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PLATTSBURGH | The Canadian government has signed an agreement that will expedite travel and commerce at the U.S. and Canadian border. more

Jan 3, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed net neutrality laws last week, a measure that will undoubtedly change the way people across the U.S. interact with the internet — especially here in the remote North Country. more

Dec 20, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

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Vermont utilities have to import “offset” nuclear power via New Hampshire’s Seabrook Nuclear Power Station, a zero-carbon, high energy workhorse. more

Dec 12, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

White House press secretary rationalized lifting the import ban on endangered big game trophies by claiming it was decided by career civil servants appointed by Obama. more

Dec 1, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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RUTLAND | Don Chioffi, a retired Vermont state legislator, educator and Vietnam veteran, has been named “Citizen Activist of the Year” by Washington, D.C.-based ACT! for America. more

Oct 23, 2017 2:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | People come to the Adirondacks to escape from urban woes. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

One certain result of the horrific Las Vegas massacre will be the revival of the cry to somehow control the firearms used by the shooter. more

Oct 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

The Sun Community News Editorial Board opinion from Sept. 30 seems to suggest that the hyper-partisanship that currently exists in our country is a result of the past nine months of a Donald Trump presidency. more

Oct 6, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 3 Comments

In a move that will further militarize police departments across the country while decreasing accountability, President Trump issued an executive order that strips away limits on weapons of war that the Defense Department can hand over to state ... more

Sep 20, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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POTSDAM | A group of college students, most of them from China, sat around a table and chanted in unison, following the lead of their teacher, who was brimming with enthusiasm: more

Sep 18, 2017 6:20 PM The Sun

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AU SABLE FORKS | It’s nine months before the primary election, but Katie Wilson is already making the rounds and meeting with voters. more

Sep 18, 2017 6:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Two days after the election that swept President Donald Trump into office, Emily Martz went on her morning jog in Saranac Lake. more

Sep 18, 2017 4:50 PM The Sun

Dan Alexander employs a facile trope to support his assertion that the death knell of institutional racism sounded long ago (“Nothing to Prove,” Sept. 9). more

Sep 15, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 5 Comments

received a fair amount of correspondence after the recent column titled “Misguided efforts.” more

Sep 6, 2017 7:00 AM Guest Columnists

Many will celebrate the fall of White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci as a result of his f-bomb dropping interview with the New Yorker magazine. more

Aug 13, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

On March 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. Since that time, the Republicans voted to repeal it 54 times. But during those seven years, they never took the time to develop an alternative. more

Jul 19, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

The Republican Senate and President Trump have blinders on and all they can see is that the ACA was signed by President Obama, a “black man” in the Office of President. more

Jul 16, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 3 Comments

When Medicare was first conceived in the early 1960s, the public was deeply divided, and similar warnings were voiced. more

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

As the Republican Congress struggled to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, the political landscape is steadily shifting. more

Jun 27, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

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