Articles by Robert F. Bukaty

Roosevelt waits for others to catch up during a walk in the woods on Saturday in Portland. He was named after one of the most famous wheelchair users, President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Disabled border collie ‘wakes up happy every day’

By Robert F. Bukaty on April 12, 2012, at 10:22 p.m.
Mike Sproul fastens a chain to a white pine log while Bright and Star wait to go to work, Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in Waldoboro, Maine.

Steer team hauls logs in Waldoboro

By Robert F. Bukaty on March 29, 2012, at 7:03 p.m.
The morning sky glows red over the north end of the Harraseeket River where a floating dock sits on the mud at low tide on Monday, March 12, 2012.

Springtime coming in with tides

By Robert F. Bukaty on March 16, 2012, at 5:32 a.m.
Jamie Gagnon of Wells plunges into the chilly Atlantic Ocean after the wave he was riding started to flatten out on Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Gooch's Beach in Kennebunk.

Surf’s up in Kennebunk, even when temperatures aren’t

By Robert F. Bukaty on March 08, 2012, at 10:37 p.m.
Autumn Burnell, 4, of Hollis outfished many of the adults, landing a half-pound brook trout during the Crystal Lake Ice Fishing Derby, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, in Gray.

Ice fishing derby offers prizes and a chance to help others

By Robert F. Bukaty on Feb. 27, 2012, at 9:59 p.m.
11:31 -  Zack Carrier, a park and pipe rider from Scarborough, Maine, performs a trick off a jump at Sugarloaf.

Students get a high school education on the slopes of Sugarloaf

By Robert F. Bukaty on Feb. 16, 2012, at 6:52 p.m.
Marketta, a mix-breed, takes in the fresh salt air and the scenery from the back seat of her owner's car while traveling through Phippsburg. The dog and her owner, Rebecca Cooper, of Holliston, Mass., visit Maine weekly to participate in an agility class in Portland.

Dog owners give unconditional love all year

By Robert F. Bukaty on Feb. 09, 2012, at 10:51 p.m.
Mrs. Maine-America Pageant winner Cassandra Maureen Provencher of Springvale shows off her evening gown as her husband, Andre, looks on during the Mrs. Maine-America Pageant Sunday, Feb. 5, 2011, in Saco, Maine.

Mrs. Maine-America pageant 2012

By Robert F. Bukaty on Feb. 05, 2012, at 7:20 p.m.
Seth Bell of Waterford, Maine, performs a seat grab heart attack in mid-air during a Rave-X freestyle show during the Snodeo, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in Rangeley, Maine.

Mainers show off their snowmobile tricks at Rangeley’s Snodeo

By Robert F. Bukaty on Jan. 26, 2012, at 6:29 p.m.
Kayla Raymond, 11, of Standish surfaces through bubbles after diving into Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester in September.

Pictures of the Year 2011: Robert F. Bukaty

By Robert F. Bukaty on Dec. 30, 2011, at 10:52 p.m.
Rob White, left, and Adam Kalaowsky create a rainbow while practicing with a fire hose during a firefighter training session on the Portland waterfront on Nov. 7. I came across this session on a day off. Before leaving I had made arrangements to spend more time shooting future training sessions for a complete essay but for one reason or another I wasn't able to follow up.

Outtakes from 2011

By Robert F. Bukaty on Dec. 30, 2011, at 5:13 a.m.
Bob Doyle, 71, pauses to study his climbing route on an 80-foot-tall white pine he was hired to remove in Winthrop on Dec. 14. On the ground below, his son Sheridan Doyle ties a line to a chain saw that his father will hoist up once in position.

At 71, still tree climbing and chopping

By Robert F. Bukaty on Dec. 22, 2011, at 10:07 p.m.
The Six Hats entertain the crowd in Dock Square on Saturday, Dec. 3 in Kennebunkport. The folks inside the hats won the grand prize for best costume in the sixth annual Hat Parade. The event was part of the Christmas Prelude, which continues this weekend in the Kennebunks.

Kennebunkport’s annual Hat Parade

By Robert F. Bukaty on Dec. 08, 2011, at 6:04 p.m.
The Public Market House occupies the first two floors and the basement of the Emerson Clapp Building (center) in Portland's Monument Square.

Public market alive and thriving in Portland

By Robert F. Bukaty on Nov. 25, 2011, at 5:07 a.m.
Contestants line up for a costume contest at last Friday's Nerd Rave at SPACE Gallery.

Let your nerd flag fly

By Robert F. Bukaty on Nov. 17, 2011, at 9:10 p.m.
Bob Hubbard connects in a game of vintage base ball held earlier this month in New Gloucester.

Maine’s take on America’s pastime

By Robert F. Bukaty on Oct. 27, 2011, at 11:17 p.m.
Guide John Arcaro prepares to net a salmon for a client from Colorado in the Hatchery Pool. Grand Lake Stream has more registered guides per capita than anywhere else in Maine. Arcaro owns Canalside Cabins.

The lure of the water’s bounty

By Robert F. Bukaty on Oct. 20, 2011, at 9:21 p.m.
Katharina Keoughan, the self-proclaimed Queen of Pumpkins, curtsies to the crowd during the Giant Pumpkin Parade at the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest.

Pumpkin foolishness in Damariscotta

By Robert F. Bukaty on Oct. 13, 2011, at 8:57 p.m.
Julie Miller of Branchport, N.Y., muscles through a 10-inch log during the crosscut saw competition at the Woodman's Field Day at the Fryeburg Fair.

Women find niche in woodsman’s competition

By Robert F. Bukaty on Oct. 07, 2011, at 5 a.m.
Lobsterman Gregg Whitten leaves Portland's  Widgery Wharf at dawn.

Colors shine at Widgery Wharf

By Robert F. Bukaty on Sept. 29, 2011, at 6:21 p.m.