A University of Maine at Presque Isle skier is gearing up for the NCAA Skiing Championships. Eirik Fosnaes is a sophomore on the Owls team and is excited to have the opportunity to represent his team next week in Vermont. Jenna Callari caught up with Eirik and spoke to him about the upcoming competition.
It was a busy Wednesday morning at Gentile Hall. The annual Special Olympics skills competition was held Wednesday morning… and it was the largest turnout ever for the event. 166 Olympians from Danforth to Fort Kent converged on UMPI for the event. Organizer Carl Michaud said the number of athletes wasn’t a surprise.
Maine Economists aren’t too hopeful about job growth in the coming year. According to some, the unemployment rate in our state is expected to remain unchanged in 2013. And it will remain that way until decisions are made at the national level. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.