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Tucker County ski resort opens four-wide zipline

The Herald-Dispatch DAVIS, W.Va. — The new color-splashed billboards just put up in Canaan Valley say it all, Timberline — “Ski, Zip.” West Virginia’s only family-owned ski resort, Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Davis, W.Va., has joined a growing number of ski resorts around the country installing ziplines as an added year-round attraction. Opening on […]

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More bottled water on tap in W.Va.
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More bottled water on tap in W.Va.

  By David Gutman Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin wants West Virginia American Water to provide bottled water to the nine counties where tap water was contaminated by the Elk River chemical leak earlier this month. Tomblin wrote to Jeff McIntyre, president of West Virginia American, Thursday afternoon, after a clean-water […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Jan. 31

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. AP EXCLUSIVE: NAVY YARD GUNMAN LIED CONVINCINGLY TO DOCTORS Veterans Affairs evaluators concluded […]

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Scouts brave frigid temps in Cranberry Wilderness
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Scouts brave frigid temps in Cranberry Wilderness

By Suzanne Stewart Pocahontas Times MARLINTON, W.Va. — Nothing tests survival skills better than freezing temperatures, several feet of snow and no cell phone service. Boy Scout Troop 289 of Madison and Troop 31 of Charleston held the annual Winter Camporee at Cranberry Glades last weekend where scouts learned how to survive in the frigid […]

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Longtime Braxton Citizens’ News employee dies

From the Braxton Citizens’ News Facebook page SUTTON, W.Va. — Michael Dale “Ernie” McElwain, 57, of Sutton, passed away at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 after a short illness. He was born on September 30, 1956, in Las Vagus, NV the eldest son of Harry and Phyllis McElwain. He was a printer […]

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Foresight lacking in Parkersburg stadium project

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — In hindsight, it is easy to see that members of the Parkersburg High School Stadium Renovation Committee were in over their heads during the recent Stadium Field construction project. Their well-intentioned blundering led to serious cost overruns on the project and a question about […]

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Fairmont culinary team gets competitive
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Fairmont culinary team gets competitive

By Chelsi Baker Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — After winning a bronze medal at the state level, the Pierpont culinary team will move on to compete in the American Culinary Foundation’s Northeast Regional Conference in April. The Pierpont culinary team was prepared to compete in the American Culinary Federation’s West Virginia Hot Foods Competition against two […]

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Texting great way to reach students at critical time

An editorial from the  Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — HYH? There’s a GR8 new program that helps students IRL as they prepare for college. If you’re having trouble deciphering that sentence, it’s probably because you haven’t grown up in an age when text messaging on cellphones is the primary form of communication. (And for […]

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Sochi native at Marshall excited about Olympics
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Sochi native at Marshall excited about Olympics

  By Braxton Crisp The Parthenon HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Excitement is beginning to fill the air as the 2014 Winter Olympics approach. All eyes turn to the resort town of Sochi in southwest Russia as the best winter sport athletes in the world compete for gold medals and glory for their native countries. While most […]

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Former Mingo commissioner sentenced to prison
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Former Mingo commissioner sentenced to prison

    By Rachel Baldwin Williamson Daily News CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A former county commissioner was the first of several Mingo County officials to be sentenced to prison, receiving a 20-month term, after he was indicted on a federal extortion charge and resigned from office. According to information provided by U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin, in […]

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