Local News

Husband and wife injured in Dixville ATV crash

CONCORD — A couple from Pembroke sustained serious but non life-threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon after their ATV rolled over on an ATV trail in Dixville . According to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Joseph Provencher, 53, and his wife Cindy, 42, were both riding on the same ATV heading...

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Teletalk

Tele-Talk Responses: Beyond paying higher salaries what else can the high school do to attract and retain quality teachers?

There were 24 responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “Beyond paying higher salaries what else can the high school do to attract and retain quality teachers?”Stop being so negative toward our teachers. Give them some praise. They are with the kids probably more waking hours than the parents and deal...

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Letters

Richard M. Chrenko: Does Slitt think God made a mistake?

To the editor:One of  The Conway Daily Sun’s most prolific writers of letters to the editor, Laura Slitt, has recently restated her distaste of eating animals for food. As I read her letter, I became intrigued with her philosophical question: Does she believe in God? Or perhaps does she think...

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Opinion

Tom McLaughlin: More fundamental change from our president

By Tom McLaughlin Four years ago I flew to Tucson, Arizona, rented a Jeep, and drove down to the Mexican border at Nogales. I wanted to see for myself what was going on down there. I turned right just before the Mexican crossing and drove west along International Street on the...

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Community

Tin Mountain Conservation Center Mount Washington Century Ride generated $33,600

Tin Mountain Conservation Center Mount Washington Century Ride generated $33,600

The 13th Tin Mountain Conservation Center Mount Washington Century Ride on Saturday, July 19, generated over $33,600. (DONNA MARIE DOLAN)The 13th Tin Mountain Conservation Center Mount Washington Century Ride held on Saturday, July 19, was a great success generating over $33,600. The weather was ideal for the 266 riders who cycled...

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Calendar

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

Mount Washington Valley Band presents 'Vocalist Invitational' Aug. 5

CONWAY — The Mount Washington Valley Band, under the direction of Russ Gage, presents "Vocalist Invitational" Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bandstand next to the North Conway Community Center on Main Street. The concert features Tracy Smith singing the hit song "Let It Go" from the animated...

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Sports

Biking: Bicycle-friendly hostel under new management

By Marty Basch In a sense, Tim Westwig has come home again.The native Mainer grew up in Portland frequenting the valley to hike and fly-fish. Entering the working world, in the mid-1990s he was the Boston-based executive director for the Eastern New England Council of Hostelling International and oversaw a half dozen properties including the former Albert B. Lester Memorial Hostel on Washington Street in Conway. In March, Westwig, who spent the past couple years as general manager...

Real Estate

Home of the Week: Country living package

EATON — Welcome to 385 Burnham Road in Eaton. This bungalow-style home offers what listing agent Nicole Martinez describes as a "country living package" that would be great as part-time retreat or a full-time home.

Business

Michael Kline: One thing fixes everything. Not

By Michael KlineSo often, we think we have just the right idea to solve a problem. It seems so simple, if we could just get others to see our brilliance, we could solve all our problems!

Outdoors

A bike/hike to Bondcliff with close friends

A dramatic rock on the edge of Bondcliff, located just after the trail emerges from the trees. Franconia Ridge in the distance. (ED PARSONS PHOTO)By Ed ParsonsOn a beautiful Friday last week, six of us biked/hiked into Bondcliff (4,265 feet) in the Pemigewassett Wilderness. It is 9.1 miles one way,...

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Valley Voice

August kicks into gear

By Tom EastmanYet what another big week it has been here in this valley in the shadow of Mount Washington, with the arrest Monday of alleged Abigail Hernandez kidnapper Nathaniel Kibby, 34, of Gorham — a week after now 15-year-old Abby's arrival back home in North Conway Sunday, July 20,...

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