Gov. Jim Justice’s policies and actions have often been a punching bag on this editorial page, but we were shocked and saddened to hear of the governor’s COVID-19 diagnosis on Tuesday, and hope he has a speedy recovery.
The CBS News program “60 Minutes” aired a piece over the weekend called ”The Big Quit,” focusing on jobs data that shows more Americans are quitting their jobs than ever before. The industries seeing the biggest loss and the varying reasons indicate a shift in the power dynamic between emplo…
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources made a major change in how it is defining active COVID-19 cases, which seems confusing as some schools, sports venues and other organizations prepare for a worsening surge.
In the 2018 legislative session, there were nine bills introduced that would have protected West Virginians from discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation. Despite bipartisan support, hardly any of them made it to discussion in committee, and none passed a full chamber vote.
If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that a new year brings hope, but change for the better is never automatic. Great hopes were pinned on 2021, after 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted everyone’s lives so completely and took so many loved ones too soon. Caustic discours…
Last week, Kanawha Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey granted an injunction against the opening of five charter schools in West Virginia, because, it would appear, the state constitution doesn’t allow them.
Discussion and research of carbon capture technology — advanced equipment that would capture carbon dioxide emissions at coal-fired power plants and manufacturing facilities — goes back a long way in West Virginia.
This Christmas will again be somewhat clouded by the COVID-19 pandemic, though, unlike last year, more will be traveling and feeling they can safely spend time with loved ones, some of whom are only seen once or twice a year.
Marshall University has begun the process of replacing its gasoline-powered landscaping equipment with machinery that operates on battery power, and its South Charleston campus is considering replacing part of its fleet of gasoline-powered vehicles with electric vehicles.