2017 December

Resist This Regime

December 3, 2017            Letter-to-the-Editor Submitted by Eric Engle, Parkersburg I’m not usually one to dabble in hyperbole, but I don’t think it’s the least bit hyperbolic to say that America is being “governed” by a fascist regime. As I write this I have just read where Trump has retweeted three anti-Islamic tweets

Coal on the Rebound

Dec. 17 2017 Letter-to-the-Editor by Michael Ireland, Parkersburg, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel An early report shows a slight rise in West Virginia coal purchases as the holiday season begins. One analyst (me) thinks that reveals what the Friends of Coal will get in their Christmas stockings. Michael Ireland

Lets Move Forward

Dec. 3 2017 Letters-to-the-Editor by Judith Peascoe, Vienna, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel At the time the implementation of the Clean Power Plan is being debated and comments are being taken in Charleston, W.Va., regulators are debating the purchase of the Pleasants County coal-fired power plant. In his News