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Nurture a love of nature in your kids
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Nurture a love of nature in your kids

Spring is in full swing: The buds on the trees have opened, birds are chirping, and children are eager to go outside and get muddy.

Several groups now accepting registration for summer camps
Several groups now accepting registration for summer camps

Several area groups and organizations are accepting registration for camps and programs for children this summer. They are:

Photo: Hanging around the New River Gorge
Photo: Hanging around the New River Gorge

Nurture a love of nature in your kids
Nurture a love of nature in your kids

Spring is in full swing: The buds on the trees have opened, birds are chirping, and children are eager to go outside and get muddy.

Part of Kanawha Boulevard closing for Splash Pad preparation
Part of Kanawha Boulevard closing for Splash Pad preparation

Kanawha Boulevard will be closed on a stretch of the West Side for part of this week as city crews begin preparation work related to the Magic Island Splash Pad.

Anonymous donor challenges soccer foundation to match gift
Anonymous donor challenges soccer foundation to match gift

An anonymous $200,000 gift will push the Kanawha-Charleston Soccer Foundation closer to paying off the $1.065 million it owes in construction debt for the Trace Fork Soccer Complex and avoiding foreclosure — as long as the foundation raises...

Nature hikes in Kanawha State Forest a remedy for spring fever
Nature hikes in Kanawha State Forest a remedy for spring fever

For those suffering from spring fever, the annual Osbra Eye Memorial Wildflower Walks program taking place Saturday in Kanawha State Forest offers a cure, in the form of 11 guided, nature-themed walks.

WV Bike Summit set for April 17 in Charleston
WV Bike Summit set for April 17 in Charleston

After being postponed in January because of weather, the first West Virginia Bike Summit has been rescheduled for April 17 and 18.

Demolition of first of three West Fork dams underway
Demolition of first of three West Fork dams underway
After seven years of planning, grant-writing, regulatory check-offs, public hearings and heated controversy, West Virginia’s first stream enhancement dam removal project is underway.
Photos: Kids make racket at 10 and Under Tennis Free Days
Photos: Kids make racket at 10 and Under Tennis Free Days

Hatfield-McCoy trail opened to Jeeps, full-size 4x4s

Starting March 25, Jeeps, Hummers and other full-size four-wheel drive vehicles will have access to the Hatfield-McCoy Trails’ 53-mile Bearwallow Trail System near Logan, the Hatfield-McCoy Trails Authority has announced.

Free yoga, tai chi, flyfishing classes to be offered at New River Gorge this summer

Free public classes in outdoor yoga, tai chi, stand-up paddleboarding, archery, fly fishing, wellness-focused cooking and heritage-style cooking will be offered at the New River Gorge National River’s Camp Brookside this summer, thanks to a...

Like to hike? Try 100 miles in the New River Gorge this year
Like to hike? Try 100 miles in the New River Gorge this year

Looking to get fit in 2016? If you’d rather be in the woods than in the gym, you might consider joining the New River Gorge 100 Mile Challenge. Hikers are encouraged to hike 100 miles in the New River Gorge National River area this year, ...

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