Stories about Baxter State Park

 
Lucas St. Clair speaks during a meeting of the Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

Talking up the national park: St. Clair answers critics, says proposal would create jobs

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 18, 2014, at 9:31 p.m.
Lucas St. Clair

National park debate to reopen in northern Penobscot County; Lincoln chamber to hold informational meetings

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 10, 2014, at 4:32 p.m.
GOOD BIRDING
Atlantic puffins are just one kind of bird festival-goers may encounter this year. Birding festivals are popular ways for novice and expert birders to get together and share their knowledge.

Festivals for novice, experienced birders alike

By Bob Duchesne on March 08, 2013, at 11:59 a.m.

Baxter State Park rangers help find five lost bear-hunting dogs

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 18, 2012, at 7:49 p.m.

Two hikers rescued on Mount Katahdin

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 15, 2012, at 11:24 a.m.
A day hiker takes in the view on the slopes of Mount Katahdin, elevation 5,270, the tallest mountain in Maine, as clouds blow by the ridgeline in 2006. Mount Katahdin is in Baxter State Park.

Baxter State Park opens some roads, fishing spots

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 04, 2012, at 7:43 p.m.
Ken Spalding of Wayne explores Katahdin Lake as storm clouds clear over mile-high Mount Katahdin in Baxter State Park in 2007.

Key privately owned parcel offered to Baxter State Park

By Kevin Miller on Jan. 02, 2012, at 8:24 p.m.
Roxanne Quimby

Quimby’s idea for a national park gathering momentum, supporters say

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 05, 2011, at 9:09 p.m.

Millinocket schools aim to teach environmental stewardship

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 03, 2011, at 8:43 p.m.

Wardens on way to help ill Appalachian Trail hiker

By Diana Bowley on Sept. 29, 2011, at 5:41 p.m.

LePage won’t take sides on Quimby’s national park plan

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 10, 2011, at 8:51 p.m.
EDITORIALS

Don’t Eat the Park

on Aug. 07, 2011, at 4:07 p.m.
POLL QUESTION

Medway panel pushes for national park feasibility study

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 03, 2011, at 4:38 p.m.
Caleb Miller

Hiker fulfills lifelong dream with trek for cystic fibrosis research

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 02, 2011, at 8:12 p.m.

East Millinocket school leaders deadlock on park feasibility study

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 26, 2011, at 9:20 p.m.

East Millinocket school board weighs plan for national park feasibility study

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 25, 2011, at 4:50 p.m.

Katahdin Chamber supports national park feasibility study

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 20, 2011, at 9:26 p.m.
Roxanne Quimby presents "Economic Benefits of National Parks on Gateway Communities" on Monday, July 18, 2011, at Stearns High School in Millinocket. Quimby, a conservationist and founder of Burt's Bees, is hoping to develop a Maine Woods National Park in the region and cites the economic success of communities in Colorado and Alaska as incentive for Millinocket residents to embrace the idea of reinventing itself as a national park gateway communitiy.

Snowe, Collins skeptical of Quimby’s park proposal

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 19, 2011, at 3:09 p.m.

Bangor Hike for the Homeless set for Saturday

By Eric Russell on April 06, 2011, at 4:56 p.m.

Search teams rescue UM student who was hiking on Katahdin trail

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 20, 2011, at 12:33 p.m.