Coming Home To Elkins

Elkins has always been a special place to me, despite not living here for nearly 20 years. I know that comes across as a strange sentence, but bear with me. We have a saying in my family about me that goes...

Creating Christmas at the Community Center

This past weekend the Phil Gainer Community Center welcomed thirty vendors from all over West Virginia that sell a variety of arts, crafts, specialty food and much more. After the Christmas Bazaar took place,...

Top Forest Festival Eats: City Park Edition

After spending three years ranking the foods of the carnival I decided it was time to broaden my horizons and visit the food stands of the city park. The park’s food alley was full of friendly people and...

Top Forest Festival Eats: 2017 Edition

Guess what time it is, folks. That’s right: Forest Festival time. For the third year in a row I took to the streets with some colleagues in order to find the best foods of the Mountain State Forest Festival....

Youthbuild Students Elected National Leaders

Two students from Youthbuild North Central, located in Elkins West Virginia, have been elected to the National Young Leaders Council. The Young Leaders Council is the peer-elected student leadership body for...

Result of Fifth Ward Recount Announced

Meeting as the Elkins Municipal Election Canvassing Board on Monday night, Elkins Common Council recounted Fifth Ward ballots cast on or before the city election held March 7. Entering the recount, Dave...

Why are some ballots “provisional”?

By: Sutton Stokes As we reported here, vote totals in the 2017 Elkins Municipal Election changed slightly on Monday as a result of the Elkins council’s canvass of the election.This was because one of the...