Chris Lawrence

Friday February 2, 2018

Freddie spots a shadow, six more weeks of winter

Clouds covered French Creek until almost the moment Freddy was about to come out....and the sun shined only until he returned to his lair. A strong omen for six more weeks of winter.

Thursday February 1, 2018

Manchin fires back over Pence remarks in W.Va.

Senator says many talk a good game, but few have the desire to lead with bi-partisanship in Washington.

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Congressman describes impact in train collision in Virginia

"I immediately worried an impact of that magnitude might cause the train to derail." -- Congressman Alex Mooney (WV-2)

Justice defends State Park logging proposal

Governor says those opposed are "misinformed"

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Inmates death probed in McDowell County

Man being held in a holding facility in Welch dies after a fight with other inmates and jail staff

Monday January 29, 2018

Retired state workers hope to get something positive out of next state budget

Annual breakfast rally scheduled for Tuesday at the state capitol.

Thursday January 25, 2018

Elderly Dunbar man struck and killed between parking lot and church building

Police looking for second driver who struck victim.

Wednesday January 24, 2018

Forestry Director touts parks logging as a benefit

Barry Cook contends logging would actually open more of the State Park land to the public by creating new access and recreational trails post-logging

Next group of W.Va. elk being rounded up in Arizona this week

Crews work daylight to dark in a remote section of Arizona to capture the next elk to be reintroduced in West Virginia.

Tuesday January 23, 2018

Ag commissioner opposed to parks logging plan

Kent Leonhardt believes there are plenty of state lands where timbering can happen instead of dipping into State Park property.

Monday January 22, 2018

Turnpike crash leaves one dead

The accident happened as the truck traveled south on the Turnpike near the I-77/64 split.

Sunday January 21, 2018

DNR and Justice administration defend parks logging plan

DNR Director says the plan includes safeguards to protect the park's beauty, enhance wildlife habitat, and generate much needed revenue.

Friday January 19, 2018

The family the points fell on

One family, one hunting season, five deer, 57 points.

Wednesday January 17, 2018

Christmas trees continue to spread joy well after the holidays in W.Va.

DNR begins using old Christmas trees to refurbish fish attraction areas in West Virginia lakes.

Manchin doesn’t believe federal government shutdown is coming

Manchin says 48 hours is an eternity for things to happen in Washington DC.

Monday January 15, 2018

Mon Power ponders next move amid rejection by FERC

Company officials say they're not sure what they'll do next, but assure there will be no shortage of electricity for West Virginia.

Saturday January 13, 2018

Jim Evans, a friend of the outdoors and a friend of mine

Late retired DNR biologist leaves a lasting legacy in the state's wildlife.

Friday January 12, 2018

The dream season

Rick Friend of St. Albans will have a hard time topping his hunting season of 2017

Frontier deadline for voluntary separation is this weekend

Employees face tough decisions about whether to leave or potentially face a layoff if they stay.

W.Va. woman admits to ripping off elderly Virginia woman

Boone County woman working as home health nurse takes advantage of her elderly patient

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