GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Significant changes are coming to increase the number of turkey hunters and the number of turkeys harvested. The legislature’s IFW Committee spent a lot of time yesterday talking about this. The discussion started with a hearing on LD 1124, An Act To Encourage Turkey Hunting, sponsored… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Emma celebrated her 86th birthday in early March. The month before marked the first anniversary of her husband Warren's death. We talk about the beginning and the end of their long life together in the latest episode of Conversations About Aging, a Catching Health podcast. Read More
    JEFF SOLARI'S SPORTS CHOWDAH
    Rob Gronkowski retired Sunday. It makes all the sense in the world, but I was still caught off guard by the flood of text messages I received from friends and family. Gronk was beloved in a way that few athletes ever achieve. He was the one guy that… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Last week the legislature’s Fish and Wildlife Committee acted on several bills. The committee had a public hearing and work session immediately after on a bill giving DIF&W’s commissioner authority to extend the ice fishing season. This bill was presented… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The president has sunk to a new low with his continued criticism of  John McCain. Read More
    THE DRIVE
    By Sterling Pingree I was listening to Barstool Sports’ podcast Pardon My Take this morning. The hosts, Big Cat and PFT (Pro Football Talk) Commenter were interviewing former Notre Dame qb and NFL journeyman, Brady Quinn. While Quinn was talking about what didn’t work out for… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) It’s all downhill at a kids’ ski race in Fort Kent. 2) Gear up for hunting and fishing at the Sportsman’s Show in Presque Isle. 3) Watch some fast skiers or be part of the action at a national championship ski race in Presque… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    Maine’s Franco-Americans are more than 25 percent of the state’s population.  Recognition for the Franco-American contributions to Maine’s history, language and culture were held on March 19, in Augusta, at the Blaine House Governor’s Mansion. Moreover, the ceremonies will re-convene, on May 16th, at the Augusta State House. Read More
    FISHING POLES AND ADVENTURES
    Anyone that has been ice fishing knows that sometimes there is a hot hole or bait or technique at any given outing.  Its great when things are working well for you, but could turn into a long day if your traps get no attention.  It could be something… Read More