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WILLSBORO | The Adirondack forest — its hemlock, beech, maple, ash, pine and oak — is perhaps as iconic as the mountains themselves. Public urged to be on the lookout for signs of damaging invasives. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Almost like flood waters, surges in hikers on certain days in the High Peaks overwhelm highways and trails, then recede to leave the towns and state with lots of cleaning up to do. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Local citizens interested in the future of the Warrensburg hamlet’s character and ambiance should attend a special meeting of the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the town hall, according to various Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

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ESSEX | Essex Community Fund presented its first Francesca “Frisky” Paine Irwin award to Donna Lou Sonnett, honoring her for decades of volunteer service in the Town of Essex. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Arts Council held a reception for supervisors at the historic Hand House last week to thank them for their role in helping to revive an agency that just a decade ago had been in danger of withering away. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | One of two remaining 1916 era Adirondack fire towers, Makomis has been rebuilt. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Students of the North Country held multiple climate strikes across upstate New York. Members of the student-run Youth Climate Coalition put together the Plattsburgh climate strike last Friday, Sept. 20. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hiking a trail or paddling a pond on a weekday in September, everything Adirondack seems well and good, joyful even, just as it has for generations of outdoor enthusiasts. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | September is rolling up and that means peak Fall foliage. But for the town of Indian Lake, September does not only bring hopes of tourism through the fiery colors swathed upon the mountains. Read more

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AU SABLE FORKS | Wine and cheese provided a fine way to enjoy photographs of the deconstruction of the Rome Dam as part of a presentation at the Tahawus Center in Au Sable Forks July 25. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An exhibit marking the 100th anniversary of the Hurricane Mountain fire tower opens Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Adirondack History Museum. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | For the first time, the annual Adventure Travel Trade Association’s (ATTA) AdventureELEVATE conference will be held in New York state. Read more

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PAUL SMITHS | Paul Smith’s College has introduced a new bachelor’s degree in disaster management and response, reflecting a growing demand for professionals tasked with responding to natural and man-made disasters around the world. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The Adirondack Park has performed better economically than the rest of rural America since the inception of the Adirondack Park Agency, according to a new study... 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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QUEENSBURY | In an effort to collect unpaid revenue and property taxes, Warren County has sued the enterprise that formerly ran a railroad on the county’s rail corridor. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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After five years at The Sun — the past two as managing editor — I’m moving on to new opportunities. Read more

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I would like to comment on the article (“Towns angry over suit,” Feb. 2 edition) that the towns were angry over a lawsuit filed by two environmental groups intended to prevent the state from building a 140-foot bridge. Read more

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