Area in need of two good feet of snow

By BJ Bangs Irregular Staff Writer WESTERN MOUNTAINS — There’s still hope for a lot of snow, but Jerome “Frenchy” Guevremont, superintendent of the Rangeley’s wastewater division and weather observer, says it doesn’t bode well for a great winter. “We need two good feet of snow to get us through the end of February, and I don’t see it happening,” he said. read more

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Rangeley’s Giving Tree lighting a success

By Marie Sutherland Special to the Irregular RANGELEY — The 24th Annual Lighting of the Rangeley Giving Tree was a wonderful success.

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Winter Skin: Don’t let the weather win!

Sponsored by Amanda Hepler MD Rangeley Family Medicine With the holidays around the corner you want to be looking and feeling your best. It’s also a crucial time to protect your skin, the largest organ of the body. As you prepare for the cold, dry weather, take a look at the “dos” and “don’ts” of winter skin care: Dos: Moisturize Your Skin: read more

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Maine Warden Service Provides Statewide Search and Rescue Services

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ) PUBLIC: Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, contact Edie Smith, director of information and education, at (207) 592-4348* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2011 **Maine Warden Service Provides Statewide Search and Rescue Services** AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Warden Service, the lead agency for search and rescues in Maine’s woods and inland waters, has been called out to 116 search and rescues since April 1, putting it on track to reaching its annual average of 480. Yesterday, game wardens searched for a missing boater in Weston whose body was recovered in Deering Lake, 5 miles north of Danforth. Unfortunately, the boater was not wearing a pfd (personal flotation device) and drowned.

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