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APA approves High Peaks, Vanderwhacker plans more

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The High Peaks are groaning under the weight of an unprecedented surge of tourism. more

Editorials

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KEENE | The state has rolled out the first phase in a multi-year plan to address overuse on some of the Adirondacks’ most popular hiking trails. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Infrastructure was a leading issue for President Trump during his improbable ascension to the White House. more

The Sun

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ESSEX | The Adirondack Council has allocated nearly $20,000 in grant funding to over a dozen local farms to help curb carbon emissions and prepare for climate change. more

The Sun

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KEENE | Close to 80 percent of all trailheads leading into the High Peaks are routinely above their capacity on fall weekends, according to a new survey. more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | The last of the oil tankers stored on railway sidings in the central Adirondacks have been removed. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The omnibus government spending bill passed by Congress and signed by the president last month rejects deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and fully funds the agency at 2017 spending levels. more

The Sun

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NORTH HUDSON | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has formally approved the Boreas Pond classification, calling the state’s recent acquisition a “national treasure” as he signed the deal recommended by the Adirondack Park Agency last month. more

The Sun

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. more

The Sun

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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. more

The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has voted unanimously to oppose a plan contained within the executive budget proposal to change how the state pays municipal property taxes on its vast land holdings. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state nearing the home stretch on its universal broadband project, state Sen. Betty Little and Assemblymen Billy Jones and Dan Stec are pivoting to ensure better cell phone reception for local visitors and residents. more

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RAY BROOK | The Adirondack Park Agency will officially make a classification decision on the Boreas Ponds Tract next week. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | U.S. Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer has become the latest lawmaker to blast the storage of unused rail cars in the Adirondacks. more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state faces an uphill climb, noting his eighth annual agenda is the "most challenging agenda that I have ever put forth." more

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MINERVA | As many as 65 unused rail cars will be removed from tracks in the central Adirondacks following state action. more

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ALBANY | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has sent a cease and desist letter to the railway that is transferring rail cars to the Adirondacks for storage. more

The Sun

In reference to the proposal by Mayor Blais of Lake George to legally remove Iowa Pacific’s oil tanker junkyard on the Tahawus rail spur, the Adirondack Council and its consulting lawyers might have found a way. more

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