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2 March 2015

FORT KENT - The 23rd annual Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races saw Canadian mushers dominate the top spots in the Can-Am Crown 250 mile race during the early hours of Monday, March 2, when Martin Massicotte, a 46-year-old pavement contractor out of St.-Tite, QC and his team defended their title with a time of 25:17:32, rendering Massicotte a six-time Can-Am Crown victor. Denis Tremblay, 40, of St.

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28 February 2015

FORT KENT - Hundreds of Can-Am International Sled Dog Race fans gathered at the Lonesome Pine Trails ski resort on a crisp Saturday, Feb. 28, to await the return of the sled dog teams participating in the Can-Am 30 mile race and Willard Jalbert, Jr. Can-Am 60 mile race.

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28 February 2015

FORT KENT – With temperatures well below zero, teams for the Willard Jalbert Memorial Can-Am 60 shot down Main Street to the enthusiastic cheers of fans who braved the cold weather.

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27 February 2015

FORT KENT – The dogs were howling while old friends reunited in the Lonesome Pine Trails parking lot as mushers from across the country arrived at the ski resort on Friday, Feb. 27 to sign in for the 23rd annual Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races.

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27 February 2015

VAN BUREN - Van Buren middle school students Jayde Violette and Sophie Rioux, with the assistance of teachers and staff at Van Buren District School (VBDS), have organized a 100-mile club for the middle school community.

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27 February 2015

FORT KENT - The trucks and trailers have been arriving all week, carrying the odd-shaped dog boxes, displaying colorful signs and logos for sled teams and sporting dogsleds strapped to the tops of the vehicles like intricate crowns.

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26 February 2015

FORT KENT – The Valley Rivers Middle School (VRMS) boys and girls basketball teams celebrated a season of hard work at an awards ceremony held at the Fort Kent Community High School (FKCHS) cafeteria on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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26 February 2015

ALLAGASH WILDERNESS WATERWAYWhat could be better than sitting on your snowmobile on a bright sunny February day on the upper end of Chamberlain Lake jigging for whitefish? The Allagash headwater lakes are the premier whitefish angling waters in the State of Maine. Jigging over a school of feeding whitefish is about as much fun as I have ever had while ice fishing.

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