TDP Editorials

A cloud of suspicion casting shadows on Boys and Girls Club

As explanations go this one simply did nothing to allay public suspicions from the start.

Columns/Opinion

Columns/Opinion
No, there will be no infrastructure plan for now
Democrats running for president are vowing to bring high-speed internet to rural America.
August 21, 2019 - 7:24 am
Columns/Opinion
Lessons for young and dumb about socialism: Never
President Trump has repeatedly promised, America will never be a socialist country.
August 20, 2019 - 7:35 am
Columns/Opinion
Better government through AI
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Tyler Richards Tribune News Service The National Institute for Standards and Technology just delivered a final plan to the White House for developing artificial intelligence standards for the private sector, in order to maintain and strengthen Americas leadership in AI.
August 20, 2019 - 7:33 am
Columns/Opinion
Peculiar institution no artifact of dead past
Perhaps youve heard of white fragility. The term was popularized by sociologist Robin DiAngelo in her 2018 book of the same name that seeks to explain why white people often find it so hard to discuss race, why the subject frequently makes them angry and defensive.
August 19, 2019 - 8:21 am
Columns/Opinion
Trump makes Israelis look weak by ban
Benjamin Netanyahu says he had no choice but to forbid two members of Congress from visiting Israel.
August 19, 2019 - 8:19 am
Columns/Opinion
Open Borders Inc.: Who’s funding war on ICE?
All the gun control zealots out in full force last week have apparently gone to the beach.
August 15, 2019 - 7:38 am
Columns/Opinion
Not politics: Boycott Trump donors to save country
New York real estate developer Stephen Ross was reportedly shocked by calls to boycott his businesses.
August 14, 2019 - 7:49 am
Columns/Opinion
None dare call it ‘conspiracy’? Let investigation begin
After the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, investigators discovered that the lone man assigned to guard the president, John Parker, had abandoned his post to watch the play from an adjacent box at Fords Theatre.
August 13, 2019 - 7:56 am
Columns/Opinion
While U.S. looks the other way
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Asia last week to find a region in turmoil.
August 13, 2019 - 7:55 am

Community Advisory Board

Columns/Opinion
There’s always room for still more eateries
By Paula J. BretzThere are many advantages to living in Morgantown if you like to eat, especially if you crave an occasional break from traditional fare.
August 13, 2018 - 8:41 am
Columns/Opinion
How to cope: Start your day with gratitude
By Wes BergenSome days it is difficult to recognize the country we live in.
August 6, 2018 - 8:29 am
Columns/Opinion
Detecting old trend behind our recessions
By Donald C. Roysebroad definition of economic recession, generally agreed upon, and found in such places as the Business Insider, 247wallst.
July 30, 2018 - 9:22 am
Columns/Opinion
How we might solve problems facing our state
By Micah WeglinskiAs residents of West Virginia, we face a number of challenges.
July 23, 2018 - 8:40 am
Columns/Opinion
Put differences aside for the health of area
By Richard VaglientiOne of the great strengths of our area is the presence of two hospital systems: One very small and one very, very large.
July 9, 2018 - 8:55 am
Columns/Opinion
Drug treatment options need a long-term focus
By Stephanie NethkenThe drug epidemic in this state is at epic proportions.
June 25, 2018 - 9:11 am
Columns/Opinion
Student loan debt will put nation to test
By Chuck MaggioStudent loan debt is now the second highest U.
June 18, 2018 - 10:18 am
Columns/Opinion
Hunger leaves an impression on us forever
By Jerry KesselEating is the most routine ritual of daily life for most of us.
June 11, 2018 - 9:01 am
Columns/Opinion
Thanks for all those breaking the frozen sea
By Geoffrey HilsabeckIs there anything more heartbreaking than reading the newspaper?Heres a random sample of stories from the last few days of the Dominion Post: a man in Rowlesburg confessed to sexually assaulting a child 100 times over 12 years, starting when she was 6 years old; manmade earthquakes are occurring by the thousands every year in Oklahoma due to fracking; Hepatitis has broken out among the homeless in the southern part of our state; and Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams to find himself transformed into a large bug.
June 4, 2018 - 8:49 am

Editorials

Editorials
Congress rushing to make the CIA less accountable
Its already a crime to identify a covert intelligence agent or confidential informant working overseas.
July 23, 2019 - 12:43 pm
Dr. Trembush and Dr. Stout
Pain often absent in presence of eye issues
Q: My mother just had a retinal detachment, requiring emergency eye surgery.
July 31, 2019 - 9:46 am
Dr. Trembush and Dr. Stout
Carpal tunnel may begin in the neck
Q: have been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome but would like to attempt a nonsurgical remedy before succumbing to the surgical procedure recommended.
July 31, 2019 - 9:45 am
Editorials
We all need that special unconditional love and comfort
Some months ago, spent several days in Mt. Lebanon with our daughter, Noelle and our 10-year-old grandson, Max.
July 31, 2019 - 9:43 am
Aldona Bird
Hunting for chanterelles in the wild
BIRD, Newsroom@DominionPost.comRaise your hand if you are a mycophagist.
July 31, 2019 - 9:40 am
Aldona Bird
Eggplant makes a tasty 'meatball'
BIRD, Newsroom@DominionPost.com few years ago, had you asked, would not have listed eggplants among my favorite vegetables.
July 23, 2019 - 9:01 am
Editorials
Words can be beacons, weapons and balm to the spirit
The limits of my language means the limits of my world Ludwig Wittgenstein Words.
July 21, 2019 - 9:01 am
Editorials
Report misses mark on needle exchange program
Last week, the Harm Reduction Journal published a report by Johns Hopkins University  critical of the decision last year to shut down the Kanawha-Charleston Health Departments (KCHD) needle exchange program.
May 31, 2019 - 8:03 am

Guest Editorials

Guest Editorials
The amazing, disappearing deficit concern
Mirrors, smoke, sleight of hand, trap doors or false walls and distractions, these are the tools of the magicians disappearing act.
July 29, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Guest Editorials
Hey, New York, Chicago has it right on cops
Compare and contrast.In 2014, three months after a banned police chokehold led to the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was shot and killed by cops in Chicago.
July 26, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Guest Editorials
Will Johnson give special relations a positive boost?
Looking at the United Kingdom from this side of the Atlantic, its fair to say that who becomes prime minister isnt always a crucial development.
July 25, 2019 - 8:59 am
Guest Editorials
Trump has treated Britain shamefully over a trifling spat
Kim Darroch learned the hard way what its like to be on the receiving end of Donald Trumps grim Twitter feed.
July 15, 2019 - 8:06 am
Guest Editorials
Help FTC, states stop scourge of dreaded robocalls
Robocalls come in all manner of manifestations. One of the latest: We answer a call, but suspecting a robocall, we say nothing.
July 8, 2019 - 8:18 am
Guest Editorials
Heart disease drop encouraging, but brace for gripper
If youre one of the evidently healthy people who has decided that 50 is the new 40, heres a dose of sobering news.
July 1, 2019 - 8:17 am
Guest Editorials
Job growth elixir for generational strife in the office
You never know what your cubicle mate is thinking, but recent research identified a source of workplace friction more serious than Jim from accountings use of the office microwave to heat up leftover fish: Younger workers wonder why older workers are hanging onto their jobs for so long.
June 24, 2019 - 8:14 am
Guest Editorials
A sad history of not giving smart women their due in all fields
Jean Purdy, a nurse and embryologist, was one of three people who developed in vitro fertilization 50 years ago.
June 17, 2019 - 8:10 am
Guest Editorials
Don’t ask the Fed to manipulate the value of the dollar
An old debate looks poised to make one of its frequent comebacks: How much, if at all, should the Federal Reserve concern itself with the value of the dollar? Oddly enough, its a question on which President Donald Trump and Sen.
June 10, 2019 - 10:37 am
Guest Editorials
White Park’s wood vital to our city’s future
M. live in a mobile home park. White Parks woods are a two-minute drive from my home.
May 28, 2019 - 8:32 am

Hoppy Kercheval

Hoppy Kercheval
‘Do Something!’ rallying cry for response to violence
When Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine spoke during a vigil for the victims of the deadly mass shooting in Dayton, the crowd began to chant Do something!Professional soccer player Alejandro Bedoya of the Philadelphia Union followed up his score of a goal Sunday by grabbing the on-field microphone and declaring, Hey, Congress, do something now! End gun violence! Lets go!Do something is often what someone says while in panic mode.
August 9, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Hoppy Kercheval
Raising minimum wage doesn’t happen in a vacuum
Heres a loaded question: How much do you think you should be paid for your labor?If youve been in the workforce, then you probably have a pretty good idea of what your skills are worth, and if you operate a business then you know the value of particular jobs.
August 2, 2019 - 7:36 am
Hoppy Kercheval
More tough times reportedly ahead for coal
Coal continues to be a difficult business. Environmental pressures, increased competition from natural gas and renewables, and market conditions mean its harder than ever for coal operators to stay in business.
July 19, 2019 - 7:55 am
Hoppy Kercheval
From the moon to a continuous orbit of outrage
Were approaching the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
July 17, 2019 - 8:04 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Small donations adding up for Dems’ Stephen Smith
It does not take long to review the second quarter campaign financial statement of incumbent Gov.
July 12, 2019 - 7:53 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Cline’s legacy: Success and contributions
Chris Cline had a way of staying one step ahead in the volatile coal business.
July 9, 2019 - 8:08 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Republicans get on same page, finally
It took a while ok, it took six months but Republicans in the state Senate, the House of Delegates and the Republican governor finally got on the same page.
June 25, 2019 - 9:31 am
Hoppy Kercheval
What must we do when a ‘Jobs Act’ creates no jobs
Back in 2001, the West Virginia Legislature passed the West Virginia Jobs Act.
June 21, 2019 - 8:48 am
Hoppy Kercheval
A good time for Justice to play his ‘Trump’ card
Gov. Jim Justice is suffering from a lot of slings and arrows right now.
June 14, 2019 - 9:30 am

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor
Aug. 21 letters to the editor
Citizens, cities not equalbefore eminent domainHow does eminent domain work? Is it just for citizens and not cities? The Morgantown Utility Boards new dam (George B.
August 21, 2019 - 7:23 am
Letters to the Editor
Aug. 19 letters to the editor
Walking, biking still not abad way to get anywhereNew pedestrian crossing systems have been installed at two locations in Morgantown.
August 19, 2019 - 8:17 am
Letters to the Editor
Aug. 15 letters to the editor
Be patient as studentsget settled into townIts an exciting time as West Virginia University welcomes students to campus for the start of the 2019-20 academic year.
August 15, 2019 - 7:36 am
Letters to the Editor
Aug. 14 letters to the editor
An abundance of love and pride in Morgantown This is a love letter to Morgantown.
August 14, 2019 - 7:46 am
Letters to the Editor
Aug. 12 letters to the editor
Even boy from Brusselsused to sow bad seedsPerhaps you saw the bumper sticker from several years back that showed a little boy peeing on President Obama.
August 12, 2019 - 10:10 am
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the editor, 8-7-19
Timely explanation aboutMUBs role in pavingrecent editorial (DP-Friday) mentions unfavorably for its role in a four-way partnership to pave Valley View Avenue near the new Hospitals parking garage.
August 9, 2019 - 4:09 pm
Letters to the Editor
Letter to the editor, 8-5-19
When did condoms andalcohol befit Scout eventIf you think the Boy Scouts of America are what you remember, boy, are you going to be surprised.
August 9, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Letters to the Editor
Letter to the Editor, 8-4-19
Inhumanity of policieson immigration obviousIve begun this letter many times, but havent been able to finish it.
August 9, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Letters to the Editor
Aug. 1 letters to the editor
Anti-annexation signsmean Dont shop hereBusinesses on the edge of Morgantown: see your signs.
August 1, 2019 - 7:36 am

Our Take

Columns/Opinion
WVU athletic director has faith Huggins will fix men's hoops program
Between the uncontested dunks and the unexplained dismissals, West Virginias week of basketball has been weak even by this seasons woebegone standards.
February 14, 2019 - 12:07 am
Columns/Opinion
Without preseason ranking, we would see this West Virginia hoops season differently
There is no getting around the disappointment that has come this season with the West Virginia mens basketball team.
January 24, 2019 - 6:32 pm
Columns/Opinion
When money is the top priority on whether or not to play, we all lose
Sagaba Konate blocked seven shots against Pitt on Dec.
December 18, 2018 - 4:53 pm
Columns/Opinion
West Virginia guard Brandon Knapper is worth rooting for
COMMENTARYMORGANTOWN, W.Va. The first rule in sports journalism is not to become a fan of the team or the players you are covering.
October 3, 2018 - 12:54 pm

TDP Editorials

TDP Editorials
MUB not operating like force of nature on pipeline project
One of the worlds most famous artists/engineers Leonardo da Vinci once said, Water is the driving force of all nature.
August 20, 2019 - 9:32 am
TDP Editorials
We want to say one word to you. Just one word: Plastics
More than 50 years later, we are still reckoning with that one word.
August 16, 2019 - 10:30 am
TDP Editorials
Some things seem predictable about volatile energy rule
It was almost predictable that the other shoe would drop.
August 15, 2019 - 9:52 am
TDP Editorials
Marketing tourism: Never a better time to be a small town
Susan Riddle is right, We are better together.Some have it that the times when it was best to be a small town or a rural county are long gone.
August 14, 2019 - 9:44 am
TDP Editorials
Ignore red flag law at extreme risk to yourself and others
If its people with guns that kill people, not the guns, lets take the guns away from them.
August 13, 2019 - 9:29 am
TDP Editorials
It’s past time to ‘politicize’ gun violence
There are not going to be anymore post-slaughter truces.
August 12, 2019 - 10:03 am
TDP Editorials
Why wait for crisis to be blood donor, do your part today
on finding a local blood drive go online to: redcross.
August 12, 2019 - 9:37 am
TDP Editorials
More letters to the editor, 8-4-19
Alternative analysison Democrats debatesFear not fellow citizens, for those that missed the Democratic presidential candidates debates on Tuesday and Wednesday here is an update.
August 9, 2019 - 3:58 pm
TDP Editorials
A business strategy founded on a lot of ‘years of injustice’
You might say it takes one to know one.notable English lawyer and writer once said, If someone tries to steal your watch, by all means fight them off.
August 9, 2019 - 9:27 am
TDP Editorials
Participation should still count for plenty in our government
You might get outraged reading about government or an issue these days.
August 8, 2019 - 9:27 am