Mountain News and World Report

MN&WR: What’s Next?

December 4, 2017

This week’s program brings together stories that question what comes next for our region.  As coal jobs decline throughout Central Appalachia – communities, scientists, and schools work to develop innovative approaches to economic transition.   First, we’ll hear a story from the Ohio Valley Resource about the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s work to provide relevant, […]

MN&WR: Mountain Empowerment

November 20, 2017

  This week on Mountain News & World Report we hear stories of communities throughout Central Appalachia speaking out against injustice, documenting important stories and perspectives, and organizing to create change. This edition brings you stories of: LGBTQ+ organizing in the mountains through the Appalachian Community Fund’s Out in the South Project, young women documenting […]

MN & WR: Healing Ourselves

November 3, 2017

On this edition of Mountain News & World Report we’re talking about healing ourselves. It’s no secret that Central Appalachia faces a devastating drug epidemic, or, that our economy is struggling. These challenges call for creative solutions, and in this episode we hear about local, regional, and national projects aimed at creating healthier communities and […]

MN&WR: Many Kinds of Mountain Artists

October 20, 2017

On this week’s Mountain News & World Report: Appalachia has long been known as a home to traditional music and crafts, but less well known is our thriving digital arts scene. We’ll hear from WMMT’s Rich Kirby about the history of the guitar and the Crooked Road Heritage Music Project, an excerpt from Malcolm Wilson’s […]

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