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No longer standing, a large home in Stotesburg was among few structures the remained after coal played out in the Winding Gulf in Raleigh County, West Virginia.

Historian looks for patterns in vanishing town names

Bacontown, Battleship, Black Oak Bottom — though they no longer exist, these vanished communities are among nearly 300 towns that historian Carl Wolfe has...
A fawn halts in a West Virginia field. Photo courtesy W.Va. Dept. of Commerce.

Biologist: young wild animals in spring are best left alone

They may be cute, they may seem cuddly, but young wild animals are best left alone—for their sake as well as ours, says Tyler...
New River Gorge Bridge, Fayetteville, West Virginia, New River Gorge Region

Part of scenic New River Gorge road closed through July

Visitors to New River Gorge National River who wish to travel the winding scenic route beneath the New River Gorge Bridge will be required...

West Virginia governor announces new trout-stocking pattern

Governor Jim Justice has announced that the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has implemented...

Dirt Days fest to showcase Williamson as off-road hub

More than 300 miles of trail extend into the mountains from Williamson, West Virginia, host...

Rail excursion gaining ground in scenic W.Va. valley

Thousands of miners and loggers once lived in the little valley through which West Virginia's...
A suspended bridge leads to the Holly Rock Treehouse.

Second treehouse opens for guests near New River Gorge

Seventy-eight percent of West Virginia is forested. That makes it the third most forested state in the U.S. and, some might say, ideally suited...
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...

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...
Mothers Day at Adventures on the Gorge

W.Va. resort ranked among top five Mother’s Day destinations

Adventures on the Gorge has been named one of the top five Mother’s Day destinations in the U.S. by national travel and realty magazine...

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