Annual Christmas Fair

It’s that time of year again when all the surrounding towns are tryingto raise monies through annual Christmas Fairs. On Saturday, Nov. 25it’s Kingfield’s turn when their annual craft fair will be held at theSAD 58 Kingfield Elementary School starting at 9 a.m.I know at my age I have to keep a written list telling me just what I’msuppose to […]

Volunteer to drive a disabled Vet

Legislative Report

Last weekend we celebrate Veterans Day and thanked our veterans for their efforts to protect our freedoms. Today you can do even more to help them. You can volunteer to drive for the Disabled American Veterans. The Togus VA Medical Center in Augusta operates a Disabled American Veterans Transportation Network. The Network is funded through donations to the DAV Department […]

Get ready to ski and ride

Ski Tracks

Skiing and snowboarding can be a most enjoyable sport, but it is also a dangerous sport. Before stepping into those bindings, or strapping on your snowboard, take a couple minutes to read and think about what your responsibility is on the slopes. Other skiers/riders on the trails There are many people using alpine, snowboards, telemark, cross country and other specialized […]


Air timeSixteen year-old Shauna Boucher, of Kingfield, grabs some air for thecamera at last Saturday’s Rover Skatefest at the Anti-Gravity Complex inCarrabassett Valley. (D.J. Hart photo)

Santa Visits Area

Little Willow Emery, daughter of Randy and Tabitha Emery of NewPortland, enjoys a visit with Santa Claus at the annual PTC Christmas Fairheld on Saturday at the SAD 58 Stratton Elementary School gym. (Photo by Laura Dunham)

Stewart Mountain rescue

HIGHLAND PLANTATION — A 48-year-old woman was taken by Life Flighthelicopter off Stewart Mountain in Highland Plantation Sunday morning,Nov. 19, after she was injured when she rolled her ATV while negotiatingrough terrain. While some friends went for help, others kept herimmobile and warm, awaiting rescue.Greg Drummond, a Wilderness-EMT with NorthStar Emergency MedicalServices and Maine Master Guide, who lives nearby, was […]

Twelve-year-old making a difference

AUGUSTA — “I don’t know if I’ll continue our family’s guidingheritage. I may not have a choice if the Allagash continues to be developed.Guiding on the Allagash is very important to me and my sister. It is afamily tradition that I am very proud of,” 12-year old CarrabassettValley resident Chloe Cochrane said in her closing statement to agovernor-appointed committee in […]

WSKI goes to the World Wide Web

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Last week WSKI-TV 17 owner Nadene McLeod droppedin the office of the Irregular as she sometimes does to tell us what’snew with WSKI and enthusiastically shared some news.The biggest news comes in the form of a new Web site that’s currentlyup and running: of the features of the site that McLeod feels is of added value […]

2006-11-22 E-Edition