The Department of Environmental Protection isn't feeling effects of the shutdown

The Department of Environmental Protection isn't feeling effects of the shutdown

While the government shutdown of many federal agencies has had an effect on state-level offices, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection isn't one of them. Nick Archer, Region Director for the Maine DEP, says his department's budget was set prior to the shutdown.

Fort Kent officials look for more ways to encourage recycling in the community

Fort Kent officials are looking for ways to encourage more recycling in the community. Kathy McCarty has more on what's being done to keep materials out of the landfill.

Caribou veterans enjoy day of fishing in Fort Fairfield

A group of veterans from the Caribou Veterans Home enjoyed a day of fishing Saturday, thanks to several local organizations. Hosted by Chuck Ainsworth and the Quality Deer Management Association, 11 vets spent the day fishing at a stocked fish pond in Fort Fairfield.

County Ag Report: Planting gets off to a slow start

It's not just people's gardens that are lagging this year, potato farms are behind schedule as well. In this week's County Ag Report, Kathy McCarty met with an official From the University of Maine's Cooperative Extension to discuss the delay.


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Posted: 06/25/2019 - Kids from as far south as Houlton and as far north as Madawaska, competed for a chance to head to the state competition at the Pine Tree State Northern Regional event.

Posted: 06/25/2019 - The East Coast Junior Championships teed off on Tuesday. For Covered Bridge, it was a journey getting the course in shape and for a local golfer, her 2019 junior journey is just beginning.

Posted: 06/21/2019 - It's the end of era in Caribou. Dave Wakana is retiring as Caribou's Athletic Director and Assistant Principal. Wakana spent over 35 years in the Caribou school system and was Athletic Director for 17 of them. Rene Cloukey takes a look at his career.

Posted: 06/21/2019 - It's the final Athlete of the Week for the season.

Posted: 06/20/2019 - Kevin Sjoberg will be recognized on Sunday.