In this episode we hear: updates from the ongoing protest outside the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN led by women who oppose Ballad Health's decision to close the NICU there, an interview with Dr. Sam Quillen at what may have been the last Neon Days festival, and an exploration of idle mine lands in the region from OVR.
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September 20, 2019
In this episode we hear: updates from the ongoing protest outside the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN led by women who oppose Ballad Health's decision to close Read More >
September 9, 2019
In this episode we bring you stories about plants, people, and industries - and the ways they interact - throughout the Appalachian region. We'll learn about The Moth Read More >
August 13, 2019
In Cumberland, Kentucky, dozens of miners have been blocking the tracks in front of a Blackjewel coal train after the company declared bankruptcy and miners' checks bounced Read More >
August 12, 2019
In this episode we bring you interviews from the Blackjewel Miners Blockade, an interview with Kentucky artists Ken Swinson & Lacy Hale, and in honor of International Cats Day Read More >
July 9, 2019
In this episode we explore Appalachian & rural communities' complicated relationships to national media coverage. First, WMMT's Rachel Garringer chats with Appalshop staff: Read More >
May 31, 2019
In this episode we're previewing multiple events happening in Eastern Kentucky in late May and Early June: from a film screening of "Coal's Deadly Dust" and panel discussion Read More >