Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Facebook | Twitter | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
What's your opinion? We value your opinion and encourage you to share it with our readers by writing a Letter to the Editor. Submit your letter online with our Virtual Newsroom.

Mine Safety

April 27, 2015 Laws put in place to protect our coal miners do little good without full enforcement. more »»


April 26, 2015 For seven years now, President Barack Obama has annually broken a promise. In 2008, while able to say whatever he thought would garner the most votes, Obama pledged to recognize the slaughter of 1. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

April 25, 2015 UP: To the arrival of the steel that will help replace the press box and existing seating at Erickson All Sports Facility. Rick Bush, chairman of the Erickson All Sports Facility Development Corp. more »»


April 24, 2015 Despite the flurry of attention last year about the state of our nation’s Veterans Affairs hospitals, the facilities are still poorly enough funded and supervised that, here in West Virginia, one... more »»


April 23, 2015 Regardless of the circumstances, Parkersburg residents have a right to expect their municipal government will continue to function properly, to serve their needs, and to do so in a way that is at... more »»

Child Abuse

April 22, 2015 Children in West Virginia are under siege, as they are too often the unnoticed victims of the many challenges we face — economic uncertainty, drug and alcohol abuse, physical and mental health woes ... more »»


April 21, 2015 Employers want to be able to rely on a quality, educated workforce when they choose a locatio. more »»


April 20, 2015 Social workers gathered in West Virginia last week noted schools play a pivotal role in reducing the number of young people incarcerated — with truancy prevention being only part of the solution. more »»

Fill the Boot

April 19, 2015 Local residents might want to throw a little extra loose change, or bills, into their cars this week, in anticipation of the Fill the Boot fundraiser Thursday. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

April 18, 2015 DOWN: To reports indicating there is an increase in abuse and neglect cases in Wood County — attributed in part to increases in drug abus. more »»


April 17, 2015 Bad news about taxes for West Virginians and Ohioans came out this week, but it is not the fault of local and state officials. more »»


April 16, 2015 No one can dispute the degree to which folks in the Mid-Ohio Valley give of themselves when the call is mad. more »»


April 15, 2015 Only five states do a worse job of giving taxpayers a return on their investment than West Virginia, according to a recent WalletHub report. more »»


April 14, 2015 West Virginia’s standing has slipped a bit in terms of the Rich States, Poor States Index from the American Legislative Exchange Council — falling from No. 30 after 2013, to No. 36 after 2014. more »»

Climate Change

April 13, 2015 True proponents of quality public education should be thrilled with the latest decision by the West Virginia Board of Education to allow classroom debate on the issue of climate chang. more »»


April 12, 2015 It seems as though we should not need a special day set aside to remind us, but investment in infrastructure and improved transportation are vital not just to the U.S., but to West Virginia. When Sen. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

April 11, 2015 UP: To 1995 Parkersburg High School graduate Jamie Phillips Ford, for bringing the Robots and Ratios workshop to TREK teachers at Jefferson Elementary Center. more »»


April 10, 2015 Boom and bust cycles have affected the Mid-Ohio Valley for generations. more »»

Tree City

April 9, 2015 Williamstown officials and residents should be congratulated for more than three decades of dedication to remaining a Tree City U.S.A. more »»


April 8, 2015 With the exception of Hollywood special effects, video recordings generally do not lie, and have become an important tool for most law enforcement agencies across the country. more »»



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web