Local sports
lpt skiing
27 March 2014

FORT KENT - Lonesome Pine Trails hosted several slalom and giant slalom races on Saturday, March 22. The event began at 8 a.m. and concluded with awards given at 3 p.m. Race divisions were separated according to ages. Below are the results in each division for the slalom races and the giant slalom races.


boat access
26 March 2014

AUGUSTA - The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Bureau of Parks and Lands has announced that it is seeking grant proposals to improve recreational boating access to the waters of the State of Maine for fiscal year 2015, which begins July 1, 2014 and ends June 30, 2015.

owl day 1
26 March 2014

MADAWASKA- Students and staff of the Madawaska Elementary School took part in a recreational day on Friday, March 21 at the Four Season's Lodge. The event, known as "Owl's Reward Day" is a tribute to the work of all students and staff at the school, according to School Principal Ben Sirois.


forbes award march 25 2014
25 March 2014

FORT KENT - On Friday March 21, the University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletic Department held its annual Athletic Awards Night at the UMFK Sports Center. Highlighting the evening was selection of the male and female athletes of the year. In addition, the UMFK Women's Soccer Team was presented the National Championship Rings during the ceremony.

2014 umfk hall march 24 2014
24 March 2014

FORT KENT- The University of Maine at Fort Kent inducted four new members into the UMFK Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony March 22 at the UMFK Sports Center. In addition, James Harvey was honored as the first recipient of the Floyd “Red” Powell Award. The new members inducted were men’s basketball stars Bruce Hanken and Jim McCloskey; men’s soccer standout, Donatas “Donny” Sumyla; and women’s volleyball and basketball player Amber Garrison.

fishing march 24 2014
24 March 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY- Anglers interested in learning more about the Eagle Lake and St. Froid Lake fisheries can attend two public informational meetings that will focus on each lake. The meetings are designed to gather more information from the public concerning these popular salmon, togue and brook trout fisheries. These are not public hearings concerning proposed rule changes, rather an opportunity for anglers and department staff to learn more about the fisheries and their use by the public.

22 March 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Kathy Mazzuchelli of the Caribou Parks and Recreation Department has released a snowmobile trail report on March 19. The report details the status of the major snowmobile trails in the County and specific notes for each trail.

Overall, groomers are still in operation and the riding is outstanding, great spring conditions, and the cold weather has kept the trails hard. The forecast for the weekend is seasonable and will make for some awesome weekend riding.

18 March 2014

One of the fun activities of winter is the study of wildlife tracks. If you live in the country, you can read tracks in the woods behind your house. If you are lucky enough to make forays into the north woods of Maine, studying animal sign takes on a completely new dimension.

running tiger
18 March 2014

FORT KENT – Rho Chapter Kappa Delta Phi fraternity will host a Color Run on Saturday, April 26, at 11 a.m. at the 10th Mountain lodge in Fort Kent.

Those interested in participating can register three different ways: by contacting a member of the fraternity; attending the on-campus registration day at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, March 24 in the UMFK Cyr Hall lobby; or online at

samantha dubay march 17 2014
17 March 2014

FORT KENT- Samantha Dubay, a senior at Fort Kent Community High School is attempting to make a difference with a fundraiser fun day for youth that focuses on healthy hearts at the Lonesome Pine Trails on March 29. The fundraiser event will benefit the Children's Heart Foundation and the cardiac ward at Maine Medical Center.

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