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Reclaiming Appalachia

January 18, 2019

Many Voices, Many Solutions: Innovative Mine Reclamation in Central Appalachia is a new report that highlights 20 projects across five Appalachian states that would create...

Mountain Women Mean Business

January 11, 2019

This past November over 100 people, most of them women from throughout central Appalachia, came together in downtown Harlan, KY, for “Mountain Women Mean...

Fighting to Save the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund

December 20, 2018

Citizens from six states traveled to Washington D.C. in late November 2018, to urge their legislators to uphold the fees supporting the Black Lung...

Shading Out Solar in Ohio Valley

December 4, 2018

In Kentucky, West Virginia, and Ohio, weak or nonexistent state policies make it harder for residents and businesses to afford to install a solar...

CANE in Action

November 8, 2018

Across Appalachia, communities are experimenting with ways to develop sustainable agriculture as a business sector and to increase access to nutritious foods. WMMT recently...

Raising CANE For Local Foods

October 15, 2018

Individuals and organizations in Eastern Kentucky’s Letcher County came together to develop the former Whitesburg High School cafeteria into a community kitchen. Calling the...

Saving Black Lung Benefits

October 1, 2018

One in five veteran coal miners in Central Appalachia now has black lung disease. But the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund which provides critical...

Why A Great Mountain Mural Mega Fest?

August 31, 2018

What makes a town or small community a place where people want to live? Where strangers want to move to? WMMT reports on the...

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