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Wheeling Island Grass Will Soon Be Greener

April 16, 2015 WHEELING — The grass soon will be greener on both sides of the field as Ohio County Schools makes preparations to replace the 11-year-old synthetic playing surface at Wheeling Island Stadium this... more »»

Climate Plan Faces Legal Test

April 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The centerpiece of the Obama administration’s effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered... more »»

Search Committee Named To Find New West Liberty University President

April 16, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s Board of Governors on Wednesday named a presidential search committee tasked with finding candidates to be the university’s next president. more »»

Benwood Gets A Bus Pass

April 16, 2015 WHEELING — Members of the Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Board won’t punish the city of Benwood for choosing not to put a 15 percent levy before voters last year as requested by the authority. more »»

House OKs Tweaks to Coal Ash Rules

April 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee approved a bill Wednesday granting states authority to regulate waste generated from coal burned for electricity, largely bypassing a federal rule issued last year. more »»

Min. Wage Is $70K at Seattle Firm

April 16, 2015 SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle CEO who announced that he’s giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn’t just make those workers happy. more »»

Faculty, Students Return To Class

April 16, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — Two weeks following a fire which destroyed St. John Catholic Church and closed SS. James and John School in Benwood, students returned to classes at Moundsville’s St. more »»

Bugs: They’re What’s for Dinner

April 16, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near yo. more »»

Protesting Pilot Makes Capitol Landing

April 16, 2015 WASHINGTON — Police arrested a man who steered his tiny aircraft onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol after flying through restricted airspace around the National Mall Wednesda. more »»

Murray Energy Cuts 214 Coal Jobs in West Virginia

April 15, 2015 Editor's note: This story has been updated to provide total employment numbers at the affected mines, along with clarifying the fact that Murray Energy Corp. more »»

Accidental Shooting in Neffs Results in Death

April 15, 2015 NEFFS — The Belmont County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accidental shooting just before 5 p.m. Tuesday in Neffs. The shooting resulted in the death of one male. more »»

Wheeling's Bernie Dolan Named WVSSAC Chief

April 15, 2015 WHEELING — Ohio County Schools will be looking for a new assistant superintendent after learning that Bernie Dolan on Tuesday morning was selected as the next executive director of the West Virginia... more »»

Tradesmen Look To Build Interest With Wheeling Show

April 15, 2015 WHEELING — For Nathan Iafrate, laying bricks is not just a job, it is an art form. more »»

Wheeling Police Seeking Child Attacker

April 15, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling police are searching for an individual who allegedly attempted to assault a teenage girl on Wood Street on Monday. more »»

Plans For Wellsburg Gas Power Plant Gain Ground

April 15, 2015 WELLSBURG — Officials with the company proposing a natural gas-fired power plant for Brooke County said Tuesday they will submit plans for a site near Highland Hills in Follansbee for a regulatory... more »»

Ohio House GOP Overhauls Kasich Tax Package

April 15, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio House leaders said Tuesday that they were pulling many of Gov. more »»

Rents Expected to Rise Across the United States

April 15, 2015 LOS ANGELES — Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again. Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. more »»

Ohio County School Board Puts Phone-in Policy Talk on Hold

April 14, 2015 WHEELING — After a three-hour meeting Monday night, Ohio County Board of Education members tabled discussion about phoning in to meetings, pending further investigation by legal counsel. more »»

Bernie Dolan Named Director of West Virginia SSAC

April 14, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling resident Bernie Dolan this morning was selected as the next executive director of the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission. more »»

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