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Friars Hill Traffic Report: Y’all can thank Faye in Maryland

I’m back, witches! So, how are ya? I’m sure a lot of you were hoping that I’ve been banned from publishing the Traffic Report due to my offensive, left wing missives. Sadly for you, I wasn’t....

The Back Pew – April 15th, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the good, the bad, and the budget. Let’s begin with the good news out of Charleston. BROADBAND BILL. Finally, we passed a broadband bill! The goal is to...

Letter : Concern about water quality

Dear Editor: Concerned about your water quality and availability and with the proposed 42 inch methane Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposed to cross West Virginia? You should be, the EPA is. The WV Department of Environmental Protections...

Public called to weigh in on West Virginia State Budget

  By Dan Heyman At the last moment, the State Legislature passed a budget with deep cuts to Medicaid and to K-12 and higher education. Now community groups are saying the voices of West Virginians are...

The Back Pew – April 8th, 2017

The legislative session ends this week. As the old song says, what a long strange trip it has been! BUDGET. Last week I shared my optimism that we would pass a fair budget on time....

ACLU-WV applauds medicinal marijuana law

In a historic vote, the West Virginia Legislature passed Senate Bill 386, which provides for the legalization of medicinal marijuana. The bill allows physicians to certify the use of cannabis for the treatment of various...

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...

Moving West Virginia forward

By WV Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher During this 2017 legislative session, Gov. Jim Justice has identified a bold initiative to lead West Virginia on the path to prosperity. His initiative will stimulate our economy and...

Reducing stress from the inside

  By Cristian B. Skinner Student, WVSOM For many people in Greenbrier County, 2016 was a stressful year. In a normal year, work or trouble finding work, family, illness and death can bring worry into our lives. This...

Commentary: Your land is their land

By Christopher Regan After the disastrous ending to WVU’s terrific men’s basketball season, I turned off the TV in disgust. The tape will show that Adrian was fouled. A tournament that had been marred by...