The 45th Vandalia Gathering returns to the state capitol grounds this weekend after being canceled in 2020 and scaled back in 2021. Saturday and Sunday will see the return of arts, live music, dance and storytelling.
A Kentucky coal company has been found in contempt for failing to submit court-ordered plans to clean up two polluted West Virginia mine sites.
On this West Virginia Morning, in the spring of 1968, during the height of the Vietnam War and the folk music resurgence of the late 1960s, five guys at West Virginia University formed a band. They called themselves The Prior Five.
This week, we’ll meet a man who has struggled with substance use disorder. Now, he’s a recovery coach.We’ll also meet a woman who started a farm and culinary training program to help people in recovery.And childhood friends who first started singing together 70 years ago show why it’s never too late to begin again…You’ll hear these stories and more this week, Inside Appalachia.
West Virginia's most populous county reported its highest COVID case spike in quite a while.
Another archive edition is in store for Mountain Stage listeners this week, recorded in 2002, with an all-star line-up with legendary acoustic guitarist Doc Watson. We’ll also hear sets from Tony Rice & Peter Rowan, Maura O’Connell, Blue Highway, Mike Seeger, and a trio of Appalachian traditional musicians Kirk Judd, Mike Bing and John Blisard.
- Listen: Our Song Of The Week Is By Alison Krauss And Union Station Recorded In 2001
- Listen: Our Mountain Stage Song Of The Week Comes From Bassist John Inghram - 'Palisades'
- Listen: Maia Sharp Has The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week, 'Whatever We Are'
- Listen: Kat Edmonson Has The Mountain Stage Song of the Week - 'Nobody Knows That'
This week on Inside Appalachia, we’re talking about traditional ballads -- how they tell stories and connect us to the past.
In the wake of the massacre at an elementary school in Texas this week, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are discussing but not committing to a response.
The four-member West Virginia Professional Charter School Board voted Wednesday to push back its contract with Nitro Preparatory Academy for one year, The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported.
In a statement, Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday evening he began feeling sick after events on Monday in Wheeling and Blacksville.
A large crowd gathered at the Unlimited Future Incubator in the Fairfield district of Huntington for the unveiling of the second mural in the Past to Our Future: 3 Building Mural Project.
The average residential user will pay about $9 more a month, or about 9 percent. For 1,000 kilowatt hours, that means a total of $115 a month.
A group of West Virginia veterans came together to discuss their concerns about proposed changes to the VA health system.
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