Author archive: Rangeley News Hound

Van Riper — Eustis

Ashley Van Riper and Justin Eustis PHILLIPS — James and Lynne Eustis of Phillips are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Justin James Eustis, to Ashley Heather Van Riper, daughter of Robert and Tammy Van Riper of Mansfield, Ohio. Ms

DIVA – Legends

This year’s theme is:  DIVA Legends

The Diva Show is Thursday, July 26; Friday, July 27; Sunday, July 29; Monday, July 30; at 7:30 PM at Saddleback Base Lodge.  Advance tickets are available at the Chamber office – $20.00 Reserved and $15.00 General Admission.  Saddleback will begin serving light fare for dinner at 6:30 – see menu below DIVA Photos.


Order at Coffee Bar

Food Service begins at 6:30pm

Cheese Nachos with Black Bean

Salsa and Red Salsa $10.00

Coconut Shrimp with Thai Chili

Sauce $10.00

Buffalo Chicken Dip with Tortilla

Chips $10.00

Artichoke Dip with

Tortilla Chips $8.00

Cheese and Fruit Tray with

Crackers $10.00

Individual Pizzas with choice of

Cheese, Pesto or Pepperoni


Outdoor Sporting Heritage Days – Tuesday, August 14th in Oquossoc

“A celebration of Maine’s sporting life”, is what members of the Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association call Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day. They will host this outdoor celebration for the 16th consecutive year on Tuesday, August 14th from 9:00 to 4:00 at their clubhouse on Old Skiway Road in Oquossoc. Modeled after an old fashioned frontier rendezvous, it features fishing, hunting and trapping with 25 sporting and conservation exhibitors, educational lectures and demonstrations, activities for youngsters, archery and shotgun demonstrations.

RRG&SA Receives Letter of Thanks from MIF&W

The Club (specifically Sherri Oldham) received a special letter of thanks for their efforts hosting the 2012 Moose Lottery Festival. 

Evening of Poetry planned

Evening of Poetry planned

RANGELEY — Sunday, Aug. 5, lovers of poetry will gather at 6 p.m. on the lawn of the Ecopelagicon nature store, 7 Pond Street, to honor poet Hugh Ogden (1937-2006). Poets Ann Arbor and John Rosenwald of Farmington will read from their work. Sponsored by Ecopelagicon, the event is free to all. Light refreshments will be served.

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Artist workshop set at Saddleback

RANGELEY — Saddleback Mountain’s Summer Artist’s Workshop Series continues with “Learn the Magic! An introduction to Precious Metal Clays” Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 20 and 21.

This workshop will comprise two days of step-by-step demonstrations on how to create pendants and earnings with precious metal clay silver.

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Quimby Pond water quality in danger

RANGELEY — Quimby Pond is small, shallow and picturesque. Three years ago in 2009, a gleotrichia algal bloom in the pond raised the concern of both residents and town officials. They and representatives from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife gathered for a roundtable discussion to discuss the water quality issues.

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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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