Chris Lawrence

Today May 4, 2015

Development in Logan kickback case causes a stir

Local reporters says a shocking turn leaves many with confidence in court system shaken

Friday May 1, 2015

Freedom files first required report with DEP

Environmental consultants document what they have found during testing and monitoring on old tank farm property in Charleston.

Charting Century’s next move

Representative of retirees says it's hard to tell whose to blame for an impasse to restart the plant

Thursday April 30, 2015

Charleston Correctional Center ready to open

New facility larger and replaces cramped and aging quarters in another part of the Capital City.

Alpha records first quarter loss

CEO says company in second year of "prolonged coal market downturn."

Wednesday April 29, 2015

Milton looks to clean up boundaries

Mayor says ambitious annexation would simply city boundaries and encompass many who already have city services.

We are failing our children vocationally

Skills which were once commonly taught as part of growing up are lost on a new generation, much of it because of fear.

Tuesday April 28, 2015

New Capital High principal ready for opportunity, challenge

Larry Bailey looking forward to coming home.

Charleston principal ready to move on after not getting Capital High job

Jon Anderson says he appreciates the public's support.

Monday April 27, 2015

DNR launches habitat management plan

Agency has a five year plan for cutting timber on WMA's in effort to diversify forest growth and manage for wildlife habitat.

DOH continues to struggle with U.S. Route 60 slide

Timeline to get major artery reopened is unknown as debris continues to fall from steep hillside above.

Friday April 24, 2015

DOH, Appalachian Power form plan for Route 60 repairs

Contractors who built an access road for power company in 2011 are back on site today trying to shore up hillside.

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Turkey numbers could be fewer for W.Va. spring gobbler season

DNR forecast looks at brood data from 2013 which was down 30% on the five-year average for turkey numbers.

Capito presses for increased rail safety

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito quizzes Transportation Secretary about rapid improvement in rail safety rules.

Tuesday April 21, 2015

DEP seeks information on prep plant materials

Agency is keeping a closer eye on materials which fall outside the permit process, but could still potentially contaminate streams in W.Va.

Electronic check-in is here …finally

Hunting and fishing systems evolve into the 21st Century.

Monday April 20, 2015

New conceal carry law not expected to impact Capitol security

New law enables those with valid conceal carry permit to leave firearms in vehicle while parked and visiting capitol complex

Slide closes U.S. Route 60 in Kanawha County

Unexplained water source has destabilized mud and rock, and highway officials fear more could collapse at any time.

Popular service now funded by DOH

Legislature puts highways back in charge of funding Courtesy Patrol , other changes unlikely at least this year.

U.S. Attorney to use web to connect with Freedom spill victims

Those impacted can learn exactly how the process is going during the trial or actually register if they believe they suffered unusual harm and hardship due to the spill.

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