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Bruce Hathorn, of White River Junction, Vt., rides his fat tire bike along the icy trails off Old Pine Tree Cemetery Road in Lebanon, N.H. on Jan. 21, 2015. (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Fat of the Land: Wide-Tire Biking Makes an Inroad in the Winter

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Lebanon — Spending long winters away from trails is quickly becoming less mandatory for mountain bike enthusiasts. Snow-covered ground is turning much more accessible thanks to “fat bikes,” mountain bikes with giant tires made especially for traversing wintry surfaces. Up to five inches thick and loaded with treads, fat-bike tires allow riders to utilize trails otherwise off-limits for most cyclists …

Margo J. Krasnoff

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Margo J. Krasnoff of Meriden, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. She was born in Newark, N.J. on Nov. 3, 1957, the daughter of Lawrence and Lynn Krasnoff. Margo decided on a career in medicine in her first year of college at Dartmouth, where she also did her medical training on a full scholarship through the …

Wasps Beat Sin Bin, Bulldogs

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Woodstock — There isn’t a whole lot stopping the Woodstock High boys hockey team lately. Even when the Wasps try to stop themselves, someone steps up to save the day. The honor belonged to sophomore goaltender Connor Black on Monday afternoon. With his teammates laboring through frequent trips to the penalty box, Black …

Wedding: Magnan — Ladd

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Meriden — Benjamin Ladd and Renee Magnan were married on Sept. 27, 2014, in an outdoor ceremony at the home of the bridegroom’s parents. The bride’s father escorted her down the aisle. Annie Cooper, a longtime friend of …

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Doctor Dies After Falling Inside Home

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Plainfield — The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center community reacted with sadness after a prominent doctor and teacher was found dead in her home by Plainfield police on Wednesday. Margo Krasnoff, 57, apparently died as a result of an accidental fall down a flight of stairs in her True Road …

Dr. Margo J. Krasnoff

Friday, January 16, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Dr. Margo J. Krasnoff, 57, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at her home in Meriden. Immediate services will be held privately. A public service will be announced at a later date. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley …

They Do Their Jobs: Raiders Concentrate on Wins, Not Style Points

Thursday, January 15, 2015

West Lebanon — The Lebanon High boys hockey team could be a bunch of high-flying skating types, but that wouldn’t reflect what coach Gary Smith’s players are all about this winter. Instead, the Raiders regularly show up for …

Local Roundup: Wasps Rain Threes in Boys Hoop Win Over Hartford

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

White River Junction — The Woodstock High boys played two halves of basketball in recording their second win over Hartford in 48 hours on Monday. They scored half of their baskets from beyond the 3-point arc, mirroring leading …

Robert J. LaFlam, Sr.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Robert J. LaFlam, Sr., 71, passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Balancing Act: Whatever the Sport, Lebanon Sophomore Finds Success

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lebanon — Two of the coaches who call Lebanon High’s Ryan Milliken their own can describe him with five-letter words like motor and gamer. Here’s another one Milliken hopes to apply at Leverone Field House today: zippy. The …

More Sweep Success: Raiders Continue Mastery Over Marauders

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon High boys and girls basketball teams won’t receive any tangible awards for sweeping arch-rival Hanover on Thursday, yet it was a banner night for the Raiders anyway. Senior Vanessa Fluery sank a buzzer-beating jump …

Hartland Gun Range Solution Still In the Works as Plainfield Neighbors Air Issues

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Hartland — Vermont officials on Wednesday night tried to assure some Plainfield residents that they are working to find solutions to the problem of increased noise from a Hartland shooting range near their homes. However, following a site visit to the state-run range and a two-hour open meeting …

Hartland Gun Range May See Changes

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hartland — Residents of a Plainfield neighborhood across the Connecticut River from the Hammond Cove Gun Range in Hartland may see further relief from noise as the state of Vermont continues its soundproofing efforts. After taking sound measurements …