SOAR Summit

Josh James / WUKY

Monday’s SOAR meeting saw Gov. Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers looking to ensure the long-term viability of the initiative.

Hoping to capitalize on the momentum of the recent SOAR summit, a committee of 15 area political and business leaders met in Hazard on Monday morning.

U.S. Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack joined state leaders Friday to announce Kentucky's new status as a "StrikeForce" state.

Assessing The SOAR Summit

Dec 13, 2013

If nothing else, the recent SOAR Summit shows that Eastern Kentuckians are ready to talk about the future.

SOAR Summit Features Discussions Of Diverse Economy

Dec 9, 2013

The first summit of the SOAR Shaping our Appalachian region initiative happened Monday in Pikeville, with an estimated 1,500 people in attendance.

Open Letter To The Governor: 'It Won't Be Easy'

Dec 9, 2013

A letter from a grassroots citizens group has reached the office of Governor Steve Beshear, the same day as the SOAR Summit.