Opinion

By January 7, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Bring natural gas storage hub to W.Va.

From The Intelligencer of Wheeling:  West Virginia may well have an advantage over other potential locations for a major facility to store natural gas liquids. State officials and our delegation in Congress should pull out all the stops to make the project a reality for the Mountain State. Area residents have heard much talk of […]

Opinion —  U.S. Rep. Jenkins: 2017 was a year of wins for West Virginia
By January 4, 2018 Read More →

Opinion —  U.S. Rep. Jenkins: 2017 was a year of wins for West Virginia

By U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va. With the inauguration of President Donald Trump one year ago, America entered a new era of prosperity, hope and optimism. The president’s Make America Great Again strategy is putting American families first by creating jobs and growing our economy here at home. I’m proud to support our president and […]

By December 27, 2017 Read More →

Editorial: W.Va. state government shouldn’t backpedal on Rock Creek Development Park

From The Register-Herald of Beckley: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, who often espouses the need to “think big,” has some wondering whether he is actually thinking smaller in regard to one of his predecessor’s initiatives – the Rock Creek Development Park in the southern part of the state. Rock Creek was the brainchild of former […]

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By December 21, 2017 Read More →

Gazette editorial: Here comes the sun

Gazette editorial Charleston Gazette-Mail Just before noon today, an important yearly event will occur. Planet Earth will pass the point in its orbit where the Northern Hemisphere stops tipping farther away from the sun, the winter solstice. The darkest, coldest time will reach its worst, then slowly begin to brighten again. Every schoolchild is taught […]

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By December 18, 2017 Read More →

EDITORIAL: ‘Be Registered and Be Ready to Vote’ campaign spreading needed information

Times West Virginian editorial Wide availability of information is important with West Virginia’s voter identification law going into effect Jan. 1. That’s the purpose behind Secretary of State Mac Warner’s announcement last week of a new program to educate the public on the law. The “Be Registered and Be Ready to Vote” campaign, his office […]

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By December 9, 2017 Read More →

Editorial: Bluefield, W.Va., working to become “Gigabyte city’ – with links to better business

From the Bluefield Daily Telegraph: In today’s technology-driven age, access to high-speed broadband and wireless internet technology is essential to continued economic development and growth. That’s why we welcome efforts by the Bluefield Board of Directors to make Bluefield the first “gigabyte city” in our immediate area. The plans were announced earlier this week by […]

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WV Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry: Citizens deserve whole high court story
By December 7, 2017 Read More →

WV Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry: Citizens deserve whole high court story

By ALLEN H. LOUGHRY II Daily Mail Commentary Many have heard or read about the renovations at the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. News media have boiled this down to a “he said/he said” situation, but that ignores the clear and critical facts. My very first act upon becoming Chief Justice in 2017 was […]

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By December 3, 2017 Read More →

Editorial: WV Supreme Court should offer people an office inventory

From the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Gazette page:  Over at the West Virginia Supreme Court palace, it is time for a serious inventory. Chief Justice Allen Loughry, having written a book on corruption and getting himself elected to the Supreme Court, has been consumed by trivial but expensive trappings of high office. A couch grew legs and […]

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By December 3, 2017 Read More →

Editorial: WV disasters left epic legacies, push for safety

From The Dominion Post of Morgantown: Ever get the impression that too many disasters have West Virginia’s name written on them? November disasters alone appear to have a monopoly on that score. Some that come to mind real quick are the 1970 Marshall plane crash, the 1968 Farmington mine disaster, the 1985 Preston flooding and […]

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Opinion: Passion and integrity at heart of WV community journalism
By December 3, 2017 Read More →

Opinion: Passion and integrity at heart of WV community journalism

By Samantha Perry Editor of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph When asked to speak at the Bluefield College Media Appreciation Day luncheon last month, it took a little time to come up with a topic. I am passionate about the news business, and enjoy sharing details about many different aspects of the industry. However, headlines in recent […]

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