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Halloween hearing set on Kanawha State Forest area strip mine dispute

Kanawha Circuit Judge James Stucky has set an Oct. 31 hearing during which the Department of Environmental Protection will be asked to show why a permit allowing surface mining along the eastern boundary of Kanawha State Forest should not be revoked.

Halloween hearing set on Kanawha State Forest area strip mine dispute

Kanawha Circuit Judge James Stucky has set an Oct. 31 hearing during which the Department of Environmental Protection will be asked to show why a permit allowing surface mining along the eastern boundary of Kanawha State Forest should not be revoked....

With Rahall absent, meeting to limit outside spending fizzles
With Rahall absent, meeting to limit outside spending fizzles

In a post-Citizens United world, it’s not easy limiting outside spending in politics, especially with millions of dollars already spent.

A meeting between the campaigns of State Sen. Evan Jenkins and Rep. Nick Rahall that could have...

State golf tournament first-round results

State golf tournament

Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, Jones Course

Class AAA

Team scores

1. Wheeling Park 228; 2. Washington 247; 3. University 248; 4. George Washington 251; 5. Cabell Midland 253; 6. Greenbrier East 268; 7....

Local health officials form Ebola task force

People from area hospitals and public health agencies have created a task force to prepare for the possibility of treating and containing the Ebola virus, according to Kanawha-Charleston Health Department officials.

Dr. Rahul Gupta, chief health ...

SAT scores up, but fewer students taking the test

SAT scores in West Virginia are better than last year, but not as many students are actually taking the test.

While students scored higher across-the-board in 2014 than students the year prior -- with the state average better than the national...

Marshall, Pitt agree to football series

HUNTINGTON — In two years, a football team from West Virginia is tangling with the University of Pittsburgh for the first time in five seasons.

No, not that team.

To the contrary, it was Marshall...

Judge gives defendants more time in same-sex marriage case

A federal judge on Tuesday gave the defendants more time in their fight against the legalization of same-sex marriage in West Virginia.

Lambda Legal, a national civil rights group representing the three couples challenging West Virginia’s ...

Democratic dinner to feature coal miners

State Democrats say they will honor West Virginia coal miners at the party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner this weekend.

“As someone who grew up in the coalfields of southern West Virginia, I have seen during my entire life...

Editorial: Lost humans

Decent people simply cannot understand why hideous cruelty sometimes erupts in certain groups around the world. The Nazi Holocaust — systematic murder of millions from despised minorities — was a classic example of the horror. Cambodian...

College Day Tour makes a stop in Charleston
College Day Tour makes a stop in Charleston

Isabelle Harper made her way to the Air Force booth at the Charleston Civic Center on Tuesday to learn more about her options, but she hasn’t made her mind up yet.

Like many high school seniors attending the state’s annual College...

Pa. man pleads not guilty in W.Va. on gun charges

A Pennsylvania man who overturned an SUV loaded with chickens, explosives and illegal guns on Interstate 79 in Roane County in August has been indicted on a federal gun charge.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said Seth Grim, 21, of Emmaus,...

Visitors appreciate two men’s honesty

Visitors appreciate two men’s honesty

Editor:

My husband and I just returned home to North Carolina after a recent trip. One event stuck out in this journey: late one night, after driving through most of West Virginia and finding no ...

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