Local News

Kibby case ends dramatically with guilty plea

26-05-2016 Hits:33 Local News

By Daymond Steer LACONIA — In a surprise twist that derailed his upcoming trial, Nathaniel Kibby, the Gorham man who faced 180 indictments for kidnapping a North Conway teen and sexually assaulting her over the course of nine months, pleaded guilty in Belknap Superior Court Thursday evening to seven indictments that included kidnapping, witness tampering and aggravated felonious sexual assault. Kibby was sentenced to 45 to 90 years in prison. Nathaniel Kibby is led out of the Belknap County courtroom in Laconia on Thursday after sentencing. (JIM COLE/ASSOCIATED PRESS)The pleas were accepted by Judge Larry Smukler at a hearing that started at an...

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Teletalk

Tele-Talk response: Is Airbnb a blessing or a curse to touri…

24-05-2016 Hits:74 Tele-Talk

There were four responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “Is Airbnb a blessing or a curse to tourism-driven economies like the Mount Washington Valley’s?” Nearly everyone screams about living in a...

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Valley Voice

VV5-27-16: A Weaton Eagle start to summer

26-05-2016 Hits:13 Valley Voice

  By Tom Eastman IT'S BEEN A TAD HOT leading up to Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial kickoff to the summer season — but who's complaining? Bring it on! Topping the weekend is...

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Outdoors

National forest encourages visitors to plan ahead

17-05-2013 Hits:11223 Outdoors

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, you may be planning to visit the White Mountain National Forest. Whether you are thinking about a get-away-from-it-all camping experience, your first hike of the...

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Business

Story Land set to open Saturday for 62nd season

24-05-2016 Hits:68 Local Business

Participants will be able to show support through a morning walk around Story Land, where they will conclude their walk and enjoy a day at the park. Lastly, Story Land is...

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Real Estate

Home of the Week: Dream lake house in Freedom

26-05-2016 Hits:13 Real Estate

Living on a lake is a dream for many people. It opens the door to numerous summer and winter recreation. From kayaking and water skiing to swimming and fishing, and...

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Upcoming Events

Susan Bruce: Legislative legerdemain

26-05-2016 Hits:13 Columns

Every legislative session starts with most of our legislators displaying at least a modicum of dignity and good manners. Most years  that doesn’t begin to break down until the last...

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Community

in Mountain to present 'Boreal Plants and Birds' program May…

26-05-2016 Hits:13 General

GLEN — Tin Mountain Conservation Center will be presenting the nature program "Boreal Plants and Birds" on Saturday, May 28, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meet at Grants Supermarket...

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Opinion

Susan Bruce: Legislative legerdemain

26-05-2016 Hits:13 Columns

Every legislative session starts with most of our legislators displaying at least a modicum of dignity and good manners. Most years  that doesn’t begin to break down until the last...

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Sports

Winter Sports Preview: Fryeburg girls eye deep playoff run

11-12-2015 Hits:1974 Sports

By Lloyd Jones FRYEBURG — "Tougher, Faster, Smarter" — that's the mantra of the Fryeburg Academy girls basketball team this season. With no seniors on last year's team, the Raiders return a...

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