Opinion

Relays for Life offering hope

Editorials

Hours and hours of walking, plus a variety of fundraisers throughout the year, have culminated in yet another successful effort by some very caring Ohio Valley residents, as the 2018 season of area Relays for Life has wrapped up. There were survivors’ laps and dinners, lighted luminaria in ...

More opportunities coming

Local Columns

When you sit down and take the time to look at everything that’s happening around the Tri-State Area, it’s easy to say the region appears to be poised to enjoy some significant growth. There are several reminders that have come our way during the last couple of weeks. One was the ...

Not surrendering to July without a fight

Local Columns

It was very late, and I was very tired, but I would not surrender the evening. It was past 10:30 p.m. on what was the eve-eve of June 21, summer solstice day, when Better Half poked his head out the back door. “You’re still up??!!” came his incredulous half question, half observation ...

Future bright for Trinity

Editorials

Trinity Health System’s announcement of a $76 million project that will result in a new Trinity Medical Center at the West campus is positioning the hospital to be a leader in the area for years to come. Officials spent more than a decade trying to come up with a design that would be ...

Indian Creek says thanks

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Indian Creek would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for donating their time and making a contribution to our annual golf outing. Thanks to them, the 14th-annual Indian Creek Golf Outing was a huge success. All proceeds will benefit the Indian Creek ...

GOP must feel electoral pain

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: In two days time the Trump administration has taken the following stances on the separation of legal asylum seeking immigrant parents from their children: No. 1, the children are being separated as a deterrent. (John Kelly); No. 2, the children are being separated, but it’s ...

A macabre reality show

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: As President Donald J. Trump continues to appear to be turning what has long been the most respected office in the world into a rather macabre and quite bizarre reality show where he routinely creates his own facts and realities while continuing to con his sycophantish ...

Border plan just plain evil

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Humpty Dumpty sat on a well. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. Humpty Dumpty wants to build a great wall, which will bring America to its knees with the failure to please the allies we joined with to defeat the dictators of the 20th century world, not to end up appeasing the ...

Guest column/Buyers must beware when purchasing property

Local Columns

Buying a home is a dream and a milestone for many American individuals and families. It is also one of the biggest financial and legal transactions in many people’s lives. June is National Homeownership Month and a good opportunity for would-be homebuyers to carefully consider the legal ...

Sharing our area’s story with the world

Editorials

Patrick Ford represented the Northern Panhandle at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The executive director of the Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle was equipped with the only marketing piece for our region: A BDC marketing magazine that is the result ...