Author: WV Press Sharing

Attorney Ashton Bias named Bar Admissions Administrator for the Supreme Court of Appeals and Board of Law Examiners

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Charleston attorney Ashton Bias is now the Bar Admissions Administrator for West Virginia. The Bar Admissions Administrator works for the Supreme Court of Appeals with the Board of Law Examiners (Board). The Board consists of seven members of the West Virginia State Bar[Read More…]

Media Advisory: WVU President Gee to outline strategic vision, new initiatives during State of the University address at 10 a.m. Monday

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —  West Virginia University’s news and information office has issued the following media advisory: WVU President Gordon Gee will outline the strategic vision and new initiatives planned for WVU during State of the University address on Monday. WHAT: West Virginia University spring State of the University address WHO: President Gordon[Read More…]

Media Advisory: West Virginia Gov. Justice to open 2023 Gold Rush with ceremonial stocking ceremony at Babcock State Park

Governor to announce new trail to New River WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The office of the Governor of West Virginia has announced the following media advisory: WHO: Gov. Jim Justice, West Virginia Department of Tourism Secretary Chelsea Ruby, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Director Brett McMillion, West Virginia[Read More…]

WVU experts argue against retirement age increases, noting threats to quality of life, health care and tax bases

‘Raising the retirement age in the U.S. is not about the quality of life for older adults’ WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Two West Virginia University experts see threats to quality of life along with health care and tax bases in ongoing debates about increasing retirement ages in the United States and elsewhere. Julie[Read More…]

WVDNR hosting Archery in the Schools State Tournament today at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center

WV Press Release Sharing SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Students from 65 schools are participating in the 18th annual Archery in the Schools State Tournament on Saturday, March 25 at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. Members of the media who wish to cover the event should check in at the registration desk when[Read More…]

West Virginia International Yeager Airport and Kanawha County Public Library to celebrate Hercules on his 6th birthday

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia International Yeager Airport (CRW) is pleased to announce the launch of a new children’s book “The Adventures of Hercules: A New Friend.” To celebrate, CRW is partnering with the Kanawha County Public Library (KCPL) to host a special storytime and birthday party[Read More…]

Opinion: Health Policy, the Social Safety Net, and the 2023 Legislative Session

West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy shares column By Rhonda Rogombe CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has long faced significant health-related challenges, many of which could have been meaningfully addressed by bills introduced during the 2023 legislative session. While a couple of positive health-focused bills were passed by the legislature[Read More…]

USDA makes grants available for people in rural West Virginia to repair homes damaged by severe storms and flooding in 2022

By WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development West Virginia State Director Ryan Thorn today announced the availability of grants to help people repair their homes that were damaged by severe storms and flooding in 2022. The homes must be located in presidentially declared disaster areas.[Read More…]

Pierpont Community & Technical College, West Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association accepting applicants for April 17-21 Landscape Technician Bootcamp in Fairmont

WV Press Release Sharing FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The West Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association (WVNLA) is partnering with Pierpont Community & Technical College to conduct a Landscape Technician Bootcamp from April 17-21 for those interested in updated nursery and landscaping skills. Michael Biafore, chairman of the WVNLA Workforce Development Committee[Read More…]

Annual Multifest scheduled to begin Aug. 5 in Charleston, W.Va.

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Multifest, West Virginia’s longest-running, and largest festival dedicated to the celebration of diversity, will be returning to the Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston, beginning on Aug. 5. The three-day event will feature art, music, education, cultural programs and cuisine designed to[Read More…]