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The 17th annual Blessing of the Sleds, at which a priest usually blesses snowmobiles with holy water to keep the riders safe. This time, a Pentecostal pastor blessed the riders instead at the event held on Feb. 8, 2014, at Mountain Valley Middle School in Mexico, Maine. Video by Terry Karkos/Sun Journal.
Strathglass Park Preservation Society holds public forum on Feb. 8, 2014, in Rumford Public Library in Rumford, Maine, to answer questions from park residents and take suggestions on how to proceed with planned improvements to restore the historic housing community that was built in 1902 to initially house mostly Scottish immigrants coming to work in the Rumford paper mill. Video by Terry Karkos/Sun Journal.
Prison band video by Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal
Video by Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal
by Amber Waterman/Sun Journal See what taking a ride down the chute looks like.
Maine dog sledding video by Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal
Mount Blue State Park's sixth annual Winter Family Fun Day offered Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sliding, ice skating, sleigh rides and other activities throughout the day, on Feb. 1, 2014 in Weld, Maine. Video by Terry Karkos/Sun Journal.
Sharon Leahy-Lind talks about why she blew the whistle on her former employer, the Maine CDC, for asking her to perform what she says were "unethical and potentially illegal" actions.
Bates College students jump into a freezing cold pond. Video by Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal
by Amber Waterman/Sun Journal Mark LaFlamme throws a cup of boiling water into the air and makes it snow on a cold winter day