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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...

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...

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...

Old Spruce Brewing opening this spring

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Lawrence Walkup came to Snowshoe Mountain Resort as Food and Beverage Director 15 years ago, he didn’t necessarily intend to open his own brewery, but this spring, he will unveil his new business...

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...

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...

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...