Ordinance banning awarding of live animals passes despite questions from Strawberry Festival Board
City recorder Randy Sanders, at right, discusses an ordinance that bans the awarding of live animals as prizes at carnivals in the city. Also pictured is councilman Robbie Skinner.

Ordinance banning awarding of live animals passes despite questions from Strawberry Festival Board

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council passed on second reading an ordinance banning the awarding of live animals as prizes in carnival games Thursday – but not without some debate. West…

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B-UMS using self-paced software to lift students’ math scores
Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School math instructors are using the MATHia program to help students better understand math and apply its concepts to real-world situations. B-UMS teachers using the program, now in its second year at B-UMS include Denise Spratt, Clayton Tenney, Jason Rock, Carolyn Rittenhouse, Judith Stroeckle and Carol Shenuski. Not pictured is Sarah Kesling. / Photo courtesy Miranda Skidmore

B-UMS using self-paced software to lift students’ math scores

BUCKHANNON – For the second consecutive year, math instructors at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School have been using the MATHia program – developed by the Carnegie Learning Math Solution Center – to…

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B-UHS biology class to establish learning trail along the Upshur County Trails project
Biology teacher Beatrice Burnside and her Biology 2 class pose for a photo with Upshur County commissioners Sam Nolte, Kristie Tenney and president Terry Cutright.

B-UHS biology class to establish learning trail along the Upshur County Trails project

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission approved a request from a Buckhannon-Upshur High School biology class to implement a learning trail on the mountain biking, hiking and running Upshur County…

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Moms Clean Air Force seeking members to take everyday actions that protect environment for future generations
Moms Clean Air Force – West Virginia Field Consultant Leah Barbor hosts a ‘Communing for Climate’ gathering to introduce the group to those around Buckhannon. Barbor began working with the group in September and is spreading the word about the group’s mission to provide a safe future and healthy environment for children and ways to make your voice heard regarding climate change and air pollution in the Mountain State. Elizabeth Brandt from Moms Clean Air Force traveled from Washington, D.C. to introduce what the national group does across the United States. Barbor and Brandt are pictured with baby Arlo Craten.

Moms Clean Air Force seeking members to take everyday actions that protect environment for future generations

BUCKHANNON – Children are the future and when we think of them, we are often hopeful for a safe future and healthy environment for them. Now, a national group is…

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Commission throws support behind medical marijuana production in Upshur County
Upshur County Development Authority Director Rob Hinton asks that the commission write a letter in support of medical marijuana production in Upshur County -- a move he says could result in as many as 100 new jobs.

Commission throws support behind medical marijuana production in Upshur County

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission on Thursday approved a request that it write a letter of support for three pharmaceutical companies looking to grow and process medical cannabis in…

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