The Ever-Changing World of Fran Skiles

The natural world is never still, whether it’s the motion of clouds, ripples in a stream, shifting sand, or the cycle of growth and death. Even rocks are constantly changing under the forces of fire, wind, and ...

Filing Time in Form and Function

With the end of tax season in sight, it’s a good idea to talk about putting your 1040 return on extension. There are three issues involved with doing this: 1. Calculate your taxable income. 2. Paying in enough ...

Building a Voice for Appalachia

On November 8, 2016, Donald J. Trump was elected 45th President of the United States, and on November 9, a group of media students and innovators at West Virginia University (WVU) knew what their newest project...

The Road Out of 2017

I have often said that 1968 was the most tumultuous year in my lifetime. And then, 2017 came along to give 1968 a run for its money. Yes, 1968 included: Vietnam; the violence at the Democratic convention in Chi...