Sen. Mark Warner
Less than 48 hours until a Federal Government shutdown. WFIR’s Ian Price has more from a Senator who says that they’re doing what they can.
The first Star City StrongFest Community wellness festival is this Saturday in downtown Roanoke. WFIR’s Ian Price has more.
One Virginia lawmaker says former President Trump might already be ineligible to run for another term under the Constitution. WFIR’s Ian Price has more.
Is the government shutdown a message to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy? Some in his own party have not minced words, but WFIR’s Ian Price reports that one of our lawmakers isn’t ready to throw McCarthy under the bus just yet.
Wet weather could impact our area with potential Tropical Cyclone 16 heading this way. WFIR’s Ian Price has some tips for driving in dangerous warm weather.
A U.S. Congressman who represents our area took to the floor to talk about New Mexico. WFIR’s Ian Price has more.
Tomorrow is all about the panda that receives less fanfare than the giant pandas you usually picture. It’s the Mill Mountain Zoo’s celebration of International Red Panda Day where Operations Director Amy Morgan says there are only about 10,000 Red Pandas left in the world – only around 2500 in the wild.
Face painting, a photo booth, local vendors, meet and greets with the animals, and more tomorrow from 10:30 to 4 pm at Mill Mountain Zoo.
Photo; MM Zoo
Photo: MM Zoo
Today marks the one-year anniversary of Roanoke’s “Downtown Ambassador Program.” Downtown Roanoke Inc.’s Jamie Clark says they’ve power washed 98 projects, cleaned up 736 biohazards, weeded 749 block faces, and relocated 5,720 scooters.
The Downtown Ambassador program is currently on a two-year pilot.
One local lawmaker wants to use the looming government shutdown to pass southern border security measures that have until now stalled in the Senate, as WFIR’s Ian Price reports.
A new restaurant is bringing cuisine you can’t find in Vinton to the town’s resurging downtown. WFIR’s Ian Price has more.