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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

The Sun

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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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

The Sun

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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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

The Sun

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WILLSBORO — A local couple have donated a parcel of land to a new local conservation group. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT — Movement is underway to rid the town of junked cars visible from public roadways. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON — Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will lead a free hike on Sunday, Nov. 20 to celebrate the new bridge on the recently reopened Crowfoot Pond Trail. Read more

The Sun

WESTPORT — Food and drink bound for the Adirondack Harvest Festival this weekend is coming fresh from area farms, fields, barns and breweries. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT — Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is hosting its third Grand Hike to highlight walking on trails and scenic backroads from hamlet to hamlet in New York’s Champlain Valley. Read more

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ESSEX — Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is hosting the North Country’s third annual “Inn-to-Inn” hike Saturday, May 14. Read more

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WESTPORT — The Westport Chamber of Commerce is conducting its membership drive, and seeking new members to help carry out 2016 program objectives. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT — Winter is tough in the North Country. But the next 30 days are likely to be more harrowing than usual for Bobby McGee, a local mechanic awaiting a decision by the town planning board that will allow him to grow his business. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Champlain Area Trail (CATS) and Pok-o-MacCready Camps have joined together to present two Survival Skills courses Saturday, Dec. 12. Read more

The Sun

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) in Westport has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. Read more

The Sun

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

Guest Columnists 6 Comments

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

Community Columnists