Executive Director Susan Adkins will be missed

Dear Editor; Recently the news of the retirement of Executive Director Susan Adkins was released by Carnegie Hall. Naturally, such occasions happen in due course, but this particular retirement motivates me to recognize it with a few thoughts. Susan Adkins has been a uniquely qualified and particularly capable Executive Director. My husband Ron and More...

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By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2015

More questions than answers

Dear Editor: The article in the Daily News on Thursday, 21st of May, about the Public Hearing on the Rural Fire Service Fee created several more questions than answers. The biggest question I have at this point More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Open letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

June 2, 2015 Ms. Kimberly Bose, Secretary Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First St., NE, Room 1A Washington, DC 20426 Docket #PF15-3 Dear Ms. Bose, No pipeline, no pipeline, not now, never. This correspondence More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

McClung overreached authority

Dear Editor: Animal control officer McClung has again overreached his authority and must be terminated. There are some facts not subject to debate that we all can agree are unreasonable and offensive: 1) Max the More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Pipeline impact

Dear Editor: There will be many environmental impacts from the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline and associated facilities, but I’m not writing about all the environmental impacts on the air, soil, water, vegetation More...

By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Re: Proposed Ordinance

Dear Editor: ETHICAL: adhering to ethical and moral principles; “it seems ethical and right; followed the only honorable course of action; had the moral courage to stand alone.” —Webster’s WordNet Dictionary As More...

By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Re: Rejected

Dear Editor: I was shocked when I read the letter written by Eugenia Snedegar telling about being rejected by her church, the reason being that several members complained that the furniture she had been asked to More...

By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Why people protest

Dear Editor: I, too, read Mr. Jonathan Wright’s vaguely fascistic article taking to task those protesters who spend much of their time opposing the ascendant status quo in West Virginia and beyond where the citizen More...

By admin On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Is it a luxury to protest? A rebuttal

Dear Mr. Wright, My editorial department found this week’s column troubling. While we often don’t agree with your political views, this is the first time that we have almost not run your column. However, we More...

By admin On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Pipeline bad news

Dear Editor: Many in West Virginia are perplexed and outraged by the Mountain Valley Pipeline. This will take fracking gas from Clarksburg area down through WV and through Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe counties, More...