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FAIR WARNING! DNR Reminds Hunters to Be Licensed and to Have Landowner Permission

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 26, 2017 5:00 AM
As fall begins and hunting season starts, the Wildlife Resources Section of the Division of Natural Resources asks hunters to refresh themselves on hunting ethics before the season approaches.  “Hunting ethically and legally p...
 

"Birdwatching and Banding" Open to the Public on September 30th and October 1st

By Local News | September 26, 2017 12:00 AM
Novice and avid bird watchers can enjoy two days of birding activities at Tygart Lake State Park on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 and take part in bird banding practices that focus on fall migration. Banding, which involves attaching small numbere...
 

Outdoor Recreation in WV: 90,000 Jobs and $90 Million in Consumer Spending

By Local News | September 25, 2017 9:00 PM
Outdoor recreation means 90,000 jobs and $9 billion in consumer spending for West Virginia, according to a new report.  The Outdoor Industry Association found recreation pays $2.4 billion in wages and more than $650 million in state...
 

WVU Law School Professor Kendra Fershee becomes second Democrat to file for Congress

By Local News | September 24, 2017 11:59 PM
A WVU professor will seek the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District of West Virginia. Kendra Fershee, who is running her campaign on “freedom to stay” and creating opportunities for West Virginians, announced...
 

Hunters: Whitetail Deer in eight WV counties have been found dead due to disease

By Local News | September 24, 2017 12:00 PM
Deer in eight West Virginia counties have been found dead, killed by a disease that pops up from time to time. Division of Natural Resources officials confirmed Thursday that deer in Boone, Brooke, Hancock, Lincoln, Marshall, Ohio, Tucker and...
 

Airport Authority gets report on plans for $1.3 million expansion of Benedum terminal

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 24, 2017 7:00 AM
For the first time in years, a problem the North Central West Virginia Airport is having with the number of passengers is actually a good thing. And earlier this week, the Benedum Airport Authority gave Airport Director Rick Rock the gree...
 

ON THIS DAY: Can you name one of the original members of the U.S. Supreme Court?

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 24, 2017 7:00 AM
The Judiciary Act of 1789 is passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington, establishing the Supreme Court of the United States as a tribunal made up of six justices who were to serve on the court until death or retirement. That...
 

WVDNR Director Steve McDaniel announces "Gold Rush" trout stockings for April 2018

By Local News | September 24, 2017 12:00 AM
On Friday, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Director Steven McDaniel announced plans for a special golden rainbow trout stocking in 2018. During the 2017 National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration Sept. 23-24 at Stonewall Resort S...
 

Commentary: WV Tourism Commissioner asks residents to get involved in #AlmostHeaven

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 23, 2017 3:00 PM
By Chelsea Ruby, WV Tourism Commissioner.  In #AlmostHeaven West Virginia, choosing a favorite season can be next to impossible. Each one seems wilder and more wonderful than the last. Snow-capped winter mountains give way to springt...
 

Benedum Airport announces daily flight schedule to Washington, DC and Chicago

By Local News | September 23, 2017 10:12 AM
It’s been known for some time that Bridgeport’s new daily air service provider – SkyWest flying under the United Airlines banner – will start daily scheduled service Nov. 1 out of Bridgeport.   It&rsquo...
 
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