A great weekend


The 45th annual Ogden Newspapers Wellness Weekend presented by WVU Medicine is in the books, with the two-day event to kick off Wheeling’s summer season going off without a hitch. The weather cooperated to help make the Wellness Weekend a success, but it takes much more than sunshine and ...

Opportunities for all of Ohio


Buckeye State residents may find hope in the wave of technology companies looking to establish themselves here, as Google announces plans to build two more data centers in Columbus and Lancaster. Those are in addition to the Intel chip factory near New Albany, and the planned Honda/LG Energy ...

DEA failing us with distributors


U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials played a little game of “pay no attention to the man behind the curtain” last week when they threatened to strip Morris & Dickson Co. of its license to ship opioid painkillers. The move came two days after an Associated Press investigation ...

Remember those who gave all


Here we are, in the midst of a three-day weekend that serves for many as the end of the school year and the beginning of summer. For some, it will be their first getaway of the season. For others, it will be the weekend on which they open their pool. But for some, it will be the day on ...

The importance of building teams for success


Teamwork is essential for success in sports and in business. A few years ago, I was part of West Virginia’s first Veterans Cup Team. The Veterans Cup is a national soccer tournament for adult teams over 40 years of age. Beckley was hosting the tournament and there wasn’t a team from West ...

Does the government work for us or against us?


“We may even cheer on those who ask us to ... forfeit our personal freedoms. Of course, this is no new story. Even the ancients warned that democracies can degenerate toward autocracy in the face of fear. ... And rule by indefinite emergency edict risks leaving all of us with a shell of a ...