"> en-us Shaheen touts land conservation fund As part of an ongoing effort to convince federal officials to continue the mechanism to conserve lands, area residents and businesses must let their legislators know the importance of sustainable land management. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:14:00 EST Bow officer on Mount Everest climb survives avalanche A Concord police officer taking part in a Mount Everest expedition was not injured by a recent t avalanche on the world's tallest mountain that killed 13. . Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:50:00 EST Ice Out Declared on Forest Lake Forest Lake ice-out means cash for Lion's Clubfield Lions Club. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:31:00 EST Lake Winnipesaukee ice-out expected today After a long and cold winter, a sure sign of spring is expected to emerge today, as ice-out on Lake Winnipesaukee appears imminent. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:31:00 EST The 2014 winners of the Manchester Historic Association historic preservation awards The work of individuals, businesses and public agencies in preserving Manchester's rich architectural and community history was recognized last week when the Manchester Historic Association presented its 22nd annual Historic Preservation Awards at a dinner ceremony at the Center of New Hampshire. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:15:00 EST Perkins retiring from Jackson Ski Touring Foundation The man who helped make Jackson the cross-country ski capital it is today is hanging up his Executive Director skis after 38 years. Thom Perkins is retiring from the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:09:00 EST Earth Day events sprouting up in Milton this week Area residents are invited to celebrate Earth Day this week by getting their hands and boots a little dirty while helping clean up the town. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:06:00 EST AHEAD program hits 50K mark for housing initiative AHEAD, a social services agency that has worked for more than 20 years to provide North Country families with affordable housing, has reached the 50,000 mark in fundraising efforts for its new 'Better Homes AHEAD' housing initiative, its executive director said. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:05:00 EST Hooksett voters sound off on rejected Pinkerton contract Less than two months after the Hooksett electorate rejected a 10-year contract with Pinkerton Academy, more than three dozen of those 1,818 residents who cast ballots stood before the Hooksett School Board at a public forum Monday night to express their reasons for voting one way of the other. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:16:00 EST Cannon closes out season with 46 trails open Cannon Mountain is closing their season with the most number of skiable trails in New Hampshire, 46, and reporting they had a good season. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:26:00 EST Concert, auction will benefit Center for Life Management Fleetwood Mix, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band, will headline the 6th Annual Concert and Silent Autcion to benefit the Center of Life Management Foundation on May 6 at Pinkerton Academy's Stockbridge Theatre. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:14:00 EST Hudson heart disease survivor engages guests at NH Heart Ball Anna O'Donnell, 13, of Hudson, was the keynote speaker at the NH Heart Ball on Saturday. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:14:00 EST Radio station finds a home at Bethlehem's Colonial Theatre WCNZ, 99.9 FM, just got its license and began broadcasting earlier this month out of the projection room of the Colonial Theatre, itself operated mainly by volunteers. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:10:00 EST John Harrigan -- Deer, coyotes, ravens Emerging signs of spring There are coyotes all around me, and I've never considered them a problem or a threat, just a fact of life - part of the scene and at times pretty good company. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:57:00 EST Sochi to Plymouth, curling's the hottest thing on ice Late Sunday afternoons, groups of people from the Greater Plymouth area gather at Plymouth State University's ice arena to slide rocks down several 146-foot sheets of ice to a set of rings. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:29:00 EST Rescue Run, Earth Day festivities set for April 26 The Seacoast Science Center's annual trail race, formerly known as the Whale of a 5K Trail Race, has a new name to reflect its newest initiative marine mammal rescue. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:28:00 EST ARLNH names Goffstown man Volunteer of the Year The Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire recognized Jason Oneail as its Volunteer of the Year during its April 8 Volunteer Appreciation event. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:28:00 EST Nashua's Lil' Iguana plans Family Fun Day May 3 The Lil' Iguana's Children's Safety foundation, a Nashua-based nonprofit focused on keeping children safe, will host its Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nashua High School South, 36 Riverside St.. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:28:00 EST Officer says video of snowmobilers' moose meeting shows what not to do A New Hampshire couple's close encounter with a charging moose in Maine, captured on video and posted online, could have quickly turned deadly, a Fish and Game conservation officer said Saturday. Janis and Bob Powell of Belmont on Friday posted a two-minute YouTube video of the scary incident, which happened while they were riding snowmobiles in... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:28:00 EST Motorcycling Hudson couple sees the world with only the vaguest of itineraries In their mission to make the world a smaller place, a Hudson couple shifted their motorcycle travels into full gear and proceeded to make lots of new friends along the way. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:28:00 EST Pinkerton Academy tops Dover High in Granite State Challenge The Pinkerton Academy Astros took an early lead against the Dover High School Green Wave during Saturday's Granite State Challenge, resulting in a 335-170 win in the quarter-final match. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:18:00 EST Dick Pinney's Guidelines Heading to fish Lake Ontario with an old friend We'll be heading to Lake Ontario sometime within a week or so and this is more than just a fishing trip. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:17:00 EST Visitors enjoy a little 'Peeping' at annual Newport event More than 250 people attended the Peeps Party on Friday for the third annual Peeps Diorama Contest at the Library Arts Center. More than 70 dioramas featuring the sugar-coated marshmallow candies were displayed. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:04:00 EST