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Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
November 12, 2015, No comments

WNC county boards of election canvassed last week’s election results on Tuesday and declared winners in several municipal races. Others could still see recounts.

The Linville Gorge Wilderness is seen in this image by Deborah Caffin, used by persmission of

Massive expansion of WNC wilderness possible

November 10, 2015, No comments

Forest Service issues inventories of potential wilderness areas and scenic rivers with recommendations to follow public comment. Reaction is mixed.

Douglas Keskula is dean of the Western Carolina University College of Health and Human Sciences.

Partnership between WCU, hospitals could boost health care

November 9, 2015, No comments

WCU hopes an initiative to place nurse practitioners in area hospitals will promote wellness. But others say this won't fix limited access to health c ...

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UPDATED: WNC voters pick city, town governments

November 3, 2015, No comments

Unofficial election night results from cities, towns and villages across WNC updated as results come in. Spruce Pine tie broken after Thursday recount ...

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    New NC sales tax plan would boost 13 WNC counties
    September 16, 2015, No comments

    A final House and Senate conference report reached the Senate floor on Tuesday morning and was adopted, 33-16 along party lines, roughly eight hours later. A final vote is scheduled for this afternoon (Wednesday). The House, which requires ...