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Sugar Mountain Resort's Summit Express, a newly installed six-seater, detachable, high-speed chairlift. Photo by Justin Grimes.
November 19, 2015, No comments

WNC ski resorts commissioned an economic impact report that shows they’re performing better here than elsewhere and drawing more visitors than the Panthers do.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on its proposed Interstate 26 connector. Photo by Angie Newsome.

Speakers offer earful on Interstate 26 Connector

November 18, 2015, No comments

Interest intense as NC Department of Transportation conducts hearing on overhaul of highways through Asheville. Commenters express concerns, push thei ...

Ballenger FBI pic

Late congressman Ballenger’s FBI file details threats and a robbery

November 16, 2015, No comments

Newly released documents reveal info about some of the longtime N.C. congressman's domestic challenges but nothing about his foreign policy disputes.

Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

New outcomes in several close WNC election contests

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 se ...

  • Panelists addressed a variety of moderator and audience questions about water ownership in Western North Carolina. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press
    Newsmakers video: Who owns WNC’s water
    October 28, 2015, No comments

    From charges that one city uses 'water as a weapon' to a discussion of whether private or public entities are suited -- and adequately funded -- to manage drinking water, the most-recent Newsmakers event tackled questions about water owners ...