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Sunday August 4, 2019

Natural Resources Commission delays vote on lowering buck limit

Commission's decision may hinge on whether legislature will raise license fees and results of a study on restructuring West Virginia hunting license

Wednesday July 31, 2019

DNR moves forward with stream habitat enhancement

West Virginia DNR is into a third year of work to enhance stream habitat for fish and other aquatic life on state lands

Saturday July 27, 2019

Mountain streams offer an escape from the West Virginia summer heat

The trout are still biting in the high country, and the temperature couldn't be better.

Thursday July 25, 2019

Highways Commissioner says culture change has come to DOH

DOH Commissioner says the agency has gone back to its roots of maintenance first and predicts the public will start to notice the change.

Wednesday July 24, 2019

Congressional sub-committee hears plight of miners amid dwindling pension fund

Panel testifies before a House subcommittee the current UMWA pension fund is unsustainable without help from Washington...help which they stress has been repeatedly promised since 1946.

State Parks ready to offer popular elk sight seeing tours for a second year

The chance to see an elk in the wild and to possibly hear one's bugle echo off the West Virginia hills is set for September and October.

Tuesday July 23, 2019

Grant County emergency leader worries about unreliable phone service

Peggy Bobo Alt fears the constant and extended land line outages will eventually cost somebody their life because they cant reach 9-1-1

Sunday July 21, 2019

Calving season on the Tomblin WMA

The elk reintroduction started four years ago and despite constant monitoring, the herd is starting to reach a level where it's tough to know numbers.

Saturday July 20, 2019

West Virginia soldier dies in Kuwait

Sgt. William Friese of Parkersburg died this week while deployed to Kuwait in a non-combat related incident.

If you’re hot, hang in there better temps are coming

NWS says rainfall Monday will lead to lower humidity and overnight lows in the 50's by mid-week.

Thursday July 18, 2019

Logan County teen discovers elk shed on Tomblin WMA

Chase Herndon made the find while shed hunting this week, but followed the law and instead of keeping it took state officials to the site so they could recovery it as part of the elk management program.

Wednesday July 17, 2019

Buckskin Council ready to host the world

Local Boy Scouts in Charleston will help World Jamboree staff welcome scouts from more than 130 countries feel at home in West Virginia

“Wasping” is the new drug choice showing up in West Virginia

Boone County authorities say they are starting to find people using wasp and hornet spray to find their next high

Tuesday July 16, 2019

W.Va. National Guard ready for its role in World Scout Jamboree

West Virginia National Guard will provide security and safety for the upcoming event in Fayette County.

Blackhawk Mining says restructuring will make them stronger

Company says restructuring debt will help them take advantage of robust opportunities which currently exist.

Monday July 15, 2019

Mason County residents to benefit from new transit service

County commission president says long-discussed service now available.

Thursday July 11, 2019

Rural schools hail pilot four-class system for high school sports

Coach Tom Wamsley of Tygarts Valley High School says it's not a case of private vs. public schools, but rather a matter of rural vs. urban schools. He says teams like his are at a great disadvantage simply by their location.

Wednesday July 10, 2019

DNR and WVU prepare to take a deep dive on catfish

West Virginia University and WV DNR will partner on a project to get a closer look at the habits of these still largely unknown creatures which were brought back to our waters around 15 years ago.

UMWA offers invitation for Democrat candidates to visit an underground mine

Union leader says invitation isn't about who they will be for, but who is for them.

Tuesday July 9, 2019

Doddridge County students get national recognition for being nice

School club based on random acts of kindness is lauded by Reader's Digest.

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