Nit-Noi Ricker

Nit-Noi Ricker

Reporter
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Nit-Noi Ricker is an Army brat who grew up on a farm in Winterport. She went to the University of Maine and the University of Northern Texas to learn how to be a journalist and started her career in Arizona at the Williams-Grand Canyon News, where she learned every skill needed to produce a small newspaper and earned the Excellence in Journalism Award in 2001 from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Maine, however, kept calling her name and she and her son, Zak, returned home in 2003. She covered sports for the Belfast Republican Journal for a short time before landing a job at the Bangor Daily News, where for nearly 15 years she covered breaking news, town meetings and the issues people were talking about all over Maine. In that time, she also married a Bangor native and had a second son, Darby, and along with her craft beer-making husband, Cory, started a brewery. Nit-Noi joined the WVII team in February 2018.

You can email her at [email protected].

ELLSWORTH - How a Bar Harbor teenager died dominated the second day of the murder trial of her former classmate and friend.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 19:35

Bar Harbor murder trial begins

ELLSWORTH - It was a tough day in the courtroom for two dozen family and friends of a Bar Harbor teen who police say was beaten, assaulted and killed a year ago by a friend and former classmate.

ELLSWORTH - Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital is hosting a Tuesday night information session on vaccines, and is offering the shots as well.

ELLSWORTH - It's been almost exactly one year since the body of a Bar Harbor teen was found in the woods near her hometown's downtown.

OLD TOWN - An anti-union sign at a grocery store chain in Maine has stirred some controversy.

Thursday, 16 May 2019 18:28

Shooter sought VA services

BANGOR - A former solider who served with the man who shot up a downtown eatery earlier this week, injuring a Brewer man, says his friend was trying to get help through the VA for his mental illness involving PTSD.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 18:05

Evidence of huffing problem in Bangor

BANGOR - Hidden in the woods, but basically right in front of anyone who takes the time to look is a huffing problem within the city's homeless community.

BANGOR - Declining membership over the years has forced the leadership at Grace United Methodist Church on Union Street into making the decision to close.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 17:59

Caribou beating homicide trial begins

CARIBOU - The trial for a Caribou man who is facing up to 30 years in prison if convicted in the beating death of another Caribou man began Tuesday in Aroostook County Superior Court.

MACHIAS - There is a new way to let the Washington County Sheriff's Office know about criminal behaviors.

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