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Wednesday January 23, 2019

Wayne magistrate facing judicial ethics charges stemming from fishing violations

Charges stem from a 2017 incident in which Magistrate David E. Ferguson was cited for illegal trout fishing and allegedly lied and tried to obstruct Natural Resources Police.

DNR will score antlers at this weekend’s W.Va. Hunting and Fishing Show

If you're wondering how the rack on that big buck you killed stacks up, bring it on down.

Monday January 21, 2019

Off road trails in Mercer and McDowell County will remain open

Plans to close Pocahontas Trail on Hatfield-McCoy system are reversed in a big way.

Friday January 18, 2019

New information in bizarre St. Albans murder

Police find suspect naked, victim dead and a witness who claims she simulated a sex act on the unconscious victim

Bird hunting with my boys

My sons have grown-up on me, but getting together for outdoor adventures is still a cherished time.

Wednesday January 16, 2019

Kanawha County deputies look for murder suspect

Suspect facing a first degree murder charge after woman died of multiple gunshot wounds Tuesday night in Rand.

Friday January 11, 2019

Don’t miss the forest for the trees when you’re hunting

If you're too wrapped up the game you're pursuing, you can miss a whole lot along the way.

Ski resorts rebound after mild temperatures end

A quick recovery as colder temperatures and winter conditions return to the West Virginia mountains

Wednesday January 9, 2019

No new elk for W.Va. in 2019

Despite communications and negotiations with source states, there aren't any available animals to bring to West Virginia this year.

First responder remembers Charleston water emergency

C.W. Sigman was part oft he initial response to the first call of a chemical spill on Elk River five years ago. He says a lack of information proved costly on that day.

Tuesday January 8, 2019

December Contest Winner from Tucker County

Tucker County hunter is selected for the December prize pack from Ram Trucks and Metronews

More details emerge in Hurricane police shooting

Suspect was speeding at nearly 100 miles an hour before the crash and one of the officers involved was only a couple of weeks out of the police academy

Monday January 7, 2019

Parkways officials caught up on EZ Pass backlog

New program has more than doubled the number of West Virginia Turnpike accounts.

Officers identified in Hurricane police shooting

State Police are handling the investigation after a suspect opened fire on law enforcement and was killed in a hail of return fire.

Friday January 4, 2019

Mountaineer Heritage season is a solid idea

West Virginia may have hit a home run with a January hunt for purists of the outdoors.

Wednesday January 2, 2019

Hunters gear up for first Mountaineer Heritage season in W.Va.

New season will allow four more days of deer and bear hunting using same tools the original Mountaineers used to put meat on the table.

Monday December 31, 2018

Corps prepares to re-purpose old Christmas trees

The tree that helped bring joy to your holiday season can also make the spring fishing merry and bright as well.

State park officials expect more participants in First Hike program

Hikes scheduled at 7 state parks, forests Tuesday, Jan. 1.

Thursday December 27, 2018

Heavy rains coming, flooding expected in southern half of W.Va.

Forecasters say an inch or more of rain could fall by Friday afternoon--causing problems for already swollen creeks and streams

Saturday December 22, 2018

Charleston Police arrest Ohio murder suspect

Suspect is one of three men wanted for November murder

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