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Welcome to the News directory at West Virginia Explorer, where you'll find a continuously updated source of news concerning West Virginia and its cultural and natural history. For the most recent news, visit West Virginia Explorer News.

Eleven W.Va. state parks will offer eclipse celebrations

Eleven West Virginia state park will celebrate the near-total solar eclipse that will darken most of the country the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 21. Visitors to...

Gift of vacation cabin aids flood recovery in Greenbrier Valley

Steve and Annette Marchetti's donation of a highland cabin in the Greenbrier Valley has boosted flood recovery in the region and attracted a new...

Alliance seeks funds to support three W.Va. preservation organizations

The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is seeking contributions to help support three state historical-development organizations for which funding has been cut or is...
Five Springs Farmstead

Landscape architect opens farm retreat near New River Gorge

A botanist and landscape architect has invested her knowledge in a farmhouse retreat near the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia, an ecosystem...

Moonrise walk hints at increased physical activity in southern W.Va.

Officials say a moonrise walk that attracted a record number of hikers to the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia last week could...
Kelsie Tonkin-Boswell

“Almost Heaven” vacation packages to be given away hourly June 20

In celebration of West Virginia’s 154th birthday, the state Division of Tourism will give away a vacation package every hour on Tuesday, June 20. The...