Articles by Linda Coan O'Kresik

 
Orono, ME -- May 5, 2017 -- The University of Maine Nursing School and University Volunteer Ambulance Service (UVAC) simulated an active shooter event on campus Friday to help prepare nursing students and student EMTs for the worst.  The mock shooting scenario took place in the field house. "Victims" where evaluated and given triage tags then transported to a mock hospital where nursing students would decide how to treat them in the wake of a mock mass shooting on campus.  
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Mock shooting at University of Maine

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on May 05, 2017, at 8:17 p.m.
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Fisherman’s Academy is designed to keep young fishermen in school

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on April 08, 2017, at 8:13 a.m.

One of Bangor’s only storefronts for sewing and alterations

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on March 14, 2017, at 8:45 a.m.

Two Maine artists turn trash into art

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on March 09, 2017, at 6:37 a.m.

SkillsUSA Maine Competition held today at United Technologies Center in Bangor

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on March 04, 2017, at 9:42 a.m.
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Caleb Long, a senior at Bangor High School, competed in automotive service technology at the 2017 SkillsUSA Maine competition on Friday morning.

Bangor High School teen competes in SkillsUSA Maine Championship

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on March 04, 2017, at 9:41 a.m.
The SkillsUSA Maine Championships is the state-level competition for high school and college students enrolled in trade, technical, and skilled service instructional programs including allied health occupations.

Songbird farmers incorporate working the land into folk songs

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on March 01, 2017, at 9:50 a.m.

From kitchen to doorstep, Meals on Wheels feeds hungry Maine seniors

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Feb. 27, 2017, at 10:52 a.m.

University of Maine at Machias to enter partnership with Orono

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Feb. 17, 2017, at 9:56 a.m.

Jane Tholen’s 30 year journey of prescribed psychotherapy drugs

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Feb. 06, 2017, at 1:50 p.m.

Concerns in the LGBTQ community

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Feb. 01, 2017, at 6:12 a.m.

Skating on wild ice in Maine

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Jan. 27, 2017, at 7:35 a.m.

Maine farmer works to fight hunger, brings vegetable market to schools

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Jan. 18, 2017, at 6:39 a.m.

Sense of wonder flows through Bangor artist’s creations

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Jan. 11, 2017, at 3:22 p.m.

Chef and entrepreneur Luigi Del Conte

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Jan. 03, 2017, at 12:52 p.m.

How one immigrant is improving a rural Maine community

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Jan. 01, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.

Thorndike family living the simple life

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Dec. 29, 2016, at 12:45 p.m.

UMaine planetarium director Shawn Laatsch

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Dec. 28, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.

Phoenix Rising

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Dec. 28, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.

Drone being used to help search for missing Bangor man

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Dec. 09, 2016, at 3:06 p.m.