Snowshoe Mountain resort hosted the Grand National Cross-County (GNCC) ATV and motorcycle endurance races for the fifth year on June 25 and 26. A Pennsylvania pro took home the first place ATV trophy, while a 22-year old Australian pro won his second GNCC-series motorcycle race of the year.
The Department of Environmental (DEP) gave the go-ahead for the Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) to proceed with Phase I of a decentralized sewage system for the Snowshoe area. Phase I will include a preliminary engineering report and a preliminary design.
Multiple police and rescue units are searching in the Cranberry Wilderness for a missing Virginia man.
Michael Camilletti, age 56, of Stanardsville, Virginia, is believed to have entered the Cranberry Wilderness on May 23.
A week-long celebration of mountain music and art commenced this week as Allegheny Echoes kicked off its 15th annual series of workshops and concerts.
Joe Smith won the June 14 election for Marlinton mayor and will be sworn in on June 30. Smith follows in the footsteps of his grandfather and uncle as mayor of the town.
There will be some major changes to Marlinton's local government due to the municipal election of June 14.
Lifelong Marlinton resident Joe Smith defeated incumbent Mayor Dennis Driscoll by a vote of 159-57.
Kelly Andrews doesn't wait for someone else to lead. Ever since she was a teenager, she has stepped up to provide leadership when people needed help.
Possibly the single biggest event of the year in Pocahontas County happens this weekend at Snowshoe Mountain resort.
June 14, 2011 election results
Anne Walker: 19
Council (top five elected):
Sam McNeel - 24
Janice Goode - 19
John H. Hill - 19
Richard C. Workman - 17
Edward S. Workman - 17
Eugene C. Burford - 10
Marlinton Mayor Dennis Driscoll, Convention and Visitors Bureau director Gail Hyer and Old Clark Inn proprietor Nelson Hernandez welcomed more than 100 adventure sport motorcyclists at the Marlinton Motor Inn on June 10.
The Great Depression hit the United States in 1929 and everything President Herbert Hoover did to try to fix it only made it worse.
Despite an offer from the Pocahontas County Sheriff's Department to provide expanded police coverage at the same cost, Marlinton council voted to renew its law enforcement contract with the West Virginia State Police.
It's standard practice for an attorney to request a reconsideration after a court or agency issues an order.
PCHS sophomore-to-be Wesley Felton, of Marlinton, had the best batting average of any freshman in the state in all divisions, according to statistics clearinghouse MaxPreps.com. Felton batted .351 and was among the leaders in several other offensive categories.
Unofficial election results for Marlinton mayor, recorder and council. Posted at municipal building in Marlinton.
Joe Smith - 159
Dennis Driscoll - 57
Robin Mutscheller - 162
Council (top 5 elected to council)