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  1. January 19, 2017
    DNR seeks wildlife paintings for 2018 calendar

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is requesting original color wildlife paintings for the 2018 edition of the award-winning West Virginia Wildlife Calendar, according to DNR Wildlife Resources Section...

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  2. January 17, 2017
    Presentation featuring Railroads of Ritchie County scheduled at North Bend State Park, Jan. 22, 2017

      CAIRO, W.Va. – Railroad history buffs and train enthusiasts are invited to a special presentation about “The Railroads of Ritchie County” Jan. 22 at North Bend State Park. David Scott, president of the Ritchie County Historical Society,...

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  3. January 17, 2017
    Charge your electric car at Twin Falls Resort State beginning Jan. 20, 2017 Opening ceremony at 11 a.m.

    MULLENS, W.Va. – Beginning Jan. 20, you can charge your Tesla and other electric or hybrid vehicles at Twin Falls Resort State Park near Mullens. An opening ceremony and ribbon cutting will be held at 11 a.m., and the public is invited. A...

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  4. January 17, 2017
    West Virginia trout stocking the week of Jan. 9-13, 2017

    ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 9, 2017: Anderson Lake Bullskin Run Cedar Creek Lake Chief Cornstalk Lake Chief Logan Pond Curtisville Lake Elk River Evitts Run ...

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  5. January 10, 2017
    West Virginia hunters harvest 112,384 deer in 2016

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Preliminary counts indicate West Virginia hunters harvested 112,384 white-tailed deer during the recently completed bucks firearms, antlerless, muzzleloader, archery, crossbow, and youth/Class Q/Class XS deer seasons,...

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  6. January 10, 2017
    West Virginia trout stocking the week of Jan. 3-6, 2017

    ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of Jan. 3, 2017: Anthony Creek Barboursville Lake Cranberry River Fitzpatrick Lake Gandy Creek Glady Fork James P. Bailey Tailwaters Knapps...

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  7. January 10, 2017
    West Virginia hunters harvest 3,012 black bears in 2016

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia hunters harvested 3,012 black bears during the combined 2016 archery, crossbow and firearms seasons, according to Colin Carpenter, Black Bear Project leader for the West Virginia Division...

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  8. January 9, 2017
    Gift Buyers Marketplace to be held at Pipestem Resort State Park Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 1, 2017

    PIPESTEM, W.Va. – Business and gift shop retailers looking for new and trending resale items for 2017 are invited to attend Pipestem Resort State Park’s Gift Buyers Marketplace Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 1, 2017.  “This is an annual marketplace that...

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  9. January 5, 2017
    Lifeguard training class at Pipestem Resort State Park, Jan. 20-22, 2017

    PIPESTEM, W.Va. – Pipestem Resort State Park is offering a three-day lifeguard training course Jan. 20 - 22, 2017. The classes will be conducted in the McKeever Lodge indoor pool. Class times will be held 5:30 - 10 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. - 7 p.m....

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