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  1. January 30, 2015
    West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of Jan. 26-30, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 29, 2015 Anderson Lake Ridenour Lake   **DNR** West Virginia Division of Natural Resources       ...

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  2. January 30, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Cabell County

    Register for Feb. 20 session on business fundamentals HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20, in Cabell County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

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  3. January 30, 2015
    West Virginia State Parks are for Sweethearts in February

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Valentine’s Day, Feb, 14, falls on a Saturday in 2015, and West Virginia State Parks are offering special Sweetheart Deals that make for a very special and romantic weekend. Reservations are highly...

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  4. January 30, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) Encourages Exploration of State's Culinary Offerings

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (January 30, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) encouraged visitors and residents to explore the state’s culinary offerings and highlighted the 10th Annual Cast Iron Cook-Off, which begins today. “Our state is...

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  5. January 29, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Pendleton County

    Register for Feb. 19 session on business fundamentals FRANKLIN, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, in Pendleton County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

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  6. January 29, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Raleigh County

    Register for Feb. 18 session on Business Fundamentals BECKLEY, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18, in Raleigh County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  7. January 28, 2015
    Spend Groundhog Day with French Creek Freddie at the West Virginia State Wildlife Center

    37th Anniversary Celebration Planned      FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. - For the 37th year, French Creek Freddie, the state’s official weather prognosticating groundhog, will be the star of the show on Monday, Feb. 2, at the West Virginia...

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  8. January 28, 2015
    What’s new for 2015? Take a look during the Gift Buyers Marketplace at Pipestem Resort State Park Feb 2-4, 2015

        PIPESTEM, West Virginia – Business and gift shop retailers looking for new and trending resale items for gift and souvenir shops have a marketplace in West Virginia. Pipestem Resort State Park’s Gift Buyers Marketplace is Feb. 2-4,...

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  9. January 27, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Braxton County

    Register for Feb. 17 session on Business Fundamentals SUTTON, W.Va. — People who own a business or who are interested in starting their own business will find valuable help at a workshop on Business Fundamentals, scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday,...

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  10. January 27, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Logan County

    Register for Feb. 17 session on business fundamentals MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Feb. 17, in Logan County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  11. January 23, 2015
    West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of Jan. 19-23, 2015

        ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 19, 2015 Barboursville Lake Curtisville Lake Elk River Gandy Creek Glady Fork Huey Lake Laurel Fork (Randolph) Shavers...

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  12. January 23, 2015
    Governor Tomblin Presents 14 Communities with Small Cities Block Grants

    Funding supports more than $12.3 million in local projects   CHARLESTON, W.Va. (January 22, 2015) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today presented more than $12.3 million in Small Cities Block Grant funds for 14 critical infrastructure projects for...

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  13. January 22, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) Unveils 2015 Official State Travel Guide

    WILLIAMSTOWN, West Virginia (January 21, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), joined by the Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, local businesses, and travelers, unveiled the 2015 Official State Travel Guide at the I-77 South...

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  14. January 22, 2015
    Nominations Requested for National Sesquicentennial Leadership Recognition Award

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (January 22, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) encourages sesquicentennial committees and organizations that hosted or organized celebrations to submit nominations for the national Sesquicentennial Leadership...

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  15. January 22, 2015
    West Virginia Hunters Harvest 1,016 Fall Turkeys in 2014

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Preliminary figures for the 2014 fall turkey hunting season reveal that 1,016 turkeys were checked in, according to Curtis I. Taylor, chief of the Wildlife Resources Section of the West Virginia Division of...

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  16. January 21, 2015
    Blackwater Falls Celebrates Grand Opening of Longest Sled Run on the East Coast

    This morning, state officials celebrated the grand opening of the longest sled run on the East Coast at Blackwater Falls State Park.  The new and improved Blackwater Falls sled run lets sledders race down more than a quarter-mile of fresh...

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  17. January 20, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Putnam County

    Register for Feb. 10 session on Business Fundamentals WINFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Putnam County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center ...

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Media Contacts

DNR, Geological Survey
Hoy Murphy, Jr.
Hoy.R.Murphy@wv.gov
304-957-9365


Forestry, Miners Health Safety & Training
Leslie Smithson
Leslie.C.Smithson@wv.gov
304-957-9342


Development, Labor
Catherine Zacchi
Catherine.M.Zacchi@wv.gov
304-957-9340


Tourism
Andrea Bond
Andrea.B.Bond@wv.gov
304-957-9347


Energy, Workforce, Office of Economic Opportunity, Film Office
Courtney Sisk
Courtney.S.Sisk@wv.gov
304-957-9341