Some of the world’s top whitewater paddlers are starting their final training in western Maryland for the Canoe Slalom World Championships to be held there later this month.
University of Maryland researchers are releasing a report on the potential public health impact of shale gas drilling in the state’s far western counties.
The owner of a private toll bridge over the Potomac River says she’s rebuilding the structure between western Maryland and West Virginia after it was damaged by a June flood.
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad is playing a part in an upcoming Hollywood film.
Hundreds of motorcycles are traveling across parts of western Maryland and northern Virginia as part of a Sept. 11 anniversary event.
A Garrett County developer faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to bank fraud conspiracy in a scheme involving three properties in western Maryland and West Virginia.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s making progress on a new, off-road vehicle trail in far western Maryland.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is making low-interest loans available to people whose homes or businesses were damaged by flooding in two western Maryland counties in June.
A draft management plan for the Deep Creek Lake watershed seeks better coordination among government agencies and private parties whose interests converge at the western Maryland vacation destination.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal is honoring law enforcement officers whose work led to the convictions of eight people for setting 42 fires in western Maryland last year.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is extending the Western Maryland Rail Trail by bypassing a tunnel that’s home to a colony of federally endangered Indiana bats.
A western Maryland physician charged with sexually assaulting a patient at a walk-in clinic in LaVale last month served more than 3 1/2 years in prison for raping a Florida woman at gunpoint in 1986, public records show.