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‘Katahdin Drowning’ Murder Mystery by Janet Morgan

Author Janet Morgan has written a murder mystery set in Baxter State Park entitled Katahdin Drowning. The plot line follows librarian Jessie Tyler after she finds a body floating in Katahdin Stream. She of course investigates and finds out what … Continue reading

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A pregnant woman and her friend got lost hiking and were rescued only to drown hours later in car accident – NYPOST.com

Here’s a sad and bizarre story of Amy Stiner, 37, of Machias, and Melissa Moyer, 38, of Sunbury, Pa., who got lost at Roque Bluffs State Park in Maine and were rescued. Later on the same day they got lost … Continue reading

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Katahdin airlifted after rock gives way on Hunt Trail

Ned Hamara was airlifted from 3,900 feet on Katahdin after being hit on the head with a rock on Monday, July 1 after he grabbed a rock on the Hunt Trail. Katahdin hiker hit by falling rock | wcsh6.com.

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Millinocket named Maine’s 3rd Appalachian Trail Community

Millinocket is excited Maine’s 3rd Appalachian Trail Community — meaning it’s on the official map. Millinocket named Maine’s 3rd Appalachian Trail Community — Penobscot — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine.

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Record $590 million Powerball winner in Florida is former East Millinocket resident — Penobscot — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

You sure are lucky if you live in the shadow of Katahdin. An East Millinocket former resident is the winner of the $590 million powerball. Record Powerball winner in Florida is former East Millinocket resident — Penobscot — Bangor Daily … Continue reading

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Katahdin from Lake Millinocket on January 13, 2013

Many thanks to the folks at the Maine 2013 Highpointers convention for this nifty photo of Katahdin in the snow. We’ve embellished it. You can see the original at the Maine convention page.

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Where Does Sun First Rise in Maine?

A Bangor article notes that the sun first rises in Maine on Aroostook County highpoint Mars Hill from March 25 to Sept. 18. This flies in the face of the usual concept that the run rises first at Maine’s further … Continue reading

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Baxter Park Opens Week Later Than Usual Because of Cold Weather

Baxter Park’s open on May 23 was nearly a week later than its usual May 15 date because of late cold weather.

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Hiker Frostbitten After Night on Katahdin

A hiker separated from his group was frostbitten after spending a night on Katahdin.

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Katahdin: Mountain of the People

Jack Perkins narrates a DVD Katahdin: Mountain of the People which is available at Amazon.

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