This Week in WV Strong July 29 - August 4 - West Virginia Strong

This Week in WV Strong July 29 - August 4

It's been quite the week in WV, and we hope WVStrong has given you a fresh perspective on the headlines. Here's a quick run-down of some of our stories for the week incase you missed any. Be sure to share your favorite WV Strong stories with your friends and family!

The Bright Side of Water Pollution: By Bil Lepp

Way back in January of 2014 I stepped out of the shower at YMCA. I picked up my water bottle, which I had filled from the water fountain, and took a long drink. Then a guy says to me, “Hey, there’s been some kind of chemical spill. You’re not supposed to drink any tap water or even take showers.”...Read More

Who Gets Impeached: By Dan Heyman

A major fight looks to be brewing over who from the state Supreme Court will be impeached, as the House Judiciary Committee gets ready to write the formal legislation to do that. Members of the committee say there are sharp partisan divisions over what is supposed to be a non-partisan court just beneath the surface...Read More

Something Else, Something Different

Getting laid off can be pretty scary, especially if you've been working the same job for 30 years. That was the reality for former coal miner Johnny Lawson...Read More

W.V. Teachers in the U.K.

The struggles WV Teachers face with pay, healthcare, and other issues aren't unique to the mountain state, but West Virginia Teachers were the first to stand up. The 2018 Teachers strike made headlines around the world and inspired teachers not only in other states, but in other countries....Read More


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