The Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) board places a high priority on recycling and education of the importance of recycling to the environment.
Virginia is for lovers, but wild and wonderful West Virginia is for people who love to fish.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will conduct a comprehensive study to investigate the potential environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing, a technique becoming more common with increased use of horizontal drilling to obtain natural gas.
The West Virginia Army National Guard hosted an awards ceremony at Snowshoe Saturday for the groups who helped rescue 17 stranded troops after a Navy helicopter crashed on Back Allegheny Mountain on February 18.
Rather than re-inventing the wheel, a local group is getting ideas from other communities that have improved their economies and quality of life.
CreatePocahontas hosted guest speaker Paul S. Detch on March 10 at the Snowshoe Career Center in Marlinton.
The Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) board will hire experts to study a wastewater plant's potential impact on the underground biology of the upper Elk River, but not an in-depth field study that one board member recommended.
Marlinton just lost its town police officer and won't be getting another.
Joshua Vaughan, of Hillsboro, started duty as town officer in September 2009, but recently departed for a job with the Pocahontas County Sheriff's Department.
The Hillsboro town council voted 3-0 at its March 9 meeting to accept former mayor Richard Workman's resignation. Councilmembers Sandy Gladwell and Lois Wilfong were not present. Workman had submitted his resignation for personal reasons.
When Tom Shipley was running an antique shop in Indianapolis, the furthest thing from his mind was wastewater technology.ﾠ Now he studies it all the time. The Slaty Fork businessman is the newest member of the three-man Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) board.
On March 2, President Obama signed a disaster declaration which provides federal assistance to West Virginia as a result of the severe snowstorm of December 18-20, 2009.
A deadly bat disease has arrived in Pocahontas County with the potential to devastate bat populations, alter the ecosystem and impact the economy.
There's nothing more important to a firefighter than his personal protective gear. The suit protects the firefighter from flames, falling debris and toxic substances. Substandard protective gear is a distraction and a danger to the intrepid volunteers who wear it.
Anyone who wants to see the battleground at Camp Allegheny like it was during the Civil War better do it soon.
There was enough brass to fill an antique shop at Orchard Hall in Elkins last Wednesday afternoon.
A Marlinton man was taken into custody Tuesday after an altercation in his Brownsburg home led to the shooting death of his brother