WV’s Premier Running Camp Expands

Camp River Runners Summer Youth Run Camps are back, bigger, and better for 2017.  New is our overnight High School Camp July 16-19. We continue our Middle School Day Camp July 10-13 and High School Day Camp...

Bramwell, Home of the Millionaires

I soon arrived in Bramwell, a fascinating village and one of my favorites anywhere. It sits on an oxbow bend in the Bluestone River and is only a few hundred yards from one end to the other. In the middle are...

1989 MixTape: Styling With Rax

Let’s travel back to a time when the music was good and the smell of roast beef was in the air: Wheeling, W.Va., in 1989.Put the tape in the deck and press play.Track One: Guns N’ Roses –...

The Wheeling Mob: Part 7

WARNING: This article contains explicit language and subject matter that is not suitable for children. It is the equivalent of Rated R.(Writer’s Note: This is the seventh in a series of stories that will...

We Watch Forever

  They had a party at our prison last night and they thought we couldn’t see. This rotten stone hell where we walk in darkness forever is not as it was when I faced the hangman in 1932 or as it was when...

The Wheeling Mob: Part 6

WARNING: This article contains explicit language and subject matter that is not suitable for children. It is the equivalent of Rated R.(Writer’s Note: This is the sixth in a series of stories that will...

That’s Why They Call It Fishing: Part One

This story is brought to you by Natives Flyfishing We set out on this trip to hit a few circled locations, in the southern part of WV, that we have had our eyes set on for some time now. We had...

Skiing Not Your Bag? Take a Hike!

A few weeks ago I came across an article highlighting 11 Picturesque Trails in West Virginia That Are Perfect For Winter Hiking. And I caught a quick chill, remembering my first snowy hike last year. It...

Sam Mason: Wheeling’s Deadliest Outlaw

When that boy grows enough ass to break his neck, they ought to hang the bastard.” Those words, once spoken about the late Col. Charles Askins in his youth, might have been better saved for Sam Mason,...

Trout and Doughnuts

This video story is brought to you by our friends at Natives Flyfishing. Ben, Beau, and Mike from Natives Flyfishing set out on a unique fishing trip in search of spectacular West Virginia trout and...

2016 Vandaleer: Top Ten Stories

Feature Photo by Rebecca Kiger Here are the Top Ten stories of the year on Vandaleer.com, a new site that is unapologetically Pro-West Virginia. Visit Vandaleer.com for more information, or connect with...