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Daniel David Ratliff | Obituary

Daniel David Ratliff, born May 27, 1953, died March 4, 2022 at the age of 68. Born in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Dan was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas by his parents Bob (Robert E) Ratliff and Joyce Ann (Whidden) Ratliff. Danny was the eldest of four children, his siblings being his sister Becky Johnson from Corpus […]

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Check the Outdoors Calendar for LDWF meetings, fishing tournaments and updates | Sports

MONDAY RED STICK FLY ANGLERS MEETING: 7 p.m., Room 204, Adult Education Building, Broadmoor Methodist, 10230 Mollylea, Baton Rouge. Website: rsff.org. THURSDAY-SUNDAY BASSMASTER ELITE SERIES—Santee Cooper Lakes Land Sport Fishing Facility, Summerton, South Carolina. 2:30 p.m. daily weigh-in website: bassmaster.com. TV: 7 a.m. (CDT) Saturday and Sunday, FS1. SATURDAY BECOMING AN OUTDOORS/SHOTGUNS: 10 a.m. to […]

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My Jordan Pond Ice Fishing Misadventures Include a Lure Stuck in the Nose

Leighton Wass grew up in Southwest Harbor and graduated from Norwich University with a BS in Science Education. He taught high school biology in Vermont for 33 years and is also a freelance writer. At 79, he continues to use the outdoors as his playground. Wass lives in Adamant, Vermont, with his wife Jane and […]

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Nicholas Peck Obituary (1965 – 2022) – Boise, ID

Nicholas Michael Peck obituaryOur wonderful son, husband, father and brother, Nicholas Michael Peck, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 11, 2022 after a brave battle with cancer. He was only 56, far too young to be separated from all his family and friends.Nicholas was born in Pocatello, Idaho, where he […]

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Dr. Corbin J. Schuster: Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor | 39under39

In early December, Corbin Schuster had the most intense exam of his life, as he described it. On the morning of December 9, he defended his doctoral thesis before a committee of five professors from Oregon State University. He knew them all, having worked with each while pursuing his graduate studies in microbiology. Seeing familiar […]

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James Williams Obituary (1939 – 2022) – St. Charles, IL

James W. “Billy” Williams Birth: July 22, 1939 Died: February 17, 2022 It is with deep sadness for the family of James W. “Billy” Williams, 82, of St. Charles, IL, to announce his peaceful passing on Thursday, February 17, 2022. He was born July 22, 1939, in William Franklin and Mary Pearl Bryant Williams in […]

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Fishtown residents’ handmade fishing nets are prized by fly anglers around the world

When corporate life grew stale and the beat of the Great Resignation picked up, Tina Lewis focused her attention and artistic abilities on the most unlikely product. Lewis, 40, makes custom portable fishing nets prized by fly fishermen from the Poconos to Sweden. His company, the Wayward Trading Post, makes the nets from Amish-sourced wood […]

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Bibens, Douglas C. 1956-2022 Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida | Obituary

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Douglas Calvin Bibens, 65, husband of Sarah Woody Bibens and father of Emily Chung, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Katie Marrett, Fort Myers Beach, Fla., and Missoula, Montana, completed his trip on Earth on February 7, 2022, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The cause of death was pancreatic cancer, diagnosed at […]

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Richard H. Algiers, 89 – Austin Daily Herald

Richard H. Algiers, 89 years old Richard H. “Dick” Alger, 89, of Austin went to heaven at Methodist Hospital in Rochester on Tuesday evening, Jan. 25, 2022, after a 17-month battle with cancer. Dick was born on February 24, 1932, to Floyd Erwin and Rachel Clare (Hanson) Alger in Bemidji, Minnesota. He spent his childhood […]

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Marjorie Lilienthal Obituary (2022) – Alexander Valley, CA

Marjorie H. Lilienthal Marjorie Huguet Lilienthal, wife and mother who settled her family in the Vallée d’Alexandre in 1986, died in mid-December. She was 89 years old. Marge grew up in Martinez, spending summers on her grandparents’ hop ranch in Ukiah, quiet days that involved family, a few household chores, and games outside. Or hide […]

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A student from La Follette high school dies in a car accident | local education

A student from La Follette high school died in a car accident, the school principal wrote in an email to parents on Monday evening. Acting school principal Mathew Thompson described freshman Jeremiah Broomfield as an outgoing student with a “dynamic personality” who will be dearly missed. “Jeremiah had an amazing presence, he connected to a […]

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Community calendar from 01/17/22 to 01/24/22

*Community Events* Antigo Region Community Food Pantry January 19and 11am-2pm (Wednesday) & January 21st 1-3 p.m. (Fri), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. We ask anyone wishing to use the food pantry to wait in cars or outside and a volunteer will provide directions for service. Our monthly donation goal for January will be canned […]

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John Day Obituary (2022) – Berlin, CT

John Milton Day, 86, of Kensington, CT passed away peacefully on January 2, 2022. John was born in Brooklyn, NY on January 4, 1935, the only child of John Milton Day Sr. and Dorothy (Bridgham) Day. He grew up in Rhode Island and spent his summers on Cape Cod at his grandparents’ house. John attended […]

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Jay Southwick Obituary (2022) – Salt Lake City, UT

Jay dennis southwick 1944 – 2022 Jay Dennis Southwick, 77, died on January 2, 2022 at Alta View Hospital, surrounded by his family. He had fought the debilitating effects of Parkinson’s disease for 14 years. Jay grew up in Burbank, Calif., The beloved youngest child of Lavan and Mary Maybelle Southwick. From a young age […]

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Gallery: Our photos of the year 2021

A bull rider is frozen in midair as he is tossed about during a rodeo competition. A 9-year-old girl rolls up her sleeve to get her COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic at a McDonald’s restaurant. A cockapoo watches intently as its owner raises a 20 inch pike while ice fishing. The Skowhegan River Hawks […]

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Doctor turns photos of homeless SF residents into huge street-facing exhibit

Walking home from work, Dr. Eduardo Peña Dolhun meets people living on the sidewalks along Polk Street and Broadway. He had done this walk hundreds of times before one evening, on a whim, he stopped in front of a man who was resting on the sidewalk and said, “Hello sir, I’m a community doctor, are […]

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Find time to enjoy the outdoors when life gets in your way

For nearly two decades as an outdoor writer for the Bangor Daily News, I have traveled thousands of miles and written hundreds of columns and stories about wild places, wild animals and wild adventures – the mine and those appreciated by others. Since I gave up this job in May so I could go back […]

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Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Announces Fall Grant Cycle | News, Sports, Jobs

PARKERSBURG – The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation has announced awards of $ 234,838 for its fall grant cycle. “The Foundation supports several innovative educational projects in local elementary schools in this cycle of grants”, said Marian Clowes, associate director for community leadership. “A broadcast project at Kanawha Elementary School and a drone project at Madison […]

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Edwin Parish Obituary (1939 – 2021) – Resident of Danville, CA

Parish Edwin J.1939 – 2021Danville residentEdwin J. Parish was born October 16, 1939 in Walla Walla, Washington and moved with his family to California to college. From a young age, Ed was very enterprising, motivated and hardworking, inspiring many who crossed his path. While attending Los Gatos High School, he raised chickens and pigs and […]

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Just a peek when addicted

Trout fisherman Bob Berger sets the bar high as he casts graceful loops of fly fishing line over the swirling, clear stream at Roaring River State Park. “My goal is to catch 100 trout in one day,” said the fisherman from Monett, Missouri. He and a handful of fishing mates were herded head to toe […]

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Richard Lenzsch Obituary (2021) – Somers Point, NJ

Lenzsch, Richard W. “Dick”, – 88, of Somers Point, entered Heaven’s Gates on November 30, 2021. Born in his home in Longport, New Jersey, he attended school (with perfect attendance) elementary school in Granville and graduated from Atlantic City. high school in 1951, where he was a noted football and baseball player. He then graduated […]

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DR. EUGENE BLAIR TREE, 81

Dr Eugene Blair Shaffer, 81, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at Indiana Regional Medical Center. Son of Jason and Annabelle (Craig) Shaffer, he was born March 9, 1940 in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Eugene graduated from Marion Center High School, Class of 1958. He then attended Indiana University in Pennsylvania and graduated in 1962. After […]

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Frederick C. “Fred” Coughlin III, of Cumberland, dies at age 55

Thursday 09 December 2021 Ménard-Lacouture funeral homes and cremation service Enlarge + The grains of wood on a beautifully crafted piece of furniture will tell the story of the life of the tree from which it came. The same can certainly be said of the tremendous 55 years that were the cornerstone of Fred Coughlin’s […]

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Week in photos 19-26 November 2021

Evie Claude, left, and Elle Claude decorate the Alan Claude Gallery Christmas tree on Wednesday at Johnson Hall in downtown Gardiner. The red and white stripes on the tree are said to resemble the West Quoddy Lighthouse in Lubec. Joe Phelan / Journal Kennebec Torin Maguire, 3, second from right, leads his family to the […]

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Charles T. Moxley 1960-2021 | News, Sports, Jobs

WARREN – Fly fishing is lonely, contemplative, misanthropic, scientific in some hands, poetic in others, and mixed with conflicting aesthetic considerations. It’s not even clear if catching fish is really the point. But to Dr Charles Thomas “Mandrel” Moxley, fly fishing was his peace. Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Chuck, 61, took his place at the […]

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Obituary of Dr. Charles Thomas “Chuck” Moxley, Warren, Ohio

WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Fly fishing is lonely, contemplative, misanthropic, scientific in some hands, poetic in others, and interwoven with conflicting aesthetic considerations. It’s not even clear if catching fish is really the point. But for Dr. Charles Thomas “Chuck” Moxley, fly fishing was his peace. On September 21, 2021, Chuck took a seat at […]

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8 men, bound by cancer, share fly-fishing trip in Down East Maine

GRAND LAKE STREAM, Maine – The lawn outside the main lodge at Weatherby’s Resort was in turmoil Thursday morning. Dressed in their waders, participants and volunteers at Maine’s second Reel Recovery Retreat chatted before heading to the iconic fly fishing waters of Grand Lake Stream. Eight men from Maine, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Virginia and New […]

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Jonas Brothers, Westcott Street Cultural Fair, Sportsmen’s Days: 13 things to do at CNY

This coming weekend is the first of the fall. Besides starting to pick up leaves, watch fall foliage, high school football games, and apple picking, there are lots of fun things to do in central New York City. The Jonas Brothers perform at the Amp, Westcott Street Culture Fair, Sportsmen’s Days, Cazenovia Art Trail, and […]

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After losing her job during the pandemic, a woman in Belfast is now rowing a dory as a guide to Maine

BELFAST, Maine – Nicolle Littrell casts off and heads for the water almost silently, barely creating a ripple in the water. She pilots her boat, the Witch, and a passenger through a maze of boats moored in the bustling harbor on a sunny summer morning. We pass dinghies, fishing boats, lobster boats, elegant sailboats and […]

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The stroller, Sept. 19, 2021: Events in the Alle-Kiski valley

Advertise your club meetings, community events and fundraisers for free in The Stroller. Send the information at least a week in advance to [email protected] Please include a daytime phone number. Tell us about your Halloween events The Valley News Dispatch is compiling a list of fall events and Halloween parades, parties and trick-or-treat parties that […]

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Without plan

“They don’t generate, so we can go up the river,” my wife said. “If they start generating, we’ll float right into the dock.” Makes sense to me. We had woken up with no other plan but to fish and enjoy the ease of the Little Red River. One of our annual traditions after graduation is […]

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Scott Rowen | Obituaries

Scott Rowen passed away on May 31, 2021, after a long illness with Alzheimer’s disease. Scott was born September 4, 1950 in Portland, Oregon, to Dr. Gerald and Mary Helen Rowen. He grew up in Miles City, Montana, and graduated from Custer County High School in 1968. Scott was appointed to West Point Military Academy, […]

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Donaldson’s most rewarding year was his last

In retrospect, 40 years in education, 32 of them in Lewiston, Superintendent Bob Donaldson remembers his latest as his best. During his eight years as District Superintendent, Donaldson navigated the community’s approval of a $ 60 million bond that helped construct the new high school and education building vocational and technical, and a reconfiguration of […]

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Rays of Promise: Boston Whaler announces reopening of boating plant, projecting 400 jobs and orders by 2023

What was once Sea Ray’s 64-acre plant officially reopened today as Boston Whaler just under three years after Brunswick Corp., the parent of the two companies, shut down the larger plant. Flagler County Manufacturing Facility. He had 440 jobs at the time. Executives in Brunswick and Boston Whaler today predict the plant will grow to […]

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Matt Mulligan and John Donato among 7 new Maine Sports Hall of Fame selections

Former University of Maine and National Football League tight end Matt Mulligan and longtime high school basketball coach John Donato are among seven to be inducted into Maine Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. Broadcaster Tom Caron, runner Robin Emery, women’s basketball coach Ed Feeney, MSHOF executive director Mary Mitchell Friedman and LL Bean […]

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Four students from Caledonia schools test positive for coronavirus, no school in person on Friday

CALEDONIA, MI – Four students in the Caledonia School District have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials say. Only three attended school hours and all have been in self-quarantine since Tuesday, August 25. District administrators issued a letter on the cases on Thursday, August 27, and later the same day announced a suspension of in-person […]

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Arizona high school winter sports competition postponed to January

PHOENIX – Arizona’s high school sports governing body has announced it will postpone winter sports at least until the start of the year with an increase in coronavirus cases in the community. The Arizona Interscholastic Association board of directors has voted to postpone the start of the season until January 5, 2021. “Delaying the start […]

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Game delay? College football emerges as coronavirus flashpoint

This fall’s college football season has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over the United States’ handling of the coronavirus pandemic. President TrumpDonald Trump Hillicon Valley – Biden’s Disinformation Warning About Money – Biden Plea: Don’t Count on Build Back Better Biden Reflects on Extension of Student Loan Freeze MORE and some republicans having […]

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Bal des Arts online auction in progress

Submitted photo It’s starting to sound like a broken record (to those who remember the records) – another event called off due to COVID-19. This is the case with the annual Bal des Arts gathering, which would have taken place on Friday evening under normal circumstances. The Ball of the Arts, sponsored by the Surry […]

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It’s different but it’s still school, say the students – Neuse News

Establish a routine “The first few days when everyone was trying to figure things out, you had to realize it wasn’t spring break, it wasn’t summer vacation, you’re still a student,” said Alena Rivers, Sr. from Kinston High School. “It’s taking the time to finish your homework. You just have to realize that you have […]

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Sportsbook flop abortion protections: 5 takeaways from Massachusetts Senate’s $ 46 billion budget for fiscal 2021

Four months after the start of fiscal 2021, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously approved a budget of approximately $ 46 billion that includes a measure codifying and expand access to abortion, home surveillance of Holyoke soldiers and other arrangements. Many proposals tabled to be considered part of the budget, as in the House, deal with local […]