West Virginia Week is a new, web-only podcast from West Virginia Public Broadcasting that looks back at the major news of the week. This podcast features rotating hosts and producers from the WVPB Newsroom. Our theme music is by Matt Jackfert.

Check back every Saturday at 8 a.m. to listen to our latest episode and learn what happened this week in West Virginia.

And for daily news, tune in to West Virginia Morning at 7:43 a.m., Monday-Friday on WVPB Radio, our live stream at wvpublic.org, or tune in through the WVPB mobile app.

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Liz McCormick,Sep. 30, 2023

Kayaks, Art And Dogs, Oh My! This West Virginia Week

On this West Virginia Week, we learned about plants that can thrive in former mine lands, we kayaked along the Gauley River, we learned about an art exhibit inspired by recent cuts at West Virginia University, and we saw dogs fly from Charleston to Michigan to reach their forever homes.

Eric Douglas,Sep. 23, 2023

Prison Overcrowding, WVU Cuts And COVID-19 Back In The News, This West Virginia Week

On this West Virginia Week, employees at a federal prison had an informational picket to protest unsafe working conditions, WVU announced more cuts, groups from Kanawha County are suing the EPA about cancer causing chemicals, and much more.

Eric Douglas,Sep. 16, 2023

Stories Of Abortion Deserts, Floods, WVU And 9/11 On This West Virginia Week

On this West Virginia Week, our news coverage was dominated by stories from West Virginia’s legislative interim meetings at the beginning of the week and the West Virginia University Board of Governors at the end.

Eric Douglas,Sep. 09, 2023

Looking At WVU, Flooding And Supernovas, This West Virginia Week

On this West Virginia Week, we hit the ground running with stories about the no confidence vote at WVU, flooding clean-up and a hearing that Public Service Commission.

Eric Douglas,Sep. 02, 2023

Introducing The West Virginia Week Podcast

On this West Virginia Week, we look at four leading Republican candidates for governor, severe flooding from rains on Monday and Tuesday, and the ongoing battle at West Virginia University over which faculty members to keep — including university president Gordon Gee.