On this West Virginia Morning, the Appalachian Trail stretches from Georgia to Maine, and North Carolina native, Jennifer Pharr Davis has not only through-hiked the trail three times, but she has also set records for speed. Inside Appalachia Host Mason Adams talks to Davis about her love of hiking and what it takes to get started.
Punxsutawney Phil might have put a damper on your mood (seriously, more winter?), but this weekend’s “Mountain Stage After Midnight” is sure to make your weekend feel better, brighter and at least 20 degrees warmer. Broadcast from 1am-5am Saturday and Sunday mornings here on West Virginia Public Broadcasting, “Mountain Stage After Midnight” takes the best episodes from the show’s 31 year history and shares their memories and songs with our late-night listeners.
Tune in this Saturday February 7 and Sunday February 8 for some heart- (and feet-)warming tunes on “Mountain Stage After Midnight.”
First up is a 2012 show featuring English folk singer Sylvie Lewis, Georgia-bred alt-country crooner Lera Lynn, Cajun-grass band Leftover Salmon, rock’n folkers Punch Brothers and seminal singer-songwriter Joan Osborne.
Next up is a March 2013 show that was recorded on the campus of West Virginia University. This amazing show features singer-songwriter MiekaPauley, cinematic indie pop band Milo Greene, seasoned performer Steve Forbert, blues rock group Vintage Trouble and blues/jazz/rock guitarist Robben Ford.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting announces that Mountain Stage is featured in the latest issue of Rolling Stone Magazine. Rolling Stone journalist Garret Woodward explores the diverse group of nationally recognized musicians who have played Mountain Stage, highlighting the uniqueness of the show on today’s airwaves.
On July 28, 2022 — the day of the flood — James and Ruby Boggs had about four and a half feet of water rushing through their two-story house. They live in an old coal camp called Millstone. It sits on the North Fork of the Kentucky River, and it was one of the communities hit hard by the flood.
On this West Virginia Morning, substance use disorder, sober living homes, homelessness and mental health treatment are all challenges facing West Virginia when it comes to helping people regain sobriety. In our latest episode of The Legislature Today, Randy Yohe spoke with Del. Mike Pushkin, D-Kanawha, and Del. Scot Heckert, R-Wood, to discuss what’s working and what needs changed.