Articles by Gabor Degre

 

Golf tips: Stance and swing

By Gabor Degre on May 01, 2014, at 2:31 p.m.
Golf tips – stance and swing
Simon Labbe negotiates one of the drops at Smalls Falls on the Sandy river during the Smalls to the Wall steep creek kayak race in Township E on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Kayak racers brave waterfalls in search of best time

By Gabor Degre on April 30, 2014, at 5:33 a.m.
It does not take much to start a kayak race. Select a body of water, pick a start and finish line and see who’s fastest. However, if you pick a course that includes several Class 5 waterfalls surrounded by sheer cliff — no matter how short the race — the …

Smalls to the Wall kayak race

By Gabor Degre on April 30, 2014, at 5:32 a.m.
Smalls to the Wall steep creek kayak race

Gov. Paul LePage speaks at Maine GOP Convention

By Gabor Degre on April 26, 2014, at 5:08 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks at the Maine GOP Convention in Bangor on Saturday.

US Sen. Rand Paul speaks at the Maine GOP Convention

By Gabor Degre on April 26, 2014, at 4:45 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul speaks during the second day of the 2014 Maine Republican Convention in Bangor.

2014 Maine GOP State Convention Day One

By Gabor Degre on April 25, 2014, at 1:24 p.m.
Republicans gathered at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor for the 2014 Maine GOP State Convention.

West Market Square construction

By Gabor Degre on April 23, 2014, at 5:41 p.m.
West Market Square construction set to begin in Bangor.
Lauren Jacobs, a community development coach in the central Maine area for the Maine Winter Sports Center, picks up cross-country skis at the Bangor Parks and Recreation building earlier this month.

MWSC Healthy Hometowns program

By Gabor Degre on April 23, 2014, at 2:52 p.m.
Lauren Jacobs, a Community Development Coach for the Maine Winter Sports Center, picks up cross country skis at the Bangor Parks and Recreation building recently. Jacobs picked up about 100 sets of skis, poles and boots in the Bangor region. The skis were on long term lease to families in …

Golf season starting

By Gabor Degre on April 23, 2014, at 2:35 p.m.
Golf season starting

Kids’ Mantis Yoga

By Gabor Degre on April 21, 2014, at 9:08 a.m.
Kids’ Mantis Yoga class at the OmLand Yoga studio in Orono.

Brewer high school students learn sustainable farming methods

By Gabor Degre on April 18, 2014, at 8:03 a.m.
Environmental issues class field trip.

Flooding in Dexter

By Gabor Degre on April 17, 2014, at 5:10 p.m.
The culvert was removed after it was washed out by flood on Lincoln Street in Dexter on Thursday.

Sailing to Florida and back

By Gabor Degre on April 11, 2014, at 11:46 a.m.
Frederick “Butch” Minson left Maine in October and sailed solo to Florida on board their Lindenberg 28 sailboat the Cats Paw. His wife Janice Minson joined him to cruise the Florida coast and celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. Butch completed the voyage Wednesday when he docked in Castine. They both …
Molly, a 7-year-old chocolate Lab, chews on a piece of driftwood while playing at Sandy Point in Stockton Springs on Friday.

Dogs, owners get taste of spring at Sandy Point

By Gabor Degre on April 08, 2014, at 5:39 a.m.
The signs of spring come in many forms in Maine. One of those signs is being able to walk without fighting your way through deep snow. For dog owners, the long walks can start up again without having to risk having their best friends’ paws freezing to the landscape. Sandy …

UMaine students use Oculus Rift virtual reality headset

By Gabor Degre on April 04, 2014, at 1:31 p.m.
Lucas Richards and Ian Lusk, new media majors at the University of Maine, use the new Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in their senior project.

Forum addresses UMS budget cuts

By Gabor Degre on April 01, 2014, at 5:39 p.m.
A forum about University of Maine System budget cuts for fiscal year 2015 took place at the University of Maine campus in Orono on Tuesday.

Thick & Thin designs cupcake toppers

By Gabor Degre on April 01, 2014, at 11:07 a.m.
Cupcake toppers made by Thick & Thin Designs.

Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inducts its newest members

By Gabor Degre on March 26, 2014, at 7:14 p.m.
Officials with the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame held a press conference in Bangor announcing indutees in the inagurall Hall of Fame class of 2014.

Battling lyme disease

By Gabor Degre on March 23, 2014, at 5:27 p.m.
Scott and Holly Lounder of Ellsworth have been battling lyme disease. They were diagnosed after having had various symptoms for several years. The Lounders’ – both black belt martial arts instructors – are facing significant medical and financial challenges as the disease rendered them unable to work for several months …

Spent grains from US breweries used to feed cattle on farms

By Gabor Degre on March 23, 2014, at 3:28 p.m.
Spent grains from breweries used as feed at farms
 
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