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Clarksburg-Weston, West Virginia News

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My Part in the Local Election ProcessRevelations and reflections As I’m writing, it’s been exactly one week since I lost my bid for Jefferson County Commissionerample time to reflect on the process that began on January 31, 2016. What a year it has been! My life has always been as a public servant through t
The Shepherdstown Observer | Dec 7, 2016 6:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Five-Piece Follow Up Amy Mathews-Amos covered five deeply impactful stories in The Observer this year. We thought a proper review of where those stories are now was in order for this year-end issue. Amidst the many joys of writing feature stories lies one frustration: usually
The Shepherdstown Observer | Dec 7, 2016 5:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Home-Grown and Hand-Made Appalachian Chocolate Company LLC represents Jefferson County as West Virginias only chocolate manufacturer. Shepherdstowns Jack Meyer is a man of cycles. Ten-year cycles to be exact. Over the course of his working life, he seemed to find a product
The Shepherdstown Observer | Dec 5, 2016 1:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Taylor County Public Library to host a Christmas Open House on Dec 2 Read full story for latest details.
Mountain Statesman | Nov 23, 2016 10:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Grafton, West Virginia
Fracking is Not Your Friend Sooner or later, the toxic truth is going to end up on our doorsteps. For most of its existence, the U.S. has relied heavily on fossil fuels like oil, coal, and natural gas to generate energy. Over the past 20 years, focus shifted from coal to natural gas
The Shepherdstown Observer | Nov 19, 2016 10:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Tragedy a Reminder of How Addiction Begins The recent tragedy involving six kids from Jefferson County that left one fatally shot and put another two in jail left me heartsick. Being from a small town, I have connections to each of those kids in one way or another. Two were brothers from a family
The Shepherdstown Observer | Nov 18, 2016 12:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Shepherdstown, West Virginia
SkyTruth Wants the World to See the Facts Local non-profit believes that better information about the impacts of human activity on the environment will convince more people to move towards protecting it. A major tool in tracking the impact of mountaintop removal coal mining (MTR) will soon be ava
The Shepherdstown Observer | Nov 17, 2016 11:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Shepherdstown, West Virginia
If You Twist, You'll Likely Shout Body mechanics are often at the root of most back pain. Before I became a body worker, when I was shoeing horses full-time, I used to think: I wish someone would watch my body mechanics and help me figure out how Im hurting my back. It turned out I had to
The Shepherdstown Observer | Nov 17, 2016 10:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Parenting Practices for Protection and Prevention There are few things that overwhelm me like the thought of my kids struggling with addiction in the future. Right now they are young, vibrant, and super curious about life. But before long, the possibility of them being offered a drink or a smoke, or some
The Shepherdstown Observer | Nov 9, 2016 2:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Shepherdstown, West Virginia
A Shared Passion for the Outdoors In business for nearly 10 years, Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle serves cyclists in the Eastern Panhandle, and beyond. Owner Eddie Sampson was inspired to open the business in 2007 for a simple reason: his love for the outdoors and the great vibe he felt
The Shepherdstown Observer | Nov 8, 2016 02:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Shepherdstown, West Virginia