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By July 23, 2015 Read More →

Elkins editor moved by gift of old tool labeled ‘Bub’

A column by Matthew Burdette, executive editor of The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — A couple months ago, I got a phone call from an old friend back home – Dr. James Measell. Measell – whom I had worked with on several stories and projects back in the day – said he had found something he thought […]

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By July 23, 2015 Read More →

Berkeley County school construction contract awarded with no required ‘prevailing wage’

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia’s prevailing wage controversy did not play a role in the bidding for a construction project at Potomack Intermediate School in Spring Mills. “When the documents (advertising requests for bids) went out, and we had a pre-bid conference on June 16, prevailing wage was to be included in the bids,” Berkeley […]

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History teacher writes book about late WVU coach
By July 23, 2015 Read More →

History teacher writes book about late WVU coach

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Susan R. Jones has written a book about former West Virginia University football coach Bill Stewart using his own words. “Bill Stewart: In His Own Words” is a story written mostly from media stories and post-game interviews Stewart gave as the Mountaineer coach. The book reads as an autobiography, but Stewart died […]

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By July 23, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, July 23

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, July 23, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. GREECE CLEARS FINAL REFORM HURDLE BEFORE NEW BAILOUT TALKS Parliament approves fresh creditor-demanded reforms […]

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Colley, Flynn elected to WVPA Hall of Fame
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

Colley, Flynn elected to WVPA Hall of Fame

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  Journalists who served at opposite ends of the state will enter the West Virginia Press Association Hall of Fame together as the class of 2015.  Thomas Colley (1941-2009), who worked at the Bluefield Daily Telegraph, and Thomas Flynn (1892-1983), who worked at the The Intelligencer of Wheeling, have been elected to the West Virginia Press Association Hall of Fame […]

Video: U.S. Rep Jenkins speaks in support of coal bill
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

Video: U.S. Rep Jenkins speaks in support of coal bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., spoke on the House floor today in support of legislation that protects coal jobs and encourages reuse of coal ash. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass the bill, the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act, later this evening. H.R. 1734 was introduced by Rep. David […]

‘Price is Right’ coming to Charleston
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

‘Price is Right’ coming to Charleston

Charleston, W.Va. – If you’ve ever dreamed of being called to “come on down” on The Price is Right, the Charleston Civic Center announced today that dream may become a reality when the popular interactive stage show makes a stop in Charleston this fall.  Billed as a perfect family entertainment experience, The Price is Right […]

Gov. Tomblin launches statewide truancy diversion initiative
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin launches statewide truancy diversion initiative

Effort part of comprehensive juvenile justice reform legislation CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced the launch of the Truancy Diversion Initiative, part of the governor’s comprehensive juvenile justice reform in West Virginia. The governor introduced the proposal as part of his 2015 State of the State address in January and signed Senate […]

This week in West Virginia history: July 30 – Aug. 5
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

This week in West Virginia history: July 30 – Aug. 5

Charleston, W.Va. – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. July 30, 1973: The Frederick Hotel in downtown Huntington closed to transient trade. After it was built in 1905, it was touted as the most elegant hotel between Pittsburgh […]

Mineral County paper announces new publisher
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

Mineral County paper announces new publisher

KEYSER, W.Va. — The Mineral Daily News Tribune is proud to announce the addition of a new publisher – Kelly Miller. A native of Lansing, Michigan, Kelly is at home in the Mountain State, having most recently served as publisher of the Times-West Virginian in Fairmont. With 20 years in the newspaper business – almost […]