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Changing Label As a ‘Hellhole’

October 30, 2014 Rightly or wrongly, West Virginia has the reputation among some of being a “judicial hellhole,” with the odds in many Mountain State courts stacked against businesses. more »»

Ebola Decisions Based on Politics

October 30, 2014 President Barack Obama made it clear Tuesday that he bases many critical decisions on one type of science — political science. more »»

Berisford Shows Limits of Diplomacy

October 30, 2014 Moundsville native John Berisford is back home in the United States, finally. His situation makes it clear this country has much to do to improve our diplomatic relationship with China. more »»

Planning Lodge For Brooke Park

October 30, 2014 Construction of a lodge to provide overnight accommodations for visitors to Brooke Hills Park sounds like an excellent idea. more »»

Keep Building In Good Shape

October 29, 2014 The City-County Building housing most Wheeling and Ohio County government offices is nearly 60 years old. more »»

There’s Still Time For Early Voting

October 29, 2014 Thousands of Ohio Valley residents already have decided not to vote on Election Day next Tuesday. more »»

NPLEx Curbing Some Drug Crime

October 29, 2014 Either West Virginians are substantially healthier than they were last year or illegal drug “cooks” are having a lot more trouble finding the ingredients for their recipes. more »»

Ensure Kids View Halloween as Treat

October 29, 2014 Halloween is an exciting time for children and, yes, many adults. The youngsters delight in donning costumes and going door to door in search of candy and other treats. more »»

Consider Each Charter Proposal

October 28, 2014 Some Steubenville residents may spend a long time in voting booths as they cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election. They have much to consider. more »»

Protect Americans From Ebola, Too

October 28, 2014 If Ebola gains a foothold in a major U.S. metropolitan area, there will be hell to pay. Politicians being criticized for doing what they can to prevent that are doing the right thing. more »»

Obama Attitude Is Not Scientific

October 28, 2014 A disease that kills roughly half the people who contract it is nothing with which to trifle — or to use as a political football. more »»

Battling Sex Assault In Regional Jails

October 28, 2014 Sexual abuse of inmates in West Virginia’s regional jails continues to be a challenge, though Regional Jail Authority Director Joe DeLong has taken important steps to curb it. more »»

Spending Gas Income Wisely

October 27, 2014 Building one-time revenue into a city’s operating budget is exceedingly unwise. Martins Ferry officials should do all in their power to avoid i. more »»

Approve Hancock Library Tax Levy

October 27, 2014 Far from being rendered obsolete by the so-called electronic “information age,” public libraries continue to be vital assets to communities that have them. more »»

Morrisey Should Decide Quickly

October 27, 2014 West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant has placed Attorney General Patrick Morrisey in a tough, no-win situatio. more »»

Don’t Treat Nurses Same as Physicians

October 27, 2014 Nurses and doctors are not interchangeable. That seems fairly clear. more »»

Vote for Brooke School Tax Levy

October 26, 2014 Like most other area residents, Brooke County voters want their public school system to provide children with quality educations — but with an emphasis on using taxpayers’ money wisely. more »»

Taking Back Our State University

October 26, 2014 “It’s time to take our university back,” West Virginia University President E. Gorden Gee emphasized in a letter to the WVU community last week. Indeed it is. more »»

Give Money Back To Bethany College

October 26, 2014 Bethany College should not have to file a lawsuit to force the federal government to give back $262,020 that belongs to the institution. But such action apparently was necessary. more »»

Pats on the Back:

October 26, 2014 -- To individuals and organizations in the Ohio Valley holding special activities intended to provide safe ways for local children to celebrate Halloween. more »»

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