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Blackwater fish kill ‘moderate to severe’

DAVIS -- An estimated 23,000 fish were killed when an automated pollution control system dumped too much hydrated lime into the Blackwater River in Tucker county, state officials said Friday.

“It is a lot of fish,” said Bret...

Blackwater fish kill ‘moderate to severe’

DAVIS -- An estimated 23,000 fish were killed when an automated pollution control system dumped too much hydrated lime into the Blackwater River in Tucker county, state officials said Friday.

“It is a lot of fish,” said Bret...

McKinley, Democrat colleague propose help for laid-off miners

Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., is a coal industry backer who questions the science on climate change and calls President Obama’s efforts to address the problem a “war on coal.” Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vermont, is a liberal who says the ...

Mine near Kanawha State Forest cited again by DEP

Operators of the Keystone Development #2 Mine, now taking shape adjacent to Kanawha State Forest’s eastern boundary, have been cited for failing to build adequate barriers along a pair of sediment ditches in order to “inhibit slides and...

Four dead in Boone County truck accident

Four people, including two children, were killed on Friday in an early morning accident in Boone County.

Frank Thompson, 38, of Danville, survived the accident, according to Chief Deputy Chad Barker of the Boone County Sheriff’s...

Church activities: Sept. 20, 2014

Rensford Baptist Church will have its homecoming at 7 p.m. nightly Sept. 26-28 at the church. Preachers will be Richard Parsons on Friday, Larry Skagg on Sept. 27 and Philip Crist on the afternoon of Sept. 28. Singers will be Harvest Trio, The...

W.Va. releases plan to eliminate invasive species

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State natural resources officials have released a draft plan that aims to wipe out invasive species in West Virginia.

The state Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Section announced the plan in a news...

Services Friday for former W.Va. first lady

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginians are remembering the state’s longest-serving first lady, Shelley Riley Moore.

Her family is receiving visitors Friday in the rotunda of the University of Charleston. Hours have been set aside...

Things to do Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Music

FRIENDS: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Variety. 5 Corners Cafe, Delaware Avenue and Virginia Street West. Call 304-205-7817.

JOHN LILLY: 9 to 11 p.m. Free. Singer-songwriter. Black Sheep Burrito and Brews, 702 Quarrier St. Call 304-343-...

Bulletin Board: Sept. 20, 2014

Pillowcase workshop

A workshop to make pillowcases for hospitalized children will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2015 Adams Ave., Huntington. All are invited, with or without sewing experience. The...

The Charleston Gazette — Suppression: Blocking poor votes

Suppression

Blocking poor voters

For several years, a clever ploy has been pulled by Republican state legislators across America. It’s an attempt to block voting by the poor, blacks, the aged, Hispanics, teens and others who...

Fallen Charleston police officer honored
Fallen Charleston police officer honored

About five years after his death, the family of Jerry Jones and many members of the Charleston Police Department gathered to remember Jones, a U.S. Marine veteran, family man and a fallen police officer.

Charleston honored Jones with a memorial ...

Edgewood Elementary dismissing students at noon today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Edgewood Elementary School will be dismissing students at noon today because of a power outage, according to a message from Kanawha County Schools.

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