Ken Hechler

Larry Gibson Memorial (raw from livestream) part 1

Friends and family of Larry Gibson, the "Keeper of the Mountains," celebrated his life and legacy on Sunday, October 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. in Charleston, WV

The event was broadcast LIVE on http://mobilebroadcastnews.com/NewsRoom/MBN-LIVE

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From the Program
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Song:  "There's a Balm in Giliad" & "Keeper of the Mountians" by Elaine Purkey
Invocation: Rose Edington

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RAMPS: Mountain Mobilization Action & Rally

RAMPS pulled off the largest MTR direct action to date against the largest mountain top removal site in WV on Saturday.  The Hobet Surface Mine was shut down for about 3 hours through a series of coordinated diversions, lock downs, tree-sits and banner drops.   It has bee reported that this was the only mine in WV without beefed up security in anticipation of the publicly announced action.  It seems that they felt too big & scary to imagine that Tree Huggers would have the balls to walk onto their site.  The Police arrested about 25 people including atleast 3 cr

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17 Arrests In Mountain Top Removal actions today

You can make donations to the bail fund @ http://MountainJustice.org
17 people arrested in the Coal River Valley today.  They were there to protest the inevitable massacre of nearly 1,000 people living in harms way of billions of gallons of toxic coal slurry sludge.

They were charged with trespassing and 2 were charged with littering (they left a 60ft banner floating in the middle of the sludge.

The 7 people you will witness being arrested in this video are being held at least until TUESDAY.

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