Gauley River

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.

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The Transient, Loud, Sparkly And Rowdy Culture Of Fall Boating In W.Va.

The chance of ending up in the water is higher in those rapids, McQueen said. He believes in the river mantra that a boater is always just in between swims. 

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Possible Federal Shutdown Risks Dam Operations 

Brian Maka, public affairs officer at the Corps of Engineers, said the dam will maintain a small staff to ensure the safety of the dam. However, he says there will be some things the Corps will not be able to do. 

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Federal Funds Help Address Legacy Pollution In Gauley River Area

The Gauley River National Recreation Area is getting some federal funds to help cap an abandoned gas well.

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