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US rig count down 17 to 1,896

August 22, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell 17 this week to 1,896. more »»

Demolition to start at Huntington housing complex

August 22, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Demolition is expected to start next week at a Huntington public housing complex. more »»

Improvised explosive devices found in WV crash

August 22, 2014

AMMA, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say improvised explosive devices were found following a vehicle accident on Interstate 79. more »»

Upgraded software coming to WV library consortium

August 22, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A consortium of West Virginia public libraries plans to upgrade its software in September. more »»

After guard's death, firm told to require check-in

August 22, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A security company has been told to include mandatory check-ins for its guards after a supervisor drowned at a Kanawha County coal loading dock. more »»

2 W.Va. fire departments get federal grants

August 22, 2014

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia fire departments have been awarded federal funding for equipment and other purchases. more »»

Airport, chemical co want spill lawsuit dismissed

August 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An airport and a chemical producer want claims dismissed in a lawsuit partly targeting them over a January chemical spill.

In U.S. more »»

W.Va. agency gets $560K in mine safety funding

August 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is receiving more than $560,000 in health and safety training grants from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration. more »»

Kentucky high court suspends lawyer after charges

August 21, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A West Virginia attorney charged with attempted murder has been indefinitely suspended from practicing law in Kentucky. more »»

Traveling sports exhibit on W.Va. tour

August 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virgini. more »»

Flags lowered in honor of former W.Va. lawmaker

August 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia and U.S. flags on Capitol grounds in Charleston and all state-owned facilities in Wayne County are at half-staff in honor of former state Sen. more »»

Testimony ends in W.Va. surface coal mine hearing

August 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Surface Mine Board is deciding whether to revoke a permit for a surface mining operation located near Kanawha State Forest. more »»

W.Va. gets NASA funding for STEM education

August 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is sharing more than $17. more »»

Photos sought for W.Va. wildflower calendar

August 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Wildflower photos are being sought for West Virginia's next "Roadsides in Bloom" calendar. more »»

US grants to aid crime-fighting efforts in W.Va.

August 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two groups in West Virginia will receive $1.4 million from the U.S. Justice Department for crime-fighting efforts. more »»

Parks Service bans drones over Appalachian Trail

August 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail. more »»

Capito, Tennant to compete in chamber Senate forum

August 20, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democrat Natalie Tennant and Republican Shelley Moore Capito will attend a U.S. Senate candidate forum next week. more »»

Overall ACT scores unchanged in West Virginia

August 20, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The average score of West Virginia students taking the ACT college entrance exam remained the same for the fourth straight year. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

August 20, 2014

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

August 19

Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette on upsurge in pistol permits:

Look at 10 adults around you. more »»

 
 

 

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