Soon As I Could: Call Me Crazy

I feel great about living in Elkins and West Virginia—most of the time. Sometimes, though, it can feel like there is a conspiracy to get us to doubt ourselves—to make us feel like we must be crazy for...

Soon As I Could

First things first: I wasn’t born in West Virginia. Upon learning this fact, more than one person who was born in West Virginia has recommended that I add “but I got here as soon as I could.” That...

Fairness Elkins Seeks Community Feedback

For the entirety of 2015, Fairness Elkins has been working to pass legislation through the Elkins City Council that would make it illegal to fire someone or deny them housing based upon their sexual...

This is Elkinite

Elkinite is more than a website. It is a platform that uses story to build a stronger and more positive Elkins and Randolph County. We want to use the Internet to think locally. In thinking locally, we are...