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Special Series: A Closer Look at The Balsams Redevelopment

7/13/2016
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The Balsams Resort in Dixville Notch is one of New Hampshire's historic grand hotels. The expansive property sits on about 11,000 acres which include a downhill ski area, an 18-hole golf course and miles of Nordic trails. In 2011 the struggling, outdated hotel finally closed and was sold to two businessmen from the North Country. Their efforts to revive it failed and in 2014 Les Otten, former head of the American Skiing Company, stepped in to take over the remote resort's redevelopment...

Duration: 00:06:05


Balsams Expansion: How Close May Skiers Get To Wind Turbines

7/4/2016
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This month the Coos Planning Board is expected to continue reviewing developer Les Otten’s plan to greatly expand the ski area. And, that's likely to...

Duration: 00:01:22


In The North Country, A Vigil For Orlando Victims

6/17/2016
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About 100 people gathered at the All Saints' Episcopal Church in Littleton to grieve and hear some members of the LGBT community share stories of the...

Duration: 00:00:56


Helped By Ride the Wilds, The North Country Attracts A National ATV Event

5/23/2016
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The area around Berlin will get an economic boost in September as it hosts its first national ATV event at Jericho Mountain State Park. And one of the...

Duration: 00:00:42


For Off-Roaders The Possibility Of An Expensive Incentive To Behave

5/19/2016
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A bill that would allow landowners to sue for treble damages and legal fees for damage caused by off-road vehicles or dumping is heading to Governor...

Duration: 00:01:07


In Lincoln, New Resort Aims For Tourist Dollars Where Paper Once Was King

4/25/2016
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For decades an abandoned paper mill sat in the center of Lincoln and Butch Burbank says it has been depressing driving past it. It was a reminder of a...

Duration: 00:02:18


Moore Reservoir: Citing Concern Over Trout, Plan To Stock Walleye Rejected

4/19/2016
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After almost three years of study, Monday night fish and game officials from New Hampshire and Vermont said they will not go ahead with a controversial...

Duration: 00:23:05


Clark’s Trading Post Finds their Next Wolfman – And it’s Santa Claus!

4/18/2016
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After an evening of auditions at Jean’s Playhouse, Clark’s Trading Post has found their new Wolfman. As NHPR’s Sean Hurley reports, actor, teacher,...

Duration: 00:04:43


Missing In Action: Broadband In Coos County

4/4/2016
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About seven percent of New Hampshire’s residents don’t have access to broadband. But in Coos County that jumps to about 31 percent. That's the worst -...

Duration: 00:01:01


In Colebrook, Mixed Reactions to DOT Fixing a Road for the Shuttered Balsams

3/29/2016
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The plan to spend about $2.8 million to fix 1.8 miles of Golf Links Road, which connects the now-closed hotel with the golf course, got mixed reactions...

Duration: 00:00:55


DOT Holds Meeting to Discuss State's Plan to Spend $2.8M on Road to Balsams Golf Course

3/28/2016
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The department of transportation is holding a meeting this afternoon in Colebrook to discuss one of two projects that will significantly benefit the...

Duration: 00:01:02


Chaos on the Cohos - The First Winter Thru Hike of N.H.'s Most Remote Trail

3/18/2016
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This past winter four New Hampshire friends set out for a 12 day thru hike of the Cohos Trail - 170 miles from Crawford Notch to the Canadian Border....

Duration: 00:05:13


Hoping For Jobs, Hard-Luck Groveton Votes To Borrow $400,000

3/13/2016
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Voters in Groveton – which has been struggling since the paper mill there closed in 2007 and devastated its economy - took a fiscal leap of faith Satur...

Duration: 00:01:01


Littleton Program Aims To Unveil A Stealth Profession: Computer Controlled Machining

3/10/2016
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A $340,000 program opens Friday in the North Country to introduce high school students and adults to a job they probably never knew existed: computer...

Duration: 00:01:30


Groveton's Dilemma: Whether to Spend Tax Dollars With No Guarantee Of Attracting Jobs

3/8/2016
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Town meetings are being held throughout the state and this year the most important – and unusual - in the North Country is in Groveton. Saturday, Grove...

Duration: 00:01:28


In The North Country, Another Town Considers Trying To Attract ATV Tourists

3/7/2016
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The Ride the Wilds ATV network covers about 1,000 miles in the North Country and now a new ATV group in Jefferson is looking at getting in on the econo...

Duration: 00:00:56


Coos Officials Fight Bill To Offer Its Business Tax Break Statewide

2/29/2016
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Officials in the North Country are fighting a bill that would take a tax break designed to encourage business to locate in economically troubled Coos C...

Duration: 00:00:52


Tourism Official: North Country Needs Plan B In Case Balsams Doesn't Reopen

2/22/2016
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The North Country is pinning its much of its hope for an economic boost on the effort to reopen the Balsams Resort, but a tourism official says the...

Duration: 00:00:50


Warm Winter 'Devastating' For Some North Country Businesses

2/22/2016
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The warm winter is having a terrible impact on businesses tied to snowmobiles and logging, says Wayne Frizzell the president of the North Country...

Duration: 00:00:34


OSHA Faults Circus Company In Tent Collapse That Killed Father And Daughter

2/18/2016
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Federal regulators say that the circus tent that collapsed during a storm last year in Lancaster killing a father and daughter and injuring dozens of...

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