Chris Lawrence

Today July 16, 2018

Cabins dedicated at Chief Logan State Park

New accommodations are expected to be extremely popular

Weekend fire in Tyler County burns freshly baled hayfield

Hay field catches fire on a hot, dry summer day and fire fighters had to scramble to catch it in time.

Yesterday July 15, 2018

Ballard: Meeting expected soon with new owners of Laidley Tower

Seattle-based company has purchased one of Charleston's most premier office buildings.

Monday July 9, 2018

Staff at Wheeling school for autistic children regroups after fire

Blaze Saturday at Augusta Levy Learning Center has been determined accidental by Wheeling Fire Department

Saturday July 7, 2018

AML Pilot project will reopen a section of the Hatfield-McCoy Trails

Abandoned Mine Land funds will help purchase the Ivy Branch Trail System in Lincoln County which closed when the property was sold several years ago.

Thursday July 5, 2018

High intensity drug enforcement zone is working

Congressman Evan Jenkins believes the intense and coordinated effort to combat the drug trade in southern West Virginia is making a difference.

Marshall president to address National Youth Science Camp

Dr. Jerome Gilbert relishes the change to speak to science campers since the camp had a such an impact on his life 45 years ago.

Wednesday July 4, 2018

Another scorcher for the 4th of July

A cold drink and shade tree are advisable if your celebrating Independence Day outside.

Tuesday July 3, 2018

Witness says paraglider engine seemed to stall or quit prior to fatal crash

Pilot had many years of flying experience, his wife and owner of private airstrip watched his aircraft go down Monday evening.

Monday July 2, 2018

Vital federal fund could be lost without renewal

Land and Water Conservation Fund has provided a lot of funding for outdoor recreation in West Virginia for more than five decades. One group is fighting to keep it going.

Friday June 29, 2018

A full blooded Mountaineer

First elk calves known to have been born AND bred in West Virginia have arrived.

Natural Resources Police ramp up patrols for impaired boating

West Virginia's Natural Resources Police Officers to join counterparts across the nation in Operation Dry Weekend on the state's lakes and rivers this weekend.

Thursday June 28, 2018

Major cleanup in Barbour County after multiple cloudbursts

Roads are damaged, basements flooded, and some are stranded in areas of Philippi and surrounding communities like Nestorville, Valley Furnace, and Moatsville

Wednesday June 27, 2018

DNR cancels controlled hunt at Chief Logan State Park

Director Steve McDaniel tells meeting in Logan the merits of the hunt were outweighed by the ill feelings created in the community.

CWD detected in two more West Virginia counties

Two positives in Berkeley County and one from Mineral County widen the circle of chronic wasting disease prevalence in West Virginia's eastern panhandle.

Monday June 25, 2018

Williams humbled with VA renaming

Medal of Honor recipient says he still owes of debt to many.

Saturday June 23, 2018

Pleasants County thinking ‘outside the box’ in effort to attract residents

County offering $1,000 to those willing to make the move.

Crayfish study could mean habitat improvement in coalfields

Stocked trout may be causing life to be even harder on two endangered crayfish--but researchers believe they have a solution to help both species.

Thursday June 21, 2018

Catfish ‘Noodling” now legal in West Virginia

West Virginians can now legally pull a catfish out of its lair by hand. Guides with "noodling know-how" from other states share some of their knowledge.

Tuesday June 19, 2018

Capito admits she doesn’t like the separation policy

Intent on enforcing the law, Senator says there's a better way. She and Manchin both vote for increased border security funding including more work on the wall.

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