New Hampshire will be well represented on the US Ski Team that is headed to Sochi in February. Today three Granite Staters learned that they have earned a ticket to the Olympic games.
Andover cross-country skier Kris Freeman will appear in his 4th Olympic Games. It will be the second Olympic appearance for Lebanon ski jumper Nick Alexander, and the first for jumper Nick Fairall of Andover.
Congress is poised to vote on what is always a contentious matter -- a new farm bill. With just a few outstanding issues, lawmakers are honing in on an amendment that has to do with catfish. It’s an issue that cuts across regional, rather than partisan lines. And on the New Hampshire Seacoast, it hits close to home.
Granite State motorists are driving more fuel-efficient vehicles, which means they’re buying less gas. Motorists purchased almost 60 million fewer gallons of gas in 2012 than they did in 2005. That translated into an $11 million decrease in revenue.
A year after failing to agree on how to pay for a long list of road and bridge improvements, lawmakers will take another shot at bolstering the state’s chronically underfunded infrastructure this session.
Several bills are on the table, including one that would channel proceeds from a casino into the state’s highway fund.
Kris Freeman is from Andover, New Hampshire and while you may not have heard of him he’s a big time cross-country skier. But this three-time Olympian has found himself in an unfamiliar position this season: on the bubble. For the first time Freeman has had to fight for his spot in his fourth Olympics.
Over his career, Kris Freeman has had some of the best results in the history of American Cross-Country skiing.