‘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...

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...

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...

Nola’s House ~ a sentimental business

Jaynell Graham Editor   Nearly every school, home and corner in Marlinton holds memories for the people who were raised here. One such home is on 10th Avenue. It was built for Robert and Alta Rose in 1903...

Historic Landmarks Commission – preserving the past

Suzanne Stewart
 Staff Writer In Pocahontas County, history isn’t just a story shared between friends or an interesting fact about life in the “olden days.” History is tangible and alive, thanks in part to the...