FERC in the pockets of the energy industry

Dear Editor: I read nearly the entire 700+ page Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) which was released in mid September. There is virtually no hope of getting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to do their job: evaluating the impacts of pipelines on citizens in a professional and unbiased way. FERC More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Halloween memories

Dear Editor: The Halloween Festival, the first for Lewisburg, went over really well, a lot of people came out for it,everyone enjoyed it. Because it was something new and different. Some people think that the City More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Thank you from citizens of White Sulphur Springs

Dear Editor: The City of White Sulphur Springs experienced a devastating flood on June 23, 2016. Many of our citizens were left without homes and eight residents of White Sulphur Springs lost their lives. We, The More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Support for legalizing marijuana in West Virginia

My Fellow West Virginians, I am writing to you about the future of West Virginia. We must face the reality that the non-metallurgical coal industry is dead. Therefore, we are looking at huge raises in our tax burden More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Support for Evan Jenkins

Dear Editor: I want to comment on the Congressional race between Matt Detch and Congressman Evan Jenkins. If most of you readers out there will think back to Congressman Nick Rahall’s demise as our representative, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Donald Trump/email server/ etc.

Dear Editor: “Hillary Clinton is the most corrupt Secretary of State in our history.” “It’s pay to play at the State Department.” “Hillary Clinton has engaged in criminal and illegal activities.” “She’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Vote for Ambler and Baldwin

Dear Editor: As the coming election draws ever nearer, many minds are so occupied by the national dilemma that local contests are passed over in our thinking until the last minute. With this in mind I would like More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Warner outlines changes he’d make to SOS office

Dear Editor: There is a very important election in just one week – one that will change the course of our country and our state. In the last several months I’ve visited every West Virginia county, most more More...

By Sara Mansheim On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Getting it wrong

Remember that time, oh, about a week ago, when I was extolling how busy I was, but it was okay because I knew everything? Yeah. Me too. But here’s what I forgot to tell you: that night, I sent my family to White More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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A record of results for West Virginians

Dear Editor: It has been a privilege to serve our citizens as their West Virginia’s Secretary of State. I am honored by their trust and confidence in my work and my record. This record of positive results is the More...