Local sports
26 February 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The following Aroostook League student athletes have earned the title of 2015 - 2016 All-Aroostook All-Star for their performances on the courts, slopes, and ski trails this winter:

25 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - With skijoring events returning to the St. John Valley on March 5 and 6, Mandi and Maddie - two canine citizens of Fort Kent - took time out of their busy schedules to teach Fiddlehead Focus a thing or two about skijoring.

25 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Lonesome Pine Trails Equipment and Packer Fund Raffle will take place this year on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the Fort Kent ski resort. The annual event brings community members together to raise monies for the family-friendly facility.

24 February 2016

NORTH CAROLINA / Fort Kent, Maine - Fort Kent native Austin Theriault is looking for a ride and sponsors after leading the most laps in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series opener at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night, February 19, only to be caught up in a multi-truck wreck with six laps remaining.

25 February 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY -The following is a list of closures or cancellations due to winter weather conditions in the St. John Valley for Wednesday, February 25, 2016. If your business, school, club, or organization has weather related news to share, please send us a message at and our staff will add it to this ongoing list.

24 February 2016

ST-FRANCOIS de MADAWAKSA, New Brunswick - The Upper Madawaska Panthers hockey team have tied their series after two games over the weekend. Billy Asselin of the Panthers and Lachlan MacIntosh of the River Valley Thunder were the dominant figures in their respective game play during the two first games of the series, all according to a recent press release.

23 February 2016

WALLAGRASS, Maine – The mushers coming to the St. John Valley for the Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races on March 5 have enthusiastic fans in Mrs. Sylvia Dow-Harvey's fourth and fifth grade class at Wallagrass Elementary School (WES). As part of an interdisciplinary unit focused on the Can-Am and the Iditarod, the students researched the mushers competing in the 2016 Can-Am; and each of the young learners “adopted” one musher to profile and to whom they wrote personal letters to help develop their language arts skills.

23 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department staff are preparing to kick off their Co-ed Indoor Soccer Season for students in Grades 4 through 12.


23 February 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY – According to Ben Ouellette of the Snobirds Snowmobile Club, trails in the region of the Upper St. John Valley are still good for recreation as of February 20. He warns of soft spots, standing water in places, but said the trails are open.

23 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Despite fluctuating temperatures and melting snowpack in the weeks leading up to the 2016 Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Race, most of the trails are in good condition for the mushers, scheduled to take off Saturday, March 5 from Fort Kent.

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