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Numbers are down for 2014-15 snowmobile season

| January 19, 2015

It’s been a tough winter for business owner Steve Dobson. He owns and operates the Aroostook Hospitality Inns in both Wasburn and Van Buren. Right now there are no snowmobilers staying in either of his hotels. “This season has been just horrendous there. There’s nobody in the area. The perception downstate is that we don’t […]

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County residents give their take on November snowfall

| November 7, 2014

They’ve got their snow blowers and their shovels out in full force. Quite a winter wonderland outside…and it’s safe to say the people of Aroostook County have differing thoughts on this second November snowfall. “Hate it,” said Kalena Washington. “My thoughts are I love snow, I’m a downhill skier, can’t wait for Christmas to get […]

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Winter Forecast Part 2: How Much Snow?

| November 6, 2014

With one long-time resident, and avid outdoorsman calling last weekends snowstorm the worst November winter storm in his memory, you might wonder if this is going to be one of those really big snow years. ┬áLast year Caribou certainly had one, logging just over 150 inches. But what about this year? Let’s see what Chief […]

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Too Much Snow?

| April 1, 2014

I’m sure most people think the snow is fun, but after the latest weekend storm, are people ready to put away their snow boots? “For a living I travel all over Aroostook County, and this year I am some sick of this snow. It’s been one of the worst winter’s I’ve traveled in for a […]

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More Snow Is Great News for the World Juniors

| February 18, 2014

There’s less than two weeks until the IBU youth/juniors World Championships. Opening ceremonies will be on February 27th at UMPI Gentile Center, and the 28th will be the first day of competitions. With almost 18 inches of snow over the past few days, it’s got people excited for the event. “I think the snow gods […]

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