West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.


West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.


Welcome to the West Virginia education portal. West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.


West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.


West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.


Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.


Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.
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Snow making underway at Canaan Valley Resort State Park

November 14, 2014 - Ski and tubing slopes got their first snow Nov. 7 as resort employees began the layering process of building a snow base for winter sport at Canaan Valley Resort in Davis....More...

Physical Agility Tests for West Virginia Natural Resources

November 13, 2014 - Police Officer candidates Dec. 5 or Dec. 6, 2014...More...

Report hunting and fishing law violations to West Virginia DNR

November 13, 2014 - It’s easy to report hunting or fishing law violations in West Virginia, and those reports are helpful in protecting the state’s wildlife...More...

Trees of Our Heritage – Holiday Open House at Blennerhassett Museum Nov. 16

November 13, 2014 - The Blennerhassett Museum’s Holiday Open House, featuring the popular annual Trees of Our Heritage exhibit, is Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, 1-3 p.m. ...More...

Governor Tomblin Congratulates Mountwest on $2 Million Grant, Supporting Student Success

November 10, 2014 - Attendance Pays project to improve student attendance, retention and completion rates ...More...

Governor Tomblin Announces Launch of West Virginia's First 24-Hour Behavioral Health Call Center

November 10, 2014 - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced the launch of West Virginia's first Behavioral Health Referral & Outreach Call Center, a statewide 24-hour call center, providing resources and referral support for those seeking behavioral health services. ...More...

Governor Tomblin Unveils Final License Plate in West Virginia Wildlife Design Series

November 07, 2014 - Governor encourages West Virginians to support state's wildlife...More...

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