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Editorials

Helping To Forge a New Downtown

It˾ֱs interesting to study the shift that has taken place over the past 70 years when it comes to downtowns ˾ֱ primarily downtown living. There was a time when families chose to live in downtown Wheeling, or just adjacent to downtown in neighborhoods such as East Wheeling and Center ...

Finding a New Path in Mountain State

For 161 years (and two days), West Virginia has been our Wild and Wonderful home. Much good is taking place right now, and it˾ֱs not hard to be bullish about the state˾ֱs future. Consider: in the past year, we˾ֱve seen personal income tax rates drop 21.5% for all residents. We˾ֱve seen ...

A Win for W.Va. Energy

The long-delayed Mountain Valley Pipeline ˾ֱ a 303-mile line that starts in Wetzel County and extends into Virginia ˾ֱ is now in service, a big win locally and in the state for energy production. Sens. Joe Manchin, I-W.Va., and Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., deserve all the credit for seeing this ...

It˾ֱs Time To Put West Virginia Kids First

As public officials started to talk about the ways in which the system failed Kyneddi Miller, it became obvious that failures took place in association with Kyneddi˾ֱs family homeschooling her since at least February 2021. Public officials understand it is time to look at whether changes in ...

Don˾ֱt Leave Pets In a Hot Vehicle

Have a hard time dealing with the sudden oppressive heat after getting into your parked car over the past few days? You immediately either rolled down all the windows completely or cranked the A/C as high as it would go, didn˾ֱt you? Now, think about those few moments of discomfort and ...

State˾ֱs First Job Is To Protect Children

Surely Brian Abraham, Gov. Jim Justice˾ֱs chief of staff, saw a recent press conference going better than it did. In moderating the in-person press briefing, his aim was purportedly clearing up questions about how Kyneddi Miller˾ֱs case was handled leading up to her death at age 14 in Boone ...