Chris Lawrence

Thursday April 27, 2017

Public broadcasting fixture to retire

Beth Vorhees has been a mainstay at W.Va. Public Broadcasting since 1984. She'll retire Friday after a long and rewarding career.

South Charleston mayor excited about TIF district opportunities

Authorization clears the way for nearly $300 Million dollars in development in the next five years.

Hatfield-McCoy Trail officials believe there’s room for more

Adding other trail networks in the state needs to be carefully planned out and coordinated according to the Hatfield McCoy Regional Recreational Authority, otherwise it could kill investment incentive

Wednesday April 26, 2017

Study finds no groundwater contamination from fracking, but industry not off the hook

Groundwater contamination isn't an issue for hydraulic fracturing, but storage of the waste is a problem area for the industry.

Tuesday April 25, 2017

Governor signs Sunday Hunting legislation

New law becomes effective July 6

Monday April 24, 2017

Seven state parks to begin charging fees for day use

Amid budget battles State Park system takes first steps toward a more self sustaining system.

Friday April 21, 2017

Eagle numbers abundant in West Virginia

Rebound of the bald eagle is an amazing success story for conservation.

Monday April 17, 2017

Murray has high hopes for coal severance tax schedule

Murray says Justice plan to scale coal severance taxes based on the market will make West Virginia coal much more competitive with surrounding states.

DNR wants to hear your rattlesnake stories

Citizen Science Initiative launched help monitor the state's rattlesnake population

Friday April 14, 2017

Two children among victims of fatal crash in Mercer County

Four victims were riding in a mini van from North Carolina which was struck by a semi which crossed the median

Thursday April 13, 2017

Turkey numbers are up for 2017 spring gobbler season

Higher number of birds however doesn't necessarily translate to an increased turkey harvest according to the DNR.

State continues to focus on restoring brook trout habitat

State continues work to restore a fish which has become a trophy species to many West Virginia fly anglers.

Tuesday April 11, 2017

First-year delegate satisfied some critical concerns during session

Former sheriff believes legislative changes to criminal code will do some good.

Monday April 10, 2017

Tournament to settle who is best bass angler in W.Va.

West Virginia bass fishing organizations come together for a high stakes fishing tournament to settle the question of who is the best in W.Va.

Thursday April 6, 2017

Sunday hunting legislation wins approval in Charleston

Bill clears the house on a 92-5 vote--and will head to the governor after the Senate concurs with technical amendment.

Wednesday April 5, 2017

Families mark seven years since UBB tragedy

Seven years has passed since that dreadful spring day under the mountain in Raleigh County

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Man wanted for murder, car-jackings kills himself inside a church

Troopers say suspect took his own life inside a church after a string of car thefts and a murder.

Couple killed in Kanawha County when train caught them on a trestle

Victims were half-way across the trestle spanning the Coal River when train approached Tuesday morning.

Monday April 3, 2017

Landowners claim Senate bill gives gas industry all the cards

The gas industry believes forced pooling legislation clears the way for gas development, lease owners tell lawmakers the measure gives away West Virginia's wealth to the industry.

Friday March 31, 2017

Private donations save cadet programs in Logan County

Private donations and the Logan County Commission come up with funding for a one year extension on programs at all three Logan County high schools.

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