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Friday April 26, 2019

W.Va. State Parks unveil on-line reservation tools

Camping reservations can now be made on-line and more upgrades have been completed to campsites in more than 16 West Virginia State Parks.

Thursday April 25, 2019

More than 3,000 W.Va. Civil War medals waiting to be awarded

The medals were commissioned by the legislature in 1866 as a token of appreciation to members of the West Virginia Regiment in the Union Army. Many still sit in storage at the State Capitol in Charleston

Wednesday April 24, 2019

Illegal dumping captured on video leads to citations

Tips from social media lead to citations of man captured on video dumping trash illegally in Boone County

Monday April 22, 2019

West Virginia American updating source water protection plans

Public input on updates to those plans will be sought in the coming days.

Friday April 19, 2019

DNR law enforcement looking for applicants

Deadline to apply for the next class of West Virginia Natural Resources Police is April 24

Thursday April 18, 2019

Carper gets the gift of life from his own daughter

Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper talks about his daughter's decision to donate a kidney to him for a life saving transplant procedure.

Tuesday April 16, 2019

Vienna mayor likes plans for TIF for mall development

Mayor Randy Rapp says the city will enjoy the impact of a $25 million upgrade to the mall, for the price of only $2.8 million in deferred property tax increases via Tax Increment Financing.

Auditor says new tool lets you track your state tax dollars

McCuskey says newly unveiled tool will be a way to hold elected officials more accountable for state spending.

Monday April 15, 2019

Charleston shooting tied to earlier murder

Police confirm early Monday morning wounding and a shooting death from April 6th are connected, but haven't revealed the connection.

Saturday April 13, 2019

Plenty of birds await West Virginia turkey hunters

Four week spring gobbler season for the Mountain State runs from April 15-May 11

Friday April 12, 2019

A little hard work for teens might create what we need down the road

Our quest to over protect is going to cost us in the outdoors down the road if we're not careful.

Mine 9 includes familiar plot in West Virginia

Nine men working underground are trapped when things go wrong. Movie inspired by a number of true events will be shown in the Appalachian states first.

Thursday April 11, 2019

West Va. DNR ready roll with new trout stocking procedure

A week after Governor Jim Justice mandated changes, DNR Director Steve McDaniel says a contract is signed to put more workers at the stream bank to help more widely disperse trout in West Virginia streams

Friday April 5, 2019

Governor’s stocking mandate is a good one, are we willing to fund it?

Justice seeks to improve the trout stocking program and sportsmen seem to like the idea, but do we like it well enough to pay for it?

Thursday April 4, 2019

Pain persists 9 years after UBB

One of the worst mine disasters in West Virginia in decades continues to haunt many in southern West Virginia. Memorial in Whitesville stands as a monument toward healing.

Wednesday April 3, 2019

Governor orders change in West Virginia trout stocking

Justice mandates DNR add personnel to the stocking runs to make certain fish are dispersed throughout the length of the stream and not just poured into the largest and easiest to access pools

FEMA indicates red tape in school replacement is near an end

Capito and Manchin put pressure on FEMA's acting administrator to put a higher priority on rebuilding schools after a disaster

Tuesday April 2, 2019

West Virginia to host emergency medical flight conference

Medical flight teams from around the world will gather this week at Pipestem Resort for the annual critical care conference.

Sunday March 31, 2019

WV Gold Rush returns for first week of April

The popular stocking of exclusively golden trout for a week in West Virginia returns for 2019

Saturday March 30, 2019

Another lasting contribution from Bill McKenzie

Donation for rifle team was one of the greatest ever for shooting sports in West Virginia

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