Compass – Spring 2018

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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...

Good news ~ hot cocoa is good for you

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Fireplace crackles Sparks of love Rich hot cocoa In festive mugs ~Terri Guillemets  Winter Heat, 2008 For me, a cup of hot cocoa on a winter’s day is as much about the nostalgia as the chocolate. And now, I...

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,...

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...

Snowfall quiets even the quietest of nights

Cara Rose, Executive Director, Convention and Visitors Bureau When the glitter of frost blankets the fence post, like a child waits for Santa, we eagerly anticipate the first snowfall in the Alleghenies and the consequence of...

Opera House will feature the traditional – and not-so-traditional

Three local favorites from the old-time music community as well as a fiddler with a flair for the unexpected will take the stage at the Pocahontas County Opera House this winter season. Opry Night February 17,...

Compass – Winter 2018

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