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WV Travel Team: Go van Gogh in 2015
Image courtesy of VAN GOGH GALLERY
WV Travel Team: Go van Gogh in 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “What am I in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric or an unpleasant person — somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low,” wrote...

WV Travel Team: Go van Gogh in 2015
WV Travel Team: Go van Gogh in 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “What am I in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric or an unpleasant person — somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low,” wrote...

Community Notes

Local authors Eliot Parker and Robin L. Ramey will sign copies of their recent novels at Books-A-Million at the Charleston Town Center location, on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m.

Parker is the author...

WV Travel Team: So many places and ways to go!
WV Travel Team: So many places and ways to go!

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Nearly every parent I know has a fantastic collection of Dr. Seuss books. I have a set for my own children. In fact, the bookshelves in our home are lined with extremely “loved up” versions of these childhood...

Mind dances at famous painting in Tuscany
Mind dances at famous painting in Tuscany

FLORENCE, Italy — This fall, my husband and I had the great fortune to visit Tuscany, the region of Italy that was birthplace of the Renaissance. Here is where they keep some really famous art, reproductions...

WV Travel Team: Tucker County tucks a lot in
WV Travel Team: Tucker County tucks a lot in

TUCKER COUNTY, W.Va. — This weekend, thousands of people from hundreds of miles around will suddenly have thoughts of Tucker County pop into their heads.

Ski season starts at Canaan Valley Resort; 43...

Branson: A home away from home for the holidays
Branson: A home away from home for the holidays

BRANSON, Mo. — As the popular Christmas carol chimes, “There’s no place like home for the holidays.” But then, Al Stillman — who wrote those famous lyrics — must have never...

WV Travel Team: Family holiday fun is nearby
WV Travel Team: Family holiday fun is nearby

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You may not have your chestnuts roasting over an open fire quite yet, but it’s never too early to start planning your holiday activities. The state of West Virginia boasts some of the top holiday light displays and...

Ad cuts hurting business, rafting outfitters say
Ad cuts hurting business, rafting outfitters say

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Whitewater rafting in Southern West Virginia has been in a free-fall in recent years, dropping from more than 225,000 rafters on the New and Gauley rivers in 2000 to fewer than 100,000 this year, industry representatives...

WV Travel Team: Bus tours feature value, ease
WV Travel Team: Bus tours feature value, ease

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Guided motor coach tours, though popular in the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, are often overlooked by travelers wishing to visit a new destination.

Fearful of being cattle-herded past sites of...

Take a spin through the Mountain State’s wind farms
Take a spin through the Mountain State’s wind farms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — From their inception, wind farms in West Virginia have generated controversy, even while presenting the promise of an energy source that is greener than the coal-fired economy which has so long dominated the state....

WV Travel Team: B&Bs offer free stays for vets
WV Travel Team: B&Bs offer free stays for vets

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — All across West Virginia, bed-and-breakfast owners are honoring the men and women that have served, are now serving and will continue to serve our country, with the West Virginia Bed and Breakfast Association B&B for Vets...

Visitors survive Universal’s Halloween Horror Night
Visitors survive Universal’s Halloween Horror Night

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Not everyone dreams of a vacation that involves a desperate fight for survival, heart-pounding escapes from the clutches of gruesome flesh-eaters or up-close-and-personal encounters with ruthless humans straight out of...

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