Our local businesses need recognition now more than ever with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. And, for years, Shenandoah Valley residents have been able to recognize the best businesses in the region through our annual Best of the Valley campaign. Read more
In case we were looking for something else to worry about, the West Virginia Division of Forestry is reporting it has had to respond to 312 fires with nearly 3,000 acres burned since Jan. 1. Compare that with the previous year, when during the same period there were 158 fires with only 632 a… Read more
Thirty years ago, when I was still a music critic, I received a letter from a lady who informed me in no uncertain terms that I didn't know what I was talking about. Read more
We are all for “ensuring a free and fair election,” but Becky Ruckman (DN-R Open Forum, April 29) has embraced Trump’s dangerous attempt to steal the 2020 election, under the guise of “stopping the steal.” It is impressive that Ruckman served on our county Election Board for six years, but t… Read more
I am continuously impressed by how many of my friends and I have arrived after several decades at such different sociopolitical positions, each of us imagining those with different positions as having been inordinately influenced by propaganda from the wrong side. I know they are intelligent… Read more
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