GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Governor Paul LePage hated public land and did everything he could to stop us from acquiring more of it, including refusing to support a bond issue for the Land for Maine’s Future, throughout his 8 years as governor. Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    In the good old days, anyone could walk into DIF&W and meet with staff. Commissioner Bill Vail’s door was always open. My Dad would go in and visit with Bill from time to time. googletag.cmd.push(function () { //… Read More
    UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS
    Several motorsports enthusiasts with connections to the County attend one of the world's largest motor racing trade shows, the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis Indiana. Some of their highlights and photos are here as well as Kody Swanson receiving his fourth USAC Silver Crown championship. Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    A flurry of recent activity this past week all points in the same direction: Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation will likely implicate the president, his campaign, and his close associates in aiding and abetting a Russian conspiracy against the United States to undermine the 2016 election. — News… Read More
    THE DRIVE
    The Broncos are starting to break down just as they were hitting their stride. San Francisco is right now the leader in the club house for the #1 pick in the draft. That’s more than needs to be said about this game. Oh yeah, Super Bowl XXIV rematch. So there’s that too I guess. Read More
    SENIORS NOT ACTING THEIR AGE
    Snow came early to Maine this year leaving a frosty layer of white stuff on most of the nearby prominent peaks. Pleasant Mountain near Denmark was no exception with an accumulation of several inches at higher elevations. The closest substantial mountain to my home in Topsham,… Read More
    MCKAY'S FISHING ADVENTURES
    Every year there are new and old products that Stac and I  think would make holiday gifts for the fly fisher in your life. Here are some ideas for men and woman. Some I’m  bias about because I am on their pro staff  and others are just products… Read More
    MCKAY'S FISHING ADVENTURES
    Every year there are new and old products that Stac and I  think would make holiday gifts for the fly fisher in your life. Here are some ideas for men and woman. Some I’m  bias about because I am on their pro staff  and others are just products… Read More
    NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    They don’t exist at the federal level, and the Maine version needs a truth-in-labeling review. Read More
    FROM THE STACKS
    Musterole ad from 1936: “Don’t Neglect a Cold!” (click on thumbnail to enlarge–image in public domain, source: The gallery of Graphic Design) My contractor had to delay repairing my kitchen floor for several days while caring for his sick boy, who had a… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    The recount that began Thursday in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District race could leave the seat vacant and the district without representation when Congress convenes in January. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and a Republican House staff member involved in the seating decision issued conflicting opinions on… Read More
    OFFUGO...
    In this edition: 1) Bust out those snowshoes, or rent a pair, and jump in on the first snowshoe hike of the season in Fort Kent. 2) Join in on a great holiday season tradition by helping to count birds in Presque Isle. 3) Get geared up for… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    My husband’s family joins the nation in mourning the death of President George Herbert Walker Bush. We also grieved with the family when Barbara, his wife of 73 years, died in June of this year. York County residents have had a neighborly friendship with the… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    The gray squirrel season ends on December 31. So you better hurry up if you want to rid your yard of these pesky animals. You need to know that a small game hunting license is required to kill gray squirrels, and the daily bag limit is… Read More