Granite State News Collaborative

In the ashes of his cabin, River Dave looks to the future

he hermit and logger known as River Dave had paddled down the river to see his former home Thursday, the day after a judge gave him 60 days to retrieve his belongings. The property looked nothing like it did when he left in mid-July, arrested by sheriff deputies for defying a court order to leave the land. He spent weeks in jail, insisting he had a right to be there. READ MORE

COVID-19 in NH: Latest news and updates

The Variant strikes back: Q&A with Dartmouth-Hitchcock specialist Dr. Jose Mercado

COVID-19 cases are rising again in New Hampshire, and hospitals are seeing a surge of new COVID patients. With the new Delta variant’s increased rate of spread and about one-third of Granite Staters unvaccinated, masks are starting to make a return as well. With all the latest COVID-19 news and information, it can be difficult to stay up to date. Dr. Jose Mercado, Infectious Disease Specialist at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, joins The State We’re In host Melanie Plenda to answer your frequently asked questions. READ MORE

News From Around NH

State Police pull vehicle from Connecticut River they believe belonged to woman missing since 1978

State Police in conjunction with NH Fish & Game, Gorham Police Department, Lancaster Police Department and Vermont State Police are investigating the discovery of a vehicle found submerged in the Connecticut River, South of the Lunenburg/Lancaster Covered bridge.  The vehicle has apparently been in the river for decades, recently found by NH Fish & Game using specialized technology – and it may help solve a cold case of a missing New Hampshire woman, dating back to 1978. READ MORE