On this West Virginia Morning, as an alternative to the indoor shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday, a movement called “hashtag opt outside” urges people to get closer to parks, trails, community areas and the joy of being outdoors on that particular day. Randy Yohe took full advantage of the Friday alternative, going on a Blackwater Falls State Park birding hike.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia Women Work
For years the nonprofit has helped women explore the skilled trades with a 12-week, pre-apprenticeship program that offers free training in carpentry, electrical work, plumbing, masonry and welding.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is bringing millions of dollars for construction and development all across the state. Thanks to a training program, West Virginia is well positioned to meet the demand for more workers with skilled women.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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