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KEENE VALLEY | The new collection of stories at the Keene Valley Library is illuminated by voices. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | The state Farm Bureau and farmland conservation groups found good news in New York’s State Budget. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Fans of the historic site and campground at Crown Point reacted with enthusiasm last week to state plans for a new Unit Management Plan that will serve as a blueprint for how the properties are used and improved. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As storms bear down in the Adirondacks and plows prowl the streets, local advocacy groups are keeping a spotlight on the effects of road salt. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has asked federal authorities to put the brakes on their application to have a stretch of railway in the southeastern Adirondacks abandoned. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Tedra Cobb is coming out swinging against Rep. Elise Stefanik’s environmental record. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Rail bike excursions on train tracks north of North Creek have proven to be popular and are boosting tourism by bringing thousands of people into the hamlet, the co-founders of Revolution Rail recently told Warren County supervisors. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is continuing to oppose the state’s effort to declare a railway in the central Adirondacks abandoned — but are taking a lighter touch. Read more

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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Community stakeholders and local lawmakers continue to be hungry for details on the state’s universal broadband program. Read more

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NEWCOMB | The state has formally moved to declare the stretch of railway from North Creek to Tahawus abandoned. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Green groups and state officials are apoplectic over the Trump administration’s plan to roll back the Clean Power Plan. Read more

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LAKE CLEAR | Environmental groups are continuing to sound the alarm on what rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan may mean for the Adirondack Park. Read more

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APA approves High Peaks, Vanderwhacker plans Read more

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

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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