Chris Lawrence

Yesterday April 18, 2018

Despite social media claims, hatcheries are in good shape

DNR says social media claims of trout escaping the hatcheries in high water this week was "fake news"

Tuesday April 17, 2018

Charleston police investigate armed robbery

7-Eleven in Kanawha City held up Tuesday morning.

Monday April 16, 2018

Rain abruptly halts Grant County forest fire

Rains which caused high water issues in the low lands were exactly what was needed on a remote mountainside in Grant County Sunday.

Police chief says no tolerance for drug houses in Martinsburg

City has shutdown 2 dozen under new ordinance.

Sunday April 15, 2018

Hill will continue to pursue love for science during retirement

Higher Education chancellor will continue to serve until replacement is named.

Thursday April 12, 2018

DNR anticipates strong year for spring gobbler hunting

Foliage will be light, but two year old gobblers will be abundant in 2018.

Wednesday April 11, 2018

West Virginia man among the dead in work related helicopter crash in Pa.

Crash in NE Pennsylvania Sunday happened as crews were stretching new transmission lines.

Tuesday April 10, 2018

Huntington Quick Response Team is having an impact

Group focuses on making contact with overdose survivors within 24 hours of their incident in Cabell County and offering to help them get treatment.

Saturday April 7, 2018

Longtime DNR fish biologist takes reins of fishery programs

DNR's Mark Scott promoted to top fisheries position within the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

Friday April 6, 2018

U.S. Forest Service prepares for controlled burns in W.Va. forest lands

Six separate fires will burn off under story over about 5,000 acres of Monongahela National Forest aimed at improving wildlife habitat and lessening the chance for a more serious forest fire.

Saturday March 24, 2018

Big bucks still lurk in West Virginia’s high country

Raleigh County man scores a huge buck in a place once well known, but now mostly a memory, for hard core deer hunting.

Wednesday March 21, 2018

Power outages worst in southeastern counties of West Virginia

Snow in the south carried more moisture and was a lot heavier--creating the worst of power company problems from Tuesday-Wednesday Nor'easter.

Monday March 19, 2018

More elk have arrived in West Virginia

Just over 50 elk are being held on the Tomblin Wildlife Management Area in Logan County awaiting clearance to be released into the wild as part of the state's ongoing elk reintroduction program.

Friday March 16, 2018

Fungus continues to ravage West Virginia bat numbers

Retiring DNR Biologist Craig Stihler wishes there was a better outlook as his career comes to a close.

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Senate President backs bill to dissolve Dept. of Education and the Arts

Carmichael says Governor Jim Justice had very little choice but to fire Arts and Education Secretary Gayle Manchin

Regulation adjustment would boost creel sizes for Stonewall bass tournaments

Change would allow anglers fishing a registered tournament to keep six bass of any size until the weigh-in before they would have to be returned to the water.

Monday March 12, 2018

Late snow a bonus for West Virginia ski resorts

March can often be a blessing or a curse for those trying to make plans in the ski business.

Weather service says this was a tricky one to predict

Snowstorm catches many off guard and hits at nearly full potential for snowfall accumulation as temperatures made a rapid drop.

Saturday March 10, 2018

Sunday hunting now allowed everywhere in West Virginia

The long held blue law which forbid Sunday hunting in West Virginia is officially removed from the books with approval of this year's legislation.

Friday March 9, 2018

Steelworkers praise Trump tariffs

Steelworkers in West Virginia praise Trump's plan for taxing steel and aluminum imports.

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