Athletes from Around Globe Embark on 250-Mile Adventure Race

ROCKWOOD - Athletes from around the globe are navigating through Maine's north woods right now. They're participating in the Untamed New England Adventure Race, a 250-mile trek that involves, every outdoor activity you can imagine -- and they're only getting started.

Adventure Seekers Converge in The Forks

THE FORKS - Athletes from around the globe are in The Forks this week, taking part in the Untamed New England Adventure Race. And as Kristin Hosfelt reports, it's not for the faint of heart.

Cirque Du Soleil "Varekai" Comes to Bangor

BANGOR -  A dramatic artistic circus comes to life in Bangor. As Cirque Du Soleil brings their show Varekai to the Queen City. Earlier today, we got a behind the scenes look at the wardrobe, set, and acrobatics that go into the performance.

Students Study Bear Population

UNITY - The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife tracks the bear population throughout the year, now students are doing the same.

Search for missing woman

Search crews returned to the woods of western Maine to continue the search for a missing Tennessee woman.

66 year old Geraldine Largay vanished while hiking the Appalacian Trail last July.

Despite a massive search effort, she remains missing tonight.

Game wardens and others returned to the Redington Township area to resume the search yesterday, but didn't find any signs of the woman.

A $15 thousand dollar reward has been offered for information that leads to the location of Largay.

Officials also hope to hear from two hikers who spent the night with Largay at the Poplar lean-to before she disappeared.

Holden Man Wanted by Knox County Sheriffs

Knox County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Joseph Demmons, 29 years old of Holden.  Demmons was last seen in Warren Tuesday night around 6pm.  Deputies chased him through the woods behind Ande’s Variety off Rt. 1.  Demmons has 12 active warrants for arrest on him at this time. There are multiple ones for failure to pay fines regarding operating under the influence, operating after suspension, refusing to submit to arrest, violation conditions of release, and criminal threatening.  He has two charges pending for failure to appear for thefts. All warrants are out of Penobscot County in Bangor. It was discovered that he had been staying out in the woods for some time in a make shift hut.  Demmons had many trails out through the woods and the Deputies were unable to locate him. Demmons is approximately 5 ft. 8 in. tall, 150 lbs. with brown eyes and red hair. Deputies say that he now has a beard.   Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Demmons is encouraged to call Knox County Communications at 593-9132.




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