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Entrants sought for Mud Bowl Parade's Open Class

By Tom Eastman CONWAY — The 32nd annual Mud Bowl “Tournament of Mud Parade” is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, in North Conway. The parade and overall Mud Bowl theme is “Muddy Game Shows.”

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Tele-Talk responses: What recreational uses would you like to see for the Marshall land?

There were 10 responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “What recreational uses would you like to see for the Marshall land?” One person suggested it should be a replacement for other recreational facilities. Three mentioned equine facilities, two suggested a swimming pool/aquatic center and one the development of a swimming...

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Peter G Boucher: Staff should pick up trash dumped at park

To the editor:On Monday, July 21, I notified the staff of Echo Lake State Park by phone that someone had dumped a load of garbage on a down sloping stretch along the shoulder of Cathedral Ledge Road, and that I saw a bear at that site picking through the mess....

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National Perspective: The Price of Being on Top

By David ShribmanThe NFL preseason still has a few days left. The 2016 presidential preseason still has a few months left — for every candidate but Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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White Mountains Community College offers a variety of learning options to fit any learner's needs

Early in the online education initiative, White Mountains Community College began to offer a small list of 100 percent course offerings. As interest grew, so did the offerings. Today, online learning is said to be the future of higher education. While this may be true nationwide, online learning is much...

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Barbara Ray: Gibson Gleanings: Dining room closed on Friday, May 16

  Barbara Ray: Gibson Gleanings: Dining room closed on Friday, May 16 Some people are born gardeners. In the summer, you see them out in their yards watering and fertilizing their plants. No weed dares land in their flower beds. The displays are both beautiful and breath-taking. I am truly envious of...

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Upcoming Events

Arts in Motion presents 'Tom Thumb' at the Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse Aug. 22

CONWAY — Arts in Motion Theater Company presents "Tom Thumb" at the Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse on Friday, Aug. 22, at 4 p.m. The free, open to the public performance is the product of Theater-rific, Summer Theater Camp, a week long camp for children ages 8 to 12. Campers have been...

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Golf: Know the rules and the decisions

By Joe Soraghan “Golf is neither a microcosm of, nor a metaphor for life. It is a sport, bloodless sport, if you don’t count ulcers.” — Dick Schaap, Author and Reporter PGA Touring Pro, Cameron Tringale, disqualified himself from the PGA Championship that was held two weeks ago at the Valhalla Country Club. This is not unusual in the game of golf. Most players take great pride on how they conduct themselves on the golf course. Golf...

Real Estate

Home of the Week: Custom home is just a chip shot away from the eighth fairway at Hales Location

Hale's Location is one of the best places to own a golf home in the White Mountains. Just five minutes from North Conway Village, at the base of Whitehorse Ledge, this scenic community has gorgeous mountain views, the neighborhood is extremely well kept, owners get free membership in the country club, and the taxes are low!


Badger is new governor of Key Club for New England and Bermuda

By Lloyd Jones Malcolm Badger is the newly elected Key Club district governor for all of New England and Bermuda. (LLOYD JONES PHOTO)CONWAY — It's already shaping up to be a busy school year for Malcolm Badger, and classes haven't even started yet at Kennett High School. The senior from Jackson, who participates in three sports for the Eagles, will also have a major role in Key Club this year — he's the newly elected Key...


Revisiting a Christmas hike on Blueberry Ledge Cut-off

Wonalancet Brook on Christmas morning, 2013. (ED PARSONS PHOTO)By Ed ParsonsThursday was the first day of my two-day outdoor writing workshop called Woodland Sketches, sponsored by Sandwich's Yeoman's Fund for the Arts (the next and final day is today, Saturday, Aug. 23). It went very well. Six of us met...

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Valley Voice

Summer on the wane

Bruce Grubb (left) and Roy “The Skiing DJ” Prescott of WMWV 93.5-FM’s “Blues Summit” program are shown at the White Mountain Blues and Boogie Fest, held Aug. 15 through 17 at the Sugar Shack Campground in Thornton. Chicago blues man Nick Moss and his band (background) wowed ’em with their...

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