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PAUL SMITHS | Paul Smith’s College has introduced a new bachelor’s degree in disaster management and response, reflecting a growing demand for professionals tasked with responding to natural and man-made disasters around the world. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Jazmin Powell stood on the doorstep of her home on Schroon River Forest Road in Chester and looked at the floodwaters — thigh deep in some places — surrounding her home. Read more

The Sun

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AUSABLE FORKS | The Town of Jay is working on a rehabilitation plan for the East Branch of the Ausable River that might reduce the severity of Upper Jay ice jams that have grown more threatening in recent years. Read more

The Sun

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Here we go again. You turn on the evening news and it’s the same old story told every winter and early spring after a thaw or rain event. Read more

Community Columnists

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WARREN COUNTY | Aerial surveillance of ice buildup on the Hudson River is now being conducted in Warren County to detect the formation of ice jams. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the New Year on the horizon, it’s time to take a look at the top stories of 2018. 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

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WILLSBORO | Walking along a burbling river flowing through her adopted hometown, Rep. Elise Stefanik got a crash course in all-things aquatic, including the migration habits of salmon and habitat restoration. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Five families displaced by flooding at Underwood Estates earlier this year have returned home. Read more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | At a Middlebury Selectboard meeting Feb. 13, members examined design plans for flood mitigation in the town. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | United Way of the Adirondack Region, a nonprofit that serves residents of the tri-county area, successfully raised $725,272. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | While she was a PhD student at UVM, Keri Bryan Watson led the first study to calculate the economic benefits of river wetlands and floodplains during Tropical Storm Irene and other major East Coast floods. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The Town of Thurman thanks Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Department of Transportation (DOT) Acting Commissioner Paul Karas for opening the State Route 418 bridge in record time and for their exemplary service and continuing attention to our community. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH — Help is on the way to aid as many as 70 people left displaced by flooding in Plattsburgh. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As many as 51 families of the Underwood Estates Mobile Home Park in Plattsburgh remain without a home following major flooding last month. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read estimates 25 homes have been lost due to flooding at a local mobile home park. Read more

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LEWIS | After over four decades of service to country and county, Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting has decided it is time to move on. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | After multiple delays the abandoned Lakeside Apartments complex is expected to come down soon. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Property owners with land adjacent to a creek or river are still cleaning up debris from heavy rain stroms earlier in the summer. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY – Last weekend’s rain storms took their toll on the region with some scenes reminiscent of Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011. Read more

The Vermont Eagle