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Letters to the Editor

WLU Board Has Not Done Duty

Editor, News-Register: The West Liberty University Board of Governors has been an inept steward of the university. They have moved with glacial speed to resolve a critical leadership problem, dismissed input from stakeholders, and failed to understand the importance of academic integrity. ...

Calling on Congress To Assist

Editor, News-Register: September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. As a volunteer advocate with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, I am calling upon my members of Congress to pass legislation to prevent suicides and support crisis care. Suicide is a leading cause ...

Don’t Fall for Police Propaganda

Editor, News-Register: Recently, the Wheeling Police Department released yet another press release celebrating their perceived accomplishments. And when framed the right way, the accolades will always pour in. Have you ever seen any other police department that celebrates crime allegedly ...

Bill Russell America’s Champion

Editor, News-Register: July 31, 2022, marked the passing of a truly iconic sports legend and civil rights activist, William Felton “Bill” Russell, at the age of 88. Mr. Russell was the personification of a true champion of competitive team sports, leading his teams to championships as ...

Pundits Cherry-Pick Their Facts

Editor, News-Register: According to Marc Thiessen, the climate measures in the Inflation Reduction Act are merely “virtue signaling” for the benefit of the “climate-obsessed” because, according to Thiessen, they will have only a small impact on greenhouse gas emissions (“Act ...

Droning On About Total Nonsense

Editor, News-Register: Ohio County Schools has a new toy. He’s called “Jerome the Drone.” Jerome is flying all around the county filming beautiful welcome-back-to-school videos, which make for marvelous social media content. Jerome is new and shiny. He’s part of the in-crowd and ...