Sunday, April 29, 2018

Rise of Natural Gas Mirrors Rise of Big Coal


For nearly two centuries West Virginians watched as coal mining operations greedily chewed up millions of tons of earth to extract the rich black stuff. They saw the coal shipped out of state to feed America's industrial revolution. They watched the profits leave to fatten up far-away corporate bank accounts.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Does The Local Paper Harbor a Troll?


It's taken me a few years, but I think I have finally figured out why the Bluefield Daily Telegraph's resident Tuesday opinion "writer" Smokey Shott continues to misrepresent, stretch the truth, repeat discredited stories, and lie shamelessly on occasion.