Legislative session now at halfway point

The 2017 Regular Session of the 83rd Legislature is now past the halfway point and much has taken place. Here’s another update of what bills we ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Spring is around the corner

Though the recent bout of cold weather may beg to differ, Spring is right around the corner and the wildlife around us is starting to show that they f...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Spring fire season has begun

March has definitely come in like a lion. A roaring, howling, toppling trees lion and with it has brought in the spring fire season. With the wind and...

March 7th, 2017 |  


This early spring is ‘killer’ for native plants and trees

By Roger WolfeThis early spring weather has been a pleasant break from the normal frigid February weather with highs struggling to reach the 50-degree...

February 28th, 2017 |  


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. |