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Snowshoe Challenge

By Leslie Kelly on Feb. 11, 2017, at 10:04 p.m.
BECOMING...

Becoming a skier. There are no bad girls on a ski slope.

on Feb. 11, 2017, at 3:57 a.m.
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Two Storms This weekend

on Feb. 10, 2017, at 7:54 p.m.
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Zachary Fowler (right) places his hands on his head while he watches the finale of History Channel's "Alone" survival show during a viewing party Thursday at Threshers Brewing Co. in Searsmont. Fowler won the show.

Maine man reacts to winning $500K on History Channel survival show

By Nick McCrea on Feb. 10, 2017, at 5:11 p.m.
“Eighty-seven days is a long time to be alone. I missed my family so much, but they were my drive and my reason for being there,” said Zachary Fowler.
IS IT SNOWING YET?

It’s all in my head

on Feb. 10, 2017, at 3:16 p.m.
SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY

Maine’s Oldest Summer Camps: Maintaining Values, Adapting to Change

on Feb. 10, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.
BOOK REVIEW
Jonathan White, author of “Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean,” published by Trinity University Press in February 2017.

The man who traveled the world to understand the ocean has a lot to say about Maine tides

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Feb. 10, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“I thought I’d read a book or article or something like that and I’d learn everything there was to learn about it,” Jonathan White said. “But I started in on it and realized, oh my gosh, this is way more complex and way more fascinating and poetic than I ever could imagine.”
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Zachary Fowler of Appleton appears on "Alone" on The History Channel.

Maine man lasts 87 days, wins $500K on History Channel survival show ‘Alone’

By Nick McCrea on Feb. 09, 2017, at 10:01 p.m.
Zachary Fowler survived largely on fish and limited edible plants he found in the area, as well as a bird that he took down with a skillful slingshot strike.
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People cross the pedestrian bridge in Bangor Thursday.

Maine hit with second snowstorm in 3 days

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 09, 2017, at 6:52 p.m.
Some places expected to be hit hardest were York County — where as much as 16 inches of snow was forecast — and the Down East region, which will see its first major snow event so far this season.
EYE ON MAINE SKIES!

Cosmic views for Valentine’s Day!

on Feb. 09, 2017, at 4:36 p.m.
GOOD BIRDING
Cornelia the heron is released into the wild.

Recent research sheds light on heron woes

By Bob Duchesne, Special to the BDN on Feb. 09, 2017, at 2:05 p.m.
In order to understand a population decline, it’s crucial to know whether they are disappearing because of nesting failure in summer or if something is harming them wherever they go in winter.
OUT THERE

Love in the woods: Bear crew members find romance on the job

on Feb. 09, 2017, at 2 p.m.
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Jake Feener signals to Randy Cross on when to move while looking for a bear den on a bog in Lagrange Thursday.

‘It’s pretty extreme’: This group heads deep into the Maine woods in search of bears

By John Holyoke on Feb. 09, 2017, at 1:48 p.m.
Each den can offer the unexpected. Each day is guaranteed adventure.
Outdoors

Family bond key to bear research team’s work in the Maine woods

By Ashley Conti on Feb. 09, 2017, at 1:29 p.m.
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MAINEiac Charities annual Ice Fishing Derby Feb. 18-19

on Feb. 09, 2017, at 1:15 p.m.
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Coast to bear brunt of Thursday snow storm

on Feb. 08, 2017, at 8:21 p.m.
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Owl Prowl & Black Bear Adventure

By Holly Twining on Feb. 08, 2017, at 12:58 p.m.
HAPPY HIKING

The Trail Is Calling

on Feb. 08, 2017, at 12:05 p.m.
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A Maine Department of Transportation plow truck traveling south on U.S. Route 1 in Mars Hill on Jan. 26.

Icy morning leads to massive car crashes in New England

By Reuters on Feb. 08, 2017, at 10:33 a.m.
State police in Massachusetts reported that more than 50 cars were involved in a series of crashes outside Boston.
EYE ON MAINE SKIES!

Why the moon will appear darker than normal on Friday night

on Feb. 08, 2017, at 9:55 a.m.