Sometimes a busy editor has to drop back and punt. Here’s my take on Christmas music from a couple years ago. I still stand behind it.
In one of my earlier columns I wrote about using volunteer effort to help reclaim coal strip mining sites in east central West Virginia. I mistakenly attributed the flooding of last year to un-reclaimed mining sites which could have caused runoff of rain into streams and rivers causing the f…
When leaders of our state get together, the same question inevitably dominates the conversation: How do we diversify our economy while transitioning away from extraction industries?
The Romney Project team concocted a winning recipe for Halloween with their first ever Hampshire House of Horror designed by J. A. Cook, whose cauldron bubbled over with imagination and creativity.
I was going to headline this column “short shrift,” but that seemed a little dismissive and pretty much begged for me to dredge up 3 or 4 items to comment on instead of the 2 that landed in my lap this week.
Asked about the plight of dairy farmers in Wisconsin, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said, “[The] big get bigger and small go out and that’s kind of what we’ve seen here...”
This statement is something I feel is necessary to provide the public with some truth on my opinion of the Field Project and other issues involving Hampshire High School.
In a global economy, trade is king and often the centerpiece of international disagreements between nations. Because strength is often tied to a nation’s ability to export goods, trade agreements can either bond countries together or act as the catalyst for war.
Freedom of the press, of speech, of religion, of assembly and to petition the government are woven, like stars in the flag, into the fabric of the First Amendment.
In recent years, our Legislature has placed an emphasis on moving West Virginia into the national mainstream. From legal reform to education reform, and everything in between, a common driver of our agenda has been to ensure that West Virginia is no longer ranked last in everything good and …