CC’s Outdoor Journal; Raising Awareness

Shannon Welch is seen here among friends who snowshoed to the top of Whitecap on Saturday to not only get fresh air and exercise, but to help raise funds for her participation in the Avon Breast Cancer Walk in May. Each person was asked to donate $10 in exchange for a mini-photo shoot at the top.

RUMFORD- Saturday may well have been the best day of the year; with temperatures rising to almost 50, cloudless blue sky for as far as the eye could see, and snow conditions perfect for snowshoeing the nearly 2.5 miles to the summit of Rumford Whitecap. Shannon Welch has been fundraising for the past few months […]

Warriors take to the trail for healing

Warriors are seen here during the first couple days of their journey. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF WARRIOR HIKE)

SPRINGER MOUNTAIN, GA- On a chilly, rainy St. Patrick’s Day, 14 veterans of Warrior Hike 2014 departed for their six-month trek along the Appalachian Trail. Among them was 84-year-old Robert Crampton. Over the last six months, since the class of 2013 made it to the summit of Katahdin, WH founder, Sean Gobin has been working […]

Inaugural Full Spectrum 5k


MEXICO- Fire & Iron Athletics is working on hosting their first annual Full Spectrum 5K to benefit autism in the River Valley. The timed race will begin and end at Hosmer Field on Saturday, April 26 at 9 a.m. The 5-kilometer course travels through residential areas of town with minimal hills. The entry fee is […]


Lost Golden

  This unfixed male golden mix was found off Route 26 in Bethel on the evening of Friday, February 21, near the Bethel Animal Hospital. He is approxmiately 4 years old and has a seizure disorder. Anyone who may recognize him is asked to call Responsible Pet Care of Oxford at 207.743.8679, or if you […]

Emergency Food Distribution

Seniors throughout the River Valley stood in freezing temperatures February 24 to receive their 25 pound share of a 7,000 pound food distribution by Good Shepherd Food Mobile and River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition.