Author archive: Rangeley News Hound

Sailing Regatta planned

OQUOSSOC — Saturday, Aug. 18, the fourth annual Oquossoc Day Sailing Regatta will be part of the Oquossoc Day festivities.

This is an open class race that takes place in Oquossoc Cove.

All sailors are welcome to enter for the prized Julep Cup that will be presented to the winner.

For additional information or to register, contact Kevin Sinnett at 864-2038.

Saddleback’s artist’s workshop series launched

RANGELEY — World renowned polymer clay artists, Bonnie Bishoff, Melanie West and Melanie Muir presented two art workshops at Saddleback Mountain from July 9 to 14. This was the first week of the Saddleback Summer Artist’s Workshop Series, a new venture at Saddleback.

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RFA Street Dance

The RFA Street Dance will be July 25th on Main Street from 6:30 – 10:00pm.  The Band will be Scott and Joe and Friends – playing music from the Beatles to the Stones.  We will also have the Middle Eastern Dance Troupe “Scherezade” performing for us.  Come dance in the streets!  Fun for young and old alike!

Roy — Phillips

Brandon Phillips and Ashley Roy AUBURN — Shawn Roy of Auburn and Roseann Roy of Lewiston announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Ann Roy, to Brandon Theodore Phillips, son of Tammy and Ted Phillips of Dayton, Ohio.

Vickie Cook

LEWISTON — Vickie Cook, 59, of Phillips went to be with her sister in heaven on July 17. She was surrounded by her husband and loving family after battling a long illness. She was born Sept

Hunter Safety Course

The RRG&SA will be sponsoring a free 4-Day Hunter Safety Training Program starting on Monday July 30, 2012 at 6:00 PM.

Guide’s Challenge Raffle Winners announced

Rangeley Region Guides’ & Sportsmen’s Assoc. “GUIDE’S CHALLENGE RAFFLE” Winners are as follows: 1

Three Year Old Plots Continue to Produce

Three Year Old Plots Continue to Produce

N0W: Plot going on Third Season A stroll in our original plot made in spring, 2010. This is a Wagner sponsored log landing. The three year-old clover is knee high, and timothy and self-seeded oats still thrive.

Volunteers Prepare Landings for 2012 Season

Volunteers Prepare Landings for 2012 Season

There was a big turn-out to clear debris on the new 2012 landings for dragging, laying out wood ash, and seeding. Thank you Don Curtiss, Don Montevani, Don Chase and Don Miller…

Forage Seed Mix Available at River’s Edge, Oquossoc

Forage Seed Mix Available at River’s Edge, Oquossoc

We have been checking our first and second season’s deer plot crops just this week. I am pleased to announce that we have seen many grouse coveys foraging and deer browsing.There are also browsing signs of moose and beer too