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Katrina Murphy reads through the materials during an orientation session for applicants to an apprenticeship program through Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Vermont HITEC, a job-training nonprofit, that will train 20 people as medical assistants and 10 as pharmacy technicians, held at the Fireside Inn in West Lebanon, N.H. on July 28, 2014.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

Long Odds for Hospital Jobs: Hundreds Seek D-H Training Slots

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

West Lebanon — There were no drill sergeants in sight. No Outward Bound wilderness ordeals. No deals to vote anyone off the island. But as 350 job seekers flocked to a West Lebanon hotel Monday, formidable obstacles lay between them and 30 entry-level pharmacy technician or medical assistant jobs at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The biggest challenge would not start until …

New Hampshire’s ‘Multistate’ Insurance Plans Sow Confusion

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Hanover — As consumer alerts go, the New Hampshire Insurance Department’s July 17 “clarification on ‘multistate’ plans” was a bit dry. The alert concerned a pair of so-called multistate insurance plans sold on the federally operated Health Insurance Marketplace. It was issued after a consumer had complained that she was paying premiums for …

Innovators for a Continent

Monday, July 28, 2014

Hanover — Before Ituze Colombe came to the United States from Rwanda, she imagined teeming, impersonal cities, not the close-knit communities of the Upper Valley — a difference that challenged her ideas about social responsibility. “Back in Africa, people will think the aid will come from outside or from the government,” Colombe said. …

Dartmouth Hits the Desert for NCAA Tourney

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Hanover — Yea, though they walk through the Valley of the Sun with cleats on, the members of the Dartmouth College softball team fear no fastball. Not even that of Arizona State ace Dallas Escobedo. The Big Green …

Dartmouth Players Honored

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth sophomore pitcher/designated player Morgan McCalmon was named the 2014 Ivy League softball player of the year, and junior Kristen Rumley was tabbed Ivy League pitcher of the year, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. McCalmon and Rumley were also selected to the All-Ivy first …

Missing Winter

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

From left, Dartmouth College cross country skiers Jan Ketterson, Patrick Caldwell and Ben Saxton climb a Lyme Road hill on roller skis in Hanover on Monday. Saxton and Caldwell were recently nominated to the U.S. ski team’s development …

College Roundup: D’Agostino Runs to 10,000M Title at Heps

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Abbey D’Agostino’s win in the 10,000 meters — an event she had never run collegiately — highlighted the Dartmouth women’s track and field team’s first day at the 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Championship. In pursuit of its first title in nearly four decades, …

Columbia Sweeps Dartmouth for Ivy Baseball Title

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New York — The current vogue of American sportscasting — guilty as charged, ESPN — is to refer to a series of scores or goals, regardless of length, as “unanswered.” The truth of the matter is once the …

D-H Could Support Hospital Tax

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Lebanon — Tens of millions of dollars in r evenue from a controversial tax on New Hampshire hospitals continues to figure in the budget plans of state lawmakers despite opposition from Dartmouth-Hitchcock and other large hospitals and rulings by two judges that the current form of the levy …

Dartmouth Baseball Plays for Ivy Title Today

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Hanover — Spring is truly the season to be a Dartmouth College undergraduate. The green is filled day-after-day with students lounging on the grass, erecting volleyball nets, chasing a Frisbee. A few blocks down East Wheelock Street, however, …

Expert: Passwords Pivotal

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Hanover — A leading expert on war and cybersecurity offered some helpful hints on “cyber hygiene” Monday to a Dartmouth College audience. The advice applies to Internet users throughout the Upper Valley, said Peter W. Singer, including those …

Better Later Than Never, It’s the Mascoma Slalom

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Lebanon — After two weeks of postponements because of dangerously high water levels, the 51st Mascoma Slalom finally took place Saturday near Lebanon’s Packard Hill covered bridge. The venerable race proved to be worth waiting for — and …

Spring Dance

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Dartmouth College receivers Victor Williams, left, and former Hanover High standout Dan Gorman share dance steps after the latter hauled in a touchdown pass Saturday during the team’s Green-White spring scrimmage. The final score was 10-3 for the …