Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University
Apr 2016
The WNC Sports Hall of Fame and its organizers build a legacy, and a future, for mountain athletes

Dec 2015
Boone professor Ray Russell’s amateur interest in meteorology sparked the region’s top forecasting service

Oct 2015
For decades, Boone was the capitol of North Carolina-made sauerkraut

Aug 2015
Appalachian State University launches an exchange program in Havana

Apr 2015
Antlers Bar at Bistro Roca shakes up seasonal cocktails

Feb 2015
Curtis Smalling of the High Country Audubon Society leads area bird conservation efforts

Feb 2015

Dec 2014
A Polk County entrepreneur’s soap business is making waves in biofuels research

Oct 2014
Boone artist Arthur Hash rethinks the way we see and wear jewelry

Aug 2014
Author Tom Robbins returns to Blowing Rock

Jun 2014
An Appalachian Summer Festival celebrates 30 years of showcasing the arts

Mar 2014
An innovative solar home design causes a win-win-win

Dec 2013
One of the region’s oldest African-American communities delves into its past

Aug 2013
One-of-a-kind archives keep the history of mountain arts alive and accessible

Jul 2013
True. We're biased. But we can't imagine a better place than the mountains to meet your local farmer, become a food entrepreneur, nosh on artisan eats, and savor a pint (or three).

Jun 2013
An ASU alum blends passions for suds and sustainability to launch a Boone brewery

Apr 2013
Three new reads chronicle adventures past and present

Oct 2012

Oct 2012
High Country students learn firsthand the science behind wind energy

Aug 2012
Eugene DuClos: Emerging Industrial Designer

Jun 2012
A hungry chef elevates energy treats beyond the sweet

Sep 2011
A couple pioneers winemaking in Watauga County

Aug 2011
Appalachian State University students envision, design, and build a self-sufficient home in hopes of earning top honors.

Feb 2011
One of the country's early attempts at harvesting renewable energy began in Boone

Jan 2011
Julia Sublett & Tom Wood Rittenhouse

Jul 2010
We all love our mountain environment, but how well do we take care of it? Here’s a look at where we stand: What WNC is doing right, and how we can improve

May 2010
Double meanings: Inspiration found in the contrasts of daily life

Apr 2010
Three Boone entrepreneurs are cracking the lid on container eco-homes

Feb 2010
A photo exhibit zooms in on the best of the Blue Ridge

Oct 2009
Sew Cool: Katie Park's got a soft spot for sculpture and knitting

Oct 2009
Eustace Conway might be living in a bygone era, but he’s no historical reenactor

Jun 2009
Whether you’re an alumnus or not, there’s plenty to learn about this college town

Mar 2009
Chef Bill Morris passes on his passion for cooking to students in the kitchen at the Broyhill Inn

Mar 2009
From the Past to the Present

Mar 2009
Visitors flock to Banner Elk for the slopes, but locals keep the small-town identity alive