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Snowshoe 101: Turns Out It Is More Than ‘Just Walking’ [video]

I asked Santa for a set of snowshoes for Christmas and he left a pair under the tree! They even came with walking poles!   But it has been SO cold and icy since Christmas, today was the first day it was nice enough to give them a whirl. But not before I checked out a handy video from L.L. Bean about the basics. 

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Category: Lifestyle
Tracks
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Found Some Tracks!

We had a visitor here at the studio today. Not sure who is was. Is anyone a good tracker? I'm sure Chad could tell me what it is. I can tell the difference between deer and moose but smaller creatures elude me

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Sharon Finish
Photo by Sharon Buck

Walk 365 Miles This Year! You Can Do It!

Get yourself off on the right foot this year!

Sorry for the pun but I couldn't help it!

This is a very simple way to start becoming active this year!

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Renee Saving Plan

’52 Weeks Of Saving Challenge’: Renee Is Going To Take On The Challenge…Really!!!

You might have seen the image all over Facebook of the 52 Week Saving Challenge. You save the amount of money as it is the week number of the year. So, the first week you save a dollar. The second week you save two dollars. Every week you add the next amount up to the end of the year. The 52nd week you add 52 dollars. By the end of the year you have $1378. Or do it backwards, gets you to the same goal.

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Sharon and Chad
Photo by Sonya Wallace

Sharon and Chad Victims of Mean Prank

It happened on the way home from my band Sharon Buck & Dixon Road's gig at Moose Alley in Rangeley on Saturday night.

And it wasn't funny.

The police didn't think so either.

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Michael Smith, Getty Images
Michael Smith, Getty Images

New Safety Message About Responsible Snowmobiling

It is snowmobile season in Maine. But it is safety first. It has been a year since the four people died when they went into open water on Rangeley Lake. The state of Maine has created a new message about common sense safety.

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Category: Lifestyle, Local News
Getty Images, photo by Rick Diamond
Getty Images, photo by Rick Diamond

Some of the Top Buzz Words From 2013

Taking a look at 2013 and some of the ‘buzz words’ that became popular with pop culture. Every year a few new words seem to come to the forefront according to events of the year. This year one of those words was ‘Thanksgivukkah’. This word was used to describe the alignment of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah starting on the same date, November 28th.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Ticks + Tick Borne Illness Impact Mainers All Year And Can Be Deadly

I have a friend and her mom has been sick for a few weeks.  She was fine one day and within a few days she was in the ICU, she received the best of medical care and she passed away last week. It took less than two months. What caused all of this? A tick-borne disease called Powassan virus. This was Maine’s first documented case in about a decade.

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Category: Health, Lifestyle, Opinion
youtube.com video
youtube.com video

Happy ‘Festivus’, The Holiday For The Rest Of Us

Happy Festivus everyone! What? Not sure what Festivus is? It is the holiday for the rest of us. To comes from an episode of Seinfeld.  Here is where our story begins....

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Mahala's

Sharon Experienced Reflexology at Mahala’s Day Spa

Mahala's Day Spa in Manchester offers so many different services from eyelashes and nails to facials and massages. I decided to try some Reflexology.

Reflexology is when the Licensed Massage Therapist finds the pressure points in the bottoms of your feet and uses them to stimulate the nerves throughout the entire body. I'm so glad I got to meet Claire Guy!

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