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Spring is on its way, and nowhere is the scent of its rebirth quite so pungent than when ramps come popping from the ground. Formally known as Allium Tricoccum, a wild perennial onion, it has a unique flavor and aroma that is reminiscent of garlic and onion. But that doesn’t really tell half of its stinky story. Continue reading

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I’ve always been intrigued by hummingbirds — enjoying their undisguised curiosity as I relax on the front porch of our house. But like most people, I knew next to nothing about why they do what they do beyond that watchful … Continue reading

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For the sports and recreation lover in every bunch, you are ensured an enjoyable experience at a Mountaineers game! Located in Morgantown, WV the Mountaineer pride is exuberant on every street corner. Football, basketball we have it all and it’s sure to be a crowd favorite. Continue reading

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The best way to get a true feel for a place is to meet the locals. What better way to do this then to attend an event in one of West Virginia’s many pleasant towns! A Taste of Appalachia held in Beckley is a stand out Continue reading

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ACE Adventure Resort wants to help you stay in your budget, yet still have FUN! So we’ve come up with this list of five affordable things to do in West Virigina. Continue reading

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Everyday I drive past the old weathered building in Scarbro. Owning more than a century of history it stands tall by day, a centerpiece of a coal-centric town, once the heartbeat of the community. But at night while waiting on the front steps ready to explore within, Continue reading

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The West Virginia DNR, in cooperation with WVPRO, stocked 1,500 pounds of rainbow trout in the Gauley River on June 7, 2012. The goal of the stocking is to enhance trout fishing opportunities in the Gauley River, especially in the remote canyon section of the Gauley River. Continue reading

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With our first rafting trip of the season only 5 days away, Old Man Winter has one more parting shot and some knock out scenery. Continue reading

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The New River Gorge is just as fun in the winter as it is in the summer. What? You think we’re pulling your leg? Well, gather round the crackling fire on this cold January day and listen close, my friends, for here are just five things you can do that are awesome: Continue reading

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Those of you who’ve rafted beneath the bridge know how spectacular the view can be from other vantage points. Here’s the insider information on the best ways to the see the New River Gorge Bridge. Continue reading

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