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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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WARRENSBURG | A workshop, organized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Warren County Cornell Cooperative Extension, on hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) will be held Dec. 15. Read more

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LONG LAKE | Fish have been stocked in Adirondack waters for a century, and while that’s good news for anglers, it means that genetically pure strains of native brook trout are all but gone. Read more

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ORWELL - Change is happening on the land and that’s good news for water quality, according to Water Quality Division Deputy Director Ryan Patch of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Cycle Adirondacks has announced the route for its signature tour of the 2019 season. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. Read more

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ESSEX | On a brilliant blue September Sunday, when the dogwood leaves were just starting to turn a ruddy crimson, and goldenrod and purple asters kissed in the breeze... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Conservationists hope to work with road crews to decrease winter salt applications Read more

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RUTLAND | Green Mountain Power honored longtime Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Steve Parren with one of the state’s top environmental awards last week, the GMP-Zetterstrom Award. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to a news statement by Elle O’Casey director of communications and outreach for the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, 73 percent of Vermont is still experiencing dry or drought conditions... 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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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Attorney General’s Office have formally asked federal authorities to declare the railway between North Creek and Tahawus abandoned. Read more

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WESTPORT | Adirondack Harvest Festival has reached a third year in celebration of local farm, farmers and the steady local food economy. Read more

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If conservatives are indeed governed by “cold logic” and not emotions, as Mr. Barcomb  claims, then the Republican Party has abandoned conservatism. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Soil & Water Conservation District will see a change in leadership at the end of September with the retirement of Director Dave Reckahn. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Despite the success of state-sponsored campaigns designed to boost visitation, the state appears to be holding the line on boosting the number of forest rangers. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Case would be difficult to prove, says supervisor 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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HAGUE | At an old sand pit in close proximity to the Rogers Rock State Campground, shooters have been showing up for years with a broad array of weaponry and unconventional targets, which they blast into oblivion with their shotguns and rifles. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The Saranac Lake Fish & Game Club will sponsor two children to attend a state Department of Environmental Conservation-run camp in 2018. Read more

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