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Filmmaker continues preps for Everest

by Gair April 2, 2014 News

Valley based adventure filmmaker Thom Pollard of Jackson says he is enjoying his experience as he and his hiking party move closer to the base camp of Mount Everest. Pollard is shooting film to document the attempt by 68-year-old Jim Geiger of Sacramento, California – a great grandfather – to be the oldest American ever […]

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Hassan in North Country

by Gair April 2, 2014 News

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan is in the North Country Wednesday for several events. A spokesman for the governor says she and the Dept. of Resources and Economic Development (DRED) will host a manufacturing business roundtable in Shelburne Wednesday morning. The purpose of the event is to bring business leaders together to hear their ideas […]

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Fryeburg suspect arrested again

by Gair April 1, 2014 News

Police in Fryeburg, Maine say a 19-year-old Fryeburg man accused of breaking into a number of homes and a business in the East Fryeburg area has been arrested again and faces additional charges. Detective Sgt. Josh Potvin says Dylan Thorner of 1302 Bridgton Rd. – Route 302 – was taken into custody Monday night after […]

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No One Hurt in Mt. Washington Avalanche

by Gair March 31, 2014 News

A U.S. Forest Service Snow Ranger says no one was hurt after an avalanche Saturday afternoon on Mount Washington. Frank Carus says a party of eight skiers on the southeast snowfields of the summit cone felt a big collapse around 1 p.m. and turned around to see a slope fail and then avalanche. Fortunately, the […]

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Shaheen’s staff holds hours

by Gair March 31, 2014 News

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) says members of her staff will hold office hours in the valley area Thursday. Shaheen’s staff will be available to speak one-on-one with area residents who need help with federal agencies on issues like veteran’s benefits, federal taxes, housing, immigration and Social Security. The first availability will be Thursday from […]

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Conway shelter raises more than 39k

by Gair March 28, 2014 News

The executive director of the Conway Area Humane Society says last weekend’s major fundraiser raised more than $39,000 for the animals. Virginia Moore says the 11th annual Paddy O’Paws Benefit Brunch and Auction held Sunday at the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort in North Conway set a new fundraising record for the event, with the […]

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