Letter to the Editor: American Holocaust

Dear Editor: It’s time to end our American Holocaust. It’s time to provide healthcare for all Americans - as a right not a privilege.  Canada, Great Britain, Germany, France and Switzerland are just a few...

MVP open to citizens’ needs

Dear Editor: It’s apparent to me after reading recent letters in the Mountain Messenger that the authors of those letters are making uninformed assumptions about The Majority Voice Party that just aren’t true. The party...

Letter to the Editor: Ordinance 254

Dear Editor: My Dad taught me to follow the teachings of Jesus, and to respect all human beings. A few of Jesus’ teachings stand out: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto...

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, what...

Birth control availability at risk

By Dan Heyman Reproductive-rights advocates say a leaked Trump administration draft regulation threatens birth control insurance coverage for millions of women. Dated May 23, the “interim final rule” was circulated to several government agencies for comment....

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...

Letter to the Editor : The danger of pipeline leaks  

  Dear Editor: Natural gas is 95% methane and extremely flammable. It is a vapor not a liquid. Methane is colorless, odorless, tasteless and nearly 100% combustible. It is too expensive to add the safety odorants tert-butylthiol and...

Letter to the Editor: Suitcase collection for kids

Dear Editor: As many of you are aware, April is child abuse prevention month.  You will see and read many articles about the effects of child abuse and neglect, the number of abused and neglected...

‘Tell a big enough lie’ The End

Dear Editor: Your last writing , “...meet ...face to face to show him that...” once again shows you’re a genius. You’re now making words visible. “Show” means there will be something to see, but maybe...

What makes West Virginia #AlmostHeaven to Me

By Chelsea Ruby West Virginia Tourism Commissioner West Virginians - and everyone who loves West Virginia - I have a small but very important favor to ask: This month, take a few minutes to tell...

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