Taylor Follette

The Rangeley Skating Club and the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that the 8th Annual Rangeley Winterpaloozah!, a fun-filled celebration of winter activities and competitions for the entire family, was a huge success. The event took place on Sunday, February 19th, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Town Park & Haley Pond Park.

The Skating Club and the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce teamed up again this year to host the event, which included all the favorites from past years – skating, curling, pond hockey, horse & wagon rides, marshmallow roast, snow kite, and Snowball “Ted” – All FREE! New this year was Heartsong Kennels providing dog sled rides throughout the day. We had 3 of our competitions at Town Park, Dog Keg Pull, Buoy Ball and Log Toss, with the Cardboard Box Race at Rangeley Inn Pavilion. We had a few defending champs and some new competitors showed up to give it a go.

Winners of the competitions were:

Dog Keg Pull

Small Dogs – Terry Guen with “Cassie”, a 2-time Champion

Medium Dogs – Nancy Perlson and “Scout”, a 5-time Champion.


Large Dogs – Gary Perlson and “Thor”

Cardboard Sled (Best Design) – Best Design Dakota BerVemeyer – Red Fire Sled

Cardboard Sled (Race) – Elliot Richardson

Firewood Toss

Men – Josh McLellon

Women – Quinn Snyder


12 & Under Trevor Knoitkowski

Buoy Ball

Men – Josh McLellon

Women – Katie Hilo

12 & Under – Elias Hilo

The local business community generously supported Winterpaloozah! with prizes for the competitions as well as the horse and wagon rides with Ken’s Fellas, Bert & Ernie.

Thank You, Allied Realty, Blue Flame Gas Company, Brackett’s Portable Toilets, Classic Provisions, Morton & Furbish Insurance Agency, Morton & Furbish Real Estate & Rentals, Oquossoc Grocery, Rangeley Adventure Co., Saddleback Maine, Sarge’s Sports Pub & Grub, and SnowSource.

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