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Letters to the Editor

Will football lights be a problem for airport?

With all the news about the new Elkins High School football field being moved to the high school. I was wondering if everyone forgot the controversy when they had to install the lights for the current soccer field. Does anyone remember there was a big discussion about the height of the ...

Beverly Elementary praised for response

Schools and communities across the nation struggled to connect with students and families during the pandemic. For the rural communities in West Virginia, this was especially true. Beverly Elementary in Randolph County responded to the pandemic in a way that supported both students and ...

Reader asks Manchin to vote for budget bill

As a West Virginia resident and person who has family in West Virginia, I unfortunately will have to leave the state unless Sen. Manchin votes for budget reconciliation. One of West Virginia’s largest issues is that young people like myself are leaving the state after college because they ...

War with Mexico?

It is time to deal with our border problem in the only way that will be a lasting solution — declare war on Mexico. We must go in and get rid of the cartels that rule Mexico and give the native people their country back. It would be cheaper to do this than deal with the millions of ...

Reader: It’s all about states rights

America is entering the strangest phase to date of its COVID experience. We were told by those in charge in Washington that we must not cower from the virus, yet they have now placed the issue of mask mandates and an increase of restrictions in the midst of our national life like a dull ...

Reader: It’s time to mask up, get vaxxed

The delta variant of COVID-19 is burning across the U.S., in some states worse than others. We here in West Virginia have been lucky so far but that cannot last much longer without taking precautions once again. Gov. Jim Justice, as of this writing, has yet to reinstate mandates on masks, ...