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News

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Snowshoe Skiers

Snowshoe reports best ski-season launch in more than a decade

Staff at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, are taking advantage of the coldest December weather pattern in years, which resort officials...
Snow at Seneca Rocks, Pendleton County, Potomac Branches Region

Winter’s tale recalls deadly aspect of Allegheny Mountains

The Allegheny Mountains in eastern West Virginia grow treacherous in winter—and hardly more so than along the western front of that range, which bears...
Canaan Valley Snow Tubing

Canaan Valley Resort ski area begins making snow

It’s beginning to look a lot like ski season in north central West Virginia at Canaan Valley Resort ski area. Encouraged by the wintry weather, the resort...
White-tailed Buck

West Virginia’s buck, antlerless-deer seasons open Nov. 20

West Virginia’s traditional buck firearms season will start Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, and run through Dec. 2. Hunters should see plenty of deer this year due to...
West Virginia State Parks

W.Va. State Park gift cards include “something extra” to encourage visits

The perfect gift is one that keeps on giving, and state parks in West Virginia are including something extra this holiday season on gift-card...
Boury Lofts at Wheeling, West Virginia

Alliance urges Manchin, Capito to support preservation incentives

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...