Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
 
 
 
State Supreme Court considers lottery case

October 21, 2015 Even West Virginia Supreme Court justices, accustomed to dealing with complex issues of law and sometimes off-the-wall cases, must be scratching their heads over how to handle a case involving the... more »»

Obama to speak on drug abuse in W.Va.

October 20, 2015 Open letter to President Barack Obama: Mr. President, as your aircraft wings its way toward the airport in Charleston Wednesday, look out the windo. more »»

Should the Dems debate?

October 20, 2015 So, how do you feel about the Democrats’ debate? Not the one last week. The one proposed for Wheeling, between Democrat contenders for governor of West Virginia. more »»

W.Va., Ohio and Pa. to cooperate in development

October 19, 2015 Competition among states for economic development sometimes seems to serve only big corporations eager to reap as many tax breaks as possibl. more »»

Gee looks to transform culture

October 16, 2015 Two comments made by West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee during his annual State of the University speech last week are of paramount importance to the future of Mountain State resident. more »»

Capito’s bill would offer loan debt help

October 15, 2015 College and trade-school graduates saddled with heavy burdens of student loan debt could get some help if a bill proposed by U.S. Sen. Shelley Capito is enacte. more »»

Hope for real reform may be fading away

October 14, 2015 Just a few months ago, hopes were high among West Virginians that real tax relief might be in the works. But as the months have passed, optimism about that may have fade. more »»

Tomblin orders sweeping cuts in state spending

October 13, 2015 Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s name probably is mud in many quarters of state government this week. more »»

Bad Idea

October 12, 2015 Take a look at a map showing the Marcellus Shale and other geologic formations holding enormous quantities of natural gas. Then look at maps of other gas-bearing strat. more »»

Higher taxes could drive industry away

October 12, 2015 Eighty-three percent of the third graders at Evans Elementary School in Jackson County are proficient in mathematics, according to the state Department of Education’s evaluation system. more »»

Boos & Applause

October 10, 2015 Editor’s note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in — pro, con or neutral. more »»

Fossil fuel tax would spell disaster for W.Va.

October 9, 2015 News Patriot Coal expects more than 2,500 of its West Virginia employees to lose their jobs may have prompted some Mountain State residents to wonder how things could get much worse. more »»

Pipeline projects' paperwork is daunting

October 9, 2015 Extraction industry companies continue to try to keep their ducks in a row in order to satisfy ever-increasing demands from the federal government. more »»

Bill gets dreamy in Charleston speech

October 8, 2015 When former President Bill Clinton spoke to a gathering of West Virginia Democrats in Charleston over the weekend, he did so with the full knowledge that he was speaking to an ever-shrinking group o... more »»

Government secrecy still a serious problem

October 7, 2015 Many newspaper journalists will have no trouble believing allegations Murray Energy Corp. is making in a lawsuit against the federal government. more »»

W.Va. public education needs a breakthrough

October 6, 2015 Fewer than half the students in West Virginia public schools can demonstrate grade-level proficiency in mathematics, according to the state’s own yardstick. The numbers are slightly worse for science. more »»

Tough Spot

October 5, 2015 It must be tempting for West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to tell the Environmental Protection Agency to take its plan to kill the coal industry and drive electricity prices up and ... more »»

Boos & Applause

October 3, 2015 Editor’s note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in — pro, con or neutral. more »»

W.Va. schools earn top educational honor

October 2, 2015 Eighty-three percent of the third graders at Evans Elementary School in Jackson County, are proficient in mathematics, according to the state Department of Education’s evaluation system. more »»

Program training students, teachers for confrontations

October 1, 2015 When you fear someone with a gun plans to shoot you, your best option is to get away. Run. Hide. more »»

 
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web