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Lightning Fatality at Baxter State Park

Boston.com reports a lightning strike killed 24-year-old Evans Huber of Peak’s Island at the Katahdin Stream campground on August 26 and hurt his brother 18-year-old Emmett Huber.

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Climbing Kate

Perhaps you never thought of it, but the nickname for Katahdin is “Kate.” At least that’s the nickname for a boat according to the Press Herald.

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Governor Climbs Katahdin

Governor makes it to summit of Katahdin MaineToday.com, ME – Jul 13, 2007 John Baldacci and some members of his climbing party pause Wednesday along Mount Katahdin’s Saddle Trail. From left are Jack Baldacci, the governor’s son, …

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Profile of Maine's Harry Vanderweide

Maintoday has an amusing article Harry Vanderweide a rotound character who is frequently evoked in various Maine battles.

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Katahdin Lake Approved

The Katahdin Lake acquisition at Baxter State Park which had aggravated locals but thrilled park goers has been signed into law.

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2006-02-16 Backcounty Accident Roundup: British Columbia, Spain, Maine, Montana, Russia

Backcountry accident reports on the wires on February 16, 2006.

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February 11, 2006 Linkage

State Highpoint News Warm weather records broken on Mount Washington Boston Globe – United States MOUNT WASHINGTON, NH –Talk about a warm winter — it’s been raining on top of Mount Washington. Tim Markle, chief meteorologist …

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Baxter in $14 Million Expansion to Include Katahdin Lake

Trust for Public Land has closed on a $14 million expansion of 6,000 acres of Baxter State Park.

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Baxter Interim Director Jensen Bissell Promoted to Replace Buzz Caverly

Interim Baxter Park Director Jensen Bissell, of Milo has been promoted to replace Buzz Caverly at the park.

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Baxter Relatives Complain About Director Selection Process

Relatives of Percival Baxter who donated Maine’s highest point are complaining they are not being consulted on the replacement of Buzz Caverly as director.

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