Tag archive for ‘New River Gorge’
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

WV Rivers Coalition praises Senate permanent reauthorization of Land and Water Conservation Fund

With the approval of the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, the Senate voted to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, or LWCF, which uses royalties from off-shore oil and gas leases More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 28th, 2016

GVEDC announces steering committee to benefit Rainelle

As part Rainelle’s Local Foods, Local Places grant recipient process, the Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation (GVEDC) has created a steering committee. The Rainelle LF/LP’s Steering Committee More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 15th, 2016

Katie C. Ickes announces campaign to run for Greenbrier County Board of Education

Katie Ickes Having a unique perspective as a parent with students currently in the system, with a background in both economic development and education and well aware of challenges facing the Board, Katie C. Ickes More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

2015 Hidden History photo exhibit rotates to Sandstone Visitor Center

The rich heritage of southern West Virginia is celebrated through photographs in the 2015 Hidden History Photo exhibit. The history-based photographs are currently on display at New River Gorge National River’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Five innovators compete for funding at The Hive in Beckley on January 19

Five innovators compete for funding at The Hive in Beckley on January 19 It only takes a quick glance around West Virginia’s communities to recognize how important a role entrepreneurs play in our quality of life. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Wild, Wonderful West Virginia announces names for Rose Parade float black bears: Courage and Pride Names chosen by the float riders based on public nominations

Wild, Wonderful West Virginia this week announced the names of the black bears – Courage and Pride – featured on the Rose Parade float showcasing Wild, Wonderful West Virginia. The float, a partnership More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 18th, 2015

Valley Ventures seeking contestants for January 19 entrepreneur competition at The Beckley Hive

The Valley Ventures Entrepreneur Café competition will be an evening highlighting the resources and innovations advancing entrepreneurism in the southern West Virginia. Vision Shared, the original launcher of this More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 18th, 2015

New River Gorge National River announces internship position Students encouraged to apply for paid internship with NPS

The National Park Service (NPS) recently received a grant through the George Melendez Wright Initiative for Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC) to provide a pathway for exemplary students in higher education More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 18th, 2015

Rose Parade float to showcase Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

Public invited to recommend names for two black bears featured on float Wild, Wonderful West Virginia this week encouraged individuals to recommend names for the two West Virginia black bears featured on the WVU More...

By Mountain Messenger On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Opening your arms to refugees best way to fight terror

Opening your arms to refugees best way to fight terror Dear Editor: So a guy at the pub tonight snidely asked me if I had room for a Syrian refugee at my house. I do. In all honestly I hope this hypothetical Syrian More...