Effort on to aid Maine Adaptive volunteer

Andy Barlow (right) on the slopes at Sunday River.

By Maria Holloway Described by friends as a “humble, quiet, shining star”, Andy Barlow gives of himself every day. Anyone who knows Andy would agree. Whether helping a friend to fix a car or teaching kids with disabilities to ski, Andy is there to give it his all. A recent effort to give back to […]

Locals Ski Challenge winners

LOCALS SKI CHALLENGE WINNERS-The 'Rooster Chicks' ski team recently won the season-ending championship for the Sunday River Locals Challenge. The team, representing Rooster's Roadhouse restaurant in Bethel, was one of 23 that took part in a season-long series of giant slalom races at Sunday River Resort. The teams were comprised of resort employees, local and non-local residents. After each race throughout the season the teams celebrated at local business establishments. Pictured here are, from left: Jill Kenney, Tracey Moir, Capt Carol Nichols, JoAnne Hicks, Kathi Burke, Joyce Roma, Celeste Keith. Seated is Steve Etherridge of Rooster's Roadhouse.

LOCALS SKI CHALLENGE WINNERS-The ‘Rooster Chicks’ ski team recently won the season-ending championship for the Sunday River Locals Challenge. The team, representing Rooster’s Roadhouse restaurant in Bethel, was one of 23 that took part in a season-long series of giant slalom races at Sunday River Resort. The teams were comprised of resort employees, local and […]

Charges expected against Falmouth woman in Sunday River and Bethel car break-ins

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A Falmouth woman is expected to be charged with multiple car break-ins in the Bethel area and elsewhere, according to Oxford County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Peter Casey. Holly L. Doherty, 47,  was detained Friday in South Paris by State Trooper Ron Turnick after he spotted her driving her maroon Tahoe on Route 26 near Market […]

Otten lends a hand for Balsams Resort

BETHEL-In entering into an agreement this week with the Balsams Grand Resort, Les Otten said  that bringing the shuttered business back to life could help attract more business to the entire region, including the Bethel/Western Maine area. “The Balsams has the ability to be a major attraction for this part of the world,” Otten said […]

Frozen Rush on NBC Sunday

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Red Bull’s “Frozen Rush,” the truck competition that took place at Sunday River Jan. 10, will be broadcast Sunday, Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. on NBC.  Eight professional off-road racers testing their skills against a slalom and jump course on the ski slopes, with speeds reaching over 90 miles per hour. Ricky Johnson came out […]