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Quicker Loss Of Coal Power

September 17, 2014 WHEELING — A 2012 report by the Government Accountability Office underestimated the amount of coal-fired electrical generating capacity that will be retired over the next decade or so, according to... more »»


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Quicker Loss Of Coal Power

September 17, 2014 WHEELING — A 2012 report by the Government Accountability Office underestimated the amount of coal-fired electrical generating capacity that will be retired over the next decade or so, according to... more »»

2004 Flood’s Effects Remain

September 17, 2014 What’s happening on the creek? To Mark Jackson of Neffs, it’s a question the quiet village should ask itself every time a drop of rain falls. more »»

Pain Clinic Reopens in McMechen

September 17, 2014 McMECHEN — The Valley Pain Management Clinic — the facility that closed after its owner temporarily lost his medical license — has reopened. The clinic in McMechen, owned by Dr. more »»

Tomblin: Festival Funding Is Safe

September 17, 2014 By MICHAEL ERB For The Intelligencer CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says West Virginia’s fairs and festivals likely will be safe from next year’s budget crunch. more »»

Blue Racer Wants Streets Abandoned

September 17, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Nearly one year after a fire at the Blue Racer Natrium natural gas processing facility caused 25 residents of the Kent area to evacuate, the company now wants Marshall County... more »»



September 17, 2014 Miles McKennan Foreman, 17, died in an automobile accident near his home in Lewisburg, PA, on August 22, 2014. more »»


September 17, 2014 Domenick Silverio, 78, of Wheeling, West Virginia, formerly of Shadyside, Ohio, died Monday, September 15, 2014, at the Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital and Geriatric Center in Wheeling, West... more »»


September 17, 2014 Miriam L. Donley, 81, of Bridgeport died Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry. She was born February 9, 1933, in New Enterprise, Pa. more »»


September 17, 2014 Paul Duffy Wood of Fort Myers, FL, and formerly of Wheeling, age 60, died in his sleep on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. more »»


September 17, 2014 Fred Eugene Kurz Jr., 69, of Wheeling, WV, died Saturday, September 13, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling. He was born September 12, 1945, in East Orange, NJ, the son of the late Fred E. Sr. more »»


Three Buckeye Local Students Hurt in Crash

September 17, 2014 Three Buckeye Local High School students are being treated for serious injuries after a single-vehicle roll-over crash Monday evening in Jefferson County. more »»

Ex-Councilman: Scrap Talks On Privatizing Garbage

September 17, 2014 Former Wheeling councilman Vernon Seals had some advice for his old colleagues Tuesday, telling them they should abandon any talk of privatizing garbage and recyclable collection in the city. more »»

Officials Discuss Opposition to Proposed EPA Plan to Reduce EmissionsOfficials Discuss Opposition to Proposed EPA Plan to Reduce Emissions

September 17, 2014 Moundsville city officials are not in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to reduce carbon emissions by 2025, and will send a letter to the organization outlining the impact that pla... more »»

City Agrees to Lease With Rice Energy

September 17, 2014 St. Clairsville City Council on Monday agreed to a lease offer from Rice Energy for the city’s 195 acres. Council heard from Josh O’Farrell of Tzangas, Plakas, Mannos Ltd. more »»

Severance Case Ruffles Local Feathers

September 17, 2014 Ohio County Public Defender Shayne Welling said Virginia officials defrauded West Virginia in its efforts to get custody of Charles Severance. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

August 26, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

August 26, 2014 WHEELING — The public got a chance Monday to take a closer look at city leaders’ vision for the next decade during a pair of meetings on the recently released draft of the city’s new comprehensive... more »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

August 24, 2014 Several points in the proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling are sensible. If anything, attention to them is overdue. more »»

Plan Focuses on Quality, Not Quantity

August 24, 2014 WHEELING — It’s not your grandfather’s Wheeling anymore. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to a draft of the city’s new comprehensive plan. more »»

Draft for Comprehensive Plan Out for Public View

August 21, 2014 WHEELING — A draft of Wheeling’s new comprehensive plan is now available for public view, but there’s plenty of work left to do before City Council can vote to adopt i. more »»


War on Coal Accelerating

September 17, 2014 Closure of coal-fired power plants in response to Environmental Protection Agency regulations appears to be accelerating. more »»

Johnson Doing The Public’s Work

September 17, 2014 A Sept. 30 debate among candidates for the House of Representatives from Ohio’s 6th District will be of little value to voters because the incumbent, Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, will not be present. more »»

Helping Predators Find New Victims

September 16, 2014 A Senate bill intended to prevent public school systems from hiring pedophiles or drug abusers may be necessary, but it misses an important point:?What if school administrators don’t know they are... more »»

Leadership Essential For Excellent Schools

September 16, 2014 Among things excellent schools have in common is that they are led by excellent principals. West Virginia education officials have begun stressing that during the past few years. more »»

Avoid Tainting Water Supplies

September 15, 2014 Many people seem to view “fracking” as synonymous with drilling for natural gas and oil. more »»

Local Columns

Campuses Good Places To Hide

September 14, 2014 Put yourself in the shoes of an Islamic terrorist bent on killing Americans here in the homeland. Getting in is no problem, thanks to our porous border. more »»

Senate Debate Should Include Mountain Party, Too

September 14, 2014 I have only met Shelly Moore Capito one time and she was quite pleasant. I hear she does a good job on constituent services, helping citizens with personal political problems. That is commenda. more »»

Registration Open for ‘Zombie Prison Break’ Run/Walk

September 14, 2014 Online registration for the Moundsville Zombie Prison Break 5K Run/Walk will be accepted through Friday. In addition, registration will be held from 7-8 a.m. on Saturday, the date of the event. more »»

Challenge for GOP Is Money

September 13, 2014 Two Northern Panhandle candidates — Pat McGeehan of Chester and Ryan W. Weld of Wellsburg — are key figures in the Republican strategy to take over the West Virginia House of Delegates this fall. more »»

A Long Day And Night

September 13, 2014 As I prepared for the Steelers and Ravens football game to kick off, I sat nervously on the sofa in our living room. I wanted it to be over — not the football game — the day, Sept. 11, 201. more »»


Patriots Fall to Morgantown Despite Mohigans’ Mistakes

September 17, 2014 WHEELING—In the first set, it seemed like Morgantown was going to easily handle Wheeling Park. more »»

Ferry Dips Into Reserves to Beat Panthers

September 17, 2014 CONNORVILLE — A good team — in any sport — is only as strong as its bench. more »»

Pirates Sox It to ’Em

September 17, 2014 PITTSBURGH— Charlie Morton had no expectations when he took the mound in a major league game for the first time in a mont. more »»

Grand Jury Eyes Stewart

September 17, 2014 The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury. more »»

Tomlin: Piling Penalties No Prob

September 17, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin’s list of issues with the Steelers is lengthy. The number of flags his team has piled up during the first two weeks of the season is not on it. more »»

W.Va. News

Sept. 30 high court hearing on AG prosecutor aid

September 16, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. more »»

Harpers Ferry addresses black vulture problems

September 16, 2014 HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) — Harpers Ferry is teaming with the federal government to eradicate unwanted black vultures. more »»

West Virginia's uninsured dropped 3.5 percent

September 16, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Both West Virginia and Virginia saw modest decreases in the number of uninsured residents last year. more »»

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

September 16, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film. more »»

Sept. 2015 hearing in West Virginia spill lawsuit

September 16, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit against a water company, chemical producer, airport and others over a January chemical spill won't get a hearing for another year. more »»

Ohio News

Candidates in Ohio governor's race won't debate

September 17, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a turn of events unprecedented in recent years, Ohio's governor and his Democratic challenger won't face each other in debates ahead of Election Day. more »»

Ohio woman wants playing cards to publicize crimes

September 16, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A crime victim advocate's use of decks of cards intended to help solve cold-case homicides is getting a boost from some Cincinnati officials. more »»

Judge: Late-jailed Ohio voters may vote absentee

September 16, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that voters arrested and jailed the weekend before Election Day must be given a chance to cast an absentee ballot. more »»

School bus driver killed during safety drill

September 16, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio school bus driver is being hailed as a hero after tossing a child out of the way of a rolling bus Tuesday morning before the vehicle rolled over the driver herself and she... more »»

Document: governor's office forced pharmacy firing

September 16, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state pharmacy board document says the office of Ohio Gov. more »»

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