January 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Killer seeks shorter sentence

Close to a quarter-century after the vicious murder of a prominent Coudersport woman, the teenager convicted of killing her may be getting a chance to escape a life behind bars. More...

New rule to protect area’s drinking water

Developers need consent to work near drinking water supplies

New regulations drafted to protect public drinking water sources have been implemented by Potter County officials, according to information reported at this month’s Triple Divide Watershed Coalition meeting.  The rules require anyone who i More...

Viewpoints

End insanity of death penalty

(Matthew T. More...

The Old Timer

While having coffee the other morning, we discussed the days when we were young and all of the joyful times we had growing up in a small town where everyone knew everyone. On Saturday afternoon, all the kids went to the movies. More...

Correspondence

Drug Policy Folly   Dear editor:  Federal policy is making the nation’s opioid problem worse -- while also inflicting collateral damage on Americans in genuine need of pain medication.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

There is something about winter that stifles our desire to be “out there,” but sooner or later the chains of being housebound will be broken. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Investing in tomorrow’s habitat

Most of us see the wisdom in the stewardship that will ensure that future generations are able enjoy our natural resources. More...

Snowmobile club’s Winterfest Jan. 28

West End Trailblazers Snowmobile Club will hold its annual Winterfest and Vintage Snowmobile Show from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, Jan. 28, in Roulette.  There is no admission fee. More...

Allegheny River named state’s best

There’s a saying among a corps of local public officials and volunteers who are vigilant about protecting Potter County’s waterways – “It was clean when it left here.” More...

Unheard of here 30 years ago, coyotes now top predator

Pennsylvania’s coyote population has risen tenfold since 2003 and the wily predators are being seen – and heard – by more and more people.  They’re causing headaches for some livestock producers, taking a toll on whitetai More...

Changes in state’s liquor laws

Changes are coming in state laws covering the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. Chuck Jewell, manager of the Pa. Wine and Spirits Shop in Coudersport, shared details at this week’s Coudersport Rotary meeting.  More...

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A group of Cameron County High School enrichment program students attended the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg on a trip that was coordinated by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities. More...

CCSD approves ceiling on tax rate

Cameron County School Board members have tied their own hands when it comes to raising taxes for their next operating budget.  More...

Winter festival planned Feb. 10-12

A Winter Festival is planned for the weekend of Feb. 10-12 in Emporium. Its a joint venture of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and My Place Bar. Festivities begin Friday Feb. More...

Community Life

Dental health important for pets

How often do you think about your pet’s dental health?  For instance, are you aware that bad breath can indicate dental disease, which can lead to serious problems for your pet?  More...

Births

Paisley Christina Gordon More...

Blood drive Monday

Community Blood Bank has scheduled another blood drive for Monday, Jan. 23, as it continues to address a regional shortage of blood supplies.  It’s scheduled for noon to 5 at Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Obituaries

Mayfred H. Russell

JUNE 15, 1927 - JANUARY 16, 2017

Mayfred H. Russell, 89, of Coudersport, passed away Jan. 16, 2017, at Cole Memorial Hospital.  Born June 15, 1927 in Genesee, she was the daughter of Orrin and Maude Dildine Hackett. On Nov. 24, 1946, in Coudersport, she married Reuben F. More...

Death Notices

Richard W. Hickoff   More...