Southwest Virginia

Robbie Harris

The rise of solar electricity presents a good of problem to have. There is lots of power while the sun shines, but almost no way to save it for a rainy day. 

The 2018 national midterm elections are considered ‘the first contest of the Trump Era.’  But some say it really begins now with Virginia’s vote in a few weeks. Republicans have long controlled the House of Delegates.  But Democrats are hoping to ‘flip’ districts that went for Hilary Clinton in 2016. 

New Direction For the New River

Aug 25, 2017

The New River is, in fact, one of the oldest rivers on the planet. And because people have used waterways as dumps for centuries, the New got its share of trash over the years.  But thanks to dedicated volunteers, clean up efforts are paying off, like the one happening this weekend - the annual ReNew The New.  Robbie Harris reports.

Pipelines; A Bird's Eye View Part 2

Jun 14, 2017
Molly Hagan Photography

Decision day is getting closer for the Mountain Valley Pipeline.  If approved, it would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania, through Virginia and beyond. In part one of our report, Robbie Harris told you about about a call for regulators to look at the big picture when considering new pipeline projects.  Today we get a bird’s eye view of part of the proposed route, where the pipeline would cross the Appalachian Trail, also known as  “The ‘A’ ‘T.’