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Photo of the Week: May, 3, 2015
Photo by AMY KEITH
Photo of the Week: May, 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This “beautiful, golden nugget” at Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome was captured by Amy Keith during a family vacation.

Town reinventing itself as gateway to W.Va.
Town reinventing itself as gateway to W.Va.

Second of two articles on the revitalization of one of West Virginia’s smallest towns, turning it into a gateway destination into West Virginia from the east. Part one, on ...

Photo of the Week: May, 3, 2015
Photo of the Week: May, 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This “beautiful, golden nugget” at Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome was captured by Amy Keith during a family vacation.

WV Travel Team: Armenia’s surprising beauty
WV Travel Team: Armenia’s surprising beauty

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — April 24, 2015, marked the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, during which 800,000 to 1.5 million ethnic Armenians perished in conflict with the Ottoman Empire.

Widely covered in the media over the past...

Wheeling toy museum plays to kids at heart
Wheeling toy museum plays to kids at heart

WHEELING, W.Va. — As Judith Rubin walked along, thoughtfully peering into the glass cases filled with rag, rubber and plastic dolls, one particular plaything caught her eye.

It wasn’t a Raggedy...

Lost River Trading Post offers eclectic experience
Lost River Trading Post offers eclectic experience

This is part one of a two-part series on the revival of one of West Virginia’s smallest towns.

By Douglas Imbrogno

Staff writer

WARDENSVILLE — For years, Paul Yandura and Donald...

WV Travel Team: Old city has 21st-century appeal
WV Travel Team: Old city has 21st-century appeal

LANCASTER, Pa. — When my editor offered a Pennsylvania Farm Getaway Weekend where I could help plant the garden and work with animals, I laughed. I do that at home, like many West Virginians.

What I had...

B&O Museum looks at W.Va.’s role in Civil War
B&O Museum looks at W.Va.’s role in Civil War

BALTIMORE — Does West Virginia exist because of a private railroad that originated in Maryland? And did just one viaduct on that railroad in Preston County determine the outcome of the Civil War?

Those...

Charleston announces tourism award finalists

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Voting is underway for the final round of the Charleston Tourism’s People’s Choice Awards.

After receiving nominations by residents and visitors to Charleston, the Charleston Convention and Visitors...

WV Travel Team: Our hills are alive with the sound of music!
WV Travel Team: Our hills are alive with the sound of music!

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This week I celebrate another wedding anniversary with the man from Jackson County I married a long time ago. Together we enjoy a couple of really cute kids, a house cluttered with hockey sticks, muddy running shoes, band...

Women revel in educational travel adventures
Women revel in educational travel adventures

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Pamela Bowen had never been on one. Rose Marie Ritter had been on 45.

So it was that last May 21, Ritter set out to share with Bowen just why she was hooked on traveling the country and the world to take part in the...

Holocaust trip teaches grim, important lessons
Holocaust trip teaches grim, important lessons

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A handful of George Washington High School students got the history lesson of a lifetime over spring break this year, traveling to Europe as part of a Holocaust class lead by history teacher and U.S. Holocaust Memorial...

WV Travel Team: A world of recreation in Va.
WV Travel Team: A world of recreation in Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You don’t have to drive far from Charleston to find the latest amusement park thrills, a beautiful beach and America’s oldest history all in one place. At just six hours away, Greater Williamsburg, Virginia, is ...

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