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Newport Golf Club's Michael Killam, right, looks over the line of a putt during his quarterfinal New Hampshire Amateur golf match with Derryfield's Matthew Paradis on Friday. Killam isn't sure when he'll be able to compete in the state championship again — he's joining the working world soon.
Valley News — Greg Fennell

Growing Up a Hazard to Golf: Real World Claims Talent From NHGA

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Goffstown, n.h. — Michael Killam didn’t see the question coming. When he comprehended it, he needed a few moments to gain his composure. The blessing of the New Hampshire Golf Association’s state championship format — a weeklong grind that reflects how the USGA runs the United States Amateur — is also its curse. Every year’s field is split down the …

Forum, July 16: Co-op Matters; Waste in Vermont; Coverage Appreciated

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Management Flaw To the Editor: Terry Appleby’s column in the Valley News (“The Co-op Serves Its Members and Workers,” July 12), intended to ease the minds of concerned friends of the Co-op regarding recent firings, instead revealed what could be the source of our discomfort — a fatal flaw in managerial thinking. In an effort to quiet the talk about recent firings being …

Experience Pays a Dividend: For Russell, 2013’s Successes Turn Into 2014’s Opportunities

Monday, July 14, 2014

Burlington — Winning the New England Amateur and Vermont Amateur in the span of less than a month last summer opened a lot of doors this year for Grantham’s Evan Russell, and for that he’s thankful. Repeating at Vermont Am champ last week at Burlington Country Club also has put Russell in a …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

Forum, June 17: Another Gun Tragedy; Freeing Terrorists; Cherish the Co-op

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Another Gun Tragedy To the Editor: In the wake of yet another gun assault on our society, I find myself questioning the events. This time it was Steve Arkel, a part-time police officer from Brentwood, N.H. I knew Steve as a dad. His daughter and mine played lacrosse …

Tag-Team Tourney: Vt. Open Requiring the Work of Two Courses

Monday, June 16, 2014

Killington, Vt. — There’s a collective responsibility to running any golf tournament. The folks behind the Jeff Julian Memorial Vermont Open are only taking it up a couple of notches this week. Following through on a decision to …

At Hanover, ‘Go and Choose Your Own Path’

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Hanover — Two Labradoodle pups, making their debut as honorary guests, shared the limelight with 182 seniors at Hanover High School’s 126th graduation ceremony Friday night. Dewey, a chocolate five-month-old male, and …

Local Roundup: Hanover Graduate Part of Hall of Fame Class

Friday, June 13, 2014

Manchester — The New Hampshire Legends of Hockey didn’t exist when Steve Shirreffs was patrolling the blue line for the Hanover High School boys hockey program. Now he’s entering the hall of fame. Shirreffs will join a seven-person class when the NHLOH holds its annual induction ceremony and …

Art Notes: Thetford Painter Jean Gerber Stays Close to Nature

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Jean Gerber has arranged her life so she can devote as much time as possible to painting. She lives off-the-grid in a small cabin in Thetford, has no mortgage, few bills to pay, and, she estimates, has divested …

Forum, June 11: Dartmouth ‘Brand,’; Let There Be Solar; Eating Garlic Mustard

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Big Money Vs. Obamacare To the Editor: Turn on your TV set here in New Hampshire of late and sooner or later you will surely be confronted by an earnest young woman speaking in dulcet tones reminding us that the Affordable Care Act simply “is not working,” and …

Math Students Solve School’s Flag Problem

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Hanover — On a warm Monday afternoon, geometry teacher Warren Tucker gathered his class in front of Hanover High School’s World War II memorial to witness the raising of a new American flag after the old one was …

Bedford Rallies, Ends Hanover Lacrosse’s Season

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Hooksett, n.h. — The Season of the Stall ended in unexpected and unpleasant fashion Saturday for the Hanover High girls lacrosse team. The Marauders fell, 14-13, to Bedford during an NHIAA Division II semifinal, but it was the …

Stanley H. “Shorty” Wilmot

Friday, June 6, 2014

Piermont, N.H. — Stanley H. “Shorty” Wilmot, 84, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at his home in Piermont. He was born in Lyme, N.H., March 7, 1930, a son of Irvin and Lillian (Sayre) Wilmot and worked as a mechanic for many years at Huggett’s Garage in Thetford, …