WGR Blog

Virginia Folklife Traditions – feature

The past is alive and well in Virginia in a project where master artists pass down their traditions to eager learners.  Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,”… More»

Escape to Hotel Rwanda – feature

A former Rwandan businessman is setting aside his personal tragedy to teach Virginians about the horrors of genocide.  Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,” reports on the… More»

Climate Change in the Garden – feature

Despite the recent rainfall, trees and shrubs across Virginia are suffering from warmer temperatures and a lack of precipitation.  Some gardeners believe the plants are trying to tell us something. … More»

Mourning Katrina – feature

As this country took note of the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, television crews descended on the Gulf Coast to chronicle the re-building efforts, or lack thereof.  But sometimes words are more powerful… More»

“Oh Shenandoah!” – feature

There’s no question that white-tailed deer populations have increased in most parts of Virginia.  What’s less clear is what to do about it.  Nancy King, with the radio program “With… More»