December 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Vendor forum’ hopes to attract Denton Hill partner

State officials will be holding a “vendor forum” at Denton Hill State Park on Dec. 14, hoping to attract an operator to partner in developing a four-season attraction.  Finding a vendor is no sure thing, according to the Pa. Dept. More...

‘Christmas in Wilds’ next weekend

Christmas in the Wilds is set to usher in the holiday season in Cameron County.  It kicks off with a “holiday home tour” in downtown Emporium on Friday, Dec. 7, at 6 pm. More...

Viewpoints

We’re drowning in debt

(Lowman S. Henry is chairman & CEO of the Lincoln Institute in Harrisburg. More...

Correspondence

Energy Folly   Dear editor:  Donald Trump is apparently quite content ceding America’s lead in solar energy to China.  More...

The Old Timer

I can imagine that the hills in the Land of the Endless Mountain were alive this week, not with the sound of music, but with nimrods clad in bright orange. In some cases, like primates from the jungles, they were hanging out of their tree stands. More...

Community Life

Christmas hazards for pets

Christmas trees are adorned with lights, tinsel and ornaments. Tables are decorated with poinsettias, holly, mistletoe and the village that you’ve taken years to complete. It is a beautiful scene -- until your pet enters the picture. More...

Coudersport names honor students

Coudersport Area High School has announced its honor students for the first nine-week marking period of the 2018-19 school year.  Some 96 students were named to the distinguished honor roll for maintaining an average of 95 percent or above. More...

Several arrests in Galeton

Galeton Borough Police issues a series of news releases detailing arrests over the past several weeks. More...

Groundwork laid for new ‘911’ system

Groundwork continues to be laid for the new 911 emergency communications network that will service Potter County’s fire, ambulance, medical services and police agencies. More...

1 Natural gas drilling slows on state forest land

While vast expanses of state forest land in Potter and Cameron will likely be cleared of trees and drilled for natural gas, the impact of Pennsylvania’s shale gas revolution has so far been minimal. Pa. Dept. More...

Military values emphasized

Midshipman addresses Potter Post 192

Appointment to a U.S. military academy is a high honor for a teenager from a rural community, but few people realize what it can mean for not only appointee, but also the future of our nation. More...

News

‘Hoops for Hope’ December 14

Cameron County High School girls’ basketball team is holding its annual Hoops for Hope fundraiser at 7 pm on Friday, Dec. More...

Photo

Professional scrapbook artist Anne Pekarski Brougham has produced an impressive permanent archive recording highlights of the inaugural Eliot Ness Fest: Touched by the Untouchable.  More...

‘No contest’ plea in fraud case

A former Emporium resident accused of defrauding his mother’s estate of more than $300,000 avoided trial with a “no contest” plea last week to a felony count of theft by unlawful taking.  Thomas J. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Hunting during the second week of deer season is one of my favorite experiences.  The tradition started when I owned my lodge in Potter County. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Deep snow no problem

As the opening day of bear season drew near, excitement was building for the crew hunting out of the Zoschg Homestead. Snow was forecasted, and we were all looking forward to being able to track any bears we might encounter during the hunt. More...

Preliminary bear harvest released

Hunters during the third day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season harvested 211 bears, raising the three-day total to 1,833 – a 12 percent increase over the 1,628 bears taken during the 2017 season’s first three days. More...