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Poll workers deserve praise for election duty

March 16, 2013 Editor: Most people will agree that voting is an important civic responsibility, but not everyone stops to think of the poll workers who make it possible for us to cast our votes. more »»

Sponsors thanked for help with park project

March 16, 2013 Editor: Create Buckhannon would like to thank the following persons and businesses who have sponsored a tree, bench and/or picnic table for Jawbone Park. more »»

Humane Society event deemed a huge success

March 16, 2013 Editor, On behalf of the Randolph County Humane Society, I would like to thank the loyal RCHS supporters and dinner patrons who attended our second annual “Spay-ghetti” dinner fundraiser held at the... more »»

Why do elected officials give themselves raises?

March 16, 2013 Editor: After seeing the news and reading the paper, why is it that when things get tough, our elected officials and others in government have to get raises and increases in benefits? Yet the... more »»

Elkins Councilwoman defends city’s officials

March 9, 2013 Editor: I have been debating whether or not to write this letter. However, after reading a letter to the editor addressing the city of Elkins’ council members, I felt the time was right. more »»

Child sex abuse much too prevalent in society

March 9, 2013 Editor: It has been a little more than a year since the child sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University first alarmed communities across the country. more »»

Budget vote might have prevented sequestration

March 9, 2013 Editor: Sen. Manchin says Congress won’t work in a bipartisan manner to replace the sequestration. more »»

Candidate responds to statements about Elkins

March 2, 2013 Editor, As a candidate for mayor for the city of Elkins I want to take this opportunity to respond to the letter from Mr. McRae in The Inter-Mountain on Feb. 23. To my knowledge, M. more »»

Controversy erupts over Upshur sheriff’s cruiser

March 2, 2013 Editor, Who is driving the Upshur sheriff’s cruiser? Will the real Upshur County sheriff stand up? We are now eight weeks into what is supposedly a new sheriff’s administration, and I am still havin... more »»

Suggestions could lead to better deer seasons

March 2, 2013 Editor, Well, hard to believe another deer season has come and gone. Now we can all get down to our post-season “Monday morning quarterback” commentaries, so here’s mine. more »»

GOP must embrace tea party to succeed

February 23, 2013 Well, it’s official. The Republican Party must embrace the tea party movement if the GOP is to recapture the White House in 2016. That’s the take-away, kind of, from Dr. more »»

Political left becoming great threat to nation

February 23, 2013 The left’s argument for the health care mandate is the height of hypocrisy. They claim that working people who can afford insurance are irresponsible for not buying it. more »»

Did a hidden agenda lead to comments?

February 23, 2013 The following comments are in response to citizens coming before the Tucker County Commission to voice concerns regarding EMS. The trivial word “gobbledygook” came to mind. more »»

City needs someone to make tough calls

February 23, 2013 It is that time of year again, and we find ourselves approaching another election. All of the candidates in a roundabout way have stated their platform in The Inter-Mountai. more »»

Second Amendment vital to individuals, country

February 23, 2013 Just a little over a year ago, the Elkins City Police were called to a scuffle in the downtown district near a ba. more »»

Response to audit calls for educational reform

February 16, 2013 Editor, At Helianthus LLC (www.helianthusonline.com ), we see the Education Audit more as a call to action rather than a specific roadmap to education transformation in West Virginia. more »»

Gaining connectivity to Internet a long struggle

February 16, 2013 Editor: After completing two tours to Afghanistan, my husband, a U.S. Army veteran, and I made the decision to return to Elkins to raise our son. more »»

Problems predicted due to WVIAC realignment

February 16, 2013 Editor: First of all, let me state that I am the father of a college athlete and am truly blessed with a son who works hard at both academics and sports. more »»

NRA official only speaks for the manufacturer

February 9, 2013 Editor: The latest figures say that 86 percent of current National Rifle Association members support an assault weapons ban and universal background checks. more »»

Reader ashamed of VA van receiving tickets

February 9, 2013 Editor: For 35 years, the Disabled Veterans van has parked in the City Hall parking lot, along with police cars and vets in the gravel lot behind City Hall. more »»

 
 

 

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