Archive for October, 2017

Wildfire in Mon National Forest still burning after week of firefighting, rain
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Wildfire in Mon National Forest still burning after week of firefighting, rain

By RICK STEELHAMMER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Despite nearly one inch of rain and the efforts of 140 firefighters and a helicopter crew, a forest fire began its second week of charring the slopes of North Fork Mountain in the Monongahela National Forest in Grant County on Monday. According to a report released Monday […]

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WVU to hold inaugural Day of Giving Nov. 8

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — One day. The words suggest a moment and a future. Both are being emphasized on Nov. 8 as West Virginia University is reaching out to students, alumni and friends, encouraging them to make a gift – especially ones that go to the general, unrestricted needs of the University and its […]

Media Advisory: U.S. Sen. Capito to participate in several economic development events in Randolph, Kanawha counties
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Media Advisory: U.S. Sen. Capito to participate in several economic development events in Randolph, Kanawha counties

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. – On Wednesday, Oct. 11, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., will participate in a number of economic development events in Randolph and Kanawha counties. Sen. Capito will first stop at Armstrong Flooring’s Beverly facility for a major new investment announcement, followed by a press conference on other state economic development news at […]

WVONGA: Energy sector monitoring cybersecurity
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WVONGA: Energy sector monitoring cybersecurity

WVPA Staff Report CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — Finding a panel discussion about cybersecurity on the agenda for an oil and natural gas industry conference might surprise some, but presenters at the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association fall meeting were clear: cybersecurity is a concern for all industries and companies. Susan Haller Pauley and Karen Kahle […]

Alderson local premieres original piece in New York New Works Theatre Festival
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Alderson local premieres original piece in New York New Works Theatre Festival

The Mountain Messenger On Monday Lieselotte Heil, of Alderson, premiered her new solo show, SNAPSHOTS: Love Scenes from an Album of Life, at The Duke on 42nd Street, in New York City, as part of the 2017 New York New Works Theatre Festival. A panel of Broadway Producers, Tony Award winners, Emmy Award winners, and industry […]

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EDITORIAL: High-speed internet vital to state’s future

The Inter-Mountain editorial If you have traveled for business or pleasure during the past couple of years, you probably had to make lodging reservations in advance. Before doing so, you looked into the hotel, rental unit or other accommodation you were considering. Clean? Check. Breakfast? Check. Near attractions or where you are bound on business? […]

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Editorial: Better late than never

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register editorial It is unfortunate for the nation as a whole, not just for energy-producing states, that former President Barack Obama’s war on coal and affordable electricity is being ended after years in which it was pursued with attack-dog tenacity and yes, viciousness. Better late than never, however. “The war on […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, October 10

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. DEADLY WILDFIRES ALREADY AMONG CALIFORNIA’S WORST The fires across the northern part of the state swallowed up wineries and trailer […]

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Video: Davis & Elkins celebrating fall with music

ELKINS, W.Va. — With fall colors out across the region, visitors to the Davis and Elkins College Campus on Monday were able to enjoy both the fall foliage and the talent of students during a musical program on the deck of Hallihurst Hall. See more on D&E at  https://www.dewv.edu  

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Video: W.Va. Capitol Veterans Memorial

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  While West Virginia officials were inside the state Capitol Saturday, Oct. 7, monitoring election results, a WVPA photographer captured these images of the Veterans Memorial that honors those who monitor our safety and freedom every night and make such free and open elections possible.