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Alliance offers W.Va. communities support through AmeriCorps

Americorps members assist at an archaeological site in West Virginia
The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is inviting organizations across the state to apply for AmeriCorps members to assist in historical development projects in...

W.Va. tourism official: new rafting run spectacular (exclusive photos)

A paddler in an inflatable kayak challenges the Dries of the New River.
A new whitewater run that opens to commercial rafting in 2019 may not be a game changer, but it will certainly enhance the game...

W.Va. small-farms, FarmHer conferences set for Feb 21-22

Farmstead near Duncan, WV, Jackson County, Mid-Ohio Valley Region
The fourteenth annual West Virginia Small Farm Conference is set to begin February 21 at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown, West Virginia. “West Virginia...

West Virginia river outfitters report gains in 2017

Wave-smacking on New River, Adventures on the Gorge
West Virginia river outfitters in 2017 recovered from two years of low numbers and posted statewide gains of 5,000 river visits, according to a...

Historic nomination could spur economy in former W.Va. mining town

Kyle Bailey documents coal camp architecture in Helen, W.Va.
BECKLEY, W.Va. — Efforts to nominate a former coal-mining town in southern West Virginia to the National Register of Historic Places could spur economic...

West Virginian independence fueling crafts industry

Anthony Scott, a shop foreman at Richwood Creations
The spirit of West Virginia independence is helping fuel its growing crafts industry, says an online merchant and the founder of Our-WV.com. Paul Thompson, of...

Alliance urges Manchin, Capito to support preservation incentives

Boury Lofts at Wheeling, West Virginia
The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is urging U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., to support the availability of historic...

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