Quick Hike in Maine Leads to Remnants of an Abandoned Ski Lodge
With spring right around the corner, this is prime hiking time for those willing to battle a little snow or mud. There are some incredible trails all across Maine, but very few that have a payoff quite like Potato Hill in Temple. At one point in time, that hill was used for more than just a quick hike. It was home to an old lodge and ski lift, the remnants of which are still standing.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.25 and $3.29 in Kingfield as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Obituary: Michael “Mike” Scott Flagg
AUGUSTA – Michael “Mike” Scott Flagg, 59, of Temple, died early Wednesday morning, Feb. 29, 2024, at Glenridge Long Term Care in Augusta following a short illness. He was born Dec. 8, 1964, a son of Lincoln and Hazel (Clemens) Flagg, Jr. and was a 1983 graduate of Mt. Blue High School.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.27 and $3.29 in Rangeley as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
12th annual WinterKids Downhill 24 at Sugarloaf Mountain
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — After 24 hours of skiing and snowboarding, the 12th annual Downhill 24 raised almost a million dollars for WinterKids. WinterKids is an organization dedicated to getting kids and their families outside and active during the winter months, working with schools and ski areas across Maine to provide outdoor recreational opportunities.
Carrabassett Valley Academy snowboarder Nate Pare excelling in multiple tours
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (WABI) - Bethel’s Nate Pare has worked his way to Nor-Am, European, and World Cup snowboarding success. The Carrabassett Valley Academy athlete recently collected four Holeshot Tour medals to go with three golds and a silver in Nor-Am competitions, plus a podium finish in the European Cup’s Czech Republic stop.
The 9th Annual Rangeley Curling “Bonspiel” …from the recollections and perspective of a very “proud participant”
That proud participant would be me, even though I was on one of the three non-winning teams (a term much preferred over LOSERS) participating in the Bonspiel, the preferred term for the past three or four centuries for a curling tournament. They were/are as follows: the winning SnowSource team, The Stoners, Team Alpine, and Orange Crush… my team, so named 9 years ago since each of the original members owned a blaze orange knit cap to keep us alive during November’s deer hunting season here in the Rangeley Region. That was, and still is, the closest thing to a team uniform worn by these intrepid curling enthusiasts.
Rangeley Selectmen Delve into Community Concerns and Fiscal Matters: February 20th Meeting Recap
In a quiet yet consequential gathering on February 20th, 2024, the Rangeley Board of Selectmen delved into pressing community concerns, fiscal deliberations, and future initiatives, marking another chapter in the town’s governance. The Board of Selectmen, immediately after opening the meeting, entered Executive Session #1 in accordance with Title...
How Eric White Found His Way to Carnegie Hall
I was lost in Manhattan once and stopped to ask someone for directions. “Excuse me,” I said, “but do you know how to get to Carnegie Hall?”. In a thick New York accent they said, “Practice.”. That’s exactly how RLRS senior Eric White got to Carnegie...
RLRS Winter Kids Win 2nd Place!
The 2024 Winter Kids Winter Games wrapped up their competition on February 2nd and on February 13th Rangeley Lakes Regional School found out they placed silver for the second year in a row!. This marks the 4th year that RLRS has participated in the games, completing four weeks of WinterKids...
Death Notice: Michael “Mike” Scott Flagg
Flagg, Michael “Mike” Scott 59, of Temple, Feb. 29, in Augusta. Visit 5-7 p.m., March 8, Wiles Remembrance Center, Farmington. Celebration of life 1-3 p.m., Aug. 24, Beans Corner Baptist Church, Jay. Comments are not available on this story.
24-hour ski and snowboard challenge kicks off at Sugarloaf to raise money for WinterKids
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — The WinterKids' Downhill 24 is back with a kickoff Thursday night at Sugarloaf. This event challenges participants to ski and snowboard for 24 hours to raise money for WinterKids' programs. At last check, this event has already raised more than $850,000 for WinterKids. Founded in...
DWR to conduct third snow survey of the year at Phillips Station
The DWR resources is conducting the survey at 10 a.m. to see how the numbers compare to previous years.
Local photographer holds reception in Carrabassett Valley
CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The trek up to Carrabassett Valley is a sight that is nothing short of breathtaking. As your car rounds the bend on Route 16 and reveals the snow covered mountain range, it begins to make sense why Alana Ranney carries her camera with her everywhere she goes.
One contested race in Weld municipal elections
WELD — There will be one contested race for a seat on the Select Board when residents vote Tuesday in municipal elections, due to a write-in campaign announced on Monday. Voting will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Town Office at 23 Mill St. Town...
Weld RE-5J Career and Technical Education Director Rebecca Albert Vollrath wins CACTA’s Emerging Leader award
Weld RE-5J’s Career and Technical Education programming prepares students for postsecondary success, instills a sense of pride among staff and serves as an example to other districts. And the district has the commitment, leadership, vision and actions of Rebecca Albert Vollrath, Weld RE-5J’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) director,...
One contested race in Weld municipal elections Tuesday
WELD — Municipal elections this year were initially thought to be a simple process with no contested races, but that changed with announcement of a write-in candidate. Voting will take place 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Weld Town Office, 23 Mill Street Tuesday, March 5. In mid-February...