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River Drivers

River Drivers

When hard work, danger & hardship meant worthy skills, fearlessness, & great friendships. River Drivers moved the timber from forest to the sea & sawmills along the way! Just a few years back I brought my visiting mother to the River Drivers’ reunion day at the Dead River Historical Society in Stratton where I shot these […]

Maine High Peaks activities & organizations keep us busy!!

Maine High Peaks activities & organizations keep us busy!!

We never run out of fun things to do with so many options, from the clear air & light-pollution-free night sky, to the history of the Valley Below the waters of Flagstaff Lake, adventures await for all ages and all interests! Come out & play!  

Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum

Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum

The rich history of  logging in Maine’s High Peaks region is impossible to ignore. Every summer the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum on rt 16 in Rangeley have their Logging Festival. The museum doors are opened, there’s live music, a bean hole bean supper, artisans as well as a Lumber Jack and Lumber Jill competition. […]

Family Fun Days

Family Fun Days

Every summer, with the help of Flagstaff Area Business Association, the Town of Eustis & downtown Stratton Village is the site of “Family Fun Days”. With events for the whole family including a parade, food, music, bounce houses and more! Be sure to put it on your calender for next year: last weekend in June!

Rangeley Happenings

Rangeley Happenings

There’s always plenty to do in the Rangeley Lakes Region, making it a great reason to stay another day & explore more of the mountains & lakes of northern Franklin County!  

Interview with Special Olympic Board Members Mike & Scott

Interview with Special Olympic Board Members Mike & Scott

Mike Feldman & Scott Gregory were our guests on WSKI’s Mountain Report in Jan. 2014 when the Special Olympics were in Carrabassett Valley for the Winter Games. No matter the cold; the event ALWAYS warms our hearts to have so many enjoy fun in the snow as part of this many decades old tradition at Sugarloaf! […]

Update from Town of Carrabassett Valley.

2014 Canoe Poling National Championships

2014 Canoe Poling National Championships

On May 23rd the “few and proud” stood tall in their canoes and held the annual Canoe Poling National Championships on the Carrabassett River in New Portland, ME.  The historic “Wire Bridge”  made for a perfect venue for the event and the water level was just about perfect. We talked with Chip Cochrane and got […]

Reggae Fest is coming!

Reggae Fest is coming!

            It’s hard to imagine there’s ever been a time without Sugarloaf’s now world famous Reggae Fest, but as it so happens a mere 25 years ago the festival premiered for the very first time. It could hardly be called a festival back then, but today it’s one of the […]

Third annual Backcountry Cycle Challenge July 19-20, 2014

Third annual Backcountry Cycle Challenge July 19-20, 2014

    The weather will be gorgeous, so come out to help or just to see the action, & to all participants: welcome to our backyard, we love sharing it with you, Good Luck! The Town of Carrabassett Valley invites you to participate in the third annual Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge, a mountain bike endurance […]

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