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N.H. hiker rescued amid 90-m.p.h. wind, sub-zero temperatures on Mount Washington

Cole Matthes, 22, of Portsmouth, N.H., was hiking in the Ammonusuc Ravine on the western slope of Mount Washington when he fell and called 911 for help about 11:50 a.m., beginning a nearly 12-hour ordeal for himself and 11 rescuers, officials said.

North Brookfield, Mass. woman dies after N.H. snowmobile crash

Shawnee Hollis, 39, died after she crashed into a tree in Milan, N.H.

FOOD INSECURITY

Funding questions remain for $4.5m child hunger program in N.H.

After the state barely met the deadline to qualify for federal funding this week, the program still requires passage of a bill that's pending in the State House.

NH POLITICS

New Hampshire Senate rejects enshrining abortion rights in the state constitution

State senators voted 14-9 along party lines against a more broadly worded proposal to add language to the constitution protecting “personal reproductive autonomy.”

HEALTH

Dartmouth Health warns about long wait times with emergency department at capacity

Joanne M. Conroy, Dartmouth Health CEO and president, said the hospital is seeing “an unprecedented volume of patients” at the emergency department and in inpatient clinical units

SKIING

Last Skier Standing endurance competition ends with a new record

Justin Lagassey of Plymouth, N.H., completed 76 laps up and down Black Mountain in Maine – the equivelent of 223 miles of skiing with 91,000 feet of elevation gain

Four people injured in separate weekend snowmobile crashes in New Hampshire

Officials cautioned that conditions in New Hampshire are “poor” for snowmobiling so far this winter, with many trails closed and others providing limited safe riding space.

NH health

Funding to fight child hunger is in jepoardy in N.H. Advocates urge the governor to act.

A new federal program would help pay for food for 37,000 children in New Hampshire this summer. But the state has not met the Feb. 15 deadline to submit a plan to participate in it.