Fishing is full of tough decisions

What I want to know is when did fishing get to be so hard? Seems like only yesterday, when we were kids, the hardest thing about fishing was figuring ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


February is for the birds

To be more accurate, it is for feeding the birds. February is National Bird Feeding Month. Although the shortest month of the year, it is often the ha...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Letter to the Editor

I was born in Mullens, WV. Like most of my generation I was born acoal miner’s daughter and granddaughter. I have lived most of my life watchin...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Waiting for spring

The recent spring time weather has kicked the cabin fever into high gear. So far this winter the weather has been mild in comparison to years past and...

January 31st, 2017 |  


Connecting with God brings spiritual peace

I realize there are many people that are genuinely concerned for our nation. We knew all along that whoever won the election, there would be a large a...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Manchin talks about Miners Protection Act

Since the continuing resolution passed in December with only a four-month “fix” for miners healthcare, I have been working to find solutio...

January 24th, 2017 updated: January 26th, 2017. |  


Something fishy about this time of year

There is something fishy about this time of year. Real fishy. Like 1.5 million fish fishy.That is how many trout the WVDNR plans to stock in the water...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Rock Creek holds promise for region

By Dr. Robert E. GunterLocated in the heart of Southern West Virginia, Rock Creek Development Park holds vast promise for our region.For months, I hav...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Hunters harvest over 112,000 whitetails

By Roger WolfeThe WVDNR has released its preliminary harvest numbers for the 2016 deer seasons. While they are far from a record harvest, the numbers ...

January 17th, 2017 |  


The New Year is upon us

The New Year is upon us

First, I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and offer each of you my hope that we all have a very happy and prosperous 2017.With that s...

January 10th, 2017 |