Chris Lawrence

Saturday February 25, 2017

Don’t pre-judge; that doggy will hunt

In some states dogs help track down deer after the shot, when human tracking skills have failed. Some sportsmen would like to see use of the blood tracking dogs legalized in West Virginia

Friday February 17, 2017

Longtime private trout stream to become DNR property

Naturally producing trout stream in Grant County will continue to carry strict fishing regulations

Van Sickle family says full story of war hero’s grave is being ignored

Step grandson of Maggie Van Sickle says her wishes from 82 years ago would be violated if body of Chester Howard West is moved.

Thursday February 16, 2017

Allegations of embezzlement probed in Boone County schools

State Police probe funds apparently embezzled from county school transportation department.

Wednesday February 15, 2017

Bills dealing with antler sheds and Sunday hunting top DNR legislative agenda

A lot of hunters enjoy looking for shed antlers, but few realize it's actually against the law.

Relatives of war hero’s widow appeal moving his grave

Plans to move remains of World War I Medal of Honor recipient Chester West are in the hands of the Supreme Court.

Tuesday February 14, 2017

Proud grandpa is the winner in Ram Trucks Trophy Photo Contest

Ben Gandy of Fairmont wins the NWTF edition .270 rifle after submitting this picture of his grandchildren with their first spring gobblers.

Monday February 13, 2017

DNR proposing more liberal harvest of deer and bear for 2017

Proposals made to Natural Resources Commission for 2017 seasons now out for public comment

Capitol intruder arrested

Window in one of the main doors of the capital smashed open with large, metal ashtray during the early morning hours.

Saturday February 11, 2017

A conversation with new W.Va. DNR Director Steve McDaniel

Excerpts from my conversation with new West Virginia DNR Director Steve McDaniel. From his background to where he stands on issues facing hunting and fishing in the Mountain State.

Friday February 10, 2017

Transportation secretary details Justice’s road plan

Tom Smith expands on the plans the governor laid out in the State of the State Address.

Thursday February 9, 2017

Winners drawn in Ram Trucks photo contest

Monthly prize winners are in, but the grand prize drawing is still ahead, and still time for you to enter.

Wednesday February 8, 2017

Stephen McDaniel named W.Va. DNR Director

Bridgeport businessman tapped to head up state's wildlife and fisheries programs in the Justice Administration

Tuesday February 7, 2017

Supreme Court hears case seeking suspension of former prosecutor’s license

Justices raise questions about severity of punishment for former Kanawha County prosecutor.

Saturday February 4, 2017

Another Buffalo Creek buck makes the record books

Ryan Linville of Logan County pursued his 2016 buck off and on for four years. The persistence finally paid off.

Thursday February 2, 2017

Freddie says six more weeks of winter on the way

Overcast skies at French Creek, right up until Freddie's prediction when the sun came out for only a few brief minutes--then disappeared after the prediction was delivered.

Fala’s departure is a disappointing loss for W.Va.

Nobody was more qualified to do the job and few handled the duties as well.

Wednesday February 1, 2017

Fala out as W.Va. DNR Director

Fala pens e-mail to agency employees saying Friday will be his last day.

Tuesday January 31, 2017

Manchin and Mooney with very different takes on Trump’s immigration order

Manchin miffed by the process and the lack of need, Mooney calls protests an "over reaction"

Friday January 27, 2017

Teen’s Logan County buck ranks high in the W.Va. record book

Man High sophomore's Ryan Stacy's buck scores #5 all time in West Virginia in the typical archery category

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