Page 3 of the “Region” section in this weekend's Wheeling News-Register brings us an op-ed by Republican Delegate Mick Bates of Raleigh County:
W.Va. Deserves Commitment to Energy Independence
As I read the article, it seemed familiar, but I wasn’t sure why. Given the numerous examples of Ogden’s recycling, I . . .
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer runs the same old Ohio editorial that it ran on March 7
I joked about it yesterday, but today’s paper runs yet another tired and meaningless Ohio editorial:
Improving Life Expectancy
This editorial appears to have originated in the Marietta Times five weeks ago:
Overcome life expectancy statistic; take care of yourself
If today's . . .
The Intelligencer shows more disdain for its readers: today's lead editorial is the same editorial that was published last Wednesday
Hey, but it takes-up space (and that's apparently all that matters)
In fairness to the editor, the first sentences was changed but the rest of today's lead editorial, "Help Hospitals Weather Storm," is exactly the same as last Wednesday's lead editorial, "Hospitals Face New Surge of Patients."
This is not an isolated incidence -- it is the third time in the last four . . .
The editor of the recently purchased Aspen paper tries to reassure her readers and employees
Here is an update on Ogden’s purchase of western newspapers (see two posts down) from the editor of the Aspen Daily News. (Click on "Billionaire family" to get to the article.)
Robert Nutting is routinely listed as among the wealthiest @MLB team owners. His family reportedly boasts a $1.1 billion net worth, with a majority $630 . . .
Baseball and newspapers on the cheap
Baseball on the cheap
Last night, Pittsburgh Pirates owner Robert Nutting traded one of the team's best and most popular players, Jacob Stallings, to the Miami Marlins for prospects. As it currently stands, the Pirates do not have a replacement catcher with any significant major league experience.* From reactions online, the . . .
How will Ogden Newspapers react to the legislation? The answer may not be as obvious as one might think.
By a vote of 220 to 213, the House passed the Build Back Better Act earlier today. The $1.75 trillion bill now moves on to the Senate.
The vote, with one Democratic exception, was along party lines which means that all three WV representatives voted against the bill. Here is the statement by our local representative, David McKinley, . . .
Newspapers on the cheap: A look at today’s Wheeling Intelligencer
Last week’s news
When was today's front section assembled? Last Friday? Today’s front page has stories on the local police department looking for applicants, the county’s Humane Officer retiring, a local county commissioner deciding to run again, the new president of Marshall University, and a 2,300-word feature story about a . . .