Letter from the Editor

By Sarah Mansheim Merry Christmas! As Christmas approaches, and 2014 comes to a close, I hope you are feeling warm and cozy in your home. Those of us who are blessed enough to have enough money to buy a Christmas tree and gifts for our loved ones should rejoice in our fortune. So many people in Greenbrier County, and around the world, are going hungry More...

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By admin On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Open letter

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Public Information Office 601 57th Street, S.E. Charleston, WV 25304 cc: Mountain Messenger With regard to the Dominion Transmission Consent Order I believe that More...

By admin On Friday, December 19th, 2014

‘Reason for the Season’

Dear Editor: Another Christmas season is here and I want to honor Jesus Christ who is the “Reason for the Season.” The only reason to celebrate is because it is His birthday. Yet many celebrate and never give More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Re: Midwives

Dear Editor: The recent article “Push for licensing of midwives presented in Charleston” took me back 3-4 decades because all my children’s births and literally dozens of my friends had direct entry midwives More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014

‘When will lives mean more than money?’

Dear Editor: Ever wondered why air at industrial sites, so polluted it causes nose bleeds and nausea, is often labeled “safe” by government studies? It seems this is again the case, at least according to WV More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Perceptions of the River

  Dear Editor: Money and politics are desperately trying to expand the natural gas infrastructure in an attempt to keep up with the carbon boom. We are a planet of 7 billion people. China will not reach peak More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Wellspring ‘thank you’

Dear Editor: Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc., Rupert, WV, sends heartfelt thanks to the communities of Greenbrier County for their support and assistance over the past 10 years, 2004-2014. You have helped us succeed More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

‘Look out for your neighbor’

Dear Editor: This week I attended a meeting in Summers County about proposed natural gas pipelines that may pass through our area. Regardless of my or anyone else’s opinions about the need for pipelines, I would More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Sadness for Ferguson

Dear Editor: In light of this past week’s events in Ferguson, MO, I want to express my sadness in viewing the hatred and violence that occurred. The media repeatedly stated it was due to the way the people in More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Letter from the Editor

By Sarah Mansheim Ugh. Bill Cosby. Over the years, I’d heard the rumors that he was a sexual predator, but I chose to look away because I thought they couldn’t be true. Bill Cosby, to me, is Cliff Huxtable, More...