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Appalachian Power dismisses calls to reduce energy needs

Appalachian Power has dismissed calls to spend more money on energy-efficiency programs, and has pushed for additional charges to be placed on rooftop solar, which would reduce future energy needs, according to documents and testimony provided to the...

Whitman, Kanawha County’s winningest prep football coach, dies
Whitman, Kanawha County’s winningest prep football coach, dies

Dick Whitman, the all-time wins leader in Kanawha County high school football history, died Sunday morning. He was 69.

Whitman coached for 24 seasons — 16 at DuPont (1983-98) and eight at Riverside (1999-2006) — before retiring...

Nutrition the focus more than ever in prep sports
Nutrition the focus more than ever in prep sports

In an age of the biggest fitness phenomenon in human history, coaches and athletes of all calibers are recognizing and emphasizing the importance of the biggest ingredient of training regimens: fuel.

Nutrition among West Virginia high school...

Howard gives Holgorsen, WVU options on offense

MORGANTOWN — For the second straight year and the fourth time in now five seasons as West Virginia’s head coach, Dana Holgosen opens up a football season today with no uncertainty about who is his best...

Prominent and dominant — Buffalo’s Lucas excited about expanded role
Prominent and dominant — Buffalo’s Lucas excited about expanded role

Buffalo’s Dylan Lucas had a pretty full athletic slate last season.

The then 5-foot-8, 156-pound Lucas led the Bison football team in receiving (22 receptions, 372 yards, two touchdowns), while compiling just under 1,000 all-purpose yards,...

WVU opponent preview: Kansas State
WVU opponent preview: Kansas State

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 23rd in a series of previews on West Virginia and Marshall football opponents.

n Date with WVU: Saturday, Dec. 5, time TBA

n Site: Bill Snyder...

Derek Redd: Marshall men will benefit from tougher schedule

Before Marshall men’s basketball coach Dan D’Antoni led the Thundering Herd into a single game, it was obvious he wasn’t a man who shied away from a tough opponent.

During an August 2014 press conference, he mentioned that, ...

New faces abound as prep football practices begin

While several high school football programs set the start time on their 2015 seasons at 12:01 a.m. this morning, the coach of the reigning Class AAA state champion has set his agenda to include significantly less fanfare and pomp....

Power win streak comes to an end
Power win streak comes to an end

The West Virginia Power’s five-game winning streak came to an end as the visiting Lakewood BlueClaws got out of Appalachian Power Park with a 5-3 win on Sunday afternoon.

The Power (62-43 overall, 25-11 second half) opened the scoring in...

Doodle Studios sparks creative energy in students of all ages
Doodle Studios sparks creative energy in students of all ages

With blank pages before them, children watched as artist Jeff Pierson made his way around the art studio.

Each student was asked which type of art material they wanted to use for that day’s warm up activity.

“You’re...

White House set to adopt sweeping curbs on carbon pollution

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will formally adopt an ambitious regulation for cutting greenhouse-gas pollution on Monday, requiring every state to reduce emissions from coal-burning power plants and putting...

Kanawha County Schools 2015-2016 calendar

Aug. 10 – First day for students

Sept. 7 – Labor Day holiday

Sept. 11 – Early Out

Oct. 9 – Early Out

Oct. 12 – Teacher-Pupil-Parent Conference/no students

Nov. 11 – Veterans Day...

Putnam County Schools 2015-2016 calendar

Aug. 20 – First day for students

Sept. 7 – Labor Day holiday

Oct. 23 – Continuing Professional Development

Nov. 11 – Veterans Day holiday

Nov. 23-25 – Out-of-Calendar Days

Nov. 26...

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