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Acadia, Millinocket fans join forces for Cadillac to Katahdin virtual race 2017

Jessica Jourdain was only 4 when she moved away from Millinocket, but her heart and mind never left. Now, she’s lining up for the first-ever Cadillac to Katahdin Virtual Run that’s just begun, and running the real-life Millinocket Half Marathon in December, to help raise funds for her struggling hometown. Judy Lackey took early retirement […]

Ties that bind Acadia and new Maine Woods national monument

BAR HARBOR – Pulled up to town at 1:30 a.m. Thursday, because we just had to be in Acadia on the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, to celebrate the park and the new Maine Woods national monument inspired by it. As we hiked the trails of Acadia throughout the day, wishing strangers “Happy […]

President Obama “not done yet” with land conservation efforts

In a speech at Yosemite National Park, President Barack Obama may have given some new hope to supporters of a new national monument in Northern Maine, saying he is “not done yet” in protecting public lands. President Obama did not specifically mention the proposed 87,500-acre monument in Northern Maine in his remarks on Saturday, but […]

Q&A with Lucas St. Clair on proposed Maine Woods national monument

Lucas St. Clair answers questions about the proposed Maine Woods National Monument in the Katahdin region, in advance of the June 1 hearing at 2 p.m. by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources, at the East Millinocket Town Office. Link to committee memo and hearing livestream at top of post.