Ten days from now, you can go walking through a well-known, extraordinarily well-lit winter wonderland in St. Albans before you can drive through it evenings during the upcoming Christmas season.
Two nonprofit organizations dedicated to preserving and sharing often overlooked chapters of history, the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum and the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society, have partnered to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first coal shipment from the New River Gorge in 1873.
Since the 1950s, people have been talking about the need for a good, four-lane road along the West Virginia side of the Ohio River, stretching from Huntington all the way to Chester, the tiny town at the tip of the stateās Northern Panhandle.
As the calendar flips from September to October, a magical transformation unfolds across the rolling hills and valleys of West Virginia. The state dons its autumnal attire, with the vibrant foliage painting the landscape in hues of red, orange and gold. Fall in West Virginia is a time of bre…
Members of the Marshall University Thundering Herd have been all over the globe this summer, sporting Kelly green and exploring the world theyāre going to change.
A grant through the Tamarack Foundation is funding more than $3,000 in prize money for the best original paintings completed outdoors in a single day.
According to a 2020 report published by grandfamilies.org, more than 35,000 children in West Virginia live in the primary custody of their grandparents (the National Center for the Analysis of Healthcare Data estimated an even higher number ā 43,000 ā the same year).
In the picturesque landscapes of the Appalachian Region, a new, nonprofit organization is on a mission to empower underserved communities and foster economic diversification through the art of filmmaking.
Expressing their creative interests in nature and the environment, cultural heritage and family history, six artists will present their work at an exhibition at Taylor Books, from Aug. 25 through September.
My grandfathers on both sides were coal miners. My father is a mechanic for one of the railroads that transport coal. Basically, ever since our family has been in these hills, the coal business has put food on our table, and thatās the case for most families in our region.
Drawing upon his days growing up on a Jackson County dairy farm in the ā40s and ā50s, Florida author Larry Suek is returning to the Mountain State this week to discuss his recently published book detailing those times ā and pass along advice for others who might want to preserve their indivi…
The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, alongside partners throughout the region, is focusing efforts on maximizing community and economic development opportunities in Gateway Communities to the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.
A perfunctory, two-word Google search ā āBigfoot investigatorsā ā yields nearly 5.7 million global results immediately, but one particular investigator amid the throng resides ā and focuses his energies ā closer to home.
A whole lot of shaking was going on, by design, at the Kanawha County Public Libraryās main library in downtown ĀŅĀ×ÄŚÉä on the morning of June 14.
The West Virginia Waterfall Trail has nine new stops, bringing the total to 38. Since its launch last June, the statewide wonder has received over 35,000 participant check-ins with visitors from 49 states and 15 countries.
MONTGOMERY ā When West Virginia University took the local campus out of Montgomery five years ago, it took more from the rural town than just a college.