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Editorials

Fort is preserving our nation’s history

Among the great things Historic Fort Steuben does for our region is its work to preserve our history. One of the most interesting ways it meets that mission is through a continuing series of displays. Topics range widely — from the women’s suffrage movement to a look at Ohio’s ...

Remember those who built our nation

Labor Day is traditionally the end of the summer vacation season. The kids are back in school for the long haul now. Football has resumed. The daylight hours are noticeably shorter. Thus, most take the day as a good day off for one last picnic, one last swim, one last day out in the back yard ...

There is a lot to do in the Ohio Valley

If you live in this area, you know that one of the most common complaints is that there is nothing to do here. As area officials have been reminding us, that’s far from the truth. On Friday, for instance, hundreds of residents from across the Tri-State Area gathered in downtown Steubenville ...

The valley is going to the dogs

Dog lovers will be gathering this weekend at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for the return of the Friendship Cluster All Breed Dog Show. The four-day event will include canines representing more than 150 breeds and as young as 4 months. It will feature AKC all-breed shows, obedience ...

Warner leading the way on security

West Virginians don’t give much thought to the office of Secretary of State. We don’t spend much time thinking about whether our elections are being carried out fairly and securely, or whether our employers have an easy and transparent relationship with state government. Thankfully, we ...

Paying tribute to our troops

New Cumberland is joining the growing list of communities paying tribute to its military veterans and active service members by displaying banners along their city streets. The city joins other area communities, including Weirton, Chester, Follansbee and Wellsburg in providing this tribute, ...