Ferguson, Missouri ... a throwback to the racial upheavals of the mid 1960s?
In determining what information the water company affected by the Jan. 9 chemical leak into the Elk River must turn over to regulators, West Virginia's Public Service Commission has hit upon a reasonable course.
I applaud Mayor Steve Williams for standing up and fighting the drug epidemic which has engulfed our city. Huntington needed a leader to combat this epidemic, and Mayor Steve responded like a true hero.
By all accounts, July 27, 2014, started out as a pretty normal day. But all of that changed when a call went out to 9ll that the historic Morris Building on the corner of Fourth Avenue and 9th Street was ablaze.
The images from Ferguson, Mo., over the past two weeks have been troubling on many levels.
Business leaders from around the state will gather this week at The Greenbrier resort for the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting.
It's my favorite story for this time of year. Summer's edge is pushing into the promised routines of fall, reminding me of my father's tale about giving directions, a skill he considered an art that few mastered. Some tell too little, others too much, and some are downright confusing.
Women's Equality Day, Aug. 26, is the 94th anniversary of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. The League of Women Voters of the Huntington Area is marking this historic occasion through its ongoing work to engage and empower all voters.
It has been more than 20 years since the West Virginia Supreme Court ordered the State Election Commission to allow the Republican party to replace a candidate on the ballot after the original nominee withdrew. And Secretary of State Natalie Tennant's office announced last week it would require similar court action before the state allows Marie Sprouse-McDavid to replace Delegate Suzette Raines on the ballot.
The "war on coal" began decades ago and those responsible for our situation are close to home -- our state lawmakers.