Editor’s note: Sunshine Week, March 16-22, 2014, was a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. A column by Mike Myer, executive editor of The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — It has never been easy to pry information public officials want[Read More…]
An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Federal agencies are supposed to evaluate the potential effects of new rules before implementing them. But the Environmental Protection Agency, goaded on by President Barack Obama, has refused – not failed, in a passive sense, but actively refused – to consider[Read More…]
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When the United States called on millions of women to take over the jobs of men leaving to fight World War II, Buddie Curnutte, Agnes Smith, Dot Finn and Maxine Marshall answered the call. “There were posters pasted everywhere,” recalled Smith, a Nitro resident who during[Read More…]
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Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. CHINA WANTS ANSWERS ON FLIGHT 370 China is[Read More…]
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association Director Chelsea Staley watched intently Friday as the shelter’s incinerator was dismantled and taken away. She said the only thing she could think of when she looked at the big, hulking cremation machine was the faces of the dogs and cats that the[Read More…]
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — When WVU staff were changing over the Blaney House from the Clements family for E. Gordon Gee only minor changes — such as touch up painting and replacing small amounts of carpet — were needed for the new resident. “The house was in great shape,” said Robin[Read More…]
GLEN DALE, W.Va. – In February, contractors moving the Williams Energy de-ethanizer “superload” needed West Virginia Division of Highways officials to move two street signs out of the way to make the 90-degree turn from W.Va. 2 onto W.Va. 86. Movers needed no such help Sunday morning, as the second[Read More…]
PARKERSBURG – Since 1875, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel has delivered valuable news and information to the residents of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The News and Sentinel has been an integral part of life in the region for generations, delivering news from your neighborhood and beyond directly to your door. But[Read More…]