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JOHNSBURG | Minutes after pulling his canoe onshore, Matt Sullivan of Austin, Texas, stood on the east bank of the Hudson River May 5 near the Riparius bridge minutes after finishing a 8.5-mile race through the waterway’s roiling, cascading waters. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | The 62nd-annual Hudson River Whitewater Derby is likely to feature plenty of action this year, as the river is likely to be high and fast, race organizers and enthusiasts said this week. Read more

The Sun

The historic Griffing homestead farm in the town of Thurman, which came into the possession of the family in 1800 and has been held continuously by descendants of the original owner, Stephen Griffing, has been sold during this month by Orley Hazelton Read more

Community Columnists

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NORTH CREEK | A consulting firm is seeking public input on proposed updates to signage along the Central Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway, a stretch of recreational trail that runs through Route 28 and along the Hudson River watershed. Read more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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J. May photo courtesy of the ECHO Leahy Center & Jon Bowermaster

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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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NORTH CREEK | Rail bike excursions on train tracks north of North Creek have proven to be popular and are boosting tourism by bringing thousands of people into the hamlet, the co-founders of Revolution Rail recently told Warren County supervisors. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | Many local families here have deep roots in the logging trade, and the Tannery Pond Center (TPC) has plans to celebrate the industry’s culture and the Hudson River’s role in it. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | A group of local residents are interested in forming a North Creek chapter of Riverkeeper, an international group that works to protect local waterways and drinking water. Read more

The Sun

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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ELIZABETHTOWN | A congressional candidate is calling for federal authorities to investigate the plan by a railroad company to store unused rail cars on 22 miles of tracks within the Adirondack Park. Read more

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MINERVA | The Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Environmental Conservation are against a rail car storage plan. Read more

The Sun

JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board voted Aug. 15 to accept Sullivan Island from the Open Space Institute (OSI) as a “demonstration of good faith” toward accepting five other parcels in the Mill Creek Area. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | Michael Prescott will speak at the Town of Johnsburg Library on Aug. 24. Read more

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NORTH CREEK — Lake Placid will soon host a pair of heavy-duty athletic events. Read more

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NORTH CREEK — The region’s premier whitewater derby event has reached a critical milestone this year. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON — The latest in a series of guidebooks by a local author has offered an early look at Boreas Ponds. Read more

The Sun

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The early years of logging at Boreas drew much local attention and renown. Newspapers faithfully reported the launch of winter timber operations, usually in the second or third week of January. Read more

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Two recent letters to The Sun discuss oil trains and their risk to the North Country an important local and national issue. Read more

Letters to the Editor

NEWCOMB — The ongoing water project in Newcomb is moving along with the establishment of “a productive, quality water source,” according to Newcomb Town Supervisor Wester Miga. Read more

The Sun