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Saddleback lift replacement tabled

RANGELEY — Just as Saddleback Mountain was getting a first coating of snow, Majella Group CEO Sebastian Monsour announced that replacement of Saddleback’s Rangeley Chair lift would not take place until next season. Monsour used the Saddleback Maine Facebook page to deliver the news Thursday, Nov. 9.

November Monthly Meeting – Nov 16th – SAM Executive Director David Trahan to speak

The Rangeley Region Guides’ & Sportsmen’s Association would like to cordially invite its members and the public to attend a special potluck dinner and meeting on November 16, 2017 starting at 5:30 PM. Folks who have been skilled or lucky enough to harvest wild game this fall are asked to bring a wild game entrée to celebrate our outdoor sporting heritage. This is an opportunity for hunters to show off their culinary skills with moose, deer, partridge, duck, and maybe bear recipes. Other entrees, salads, and desserts are also welcomed. In addition to our wild game harvest dinner, RRG&SA is pleased to announce that David Trahan, the Executive Director of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine, will be our guest speaker.

Seniors enjoy free movie, snacks at RFA Lakeside Theater

Seniors enjoy free movie, snacks at RFA Lakeside Theater

As a special thank you to the senior community, the Rangeley Friends of the Arts is presenting “As Good As It Gets,” starring Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear and Cuba Gooding Jr. Dec. 2 at 3 and 7 p.m., at the RFA Lakeside Theater in Rangeley. Admission will be free for seniors and will include a free small popcorn and small fountain drink.read more

RRG&SA to host Registered Maine Guides Course – April 5-8, 2018

The Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association (RRG&SA) will host a 4-day Registered Maine Guide Course on Thursday, April 5 through Sunday, April 8, 2018.  The course will be held at the RRG&SA Clubhouse in Oquossoc and run 8am – 5pm daily. An optional First Aid Class will be offered the first evening of the course.

The class will be administered by Maine’s Outdoor Learning Center and will provide comprehensive instruction on the information needed to prepare for the hunting, fishing and recreational Registered Maine Guides tests administered by Maine DIF&W. A current First Class Card is required to sit for the Maine DIF&W oral and written tests. More information on the course can be found at: http://www.mainesoutdoorlearningcenter.com/4-day-registered-maine-guide-course.html

The fee for the Registered Maine Guide Course is $495pp. The optional First Aid Class is $40pp. Pre-registration is required. For additional information or to register, contact Tami at registeredmaineguideschool@gmail.com or 207-290-1496..

Embrace a Stream – donate to preserve our brook trout!

The RRG&SA has previously donated $500 in support of the Embrace a Stream (EAS) brook trout research project on the Upper Androscoggin Watershed in Maine and New Hampshire. A description of the project can be found at www.embraceastream.org/projects/ammonoosuc.

Trout Unlimited (TU) National is currently running an EAS Challenge Campaign where additional funding  for this project may be awarded based on the amount of donations received for this program. The RRG&SA encourages its membership to review the project description in the link above and, if desired, make a donation by going to the Campaign website at wwwembraceastream.org. Donations must be made between November 6-12, 2017.

23rd Snow Walkers Rendezvous: 10-12 Nov. – Fairlee, VT

A weekend of presentations, workshops, round tables, and camaraderie with fellow winter travelers.

Hulbert Outdoor Center ~ Fairlee, Vermont  

Friday, November 10 – 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Saturday, November 11 – 8:45am- 9:00pm

Sunday, November 12 – Morning Workshops 8:30 to 11:30

For a List of Presenters:  2017 SW Presenters

To Preview the Program Schedule;  Draft Program Schedule

For program details:  www.wildernesstravelersorg

To register on-line: http://webreserv..com/wildernesstravellers

Program Questions?

Wendy Scott;  dwscott23@gmail.com

Andy Williams, awilliamsvt@gmail.com

Like & Share Northern Wilderness Travellers Conferences on our  NWTC Facebook Page

Please drop me a note if you need a paper registration form mailed to you.

Andy Williams

P.O. Box 1031

Norwich, VT 05055

Cell  802-356-0798

Paddlers & Snow Walkers Gatherings 2017

Debsconeag Lake Wilderness Camps – Maine

Youth Hunt Breakfast 2017!

The Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association (RRG&SA) hosted their Annual Youth Hunt Breakfast on Saturday, October 21st.  A total of 16 area youth enjoyed a free breakfast before heading out into the woods with their accompanying adult.

RRG&SA Members Ray Roy, Ray Heaton, Don Curtis, Mary Ellen Moroney and Doreen & Kevin Sinnett prepared and served breakfast for the young hunters. The Club is proud to support this, and other activities, that encourage the youth of the region to carry on the tradition of hunting while safely enjoying the outdoors.

Pictured are two local youth who were successful on their hunt.  Congratulations to Keegan Austin and Lauren Eastlack (with proud dad Jamie).

After school arts program brings together all ages

RANGELEY – The Creative After-School Arts workshop lead by Rangeley Friends of the Arts Set Designer Janice Adler brings a multi age group together to create a shared vision. The group is working on the set for “Once Upon a Mattressâ€� – the upcoming Rangeley Lakes Regional School Drama Club Musical. CASA offers a variety […]

RFA brings Shakespeare to young and old in Rangeley

RFA brings Shakespeare to young and old in Rangeley

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is sponsoring The Theater at Monmouth in a presentation of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in an evening performance at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main Street Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. Free-will donation accepted. The show will also be presented at 9:30 a.m.read more

Saddleback committed to opening

Saddleback committed to opening

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer DALLAS PLANTATION — The silence from the hill was broken last week with an announcement posted to the Saddleback Maine Facebook page. Monday, Sept 28, after more than six weeks of social media silence, the Saddleback Maine team checked in with followers, saying “the dominoes have fallen into place and we are able to amp up efforts to reopen the mountain.”read more