A Beckley man was found dead on Monday afternoon in the New River National Park and Preserve. Authorities think 25-year-old Rudolpho “Rudy” Cerda drowned sometime over the last few days. His death marks the first drowning in the park this year.
On this West Virginia Morning, sometimes it is hard to grasp what the changing climate means and how greenhouse gasses affect our daily lives in West Virginia. We have a conversation about those impacts. Also, in this show, we have updates on the Democratic Party’s affirmative action and other updates from around the state.
On this West Virginia Morning, West Virginia’s state democratic party recently passed an affirmative action plan, but some party members are raising questions. Also, in this show, we have updates from Capitol Hill, on the West Virginia PROMISE scholarship, and a conversation with Appalachian filmmaker Nicole Riegel.
Dumping tires onto property can be harmful to a region’s environment. Disposing tires in a landfill properly comes with an additional cost. West Virginia residents can save that money through the West Virginia Department of Environmental (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP.)
The state's Democratic Party is facing criticism over the lack of an affirmative action committee and efforts to draft an affirmative action plan — without minority input. Leadership is facing the DNC's credentials committee over its actions.
We listen back to 2009 for this week's special encore episode, recorded at The Clay Center in Charleston, W.Va. in 2009 during FestivALL Charleston.
- From 2016: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Robert Ellis, Chris Smither, Kaia Kater, and Lau
- Listen: Doc Watson Has The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week
- From 2008: Carlene Carter, Eric Church, Del McCoury Band, Mike Farris, and Ed Snodderly
- Listen: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry Have The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week
Over Memorial Day weekend, airports across the country reported the highest numbers of people flying in more than a year. As more of us are dreaming once again of flight, we thought this would be a good time to listen back to an episode of Inside Appalachia that originally aired last summer. We’ll hear stories about flight: legendary aviators, fighter pilots, and a plane ride that didn’t quite go as planned.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a big impact on all students. This includes high school students -- some of whom did not qualify for West Virginia’s PROMISE Scholarship this year. There are also still students who have yet to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which, last fall, officials said submissions were down by 25 percent compared to the previous year.
Mountain Stage chief engineer Francis Fisher passed away last week.Fisher was — for a lack of a better way of putting it — the man behind the curtain on the show. But what most radio listeners here in the state don’t know is that Fisher was responsible for building West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s network as we all know it today.
How to use a billion in federal dollars was a major focus at the June West Virginia Board of Education meeting on Wednesday. Members discussed the additional $760 million that is available for West Virginia K-12 schools through the American Rescue Plan.
West Virginians will have 30 days to provide feedback to the state school board on the changes to the state’s current public charter school law. State school board members will officially vote on the new policy in their July meeting.
Garron Staten, a seventh-grade teacher at Man Middle School in Logan County, has earned West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s Above and Beyond Award, which recognizes excellence and creativity in West Virginia teachers.
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