A national response to the drug crisis

Nearly every day, we see another story in the news about an overdose in West Virginia. The drug crisis has hit our state hard, but it’s also a n...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Flood met with ‘overwhelming outpouring’

Just over three short weeks ago, our state was hit by severe, widespread, historic flooding. Twenty-three people lost their lives. Homes and businesse...

July 19th, 2016 |  


It’s a great time to hit the water

If you have ever thought about spending a lazy summer day, or even just a few hours, floating down a nice peaceful river, now is the perfect time to d...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Summertime, sunshine and snakes

Summertime is definitely here with its hot, humid, muggy and all around miserable tropical weather. Can you tell I prefer a cooler time of year? All o...

July 12th, 2016 |  


Girl Scouts enjoy outdoor fun

The Black Diamond Girl Scout Council recently held their 4 day long Day-Camp at Chief Logan State Park. The weather may have been less than ideal, but...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Watch out for the little ones

It is that time of year again. The hills are alive with the lush green vegetation and berries of all sorts and flavors ripening every day. It, also, m...

June 28th, 2016 |  


The year of the locust

Well, they’re not really locusts, they are actually cicadas. Magicicada to be exact. The famed 17 year variety are making their presence known t...

June 21st, 2016 |  


DNR opens natural area

The WVDNR held a dedication ceremony on June 2, 2016 to officially open the Forks of Coal State Natural Area. This 102 acre natural area is situated n...

June 14th, 2016 |  


It’sa perfect time to take a friend fishing

Believe it or not, not everyone likes to fish. I know, I know, it is really unfathomable that anyone wouldn’t want to go fishing every chance th...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Let’s talk turkey, one more time

The spring turkey season just wrapped up and the final numbers are out. It looks like the hunting was good all over the Mountain State with hunters ba...

May 31st, 2016 |