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Time to go hog wild

June 16, 2015 It promises to be a wild time Friday night as the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce launches its first Hog Wild in the Hollow event. Set for 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. more »»

Keep our elders safe from harm

June 15, 2015 Today is Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a day for professionals, caregivers and family members to learn the warning sign. more »»

Celebrate our flag

June 14, 2015 When the Continental Congress first recognized the national flag of the United States of America on June 14, 1777, it marked the first time any reference to the British Empire was removed from the... more »»

Program serves as an inspiration

June 13, 2015 For 19 years, students and alumni of Weirton Madonna High School, along with other volunteers, have reached out to lend a hand to others. more »»

The election is over, it’s time to get to work

June 12, 2015 The elections are over, and the people of several of our communities have voiced their opinions on how they want their cities to move into the future. more »»

Don’t backtrack on fracking

June 11, 2015 Apparently someone at the U.S. more »»

International trip will pay off for state

June 10, 2015 Anytime someone involved in economic development is presented with an opportunity to promote their area, they should jump on it, even if it takes them to the other side of the world. more »»

Are we prepared for the modern threat?

June 9, 2015 It is a virtual certainty that the publicly admitted hack of the federal government’s personnel computer system won’t be the last intrusion into the operations of government of the United States of... more »»

Let your voices be heard, go vote.

June 8, 2015 Several of our local communities will hold their municipal elections Tuesday, and we encourage residents to use this opportunity to participate in one of the most vital functions of our form of... more »»

Not getting what we pay for

June 7, 2015 Most of us who have traveled by air over the past 13 years have experienced the inconvenience of dealing with Transportation Security Administration screenings, random searches and regulations. more »»

D-Day remembered

June 6, 2015 Today marks the 71st anniversary of D-Day, and it is appropriate that we honor those who were willing to stand tall against what some considered to be nearly impossible odds to protect our freedoms. more »»

Relay events bring hope to fight against cancer

June 5, 2015 Hours and hours of walking, along with fun, fellowship and fundraising, begin this weekend, as it’s Relay for Life time in the Ohio Valley. more »»

Grants will continue path to future

June 4, 2015 Cleanup efforts at three former local industrial sites are getting a boost thanks to a series of grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agenc. more »»

Tax reform is a complex issue

June 3, 2015 Tax policy is like a house of cards, West Virginia legislators are learning. Pulling out even a single card can bring the whole thing tumbling down. more »»

McKinley’s decision right for West Virginia

June 2, 2015 West Virginia needs excellent leadership in state government. But our future depends to an enormous extent not on what our leaders in Charleston do, but what happens in Washington, D.C. more »»

Coal’s demise means higher power bills

June 1, 2015 As alarming and depressing as a new report from West Virginia University must be to anyone involved with the coal industry — and in our state, that means virtually everyone, directly or indirectly —... more »»

Hoping for better numbers

May 31, 2015 The news out of the Census Bureau for the mid-decade estimates was fairly gri. more »»

Play it safe, cool in the swimming pool

May 30, 2015 The season for public and home swimming pools is about to get under way as the school year winds down. more »»

Panhandling law an unfortunate need

May 29, 2015 The Hancock County Commission is in the process of enacting legislation regulating panhandling in the unincorporated areas of the county, and while we do urge careful reflection on the issue, we fee... more »»

A top 10 tribute to David Letterman

May 28, 2015 To take a bit of advantage of the road already traveled by David Letterman, here’s the Top 10 Reasons Why David Letterman Will be Missed. No. 10: Letterman is proof that anyone can rise to stardom. more »»

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