Tag Archives: Our Katahdin

Force a national park regardless of local public opinion? What a slap in the face

Ouch. If you are a citizen of the Katahdin region, double ouch. The kind of condescension used by Doug Rooks in his column about having Roxanne Quimby’s land declared a national monument just stings. Like a cold hard slap in the face. And then another. In a July 9 MaineToday Media column, Rooks argued Quimby should ignore […]

I wanted to know how the Katahdin region could grow, so I asked these 3 key people

  When I met Nancy DeWitt, board member of Our Katahdin, I knew that her son and founding board member, Sean, didn’t fall far from the tree. I first became aware of Our Katahdin while researching and blogging about the Millinocket region national park debate. Our Katahdin “is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization working to promote […]