The working class needs working class representation

Political Opinion — I am a proud coal miner’s daughter and granddaughter who grew up in the coal fields of Wyoming County, W.Va.... more


Speak Out — March 31, 2018

Speak Out — March 31, 2018... more

Letter: Water is fragile — we need to protect it

Dear Editor: Thursday, March 22 is World Water Day. ... more

Christian and Pro-Choice

Political Opinion — When I think about the history of my family, especially the women in my family, I realize the positive changes that have been made through contraception. ... more

Attention candidates and readers: Here are our 2018 election guidelines

As candidates and readers prepare for the weeks and months ahead, we would like to outline our election coverage guidelines for 2018: ... more

Letter: Rivalries should return for WVU

Dear Editor: I think the WVU football schedule needs to have a regional base from year to year, such as with reinstating such old rivalry games as the Pittsburgh Panthers and Virginia Tech.... more

Warren refuses to take DNA test

Political Opinion — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced that she has a new plan to demonize Donald Trump. ... more

Guns and drugs

Political Opinion — Gun-related and drug-related deaths are on the rise in America. ... more

Letter: Stray animal at your house? Here’s what to do

Dear Editor: I thought I would offer some suggestions for what to do when a stray animal runs through your yard or shows up at your house. ... more

Voting is important

Opinion — “The right to vote,” said British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, “is the foundation of all democracy.”... more

Florence, Oregon: Nation’s best spot for retirement, exploding whales

Humor — I’m sure many of you have heard that Florence, Ore., where my family and I happen to live, has just been named among the Top 5 Best Places to Retire in the United States. ... more

Lessons learned serving on the board of education

Column— “How do we get to next?” E. Gordon Gee, Ed.D., American academic serving his second term as President of West Virginia University, asked our West Virginia School Board Association to consider. ... more

Speak Out — March 7, 2018

Speak Out — March 7, 2018... more

Teachers deserve more than they are getting – And so do our children

Opinion — If there’s one thing the past week has shown us here in West Virginia, it’s that teachers are passionate about their job.... more