‘White privilege’ makes some uncomfortable

By James A. Haught Years ago, I visited our state’s former black mental hospital and fell into conversation with a witty, friendly, black psychiatrist. He taunted...

Important changes underway in West Virginia Secretary of State’s office

  By Mac Warner, Secretary of State The Nov. 8 general election was a call to action: the people of West Virginia no longer wanted “business...

The Back Pew

By Stephen Baldwin  The other day I ran into a fellow in Kroger who said, “I haven’t seen you since the big day. Congratulations! How’s...

Divest from war, invest in people

Commentary By Kathy Kelly All Trump, all the time. With a punishing, disorienting barrage of executive orders, President Trump is reversing hard fought gains made in environmental...

Manchin statement on immigration vetting measures

  U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the Administration’s executive order on increased immigration vetting measures. “As a member of the Intelligence...

Re: Donald Trump – Muslim ban

Dear Editor: Let’s be honest, Donald Trump is a bully ... plain and simple. During the primary and general election Trump humiliated his opponents with...

An American Tragedy, in Three Acts

  By Christopher J. Regan Act I flashes back to Reagan’s landslide victory in 1980, as he declares that “government is not the solution to our...

‘Friends of the Byrd Center’ to boost centennial, Byrd legacy

The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education is announcing its new “Friends of the Byrd Center” campaign seeking $100 from individuals...

Levels of radioactive isotopes in Marcellus well ‘unpredictable’

By Dan Heyman New testing is finding unpredictable levels of naturally occurring radioactive materials in the waste from a Marcellus well. Gas wells in the region...

Third grader’s compelling story helps fight drug abuse

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey hopes a third-grader’s heart wrenching story will succeed in convincing every parent and resident across the state to...

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