Inter-Mountainhttp://www.theintermountain.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Sep 2014 02:15:56 EDTMon, 22 Sep 2014 02:15:56 EDT only state with rising crime rate Virginians must know by now this is no longer the state in which most of us grew up. In addition to the qualities that make this the wild, wonderful state we love, another factor has crept into the fabric of Mountain State life.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTClosures of coal-fired power plants in response to Environmental Protection Agency regulations appears to be accelerating. That is bad news for tens of millions of Americans who will pay much higher electric bills as a result.Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTToo many storage tanks to register eight months, the challenges brought to light by the chemical leak that polluted drinking water for 300,000 people in the Charleston area continue.Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTClamming up about coal is no surprise that, as The Associated Press reported, "West Virginia's top legislative leaders aren't sure clamoring over coal this election season does much good for Appalachia's already-spluttering industry." They are all Democrats, after all.Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTTennant still doesn't get it Tennant just doesn't get it. She doesn't get it about coal and affordable electricity. She doesn't get it about gun control.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT