Randolph County Summer Bucket List

Looking for some excitement as the summer winds down in Randolph County?  Look no further – we’ve assembled the ultimate list of adventures to end your summer vacation. Have fun, check out our bucket...

Upcoming Running/Walking Races in Randolph County

With Spring leading the charge towards warmer weather and longer days, we’ve put together a list of upcoming foot races coming to Randolph County.  Time to shake off the dust, lace up your kicks, and go the...

A Man and the Forest

He, of course, owns a truck, and it’s got a camper top on the back. He owns a dog, too; he’s an outside canine; the pup’s name is ‘Banks,” and he roams and runs yet is sure to listen to his best...

Mayhem in the Mountains

Ken Dague Nine years ago, late summer 2007, naturalists, college students, hippies and adventurers joined me for a four-day excursion into east-central West Virginia. The program was called Mayhem in the...

Women’s Cycling Clinics Offered in Elkins

Women in the Elkins area have the opportunity to learn new skills and participate in group rides as part of Liv Cycling Clinics. Local bike shop co-owner and racer, Mandi Riddle, is conducting a series of nine...

Trail Log #2: Hendrick Camp Trail

By Nicole Wyatt It greets you as soon as you step outside: while you close your eyes with the first breath outdoors, the rich earthy scent of moss covered soil mixes with the dewy smell of recent rains...

Trail Log #1: Table Rock

On the cusp of fall, with crisp air gently rustling through the vibrant trees, one is often filled with an insatiable wanderlust and desire to take in the short-lived fall colors before they disappear for the...

Autumn: A Poem

Pendleton County Leaves - Photo by Aaron P. Kittle Soon comes the eve whose dawn shall be autumn Where the woodland sheds all, to be raked and forgotten With damp leaf puddles on each road and...

Backyard Farming Q & A: Summer Series

Backyard Farming Series: Q & A with Bill Reed Barefooted and smeared with dirt, a tiny, sprite of a girl happily chews on a banana pepper while sitting between rows of sweet tomato plants.  Husband and...

Fox Forest: A Community Resource

When I first scrambled up the hillside adjacent to Scotts Ford a few springs ago while running with my friends, I had no inkling that a few springs later the trails we stumbled on would become a community...