WV Press InSight Videos

By March 6, 2018 Read More →

CWA hits the picket lines: Union strikes when contract negotiations with Frontier Communications break down

By JOHN McVEY The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — Members of the Communications Workers of America Local 2105 joined union members throughout West Virginia on the picket lines at midnight Saturday as their contract with Frontier Communications expired. “We’re in this for the long haul,” Chris Bird, president of Local 2105, said Monday in a telephone […]

By March 5, 2018 Read More →

Frontier Communications workers on strike in West Virginia, Virginia

By MATT COMBS The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Communication Workers of America (CWA) in West Virginia and Virginia representing Frontier Communications employees went on strike, effective Sunday. According to a CWA news release, the strike comes after 10 months of negotiation between the union and Frontier and will affect some 1,400 Frontier workers in the […]

By March 3, 2018 Read More →

Hundreds take advantage of West Virginia Job and Resource Fair opportunities
By March 2, 2018 Read More →

Hundreds take advantage of West Virginia Job and Resource Fair opportunities

By Jim Workman West Virginia Press Association SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If all goes as expected, some unemployed or underemployed West Virginians this week may be starting new careers as early as next week. That’s the report from a few of the participating businesses at the South Charleston Regional Job and Resource Fair, held Friday […]

Elkins, WV, native Trevor Kiess named WVU’s 65th Mountaineer Mascot
By February 25, 2018 Read More →

Elkins, WV, native Trevor Kiess named WVU’s 65th Mountaineer Mascot

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University senior and member of the Honors College Trevor Kiess was announced as the next Mountaineer Mascot at tonight’s (Feb. 24) men’s basketball game vs Iowa State. Prior to being named the new Mountaineer mascot, Kiess had the opportunity to wear the buckskins and carry the musket as the alternate […]

By February 25, 2018 Read More →

Gov. Justice to hold three Town Hall meetings at high schools on Monday, Feb. 26

Forums  set for Wheeling, Martinsburg and Morgantown CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled a series of Town Hall Meetings for Monday, February 26, 2018. The three events are open to the public. WHEN AND WHERE: 8:30 A.M. Wheeling Park High School, 1976 Park View Road, Wheeling, WV 26003 11:30 A.M. Spring Mills High School, 499 Campus Drive, […]

By February 25, 2018 Read More →

WVU Today

By February 25, 2018 Read More →

Why West Virginia needs co-tenancy

Charleston, WV, CVB unveils ‘from the Hip’ marketing campaign
By February 25, 2018 Read More →

Charleston, WV, CVB unveils ‘from the Hip’ marketing campaign

By  Lori Kersey  The Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A new marketing campaign from the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau aims to highlight four “pillars” of tourism in the city — art, food, music and recreation. The CVB unveiled its “From the Hip” campaign during an event at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews restaurant Monday evening. The […]

By February 24, 2018 Read More →

WV Northern Panhandle tracking rain, river crest predictions; Second round of river flooding expected

By ALAN OLSON The Intelligener of Wheeling WHEELING, W.Va. — With the threat of more rain forecast today after days of wet weather, local first responders and emergency management officials are taking steps to ready their communities against potential floods. Friday afternoon, Office of Emergency Management Director Tom Hart said numerous agencies in the county were meeting […]