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Celebrate Appalachian spring with nature hikes
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Celebrate Appalachian spring with nature hikes

For Southern West Virginia residents hankering to get outside and smell the flowers, the New River Gorge National River and nearby state parks and state forests are offering a abundance of wildflower and nature-themed hikes during the next two...

Celebrate Appalachian spring with nature hikes
Celebrate Appalachian spring with nature hikes

For Southern West Virginia residents hankering to get outside and smell the flowers, the New River Gorge National River and nearby state parks and state forests are offering a abundance of wildflower and nature-themed hikes during the next two...

State regulators require more disclosure at coal prep plants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia environmental regulators are requiring coal preparation plants to disclose more about their chemicals.

The Department of Environmental Protection ordered coal prep plants to disclose potential pollutants...

How many kinds of golf can Coonskin Park hold?

Coonskin Park could soon have three entirely different types of golf on its premises: foot golf, disc golf and, well, golf golf.

To go with its driving range and 18-hole par-3 course, Coonskin will soon have a nine-hole foot golf course....

Manchin to host “Academy Days”

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin will hold “Academy Day” events in Morgantown, Hedgesville and Huntington for students interested in the U.S. service academies. In addition to Manchin staff, there will be representatives from the U.S. Air Force...

Tomblin: $134M road bond sale saves state $26M

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the sale of $134 million in state Road Fund bonds will save West Virginia $26 million, most of which will go into road projects.

In a news release today, the governor said selling the bonds...

Tomblin: $134M road bond sale saves state $26M

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the sale of $134 million in state Road Fund bonds will save West Virginia $26 million, most of which will go into road projects.

In a news release today, the governor said selling the bonds...

Three-judge panel to hear complaints against Parkersburg mayor

A three judge panel was appointed by the state Supreme Court on Friday to decide if Parkersburg’s mayor can remain in office.

Mayor Bob Newell is accused of misusing city money and having an affair with the city’s finance director....

Brothers recall rescue after tumbling over New River Gorge cliff

A walk along a mountain trail in Fayette County turned harrowing for two teen siblings who were injured after tumbling down a cliff.

Jude and J.B. Browning are recuperating from injuries in Sunday’s accident along a popular hiking area in ...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has lifted a boil-water advisory for customers in the community of Jefferson as well as customers in the Kanawha Terrace and Green Valley Drive areas of St. Albans, including side streets.

Chelyan post office vandalized

CHELYAN, W.Va. -- Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies are trying to determine who vandalized the United States Post Office in Chelyan this morning.

Sgt. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said deputies got a...

Longtime broadcaster Jule “Mr. Cartoon” Huffman dies
Longtime broadcaster Jule “Mr. Cartoon” Huffman dies

Longtime television broadcaster and weatherman Jule Huffman, known to generations of children as “Mr. Cartoon,” died Thursday at an assisted living facility in Huntington. He was 91.

Huffman worked as a weather reporter for 38...

I-64 contraflow lane closing Friday morning

State highways officials are closing the contraflow lane on Interstate 64 in Charleston at 10 a.m. today to make emergency repairs to a damaged light pole.

“We think something hit it,” state Division of Highways spokeswoman Carrie...

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