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A tandem kayak allows Kyle McIntyre of Newport to explore deeper waters while NEHSA volunteer Steve Darling does the paddling on Lake Sunapee at Sunapee State Beach in Newbury, N.H., on August 27, 2014. 
Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Program Lets Disabled Athletes Enjoy Summer Sports

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — It’s just before 10 a.m. at Lake Sunapee State Beach, and Kyle McIntyre is, in the words of caregiver Bill Hays, “all smiles and giggles.” It’s understandable that McIntyre is happy, and not only because of the warm and sunny conditions on the lake. Thanks to the New England Handicapped Sports Association kayaking program, the 24-year-old cerebral …

‘If I Can Do It, You Can Do It’: Mass. Amputee Uses Endurance Swim for Awareness

Monday, August 25, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — Every day, Mike Welsch faces the reality that his own alcohol-related motorcycle crash 35 years ago left him with an amputated lower right leg. Yet every day he appreciates that he can still walk, run and swim — and he’s got a very active way of demonstrating it. Welsch, 55, …

Sunapee Girls Soccer Looks to Defend Title

Friday, August 22, 2014

Sunapee — Taylor O’Mara, Kyle Hershey, Taylor Usko, Courtney Dunnells and Sammy Rosignoll are all seniors on a Sunapee High soccer team that won a New Hampshire Division IV state championship in 2013. That victory came against Woodsville, but all five girls agreed the semifinal win over Derryfield was the most important triumph. …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 10, 2014

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Grant to Help APD Address Adult Dental Care Lebanon — Upper Valley Smiles, a community health program operated by Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, has received a $12,000 grant from Granite United Way to begin addressing the lack of access to dental care for low-income adults in the …

Forum, Aug. 7: Unchristian Act by a Church; Beware of Single-Payer Critics; The Real Oppressor in Gaza and Israel

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Unchristian Act by a Church To the Editor: At the Dorchester Selectboard meeting of July 17, the trustees of the Dorchester Community Church, Grace Fraser, Patricia Franz and Michelle Fistek, presented arguments opposing the actions of the Selectboard, which holds the opinion that while there is a historic …

No Swimming at Sunapee

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Police Look Into Break-ins Along I-89

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Newport — State police are investigating a string of break-ins early Monday morning from at least five convenience stores along the Interstate 89 corridor, but officials at two of the stores said that the perpetrators made away with almost nothing. “He came in, tried to get what he …

N.H. Craftsmen’s Fair Kicks Off

Monday, August 4, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — After a best-ever start for the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s annual fair, its organizers pinned the increase in ticket and sales revenue on the recovering national economy and on the habits of New Hampshire …

Allen Wayne Wirta

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Sunapee, NH — Allen Wayne Wirta passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the home he built with his wife of 57 years, Evelyn Miller Wirta. Allen was born on Sept. 4, 1934 in Newport, N.H. to Ero Wirta and Aune (Annala) Wirta Goings. After he graduated from …

Beach Ball

Monday, July 28, 2014

Playing around sunbathers, sand castle builders and wandering ducks, Sam Flint, 9, of Sunapee, plays baseball with a group of his friends at Dewey Beach on Lake Sunapee on July 21, 2014.  (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) …

Ex-Thetford Teammates Reunite at All-Star Event

Saturday, July 19, 2014

There isn’t much Shyann Josler and Erika Waterman could’ve done together that they didn’t eventually accomplish on their own. That fact doesn’t dissuade the occasional what-if, however. What if the four freshmen Eric Ward elevated to Thetford Academy’s …

Sunapee, Okemo Ski Areas Begin Lift, Trail Upgrades

Friday, July 18, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — Major ski lift upgrades planned at two area resorts will mean speedier trips up the mountain next winter in addition to new terrain and more snow-making in the future at one of them. Operators of …

Court Ruling Favors Mt. Sunapee Ski Operators

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Concord — A state judge has ruled that the operators of Mount Sunapee Resort should be allowed to access state land they need to connect the ski area with private property they hope to develop in Goshen, N.H. The ruling released late Friday by Merrimack Superior Court Judge …