Providers say GOP plan would be ‘devastating’ for addiction treatment

Providers say GOP plan would be ‘devastating’ for addiction treatment

Alex Shelton was that friend who shows up at your house in the middle of the night, barefoot, in the snow, and says “my car got ambushed.”

PHOTO: Climate March in WV

PHOTO: Climate March in WV

With temperatures expected to reach 90 degrees Saturday, dozens of people gathered at the state Capitol in Charleston for the People’s Climate March. The event was a sister march to other climate marches around the world, including one in...

PHOTO: Hive hurdles

PHOTO: Hive hurdles

A few hundred uninvited guests caused a buzz Saturday at the Gazette-Mail Relays at the University of Charleston Stadium at Laidley Field. A swarm of bees covered hurdles at the event causing races to be delayed while organizers removed the hurdles....

Kanawha school board could vote Monday on Apple contract

Kanawha school board could vote Monday on Apple contract

The agenda for the Kanawha County school board’s 4 p.m. meeting Monday includes a planned vote on a $16.9 million expense related to Apple technology.

Philadelphia Eagles pick WVU receiver Shelton Gibson in fifth round of NFL Draft

Philadelphia Eagles pick WVU receiver Shelton Gibson in fifth round of NFL Draft

The Philadelphia Eagles picked up their second West Virginia Mountaineer of the weekend on Saturday.

One person injured in Putnam ATV crash

One person injured in Putnam ATV crash

One person was injured Saturday afternoon in an ATV crash in Putnam County, a dispatcher said.

Park Service cliff rescue training program returns to its WV birthplace

Park Service cliff rescue training program returns to its WV birthplace

FAYETTEVILLE — As a team of National Park Service trainees began gathering up ropes, pulleys and climbing gear after spending a day rigging and then hoisting rescue litters up a stretch of cliff on the New River...

PHOTOS: Race to End Racism

PHOTOS: Race to End Racism

Nearly 500 people participated Saturday in the inaugural “Race to End Racism” on Charleston’s West Side. The race, which consisted of a 5k road race and a one-mile walk, was intended to help draw attention to the problem and...

Vintage West Virginia: Raven Rock post office

Vintage West Virginia: Raven Rock post office

Each Sunday and Monday, Vintage West Virginia provides a glimpse of the past in the Mountain State.

Gazette-Mail fund aims to send kids to camp

Gazette-Mail fund aims to send kids to camp

For many Charleston Gazette-Mail readers, memories of childhood summers are intertwined with trips to summer camp.

Rick Steelhammer: Making statements with denim — the fabric of our lives

Rick Steelhammer: Making statements with denim — the fabric of our lives

Back in the last millennium when I was a kid, I remember feeling a little embarrassed on the occasions when the only clean jeans available to wear to school was a pair of work Wranglers that had been repaired with iron-on patches at the knees.

‘Blood on the Mountain’ mining documentary to screen on Netflix

‘Blood on the Mountain’ mining documentary to screen on Netflix

Documentary filmmakers spend a huge amount of time shopping their work to festivals and seeking audiences wherever they may find them.

As concealed carry permits decline in WV, gun owners preach safety

As concealed carry permits decline in WV, gun owners preach safety

Permits to carry a concealed firearm are declining, along with the associated revenue for law enforcement.

Shootout at the Big House finds new home at WVSU

Shootout at the Big House finds new home at WVSU

The Shootout at the Big House has found a home for next season.

Dallas Cowboys select Ryan Switzer in NFL Draft

Dallas Cowboys select Ryan Switzer in NFL Draft

Ryan Switzer had been waiting for the call most of his life.

PHOTO: Charleston police show teens dangers of impaired driving

PHOTO: Charleston police show teens dangers of impaired driving

As part of Broken PROMise, Charleston police officers teamed up with first responders in South Charleston to demonstrate to South Charleston High students what could happen if they drive under the influence. South Charleston High’s prom is...

Funerals for: April 29, 2017

Adams Prince, Dora "Edith"

Bragg, Elsa 11 a.m., St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill.

Browning, Delphia 1 p.m., Maryetta United Baptist Church, Verdunville.

Burwell, Margaret 1 p.m.,...

Justin Adkins

Justin Allen Adkins "Weezy", 38, of Christiansburg, Va., formerly of St. Albans passed away unexpectedly April 26, 2017. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m., Monday, May 1, at Washington Street Church of Christ, St. Albans.Visitation will be held...

Leroy Hamrick

Leroy Keith Hamrick, 87, of Widen, passed away April 18, 2017. Private funeral service was held 1 p.m., Saturday, April 22, at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton.

Joshua Casto

Joshua Casto

Joshua Keith Casto, 33, of Buffalo, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at CAMC General Division.

Josh was a graduate of Buffalo High School and N.I.T. He was an avid collector, and loved music and art.

Born October 12, 1983, in...

Steven "Steve" Wood

Steven "Steve" Wood

Steven Allen "Steve" Wood, 61, of Hernshaw, gained his wings on Thursday, April 27, 2017, after a short illness.

Steve was born January 4, 1956, in Charleston to Eldion "Dude" and Clara Ann Pauley Wood.

He loved Southern Gospel music and...

Joseph Reed

Joseph Earl Martin Reed, 85, of St. Albans, passed away April 25, 2017. A celebration of Joe's life will be noon, Monday, May 1, at Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, 110 B Street, St. Albans. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service at the...

Helen Lea Mollohan

Helen Lea (Friend) Mollohan, 91, of Braxton County, passed away April 27, 2017. Her body was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Jo Ann Holley Zirkle

Jo Ann Holley Zirkle, 65, of Cross Lanes, passed away April 27, 2017. Service will be 7 p.m., Monday, May 1, 2017, at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.