To the Editor: When I fish, hike, and hunt the woods, waters and mountains here, I am grateful for the clean air and water that we’re blessed within the Adirondacks. For the past 30 years, they have been getting cleaner - until now. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council voted to petition the state to remove the Imperial Dam located off Adirondack Lane, thanks to the efforts of the Lake Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited (LCCTU). Read more

The Sun


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TICONDEROGA | In 19th century Japan, telling a fish story wasn’t acceptable. Instead, the catch was documented not with weights and measures, but with the art form known as “gyotaku,” in which the medium is ink — and the fish itself. Read more

The Sun

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The sun was out, and the Saratoga strip offers so much more than most Essex County towns. Read more

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CASTLETON | As part of its VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Café series, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H is sponsoring four free Summer of Science programs in June and July for students entering grades 7-12 in the fall. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Lake Champlain is smaller than the Great Lakes, but Vermont politicians (jockeying to get taxpayer funds for a variety of special projects) have tried to reclassify it as the fifth Great Lake... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Closing the Salisbury Fish Hatchery is a bad idea. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The reversal of damage caused by acid rain, which was devastating to native Adirondack fish populations, is an environmental success story. Read more

The Sun

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

The Sun


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AUSABLE FORKS | Work to remove what was once the Rome Dam on the West Branch Ausable River is wrapping up on time. Read more

The Sun

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

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