LIVE BLOG: 2017 Elkins Municipal Election

Elkinite will be at Elkins City Hall awaiting results from today's municipal election. We will update this article with results as they become available. Mayor Van Broughton (incumbent) 512 votes Sam...

How to Make a Mask for Fasnacht

Colorful examples from the 2016 mask judging. Photo by Emily Coffman. Since I first learned of it while attending WVU years ago, I've wanted to go to Fasnacht, a fanciful celebration in Randolph County's...

Help Clean Up the Tygart River

It's amazing what happens when a few people who care come together to make a difference in the community. It is also wonderful what happens when others join them in those tasks. That's why Elkinite is urging...

West Virginia Needs Your Help

Local flood response organizers are reporting an urgent need for volunteers to help with flood cleanup efforts over the next 10 days. According to Volunteer West Virginia Executive Director Heather Foster,...