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
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
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.
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
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….
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 Â 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.
A weekend of presentations, workshops, round tables, and camaraderie with fellow winter travelers.
HulbertÂ Outdoor Center ~Â Fairlee, VermontÂ Â
Friday, November 10 – 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Saturday, November 11 â€“ 8:45am- 9:00pm
Sunday, November 12 – Morning Workshops 8:30 to 11:30
For a List of Presenters:Â 2017 SW Presenters
To Preview the Program Schedule;Â Draft Program Schedule
For program details:Â Â www.wildernesstravelersorg
To register on-line:Â http://webreserv..com/wildernesstravellers
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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…
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