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JAY | Popping up along the East Branch of the Ausable River between the majestic mountains of Jay and Whiteface is a cluster of conical, 2,000-foot prominences that are too big to be called hills, but too small to be called mountains. more

The Sun

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WILMINGTON | The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin using less salt on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Wilmington. more

The Sun

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | As young staffer in former President George W. Bush’s White House, the man referred to his father as “41” would visit, and take time to introduce himself to junior staffers, said Rep. Elise Stefanik. more

The Sun

Are you aware the Adirondack Park Agency has quietly made a move toward embracing industrial wind and solar development inside the Blue Line... more

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LAKE GEORGE | The town government will be undertaking a major project this spring to solve erosion and runoff problems in the Lakeview Circle neighborhood, as their efforts to abate stormwater pollution ramp up. more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Robert F. Flacke, one of the region’s most prominent citizens over the past half-century, died Nov. 10 at his home in Lake George. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | With more than 274,000 votes cast, Vermonters overwhelmingly re-elected Phil Scott to serve another term as governor, choosing the governor’s message of affordability over national buzz about gender identity. more

The Vermont Eagle

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It’s over. This op-ed went to print on Tuesday morning just as voters began casting their ballots for the midterm elections. more

Editorials

It was good to know that those running for our congressional seat discussed environmental matters, including climate change, during one of the debates. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Emily Martz has spent months on the road campaigning for the 45th Senate District. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) says helping people is her favorite part of the job. more

The Sun

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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. more

The Sun 2 Comments

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has asked federal authorities to put the brakes on their application to have a stretch of railway in the southeastern Adirondacks abandoned. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY - The 2018 Vermont International Film Festival, which runs through Oct. 28 in downtown Burlington, is taking a deep and wide look at nine films specifically relating to the environment. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Dr. Lynn Kahn just wants her shot. more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Town of Lake George officials and highway workers were recognized recently for their “best practices” in reducing the use of wintertime road salt while maintaining safe roadway conditions. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Tedra Cobb is coming out swinging against Rep. Elise Stefanik’s environmental record. more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | Teens in grades 7-12 in Addison and Rutland counties interested in teaching elementary school students about environmental topics relevant to Vermont are encouraged to apply to become a TRY for the Environment teen leader. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The results are in. more

The Sun

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    Lake George Wastewater Treatment Plant supervisor Tim Shudt explains the steps of processing sewage during a 2012 tour of the facility. Monday, the village board enacted a moratorium on sewer hookups for commercial and multi-family developments while local officials pursue plans for a major renovation or replacement of the treatment plant.

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    The Adirondack Park turned 40 this year. At their annual meeting on July 18, attendees said the political climate is markedly different than when the region’s leading environmental advocacy organization was launched in 1975. Pictured above: Executive Director William Janeway poses with former board chairs at the Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid.

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