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Students plant trees at the head of Wheeling Island in Wheeling, West Virginia. (Photo courtesy West Liberty University)

West Liberty University students planting trees in Ohio County

Just in time for Earth Day, biology and ecology students at West Liberty University are planting trees in public spaces from Wheeling to West...
A member of the fire management team at Grandview tends a prescribed burn.

Smoke at new national park at Grandview no cause for concern

Smoke and flame rising from the central region of America's newest national park later this spring should not be cause for concern, park officials...
Lilly Bias and a friend ride an innertube on Summersville Lake in south-central West Virginia.

Boone County student chronicles vacation in West Virginia

Editor's Note: Boone County adventure-tourism student Lilly Bias spent a week on the road with her family discovering West Virginia. Here's what she thought...

New national park boosts popularity of motorsports route

Global attention that America's newest national park has garnered is boosting interest in The Talon,...

Putnam County angler catches W.Va. record freshwater drum

A Putnam County angler caught a state record freshwater drum on April 24 in Mason...

Extended W.Va. spring gobbler season open until May 23

West Virginia's spring gobbler season is underway, and turkey hunters have even more opportunities to...
A horse-drawn carriage tours the historic ground of Capon Springs Resort.

Capon Springs offers 30-percent state resident discount

Capon Springs Resort is offering a 30-percent discount on vacation packages for West Virginia residents in association with the state's West Virginia Strong program,...
Pioneer Farm at Twin Falls Resort State Park, West Virginia

Spring photography workshop at Twin Falls set for April 7-9

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to attend West Virginia's annual spring photography workshop April 7-9 at Twin Falls State Park, which offers some...
Cleaned ramps in Bowl

New gallery displays best of West Virginia ramp fare

Have you ever seen a ramp or attended a ramp dinner? Proud West Virginia fans of the ramp are sharing photos of their favorite...
The tower on the McMaster's residence looks out across the historic landscape in Charles Town, West Virginia.

Home at site of abolitionist John Brown's hanging for sale

In the market for a new home? The Victorian mansion built on the site of abolitionist John Brown’s 1859 hanging in Charles Town is...
Shade trees were planted at Maplecrest to keep the residence cool in summer.

Tree planting can increase property value in urban West Virginia

Money grows on trees when it comes to residential and commercial property value, according to a professor of urban forestry at West Virginia University:...

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