The Editorial category is a roundup of links to editorials and columns from West Virginia newspapers.

OPINION: Mountain Musings — The ties that bind us

by Kate Evans We’re celebrating the 130th anniversary of The Morgan Messenger and I was asked to share some thoughts on that. I’ve been writing for The Morgan Messenger for 23 years now, since the end of January, 2000, along with periodic stories for The Hancock News over the years.[Read More…]

West Virginia Day: Find rewards through service

By Charlotte Lane, chair West Virginia Public Service Commission In 1861, as the Civil War raged and brother fought against brother, the counties in the western part of Virginia began the process of seceding from the eastern part of the state.  Originally known as Kanawha, by the time President Lincoln[Read More…]

Opinion: Adjust or be left behind    

By Greg Kozera Last Sunday my daughter, Dannielle and I ran a half-marathon in Toledo, Ohio. The weather was cool, great for running. It was a beautiful course winding through neighborhoods. Dannielle and I had some great conversations. Her college roommate is now a doctor in Toledo who has a[Read More…]

WVPSC Column: Wild, wonderful state parks

By Charlotte Lane, chair West Virginia Public Service Commission Recently, the Public Service Commission held a public comment hearing at Hawks Nest State Park.  I was reminded once again of the incredible beauty of West Virginia.  The meeting room at the Hawks Nest Lodge was spacious and well appointed, but[Read More…]