Day: August 10, 2016

Coös County’s Cohos Trail

by Amy Patenaude Outdoor/Ski Writer Coös County is the most northern and largest county in New Hampshire. Coös and Cohos are pronounced “CO-ahss” with two syllables. If you say Coös as if it rhymed with ooze you’ll quickly give yourself away as a flatlander “from away.” The Cohos Trail (CT) travels the County from North

“We’re Gonna Need A Bigger House”

Many people yell and scream about Campaign Finance Reform while ignoring what is becoming even a bigger problem during election season. Of course, I am talking about Campaign Cardboard reform. I’m sure my critics will be quick to condemn, claiming that it is all just sour grapes. As candidate for governor for the Flatlander Party,

The Olympics!

 by Mike Moffett Weirs Times Columnist The Summer Olympics are upon us and NBC projects huge ratings, thus justifying its 2014 decision to pay $8 BILLION dollars to retain broadcast rights through 2032. NBC does a great job promoting the Games with wonderful participant profiles to help viewers personally identify with athletes. Who knew that

Old Home Day – A NH Tradition

by Robert Hanaford Smith, Sr. Weirs Times Contributing Writer August is traditionally Old Home Day month across New Hampshire. This week our history columnist Robert Hanaford Smith explains where this unique New Hampshire tradition comes from. When New Hampshire Governor Frank Rollins came up with a scheme “…to have a week in summer, set apart, to