Month: June 2018

World Cup Football and Politics

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer HAMBURG—Witnessing the early stages of the World Cup Football extravaganza offers an amazing sporting experience. Indeed the enthusiasm is palpable and contagious as the early matches kicked off in a near carnival atmosphere. For a full month, soccer games across Russia will lead to the coveted World

A Little Child Shall (Mis)lead Them

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer To be fair, it’s not the children who are doing the misleading. It’s the adults who are using them as props. Children are being used as tools to game (and beat) our immigration laws and to advance a pro-illegal alien political position. It’s a disgusting spectacle, brought to

Amy Goes Hiking At Maine Mountains In Baxter State Park

by Amy Patenaude Outdoor/Ski Writer Baxter State Park is way up there. I made it to the Big Moose Inn & Cabins in Millinocket from Franconia in about five hours. After I checked in, I drove a couple miles to find a big view across Millinocket Lake of Mount Kathadin and Baxter State Park’s many

More Scratch

As biennial candidate for governor of New Hampshire representing the Flatlander Party, I am as committed to the education of our children just as much as the next guy…uh person. Of course, there is no better way to take care of the ever growing problem of funding a proper education than to come up with

Mr. Negron Goes to Washington

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer If the voters of the 2nd Congressional District are smart, we’ll send Steve Negron to Washington, D.C. next year. While any of the declared Republican challengers to Rep. Ann McLane Kuster would be preferable to the incumbent, I believe Mr. Negron is the best candidate for the office.

Volunteer Trail Work— We Can Do It!

by Amy Patenaude Outdoor/Ski Writer Chatham Trails Assoc. & Wonalancet Out Door Club There are thousands of miles of trails described in the Appalachian Mountain Club’s White Mountain and Southern New Hampshire Guides. There are thousands more all over New England. There are trails to the mountaintops, waterfalls, big rocks and through forests everywhere. Wicked