RSS

Canada

TICONDEROGA | Roughly 170 years ago, the North Country was home to a railroad that had nothing to do with steam engines and depots. The Underground Railroad was a clandestine network of safe houses for runaway slaves heading to Canada and freedom. Read more

The Sun

Morris_Aerospace Trans_6-8-19.jpg

Photo by Sarah Elizabeth Morris

PLATTSBURGH | The North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans) recently hosted the Quebec-New York Aerospace/Transportation Equipment Rendezvous at the North Country Chamber of Commerce. Read more

The Sun

Rowland_Challenge_5-25.jpg

Photo by Tim Rowland

PORT HENRY | Hikers will descend on Port Henry June 1 for the Moriah Challenge, in which they have one day to complete four trails. Read more

The Sun

Ovalle_region rdp_5-25-19.jpg

Photo by Nathan Ovalle

PLATTSBURGH | The lifting of import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum brought relief from several local and regional representatives. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

Izzo_EmpireStateTrail_4-20.jpg

Photo by Elizabeth Izzo

PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week authorized an agreement that would connect the city to a proposed state trail. Read more

The Sun

izzo_occupancytax_2-16_Sm.jpg

Photo by Elizabeth Izzo

PLATTSBURGH | Between 2017-18, Clinton County saw a 5.7 percent bump in occupancy tax revenue. Read more

The Sun

DSC05957.jpg

Photo by Elizabeth Izzo

PLATTSBURGH | Local businesses remain confident that the area’s economy is growing. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

cuisinetrail_dsc_0436_Sm.jpg

Photo by Elizabeth Izzo

FORT-COULONGE, QUEBEC | Agri-tourism effort aims to support rural towns, small biz Read more

The Sun

cuisinetrail1_dsc_0378_Sm.jpg

Photo by Elizabeth Izzo

NOYAN, QUEBEC | Barreling through a winding strip along the U.S.-Canada border, a cavalcade of cars sped past vast swaths of farmland. Read more

The Sun

Less than 10 percent of Elise Stefanik’s donors live in New York’s 21st Congressional District. Read more

Letters to the Editor 5 Comments

demola_nafta_10-6.jpg

File photo

PLATTSBURGH | President Donald Trump on Monday announced a new trade deal between the U.S., Canada and Mexico that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. Read more

The Sun

izzo_ccmarijuana2_9-22.jpg

Iarygin Andrii - stock.adobe.com

ELIZABETHTOWN | An Essex County resolution opposing legalization of recreational marijuana skidded to a halt Monday. Read more

The Sun

izzo_topinfrastructure_9-29_Sm.jpg

Photo by Elizabeth Izzo

PLATTSBURGH | Whether you speak English or French, a new message overlooking the Northway will welcome you to Plattsburgh: Read more

The Sun

izzo_ccmarijuana2_9-22.jpg

Iarygin Andrii - stock.adobe.com

ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. Read more

The Sun 7 Comments

izzo_citybeach_9-15.jpg

File photo

PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City Beach closed for the season last week, marking an end to what turned out to be a profitable summer. Read more

The Sun

ELLENBURG | Two Guatemalans were arrested at the Canadian border last week for allegedly attempting to smuggle five Romanians into the country. Read more

The Sun

demola_nafta_9-1.jpg

Photo provided

PLATTSBURGH | President Donald Trump announced on Monday the U.S. has tentatively reached a new trade agreement with Mexico and will scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

vt_082418_illegal_border_crossings.jpg

Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs & Border Protection

MONTPELIER | Vermont leads all other U.S. states in illegal crossings along the Canada/U.S. border, U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan said during an August 15 WCAX-TV interview. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

demola_tariffs_8-11.jpg

File photo

ELIZABETHTOWN |  The U.S. Department of Commerce is moving ahead with tariffs on imported Canadian newsprint, albeit lower than those initially proposed. Read more

The Sun

DanAlexander_Headshot_FromBehindPressLine.jpg

File photo

Challenges are part of daily living in both one’s personal life and that of every business. Read more

Guest Columnists 3 Comments

  • 87481786_6936600_300_2102_3300_C_R_jpg.jpg

    Hemera Technologies Getty Images

  • 87589341_8661600_300_3600_2406_C_R_jpg.jpg

    Jupiterimages Getty Images

  • 87541415_7147800_300_3300_2166_C_R_jpg.jpg

    Hemera Technologies Getty Images