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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Champlain Area Trails (CATS) Grand Hike will be held Saturday, May 11. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Coot Hill, just over 1,000 feet above sea level, has a stony summit frosted with a stubble of blueberries and juniper. Read more

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WESTPORT | The route for the Champlain Area Trails (CATS) 2019 Grand Hike, set for May 11, has been announced. Read more

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Imagine: You’ve always wanted to visit northern New York, so when your bike-touring friends decide to ride the Empire State Trail, you are ready to go. Read more

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WESTPORT | Any equestrian will tell you that horses aren’t all fun and games. Read more

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SPLIT ROCK | Wilderness advocate John Davis urged a gathering of about 75 conservation-minded residents recently to advocate for the reintroduction of the puma into Adirondack forests... Read more

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MORIAH — The four-hike Moriah Challenge has restarted to accommodate snowshoers and cross-country skiers this winter. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Heritage Museum’s 12th-annual Christmas Store of handcrafted items is moving to the Ti Arts Downtown Gallery at 119 Montcalm St. Read more

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WESTPORT | Westport’s Chamber of Commerce and its Heritage House committee have pooled efforts to bring in new marketing resources. Read more

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MORIAH – Visitors came from all over last weekend to hike the Moriah Challenge. Read more

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MORIAH – To celebrate National Trails Day, the Moriah Chamber of Commerce will host hikes at Belfry Mountain, Big Hollow/Coot Hill, Cheney Mountain, and Crowfoot Pond trails. Read more

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Champlain Area Trails hosted the fourth Grand Hike from Wadhams to Essex earlier this month. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN – The following is a list of action items taken during the School Board of Education monthly meetings: Read more

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WADHAMS – Champlain Area Trails worked with three “Volunteer Vacationers” during the week of April 22-28 to prepare the trails for its Grand Hike to the Essex Inn on Saturday, May 13. Read more

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WESTPORT — Champlain Area Trails has revealed their 2016 Annual Report. Read more

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ESSEX — Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will host the North Country’s fourth “Inn-to-Inn” hike on Saturday, May 13. Read more

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The Champlain Valley was the last part added to the Adirondack Park. It has little public land and, until recently, few hiking trails. Read more

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WILLSBORO – Westport Boy Scout Troop 8063 helped volunteers clear a path for Champlain Area Trails’ Triple Green Jade Trail on Mountain View Road in Willsboro on March 11. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN – Champlain Area Trails recently conserved 128 acres on Murtaugh Hill in Beekmantown through a conservation easement donated by Dick and Leanna DeNeale. Read more

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MORIAH – A Westport to Port Henry trail is one of the goals of Champlain Area Trails, CATS Director Chris Maron told the Moriah Chamber of Commerce recently. Read more

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