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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowded house at the Hanover, N.H. Home of Jon Fox and Darrell Hotchkiss Saturday, April 18, 2015. Sanders has been exploring a bid for the presidency since mid-2014. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Sanders Speaks Out In Hanover

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has remained coy about whether he’ll run for president, but as he spoke about presidential politics in front of a microphone at a house party Saturday afternoon, with camera crews from CNN and other media outlets recording, his entry into the race seemed all but inevitable. After citing a number of statistics that …

Patricia Burnham

Friday, April 17, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Patricia Burnham Patricia Ann (Orr) Burnham of Hanover, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Kendal Retirement Community where she lived. She was 81. Pat was born in Omaha, Neb. and lived in several Midwestern towns until her family moved to Illinois where Pat started the 8th grade. She attended University High School, and was awarded the Outstanding Alumni …

‘The Hunting Ground’ Plays Out Like a Campus Horror Movie

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Hunting Ground , a documentary about sexual assault on American college campuses that will be screened Saturday at 7 p.m. in Spaulding Auditorium at Dartmouth College, looks and sounds like a horror film. There are scenes of menacing-looking college campuses at night, ominous music, and young women strolling along leafy pathways, unaware …

The Original, and Best

Sunday, March 29, 2015

As one of the original high school girls hockey programs in New Hampshire, Hanover High has always thrived on its tradition. With every passing season comes a new chapter of excellence, including this winter’s 19-2-1 team that won …

Skating ‘Spectacular’ Helps Support CHaD

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Hanover — A skating show at Dartmouth College last month raised $5,600 for Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Matching funds will bring the total contribution to $11,200. The Skating Club at Dartmouth’s annual Skating Spectacular featured solos and group …

Colin Campbell Stewart IV

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Aurora, Colo. — Colin Stewart, 88, passed away in Aurora on Friday, March 6, 2015. Born in Philadelphia, Pa. on Feb. 21, 1927, he grew up in Hanover, N.H. He served in the Army during and after World War II, part of the time he was stationed in …

Ready to Serve: Ex-Hanover Player Takes Long Road to Army

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Andrew O’Leary’s winding path to college hockey resulted in an unorthodox destination: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The Black Knights have a long history in the sport, but unfortunately it’s not a particularly successful one. Army …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Moderators Balk Over Voter Photos

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Plainfield — Municipal election officials in New Hampshire are raising concerns that potential cuts to the state budget may force town moderators to use their personal cameras or smartphones and printers to photograph residents who show up to vote without proper identification in order to comply with a …

A Snowback Throwback: Biathlons Receive a Retro Makeover

Friday, March 27, 2015

Hanover — When wintertime comes, the Spencer family gets to party like it’s 1859. Stan Spencer, his wife, Lynn, and daughter, Sara, regularly participate in primitive biathlons, competitions featuring Civil War-era muzzleloaders and wooden snowshoes. With events staged …

It’s Time to Get Started: As Kearney Moves On, Leigh Moves Up

Friday, March 27, 2015

When on a mountain, Brook Leigh prefers to ski a reasonably straight line. He’ll go as fast as he can. If he encounters a bump or mogul, he’ll try to launch himself into the air as high as …

Art Notes: Hood Director Departs

Thursday, March 26, 2015

In a move that has shocked the Upper Valley art community, Michael Taylor is leaving his post as director of the Hood Museum at Dartmouth College, after nearly four years in the position. His reason for leaving is …

Dartmouth Frat: It Wasn’t Hazing

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hanover — A Dartmouth College fraternity accused by administrators of branding a new member has released a statement acknowledging that multiple fraternity brothers took part in such activity — allowing themselves to have a permanent mark burned into their skin — but denies that the practice constituted hazing. …