Chris Lawrence

Friday October 26, 2018

Hunters continue to enjoy success in early bear seasons

The three early bear hunting seasons continue to be effective and popular in West Virginia among sportsmen.

Wednesday October 24, 2018

Hatfield McCoy to realign trails in Mercer County

Changes will cause temporary shutdown, but unauthorized riding continues to be a growing problem for the system.

Saturday October 20, 2018

Kanawha County teen makes bass fishing history

At age 17 Dylan Fitzgerald of Cross Lanes has won two State High School Fishing titles and now has claimed the adult state championship as well.

Thursday October 18, 2018

Remembering old Number 50

The Pinnacle Mine in Wyoming County is closing for good this week, known to many as U.S. Steel Number 50, the mine holds a special place in the hearts of many in the southern W.Va. coalfields.

Monday October 15, 2018

Guard continues progress on Rise WV program.

Guard now has the network in place to assist flood victims waiting more than two years for help from the state.

Saturday October 13, 2018

The Yankee Lady is living American history

Vintage aircraft give people a look back at aviation history this weekend in Charleston.

Fall trout stocking begins October 15

DNR delayed the stocking schedule by a full week to protect fish and allow extra time for hatchery personnel to complete the spawn

Thursday October 11, 2018

Pinnacle Mine employees are angry and frustrated

Current owners are methodically shutting down the operation which has been a staple of the local economy for decades and workers say it didn't have to be this way.

Law enforcement seize 150 pounds of meth in roundup

U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart says cooperation at all levels netted 30 arrests in an investigation which stretched into five states

Wednesday October 10, 2018

Hancock County reverses policy to allow smoking and gambling

County Board of Health agrees to amend Clean Indoor Air Ordinance to allow for smoking inside Mountaineer Casino and video gaming parlors. Anti-smoking group is furious.

Retailers applaud decision on internet sales tax

State business owners believe new policy will level the playing field for in-state business vs. online retailers

DNR and Dept. of Agriculture team up on Hunters Helping the Hungry

Agriculture Commissioner Kent Leonhardt helps DNR to educate and recruit new meat processors to join in the program which provides nutritious meat to thousands of needy in West Virginia each year.

Monday October 8, 2018

Fall temperatures on the way, along with potentially heavy rainfall

Cold front this week will make the temperatures feel much more autumn like....and depending on Michael's path could bring either a little or a lot of rain.

Sunday October 7, 2018

State Senate Preview: Stark differences in 14th District Race

Incumbent Senator Dave Sypolt believes the GOP leadership has the state on the right track, his opponent, Democrat Stephanie Zucker she got in the race just because believing it couldn't be further from the truth.

Thursday October 4, 2018

An opening day giant for Boone County hunter

David Miller's first tag was gone before sundown on opening day of archery season, but the hunt for this massive racked buck was a much longer quest.

Wednesday October 3, 2018

National Park designation could come at a cost for sportsmen

Hunting is currently allowed in the New River Gorge, changing the NPS designation could end it forever and create dramatic changes in fisheries management as well.

Charleston Police seek suspect targeting the elderly

Suspect is wanted in several places for scamming elderly women out of money and at times becoming violent

Tuesday October 2, 2018

State Senate Preview: Cutting taxes and state spending, advocating hemp in District 3 race

Incumbent Mike Azinger (R) wants to continue work on deregulation and tax cuts, opponent Jim Leach (D) sees hemp as a potential cash crop for W.Va. and believes landing downstream energy operations should be the among the state's industrial goal.s

Monday October 1, 2018

Jenkins takes seat on state Supreme Court

Congressman calls his unlikely arrival on the bench a process and not a conclusion.

NWS forecasters return to Charleston

Weather predictions now being compiled in a pair of temporary trailers in the parking lot of offices while mold abatement gets going

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