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Connecticut man dies in ATV crash

MADRID TOWNSHIP – A Connecticut man died yesterday after losing control of his ATV according to a press release from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife. Sebastian Constantini, 47, was reportedly riding on ITS 84/89 with his brother and a friend heading toward the Saddleback Inn in Rangeley around 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 27. Constantini was at the front of the group, heading down a hill and across a wooden bridge when he lost control.

RL Land Trust, Umbagog NWR film western Maine’s fall migration

RANGELEY – The avian fall migration at Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) offers an abundance of species that have been captured in the film, In Conservation a Single Tree can Tell a Story: Birding at Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, through a partnership with Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust and Umbagog UWR. Umbagog NWR is at the heart of a globally important bird area, which spans over 5 million acres in the western Maine mountains. The ranges of elevation, hydrology, and mixed forest types make it the perfect rest over for hundreds of species flying south for the winter.

Ski Museum Adds Nordic Race to complement Alpine Legends Race

A giant slalom ski race and 5K Nordic sprint to benefit the Ski Museum of Maine are scheduled for March 12 and 14. The races are open to men and women ages 50+. Divisions are men and women age 50-59, 60-69, 70+. Winners in each division will receive medals at the post race awards celebrations….

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust receives conservation easement gift

RANGELEY – For years, Robert and Janet Bissell considered permanently conserving their 40 acres of land at Bemis, but were unsure about how to make that happen. Preserving habitat for wildlife and native plants and supporting efforts to combat climate change was paramount to their goals. Luckily, Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust was able to help. […]

Snodeo bringing all things snowmobile to Rangeley later this month

RANGELEY – The region’s premier snowmobiling event kicks off later this month, with races and exhibitions scheduled for Jan. 24 through Jan. 26. Events on Thursday, Jan

Emergency Rules Enacted To Protect Deer, Moose Herd; Prevent Spread Of Chronic Wasting Disease

AUGUSTA, Maine — With Chronic Wasting Disease discovered in bordering Quebec, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries implemented emergency rules today designed to protect Maine’s deer and moose herds, and keep Maine CWD free. “Chronic Wasting Disease is the most serious threat facing our deer and moose populations in modern times,” said Chandler Woodcock, Commissioner…

Artists slated to appear at Outdoor Heritage Museum

OQUOSSOC- On Saturday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. multi-award-winning carver Gene Bahr and talented painter Donna Kantor Gower will appear at the Outdoor Heritage Museum in Oquossoc. Gene Bahr is widely recognized as the best carver of life-like renditions of fish and wildlife in Maine

RRG&SA Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day slated for August 7th

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 10am to 3pm, the Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association will host Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day at their clubhouse on Old Skiway Road in Oquossoc. This year”s theme is “Fishing”. Please join the club in the celebration of this outdoor sporting tradition. The event will feature fly and spin casting instruction, fly…

Outdoor sporting museum open

Outdoor sporting museum open

OQUOSSOC — The Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum has just opened for the 2018 season which again will feature new exhibits and a fun filled roster of events.read more

Local brook trout research project topic for RRG&SA meeting

OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Region Guides’ & Sportsmen’s Association will hold its monthly membership meeting Thursday, May, 17. The potluck dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. at the clubhouse on Old Skiway Road.read more

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