Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia United Health System
West Virginia Health and Human Resources Secretary Karen Bowling has been appointed to a post with West Virginia United Health System.West Virginia…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Health Care Authority has approved West Virginia United Health System's $15 million acquisition of Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glen…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
St. Joseph's Hospital in Buckhannon has joined West Virginia's largest health care system.Multiple media outlets report that the hospital's transfer from…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
More West Virginia News
WVPB Special Series
From workforce challenges to the opioid epidemic to the economy and education, click here to browse our special series from over the years.
Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture stories
PreK-12 and Higher Education stories
Energy & Environment
Energy & Environment stories
Health & Science
Health & Science stories and home of Appalachia Health News.
Read about job postings, upcoming documentaries, events, and more from WVPB.