Sunday, March 9, 2014
Zachariah Vincent, 25, of Skowhegan, leaps from the cliffs into the Kennebec River on Thursday near the Margaret Chase Smith Bridge with Skowhegan Dam in the background in Skowhegan. It is illegal to jump into the river from the bridge, and authorities urge people to use caution when jumping from the cliffs into the river.
Organizers hope to increase cycling awareness in rural towns during the September event.
Mainers love brook trout, and in fact, in different surveys through the decades, brookies reign as this state’s No. 1 target species. The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (DIF&W) conducts some of the polls and sees other ones, and officials in this agency answered the call.