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John Harrigan

Courage to say no; pluck of a partridge

I'm pretty sick and tired of the whole Northern Pass controversy.

Dick Pinney

Dick Pinney's Guidelines: Opportunities for fly fishermen

FLY ANGLERS and other trout and salmon fishermen needn't go underground for the warm months of summer, as there are unique opportunities that the warm water conditions make that concentrate these cold-water species in big numbers and they are willing and hungry, just like they are in the cooler months of spring and fall.

Stacey Cole

Stacey Cole's Nature Talks: Orioles, catbirds, robins line up for grape jelly

IN RECENT columns we have written about Hazel, the fledgling crow that was picked up a year ago by a long-time reader.


An adult loon stretches its wings while out fishing in the waters of Clement Pond in Hopkinton. The large diving bird is known for its distinctive plumage and its often eerie calls that echo across the water.

Slow growth for state's loon population

The head biologist and director of The Loon Preservation Committee reported a marginal increase to the state's loon population, but stressed that lead sinkers are still to blame for half of all loon fatalities.

Eight lives left: Utah cat revived after rescue from inside wall

He said a female appraiser working at the home in Layton, about 25 miles north of Salt Lake City, heard noises coming from behind a sheetrock wall and made a hole to rescue the cat.


NH Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Aug. 26


This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Fish & Game gets bat disease grant


New Hampshire Fish and Game Department officials will receive a $20,500 grant from the federal government to support efforts to combat a disease that has killed millions of bats across the country, 1st District Congressman Carol Shea-Porter, D-NH, announced.

More than 250 people attended a hearing Tuesday night on Mount Sunapee's new five-year master plan.

Most who speak at public hearing favor Mount Sunapee plans


Of the more than 250 people attending a hearing on Mount Sunapee's five-year Master Development Plan Tuesday night, the majority of speakers favored the plan.

Mark Race of Loudon works with Mike Sylvester, a Ruger volunteer, during an adaptive shooting clinic at the Monadnock Rod & Gun Club in Peterborough on Thursday.

Crotched Mountain Accessible Recreation and Sports brings back adaptive shooting clinics


After a successful pilot program last summer Crotched Mountain Accessible Recreation and Sports has brought back its adaptive shooting clinics to the Monadnock Rod & Gun Club.

Derry to begin spraying program after mosquitoes test positive for EEE


After two batches of mosquitoes recently tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), town officials said Friday they plan to begin a spraying program early next week.

Manchester’s fall Senior Walks schedule announced


Manchester Police have released the fall Senior Walks schedule, with the first walk set for Sept. 8.

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