WMRA News

Andrew Jenner

You maybe haven't heard of orchardgrass, but it's an important feed grass for livestock in Virginia, and has been a major crop here for decades.

WMRA's Matt Bingay sat down with JMU professor Paul Bogard earlier this week to talk about our modern day problems with light pollution and the solutions our communities might embrace....

As Virginia Insight continues it's hiatus, WMRA is debuting a new program Thursdays at 3pm.  Big Picture Science is here until Virginia Insight's return.

Andrew Jenner

The edge of the Marcellus shale formation, a lucrative source of natural gas from fracking in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, extends into the very western edge of Virginia.

Kara Lofton

On Saturday, community members and students from all four colleges in the Harrisonburg area will gather in Bridgewater to participate in the fourth annual Walk for Hope.

Kara Lofton

Is there Hope for Hunger and Homelessness in Harrisonburg? City councilman Kai Degner certainly thinks so.

Kara Lofton

There's a relatively new way for people to meet face-to-face, and these Meetups are fostered online and are beginning to crop up all over Central and Western Virginia.

Starry Nights is a week-long series of events designed to raise awareness about light pollution and the steps we can take to end it in our community.

WMRA's Matt Bingay spoke with Paul Bogard, one of the event organizers, about our modern day problems with light pollution and the solutions our communities might embrace.

Republican Senator Mark Obenshain has a new challenger this fall for his state senate seat representing part of the Shenandoah Valley.  WMRA's Andrew Jenner has the story....

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