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 and wildlife, because there’s not enough room in the editorial section of this paper. Instead, I want share what it means to be a West More...

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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...

By admin On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Re: Conflict of interest/Ethics Commission

Dear Editor: Brandon Johnson’s reply to my letter of Apr. 3 was like manna from heaven. His purpose was to prove that John Manchester is not guilty of a conflict of interest by wearing 2 hats – one as Mayor More...

By admin On Monday, April 27th, 2015

Church rejected her

Dear Editor: I used to be a member of a church located within the local community. I was associated with this particular church for at least two years. During that time I would volunteer my time to clean and help More...

By admin On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Not a conflict of interest

Dear Editor: The author of the April 3 letter to the editor raised a valid question: is it a conflict of interest for an elected mayor to serve as a compensated city manager/administrator? The author said yes but More...

By admin On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Groups denounce shooting of oil employee in Lincoln County

Dear Editor: As environmental organizations opposed to the massive poorly regulated shale gas “fracking” and related pipeline expansion in the Marcellus, we strongly denounce the reported shooting of Mark Miller, More...