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Editorials

Transit providers should work together

We hope a dispute between Weirton Transit Corp. and the Steel Valley Regional Transit Authority, which has resulted in a halt of service from SVRTA to Weirton, can be resolved soon. It appears much of the issue is focused on a shelter and a proposed link point between the two agencies. WTC ...

Allowing input in our future recreation

Officials in Wellsburg are hoping to plan for the future of the city’s recreational offerings, and are asking residents for their input. In recent weeks, community volunteers Johanna Weiler and Angela Staffileno hosted a set of community vision sessions, seeking ideas for Wellsburg’s four ...

Accurate broadband maps are essential

Internet service providers are challenged by West Virginia — that is no surprise. What might come as a surprise, then, is the Federal Communications Commission maps that reply on self-reported data from those same providers that falsely claim much larger areas of the state have internet ...

The pandemic has created dependent states

Lest we believe even the most conservative among us has not become quietly dependent on the federal government, here in West Virginia, state Speaker of the House Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, gave an important reminder last week. “Without us authorizing the use of those funds, the money will go ...

Early screening saves lives

It’s October, a time when the color pink is prevalent in our communities, making us aware it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And the statistics still hold true, as one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime, according to medical experts. But did you know that ...

Plagiarism charge must be addressed

Let’s tackle this first: In no way is the head of the Human Resources Department at West Liberty University — who herself is a member of President W. Franklin Evans’ cabinet, making Evans her direct supervisor — equipped and able to handle accusations of plagiarism against ...