Local Stories

The West Virginia Humanities Council is seeking applications from individuals interested in portraying historical figures with statewide name recognition for the Council’s popular History Alive! program. Portrayals of historically significant people no longer living,...

By Dan Heyman, WVNS A close analysis of which states will win or lose under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has found West Virginia second among winners after New York. WalletHub, a personal...

The FSA County Committee Election ballots that were mailed to producers on Nov. 4 were incorrectly printed with the producer’s name and address on the back of the ballot. County committee elections must use...

By Merrill Matthews Do you think the Obamacare rollout raises important questions about government mandates, confusion, penalties and just how well bureaucrats can manage complicated issues? It’s not the only one. There are a number...

The Elk Conservation District Office will be relocating the week of December 9, 2013 to740 AIRPORT ROAD, SUTTON, WV  26601. We ask for your patience and understanding during this time.  All calls to 304-364-5105 and...

Cunningham Energy LLC has announced plans for three new shallow horizontal oil wells to be drilled in Clay County, West Virginia.. The newly planned horizontal program will be drilled from the “Rhino” pad, consisting of three...

By Amber Bass SEATTLE, Washington- Washington state earthquake researchers said rowdy fans at a Seattle Seahawks game registered as a low-level quake. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network monitored seismic activity during Monday night’s win over...

Your home may be full of fire hazards you aren’t aware of; from the kitchen stove to a fragrant candle, to festive holiday lights. Common household items can turn dangerous very quickly. 84% of...

By Dan Heyman, WVNS Some fast-food workers across the country walked off their jobs Thursday to demand higher wages. The national one-day strike involved workers in more than 100 cities. Deivid Rojas, a communications director at a...

A record number of voluntary conservation practices adopted by Chesapeake Bay farmers since 2006 have significantly reduced the amount of nitrogen, sediment and phosphorus leaving cultivated croplands, according to a report released today. West Virginia...