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.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The mayor of Charleston made a big ask of state lawmakers and the governor this week.Mayor Amy Goodwin requested they convene a special session to tackle issues around addiction, homelessness and mental health.Goodwin and her staff put forward a platform to address a crisis happening in West Virginia's urban communities. Her city has mental health workers and a quick response team to alleviate the desperation of those living on the streets. But Goodwin said the state needs to help.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin, along with members of the local skate community and local artists, opened Charleston’s first community skate park.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Charleston city leaders launched an advisory group to advocate for marginalized communities on Tuesday.According to a written statement from Mayor Amy…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A decades-old policy regarding the Charleston Police Department’s permitted use of force was under fire Tuesday night as city leaders and their…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
While many state agencies were enduring cuts during the 2015 legislative session, the Division of Tourism actually saw an increase of about $4 million,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Step into any of West Virginia’s 11 craft breweries Friday and you’re bound to feel a bit of a celebratory vibe. That’s because a new law goes into effect…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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