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Commissioners table changing island name

Commissioners table changing island name

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer FARMINGTON — Tuesday, Oct. 17, Franklin County Commissioners tabled a discussion regarding a proposed name change for a Rangeley Lake island. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names asked commissioners for their opinion after receiving a proposal from Carolyn Scolfield to change the name of Doctors Island to Maneskootuk Island. Scolfield owns the 15-acre private island.read more

Everett E. Quimby

Everett E. Quimby

RANGELEY — Everett E. Quimby, a longtime Rangeley resident born March 4, 1943, lost his battle with lung cancer Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at the age of 74. Everett is predeceased by his parents, Owen (Jud) and Rose (Field) Quimby, his brother, Michael “Pickle” Quimby and his brother-in-law, Roy Smith.read more

Nov. 7 polling hours

WESTERN MAINE — Polling hours for the Tuesday, Nov. 7 Referendum election will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Avon, Carrabassett Valley, Eustis, New Portland, Phillips, Rangeley and Strong.

High School Soccer Tournament Results

Boys Class C South Quarterfinals — Tuesday, Oct. 24MTA (0) @ Waynflete (1)Carrabec (0) @ Maranacook (6)Class D South Quarterfinals — Tuesday, Oct. 24Rangeley (0) @ Richmond (4) Girls read more

RRG&SA to host Registered Maine Guides Course

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 8 am – 5 pm daily. An optional First Aid Class will be offered the first evening of the course….

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

Youth Hunt Breakfast

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…

Saddleback team ‘hard at work’

Saddleback team ‘hard at work’

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — After a five-week social media silence, Majella Group CEO Sebastian Monsour addressed Saddlebackers with a Facebook post Saturday, Oct. 21. In September, the Saddleback team said efforts to reopen the mountain had been ramped up with a commitment to opening in some capacity for the 2017-18.read more

Chris Devine announces retirement from RLHT

Chris Devine announces retirement from RLHT

RANGELEY — After five very successful years as the Executive Director of the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, Chris Devine recently decided it is time for him to move on and try something new.read more