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Peak Upper Valley: The only thing to disrupt the Prouty is a black bear

bc bears. (Sorry for the ~delay~ on this, but we were real busy early this week. Here’s the Prouty story. Maybe we will include a special “caption this” question in the next Lucky 7 News Quiz …)

A three-year-old female black bear yawns while waiting for several hours about 50 feet above the ground in a large maple tree in the lawn of the SAE fraternity in Hanover, N.H., on July 14, 2018. The day’s activity from the Prouty and campus tours made the bear nervous to come down, said Hanover Deputy Fire Chief Michael Hinsley. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

1️⃣ Sisters Autumn, 6, and Haley Thurston, 3, of #VershireVT, run across the finish line after taking part in @the_prouty 3K for the first time with their grandmother Pam Kovacs, of #CornishNH, in #HanoverNH, on Saturday. This year’s #cycling-focused event, which also included #rowing and #golfing, included some 4,100 people and raised more than $2.6 million for the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, according to event official Kiki Keating. 2️⃣ Steven Leach, director of the cancer center, right, speaks with Doug Lewis, of #PomfretVT, after both finished cycling in the Prouty. Lewis formed Team Hoss in 2006, a group of about 100 cyclists, golfers, rowers and walkers who raise money in the #Prouty in honor of Lewis' brother Dale "Hoss" Lewis, who died of #cancer in 2005. This year, they reached an accumulated $1 million. 3️⃣ A 3-year-old female black #bear yawns while waiting for several hours about 50 feet above the ground in a large maple tree in the lawn of the SAE fraternity in Hanover. The day's activity from the Prouty and #DartmouthCollege campus tours made the bear nervous to come down, said Hanover Deputy Fire Chief Michael Hinsley. 🔹 More at www.vnews.com/instagram. Link in profile. 🔹 (Valley News – Geoff Hansen @geoff_hansen) #uppervalley #upval #vnewsuv #photojournalism #nh #vt #603 #802 #theprouty #endcancer #cancerresearch #norriscotton #dhmc #july

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Bald eagle rescued from Trues Brook Road/Route 12A intersection over the weekend

UPDATE: Sadly, Lebanon police say the eagle has died.

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The injured bald eagle. (Lebanon police photograph)

Speaking of the Trues Brook area: Check out this bald eagle that was rescued from the intersection of Trues Brook Road and Route 12A over the weekend. A youngster spotted the injured bird on Saturday and called 9-1-1, and Lebanon police kept it from going in the road until experts from the Quechee-based Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) arrived to take it away.

VINS experts taking the bird away. (Lebanon police photograph)

That’s all according to a Lebanon police news release sent out today. Police say VINS plans to assess the eagle’s injuries and hope to rehabilitate it.

Lebanon police photograph.