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Freelance BDN hiking columnist Brad Viles dies at 63

As a freelance hiking writer for the Bangor Daily News for more than a decade, Brad Viles produced hundreds of pieces that took readers on jaunts along trails that led to some of his favorite wild places. On Sunday, Viles died in Millinocket. He was 63. His last story for the BDN, which offered tips […]