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‘You get a line and I’ll get a pole’ – Ice Fishing at...

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   When the seasons change and the air gets cooler, anglers put away their tackle boxes and fishing poles and wait for the winter thaw so they can, once again, go fishing. At Watoga...

Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters

More than music When Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters take the stage, you know you are in for a fun, foot-tapping time. This group has become one of the most popular and most visible...

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...

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...

Cass Company houses offer a cozy and historic stay

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In 1901, Cass was founded as a company town by the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company when it began harvesting the timber from the forests in the nearby mountains. The town included...

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...

The wonderful warmth of a wood stove

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Often too hot to touch, but always beckoning us near, the wood stove was the heart of most homes not so long ago.  How I loved the cook stove in the kitchen...

Take a break from the chaos at Barnett Cabins

Jaynell Graham Editor In 1902, Preston S. Warn, of Myersdale, Pennsylvania, acquired 4,800 acres of timber land on the headwaters of the Cranberry River and on Hills and Bruffey creeks in Pocahontas County. Through other purchases,...