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Coal’s impact not understood

January 10, 2015 Thoughtful area residents ought to be disturbed and worried about two questions mining company owner Robert Murray asked Tuesday. more »»

Forced Pooling

January 9, 2015 West Virginia lawmakers likely will see some version of a forced pooling bill during the 60-day session, which begins Jan. 14. Similar bills failed in three of the past four sessions. more »»

Living Within Our Means

January 8, 2015 Republican leaders who will take control of the West Virginia Legislature within a few days have said they can balance the state budget without dipping into funds held in reserve for years to cope... more »»

Legislative Update

January 6, 2015 Today, residents will get a preview of the coming session in Charleston as the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Legislative Update event. more »»

Resolution

January 5, 2015 Most New Year’s resolutions are broken soon after being made. Our national resolution, made several times during the past decade or so, to stop spending beyond our means is an excellent example. more »»

Boos & Applause

January 3, 2015 Editor’s note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in — pro, con or neutral. more »»

No solutions?

December 31, 2014 Remember the “blue ribbon” commission Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed to recommend solutions to West Virginia’s highway funding dilemma? After many months of work it has resulted in ... nothing. more »»

Linked issues

December 30, 2014 Two of the toughest policy issues state officials need to address if West Virginia is to move forward are drug abuse and the state’s dismally low workforce participation rate. more »»

Higher Education

December 29, 2014 Higher Education Policy Commission statistics show enrollment in West Virginia colleges continues to fall. Enrollment in state-supported colleges has fallen approximately . more »»

Boos & Applause

December 27, 2014 Editor’s note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in — pro, con or neutral. more »»

W.Va. really is Almost Heaven

December 27, 2014 West Virginia cannot and never will be able to compete against some tourism destinations for certain kinds of attractions that appear to be important to many travelers. more »»

Prescriptions not needed for cold drugs

December 27, 2014 Purchasing cold and allergy medicine containing pseudoephedrine already is inconvenient enough in West Virginia. The drugs cannot be taken off a store shelf. more »»

Road funding issue needs attention

December 26, 2014 Remember the “blue ribbon” commission Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed to recommend solutions to West Virginia’s highway funding dilemma? After many months of work it has resulted in ... nothing. more »»

The Meaning of Christmas

December 24, 2014 The following is from The Gospel According to Luke 2:1-20: And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. more »»

Only the Best

December 23, 2014 In the coming weeks, Upshur County officials will be meeting to devise a plan to enter the area into the America’s?Best Communities competition. more »»

Homework

December 22, 2014 Liberal politicians who claim education loan interest rates are the most serious bane of college students either didn’t do their homework or aren’t being candid in the interest of pandering to... more »»

Boos & Applause

December 20, 2014 Editor’s note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in — pro, con or neutral. more »»

Expenditures are way off mark

December 20, 2014 While several dozen members of Congress had specific concerns that prompted them to vote against a $1. more »»

Sharing of information needs examined

December 20, 2014 As much as 80 percent of the controversial federal “Common Core” education standards matches state guides in effect for years, members of the West Virginia Board of Education were told last week. more »»

Good Things

December 19, 2014 Good things are happening at Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center. The facility celebrated another milestone Wednesday, cutting the ribbon for the center’s new rehabilitation unit. more »»

 
 
 

 

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