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...

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...

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...

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,...

‘The things you need, close to home’

“It shows the value of Trent’s that it didn’t close when the by-pass went in.” ~ Suzanne Stewart   There is a rare jewel in the Green Bank/Arbovale area.  The first thing that might come to mind...

8 Rivers Fly Rods inspired by Pocahontas County

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When 8 Rivers Fly Rod Company president Matt Holtsclaw was a young boy growing up in Charleston, his family vacationed in Pocahontas County, where he made some of his best memories fishing...

Solve your way out of the Snowshoe Escape Room

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer There is something lurking in the woods on Snowshoe Mountain. Something - large. Something - mythical. At the Sunrise Backcountry Hut, visitors will behold a new and supernatural experience which will pit them against puzzles...

Ellie May’s Ole Mill Restaurant at Elk Springs

“It’s our ‘Cheers’” ~ Vickie Shaffer   Jaynell Graham Editor   If you’re looking for a good meal and good conversation, off the beaten path, you need look no further than Ellie May’s Ole Mill Restaurant at Elk...