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Hurricane, Putnam officials call EPA letter on MCHM ‘highly problematic’

Lawyers for Hurricane and Putnam County are arguing that a federal judge shouldn’t give much weight to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official’s letter saying Crude MCHM isn’t a “hazardous waste.”

The...

Hurricane, Putnam officials call EPA letter on MCHM ‘highly problematic’

Lawyers for Hurricane and Putnam County are arguing that a federal judge shouldn’t give much weight to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official’s letter saying Crude MCHM isn’t a “hazardous waste.”

The...

Two more plead guilty in mining kickback scheme

Two more men pleaded guilty Monday for lying to federal agents about a coal mine kickback scheme in Logan County.

Gary K. Griffith, 62, of Oceana, and Ronald Barnette, 53, of Holden, both pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents about the...

Capito will fight EPA, health-care law, Ryan says
Capito will fight EPA, health-care law, Ryan says

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Rep. Paul Ryan told a group of business leaders at a campaign event in Charleston Monday that West Virginia needs to elect Rep. Shelley Moore Capito to the U.S. Senate to help block environmental regulations on existing...

Troopers have killed 15 dogs in 4 years

Willy Pete, the Mason County dog shot by a State Police trooper in late June, was the 15th dog troopers have killed in the last four years — and the third dog that Sgt. S.T. Harper has killed in that span, according to police records....

Obama damaging the free press

Obama damaging the free press

Editor:

My former hometown paper, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, is to Pittsburgh what the Gazette is to Charleston. Both papers having endorsed Barack Obama for president in both 2008 and 2012. But on June 8,...

Boil-water advisories

Beckley Water Company has lifted a boil-water advisory for Mills Street in the MacArthur area.

West Virginia American Water has lifted the boil-water advisory for approximately 250 customers in the Big Tyler Road area of Cross Lanes. Specific...

Companies cut tax bite with foreign partnerships

A growing number of U.S. companies are looking to trim their tax bills by combining operations with foreign businesses in a trend that may eventually cost the federal government billions of dollars in revenue.

Generic drugmaker Mylan Inc. said...

Marshall extends Holliday contract

Marshall officials announced a two-year extension of football coach Doc Holliday’s contract, with his deal now running through June 2018.

The fifth-year coach did not receive an increase in his pay package, which includes $175,000 base...

Police looking for man who robbed Elkview bank
Police looking for man who robbed Elkview bank

Police were searching for a man who allegedly robbed an Elkview bank on Monday afternoon.

The man reportedly brandished a pistol when he robbed Poca Valley Bank on Elk River Road North around 12:45 p.m. He then fled the...

Logan County man dies in ATV accident

MONAVILLE, W.Va. -- A Logan County man’s body was found Monday morning after an all-terrain vehicle accident, police said.

Gary Dingess, 44, of Rossmore, was riding near the CSX railroad tracks that run parallel to W.Va. 44 near Monaville ...

Bulletin Board: July 15, 2014

Leadership academy

Inspire West Virginia will host a three-day leadership academy at Marshall University Tuesday through Thursday. The academy, which brings together students from 18 different high schools from throughout Southern West Virginia, ...

New Upshur event center expected to open in October

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — A new event center is expected to open in Upshur County in October.

The Event Center at Brushy Fork will be located in the West Virginia National Guard’s new facility under...

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