Local scouting leader Amy Garbrick was elected as the first female president of the governing board for the Boy Scouts of America Mountaineer Area Council, based in north central West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this episode of The Legislature Today, lawmakers have introduced bills this session that they say protect single-sex spaces. Advocates with LGBTQ rights organizations, though, say the legislation follows a pattern of singling out transgender people for discrimination.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Tuesday was WVU Day at the Capitol, and the growing public, private and academic partnership in workforce development was the leading theme on display.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The retirement of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin marks the end of an era, as Manchin is the last Democrat to hold statewide office in West Virginia. Sam Workman, director of the Institute for Policy Research and Public Affairs at West Virginia University, spoke to WVPB about what Manchin’s departure means for Democrats and what it would take to fill the void he’ll leave.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia had an offseason that no one hoped for. Hall of Fame coach Bob Huggins is gone following a June drunken-driving arrest. Assistant Josh Eilert was named interim coach and worked to keep his roster from imploding.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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