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

Opinion: Economic Development Secretary Carmichael sees new industries finding a welcoming home in West Virginia

Dear Editor, Great jobs, abundant opportunities, and new industries are finding a welcoming home in West Virginia. On a regional, national, and international scale, our state is winning new business at a torrid clip. West Virginia is beating states many times our size and delivering incredible victories for our citizens.[Read More…]

Opinion: West Virginia ratepayers are not paying for the FirstEnergy bribery scandal in Ohio

By Charlotte Lane, chair West Virginia Public Service Commission You may have heard about the FirstEnergy bribery scandal in Ohio.  Federal prosecutors have accused the former speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives of leading a FirstEnergy supported effort to pass a billion dollar bailout of its nuclear plants.  As[Read More…]

Opinion: West Virginia is a national leader in childhood immunizations – let’s stay protected

By Charles J. Mullett, MD, PhD, FAAP Chair, Department of Pediatrics, WVU School of Medicine Kathryn S. Moffett, MD, FAAP Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, WVU School of Medicine, and Lisa M. Costello, MD, MPH, FAAP Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, WVU School of Medicine West Virginia has long led the nation[Read More…]

Mountain Musings: Christmas music magic

Christmas music magic It never fails each year that listening to Christmas songs from the past and present guides me to a place of treasured holiday memories and a renewed love for the season. We all know the feeling of dread that can accompany Christmas and New Year’s — decorations[Read More…]

OPINION: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you

You’re holding in your hands our biggest and most festive newspaper issue of the year. We think you’ll like it. Our usual front page has been replaced with a seasonal greeting – our annual Christmas card to readers and advertisers. You will find the traditional front page with headlines on[Read More…]

Mountain Musings: Thanksgiving Thoughts

As we move towards the beginning of winter and a new year, it’s good to reflect on the joys, heartaches and challenges of the past year to get some perspective and to feel thankful. It’s been heartbreaking to watch the suffering of the people of Ukraine as their homeland has[Read More…]