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The global warming religion

February 23, 2014 It is interesting that over 95 percent of those who insist “global warming” or “climate change” or whatever is an undeniable fact, are either paid to work in this field, or financial beneficiaries... more »»

Replace leaky gas lines

February 23, 2014 I live on 10th Avenue. Prior to losing gas, my meter froze two times, losing gas. I spoke with three Hope workers. They said there are rusted pinholes in lines that let water run in. more »»

Obama and executive orders

February 23, 2014 Critics are calling President Obama “lawless” due to his use of executive orders. more »»

Perceptions of our military

February 23, 2014 I have a few thoughts on Mr. Harpool’s response to Mr. Dent’s comments on diversity in the military. more »»

Helping Belpre’s economy

February 23, 2014 In reference to business in the city of Belpre, I would like to make a recommendation. To help the economy and still keep the hometown feel, I motion to open a small shopping center. more »»

Ballpark won’t bring in people

February 23, 2014 I’m writing concerning the baseball park Mayor Newell is trying to get here in Parkersburg. more »»

This is just the beginning

February 23, 2014 Recently our water board requested a 30 percent increase over a four-year period and your city council approved this malarkey. Our small city is full of retirees, widows, orphans and poor people. more »»

Polite and caring young people

February 23, 2014 We have had the privilege of attending two of Parkersburg South High School’s fundraisers — girl’s basketball at Rax and the cross country team’s pancake breakfast at Washington Lions Clu. more »»

A fitting tribute to an icon

February 23, 2014 I can’t tell you how much the picture of Shirley Temple Black on the editorial page meant to me. Shirley was riding off into the sunset with that beautiful smile on her face, waving “goodby. more »»

Diversity is good for the military

February 16, 2014 I am writing in response to Brian Dent’s lamentation of Sikhs and Muslims being allowed to express their religion in the U.S. military. Freedom of Religion in the U.. more »»

Unfair tax hurts businesses

February 16, 2014 The economy has already taken a deep toll on small businesses across the country, especially right here in West Virginia. more »»

Clear snow from vehicles

February 16, 2014 Our family was on vacation in Montreal. We had parked in an outdoor paid parking lot. It began to snow heavily. Upon leaving the parking lot the attendants swept off our entire miniva. more »»

Hard questions for Vienna

February 16, 2014 I attended the Vienna City Council meeting and was as usual under impressed with the disrespect that is shown to the taxpayers/residents of this fine city. more »»

Our wonderful young students

February 16, 2014 One of the pleasures of working for the Wood County Commissioners is the variety of projects you get involved in throughout the community. more »»

A mesmerizing discussion

February 16, 2014 On Monday, I was fortunate to hear Marion Blumenthal Lazan speak to the staff and student body at Jackson Middle School. She is a remarkable woman. more »»

Become an informed voter

February 16, 2014 The hottest segment of voters in America today is not Republican voters or Democrat voters; it is the uninformed voter. more »»

Committee appreciates support

February 16, 2014 Parkersburg Holiday in the Park opened for the 19th year on Nov. 23 with new light displays as well as some of the standard, and much admired, ones from the past. more »»

Incredible job of clearing roads

February 16, 2014 Special thanks to all of the snow plow and salt truck operators who have done an incredible job keeping our streets clear during the past several weeks. more »»

Stand up for the unborn

February 16, 2014 Tuesday was the pro-life rally at the Legislature in Charleston, sponsored by West Virginians for Life. more »»

The kindness of area residents

February 16, 2014 My husband and I would like to thank the five gentlemen who helped get our car out of a ditch during this past Sunday’s snow storm. more »»



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