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Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race postponed until April 25

Extended cold weather and icy conditions in Kenduskeag Stream have forced the postponement of this year’s Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, according to race director Tracy Willette, director of Bangor Parks and Recreation. In a phone message Friday morning, Willette said the race, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 18, will instead be held on April […]

Mother Nature wins round two: Weekend canoe races postponed again

Dale Cross has been keeping a close eye on the St. George River lately, hoping for some warm spring weather that will help a winter’s worth of ice, allowing him to stage the season’s first canoe race. On Tuesday, Cross — who serves as race director for both the St. George and Passagassawakeag river races […]

All ice, no water: St. George canoe race postponed one week

Longtime race director Dale Cross is trying to get the course for the St. George River Race ready. He’s really trying. In fact, he was on the river Friday. On foot. And that doesn’t bode well for the 36th edition of the race, which was scheduled to be held on Saturday. The race is the […]

Orono family paddling events scheduled

Jeff Owen is passionate about healthy outdoor living, and is among the state’s most enthusiastic ambassadors for the paddle sports. He’s also one of the best canoeists you’ll find, and often tops the leaderboard at local, regional and national whitewater competitions. Owen, who has introduced Orono High School students to the outdoors through its GoActive […]