• Mount Washington Aug 15

    CT Man Dies While Hiking Mt. Washington

    Authorities in New Hampshire said a hiker died due to an unknown medical condition while hiking in the Mount Washington area. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said the 66-year-old man died while hiking up the Jewell Trail on Saturday. They said he was a resident of Naugatuck, Connecticut, and was hiking with his sons when he suddenly collapsed…

  • New Hampshire Jun 28

    19-Year-Old Suffers Head Injury in ATV Rollover in Temple

    A New Hampshire teen was injured when he got pinned underneath the all-terrain vehicle he had been riding in Temple, authorities said. New Hampshire Fish and Game Department officials said the 19-year-old was taken to the hospital with a head injury on Saturday afternoon. Officials say the teen lost control and the ATV rolled over on top of him and…

  • New Hampshire May 28

    Officer: Tree Falls on Hiker in Hammock, Killing Him

    A missing hiker was found dead after a tree he placed his sleeping hammock on fell and struck him, New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officers said. “There was no evidence of foul play and all indications point to this being a tragic accident,” officers said in a news release Friday. Edward Murphy, 50, of Sandown, New Hampshire, was found…

  • New Hampshire Apr 10

    Dog's Body Found in NH Lake Near Where Woman's Body Was Found, Officials Say

    The body of a dog believed to belong to Sinead Lyon, of Lowell, Massachusetts, was found in the same New Hampshire lake, Ossipee Lake, that her body was, officials said Saturday.

  • New Hampshire Feb 14

    Woman Seriously Injured in Pelham, NH Snowmobile Accident

    One woman was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident in Pelham, New Hampshire, Saturday afternoon, officials announced. The Pelham police and fire departments responded to a report of a snowmobile accident around 1:30 p.m. at a residence on Noella Avenue. Upon arrival, officials found a Massachusetts woman, later identified as Michelle Saball, on the ground suffering from serious injuries. Saball,…

  • mount lafayette Jan 25

    2 Hikers Rescued After 1 Lost Shoes, Ran Barefoot in Snow

    Officials say two trail runners were airlifted from a New Hampshire mountain after one man lost his shoes and continued running barefoot through several feet of snow. The Union-Leader reports that state Fish and Game Department officers were called to Mount Lafayette Saturday after 35-year-old Michael Burleson and 34-year-old Nicholas Drouin called 911. The hikers told officers they lost their…

  • New Hampshire Jan 10

    NH Man Seriously Hurt After Snowmobile Accident

    A man is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after his snowmobile crashed Saturday in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.  The New Hampshire Fish and Game were notified of a single-occupant accident near the Smith River just after 6 p.m. Rescuers found Heath Cowper, 41, of Wolfeboro at the scene with life-threatening injuries.  Investigators say Cowper was riding on the ice when he...

  • New Hampshire Jan 10

    Fish and Game: Be Cautious About Going Out onto Ice

    People should be cautious about going out onto any ice, especially following the record rainfall recorded on Christmas Day, a New Hampshire Fish and Game Department official said. “With erratic temperatures, some areas of ice may look safe, but may not be,” Col. Kevin Jordan said in a statement on Friday. “We are urging people to check the ice thickness…

  • New Hampshire Nov 29, 2020

    NH Wildlife Officials: Don't Rely On Phone Maps While Hiking

    New Hampshire’s Fish and Game Department is warning hikers not to rely on cellphone mapping apps for wilderness navigation after two individuals got lost in the woods. According to the department, a mother and daughter from Massachusetts were hiking in the mountains near Tamworth Saturday when they became lost. The two women had been using a mapping application on...

  • New Hampshire Oct 5, 2020

    Mass. Teen Seriously Injured in ATV Rollover in NH

    A 14-year-old ATV driver was seriously injured when he missed a turn and rolled the machine down a steep bank, New Hampshire authorities said. The driver, from Charlton, Massachusetts, was riding with a group on Saturday in Woodstock, the state Fish and Game Department said in a news release. He was taken to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon for his…

  • New Hampshire Sep 28, 2020

    Hiker Dies After Falling From Waterfall in New Hampshire's White Mountains

    A hiker was killed Saturday after falling from a waterfall in the White Mountains, according to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. The man had been hiking with two friends but went ahead to follow a trail to the top of Arethusa Falls, the department said. When his friends reached the falls, they found his body. The area has…

  • New Hampshire Sep 20, 2020

    Officers Rescue 2 Lost Hikers in NH

    Officers rescued two lost hikers along the Weetamoo Trail on Mt. Chochorua in Tamworth, New Hampshire Saturday.  A 9-1-1 call was received at 7:30 p.m. The two hikers, Kent Blosil, 57, and Magdalena Blosil, 48, of Groton, Massachusetts, were descending down the trail when they found themselves off-trail and in the dark.  New Hampshire Fish and Game Conservation Officers were…

  • mount jefferson Sep 13, 2020

    Mass. Man Hiking in New Hampshire Dies Despite Helicopter Effort

    A Massachusetts man who suffered a medical emergency while hiking in New Hampshire has died despite rescue efforts that included a National Guard helicopter, authorities say. The 60-year-old Mashpee man was in a small group hiking to the summit of Mount Jefferson in the White Mountains when he suffered an unknown medical condition at about 2 p.m. Saturday, according to…

  • New Hampshire Aug 3, 2020

    Bear Complaints Rise During Pandemic

    The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says the coronavirus pandemic is contributing to an increase in problems with bears. Bear project leader Andrew Timmins says complaints have increased in part because dry weather in spring and early summer reduced natural food sources for bears, driving them into residential areas. But the pandemic also is playing a role in several…

  • Misled by GPS Dec 29, 2019

    Family Stranded for 7 Hours After Following GPS Onto Snowmobile Trail

    A family was stranded for nearly seven hours in northern New Hampshire after their minivan got stuck on a snowmobile trail. The New Hampshire Fish and Game department says two adults and five children from Burlington, Massachusetts, were trying to get from the Bretton Woods ski area to a hotel on Saturday when their vehicle’s GPS directed them to...

  • New Hampshire Jul 21, 2019

    NH Man Suffers Heat Related Injuries While Hiking in White Mountains

    A Portsmouth man had to be helped down a hiking trail after he suffered from heat-related injuries Saturday during a 16-mile hike in the White Mountains.

  • New Hampshire Jun 23, 2019

    Mountain Train Helps Rescue Injured Amputee Hiker

    Rescuers say they used a mountain train that was in the midst of an anniversary celebration to rescue a hiker who injured his back on Mt. Washington.

  • New Hampshire Jun 23, 2019

    Mountain Train Helps Rescue Injured Amputee Hiker

    Rescuers say they used a mountain train that was in the midst of an anniversary celebration to rescue a hiker who injured his back on Mt. Washington.

  • New Hampshire Feb 2, 2019

    Body of Missing 12-Year-Old Found in NH River

    The death of a 12-year-old New Hampshire boy whose body was found Friday afternoon in the Bellamy River is under investigation. Authorities said Nathaniel Boily was last seen Thursday leaving Dover Middle School at the end of the school day. His family contacted police when he didn’t return home.

  • New Hampshire Jan 2, 2019

    Conflicts Between Bears, Humans Spike in NH

    The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says conflicts between humans and bears rose sharply this past year, with the state seeing its highest numbers of bear killings since 2014.

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