Manchin halts all senate action to protect coal miners pensions and healthcare

Sen Joe Manchin

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today spoke on the floor to announce no legislation will pass the Senate until he receives assurances that coal miners’ healthcare and pensions will be secured in the end of year spending package. Senator Manchin’sBipartisan American Miners Act would permanently secure healthcare and pensions and honor the guarantee […]

West Virginia fall turkey hunters harvest 1,113 birds

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia turkey hunters harvested 1,113 birds during the fall season, according to preliminary figures provided by the Division of Natural Resources. “As reported in the 2019 West Virginia Mast Survey and Hunter Outlook, this year’s wild turkey brood observations were down slightly from last year, and we predicted the fall […]

Opportunity House installing drop boxes for used syringes

BUCKHANNON – A local addiction recovery facility plans to install two drop boxes for the safe disposal of used syringes in public areas in response to a recent incident in which used needles were found in the woods behind the […]

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Davis Medical Center commits to new tobacco-free campus policy

Tobacco Free No Smoking

ELKINS, W.Va. – Davis Medical Center (DMC) announced plans to implement a new tobacco-free policy. Leaders say the new policy reflects Davis Health System’s (DHS) mission: “Bringing Better Health to Life.” “We are eliminating tobacco-use on our campus to provide a healthy and safe environment for patients, employees and visitors and to promote positive health […]