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The U.S. can’t carry the entire load

June 8, 2014 President Barack Obama claims not to be conducting a war on coal, yet last week his administration proposed the strictest carbon emissions rules yet, using the Clean Air Act of 1970 in a way it was... more »»

Communication improving in county

June 7, 2014 Technology is improving many aspects of our daily lives, and soon it will assist in alerting residents of Hancock County in the event of emergencies or other immediately needed information Plans are... more »»

70 years later, we still remember

June 6, 2014 It is appropriate that today, the 70th anniversary of D-Day, we honor those who were willing to stand tall against what some considered to be nearly impossible odds to protect our freedoms. more »»

Support United Way Golf Classic

June 5, 2014 The biggest fundraiser of the year for the Weirton United Way is just around the corner, and we encourage those who are able to show their suppor. more »»

Foreign policy going in wrong direction

June 4, 2014 The trade of five Guantanamo prisoners for one American held captive by the Taliban becomes a clear touchstone for debate when one considers who was swapped for whom. more »»

Support your local Relay event

June 3, 2014 There will be a whole lot of walking going on the valley in the coming weeks. Yes, it's Relay for Life time in our area, so let the fundraising, fellowship and fun begi. more »»

Be careful while in the sun

June 2, 2014 The temperatures have finally warmed up after a brutal winter With the return of the summer sun, it is time for everyone to think about the dangers of skin cance. more »»

New bridge is desperately needed

June 1, 2014 The good news of the week, perhaps of the year for local drivers, came from Wednesday's meeting of the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission. more »»

A simple apology won’t cut it

May 31, 2014 If the failure to protect American diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, doesn't get a rise out of the average American, perhaps the presidential administration blowing the cover of a CIA station chief in a... more »»

Dictating lunch menu is misguided

May 30, 2014 While it's laudable to care about the health of school children, it's also, unfortunately, a little laughable when it's the federal government trying to dictate daily lunch menus in schools. more »»

Express thoughts on bypass proposal

May 29, 2014 For many years discussions have been held about ways to better manage traffic through portions of New Cumberland. more »»

Juvenile detention still a problem

May 28, 2014 State officials in charge of juvenile detention in West Virginia may have a whole new appreciation of the phrase "out of the frying pan and into the fire. more »»

Safeguard our children

May 27, 2014 Sexual predators eager to victimize children are threats everywhere, even in West Virgini. more »»

Remember the true meaning

May 26, 2014 We hope everyone will take a few moments to think about the meaning of what Americans are asked to remember toda. more »»

Get active this summer

May 25, 2014 As summer approaches, with the psychological start coming with Memorial Day weekend, visions of outdoor activities fill most people's heads. more »»

School safety set to increase

May 24, 2014 Safety in our schools is always on our minds these days. more »»

Take time to remember

May 23, 2014 Memorial Day is about commemoration of sacrifice, the ultimate sacrifice soldiers, Marines, airmen, sailors and Coast Guardsmen and women have made while protecting the freedoms we enjoy as Americans. more »»

Require audits of state agencies

May 22, 2014 Most fringe benefits provided by employers have at least some value, and that means the Internal Revenue Service wants to know about them. more »»

Enjoy the Fort concert series

May 21, 2014 This year's installment of the summer concert series at the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater at Historic Fort Steuben begins Thursday. more »»

Check out a local concert

May 20, 2014 The air is warming up and local residents are looking for things to do in the community, especially activities to gather with families and friends. more »»

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