division...

Get an out-of-this-world meal at Starlight Café

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It may look like a small snack bar nestled in the corner of the Green Bank Observatory Science Center, but the Starlight Café has much more to offer than just snacks. With lunch...

Leaf watcher day trip in Pocahontas County

  For three weeks in autumn, Mother Nature sends a fleet of B-52 bombers to drop multi-color paint bombs all over the forests of Pocahontas County. OK, maybe that's not what really happens. It's possible...

Minnehaha – the hospitality place

Pocahontas County has always had the distinction of being a place of hospitality, and that distinction may have found its beginning at Minnehaha. Minnehaha Springs, located north of Marlinton on Rt. 39 is a pastoral...