When Laurance freezes over ...

Roger Nelson skates across Laurance Lake Wednesday.

The former Wy’east Middle School teacher enjoyed a

rare opportunity to skate on the bare and frozen lake. Laurance freezes over most winters; however, a blanket

of snow usually buries the ice from skaters. Please turn

to Sports on page A9 for a feature on skimming

Laurance Lake’s frozen surface.

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