Tomblin’s proposal has merit
February 27, 2013 A household environment in which no one is bringing home a paycheck is an unhealthy one. Ask anyone who’s had to cope with the challenge of feeding children healthy meals on food stamps. more »»
How can schools stop teens from sexting?
February 22, 2013 Many teenagers simply don’t understand the trouble they can get into by engaging in any number of risky behaviors. Bad things may happen to kids, they understand — but not to the. more »»
Residents must make voices heard
February 21, 2013 About 50 residents turned out to the Elkins High School Auditorium Tuesday to attend — and take part in — an Elkins Municipal Election candidate forum hosted by The Inter-Mountai. more »»
Paul shows rift in GOP
February 16, 2013 Rand Paul’s State of the Union reply, alongside Margo Rubio’s official Republican response, indicates a widening rift within the GOP. more »»
Conspiracy theories don’t honor victims
February 15, 2013 On that sad day in December when news of the tragic school shooting in Connecticut dominated not just our televisions and computers but also our conversations, thoughts and fears, many in our area... more »»
New directive good for state
February 11, 2013 All West Virginia state agencies should be required to follow a new purchasing directive all the time. If ensuring that happens requires an act of the Legislature, lawmakers should approve one. more »»
DHHR dismissals still shrouded in mystery
February 4, 2013 West Virginians who want to know more about why three state employees were fired after questioning what they apparently viewed as unnecessary government spending may have to wait — again. more »»
Is extreme weather the new normal?
February 2, 2013 What is up with the weather? That might sound like a frivolous question, but let’s look at recent events in our area: ? The June 29 derecho caused tremendous damages in our region, knocking out powe... more »»