Valley Views & Varmints: Tiny Lights

Summer brings out the bugs. Nasty skeeters, biblical plagues of cicadas, and that cricket that lived in my car for nine days one year and almost chirped me into the nuthouse. As a culture, we spend hundreds of ...

Saling the Valley: Area Garage Sales

The blustery days of winter eventually give way to spring, but never too soon. With the coming of spring, hope blossoms in the souls of those in the Valley who go garage saling every Friday and Saturday. An ad ...

A Pleasant (Valley) Evening

It's been another crazy week in the world.  A week that's hard to comprehend and a week that makes us nervous for the future of our country.  We are fortunate in Wheeling, W.Va., to have outlets that help us fo...

Sum…Sum..Summertime!

Walking to the office from the parking lot this morning, I thought about what a beautiful day it is…the sky is such a pretty blue, the temps are very pleasant, the birds are chirping and the Cicadas are gone! I...

Family Rooted in Nature Camp at Oglebay

Family Roots: Oglebay Institute Nature Camps Provide a Legacy of Experiences for the Rybeck Family Wheeling native Ted Rybeck calls himself “one of the many fans” of Oglebay Institute, and his participatio...