FRANKLIN | The illegal killing of a moose here has sparked public outcry and left a Saranac man facing charges. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Former Eagle photographer won numerous news awards. J. Kirk Edwards, formerly of Ferrisburgh, passed away earlier this month at his retirement residence in South Carolina. Read more

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The recent storm raised hob with some of the sugar makers in this locality. Read more

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ESSEX JUNCTION | The 27th annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic Show, presented by the Vermont Trappers Association, will be held Jan. 18-20 at the Robert E. Miller Expo Center in Essex Junction. Read more

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As I age, my reverence for winter diminishes. Ice and snows are not as fun as they used to be. Read more

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As it turned out, my luck hunting was not as good as my Dad’s. But it really didn’t matter to me. Read more

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Squinting into the newly risen sun, I determined that the hunter’s truck parked at the side of the road across from my house belonged to an acquaintance. Read more

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ORWELL | My dad promised to buy me a Daisy BB gun when I turned nine years old, and true to his promise the Christmas before my ninth birthday, what do you think was neatly wrapped under the tree? Read more

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With rifle season upon us, the Eagle and the U.S. Forest Service officials at the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) are encouraging the public to use caution and to be visible and mindful of their surroundings in the coming weeks. Read more



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ORWELL - Two years ago, in July, I decided it was time to volunteer and help out at the Independence Lodge 10 F&AM’s Annual Bow Shoot held in Benson. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY - Members of this early 1900s Addison County hunting party display their game at the Pierce House in Middlebury. Read more

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On Sunday, Sept. 30, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), one of our country’s most successful outdoor conservation tools, is set to expire. Read more

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Coyotes help farms? Can this be true? What about the converse: killing coyotes hurts farms. Yes. Both true, albeit, perhaps surprising, statements. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Over 25,000 deer were harvested in the Northern Zone of New York State, says a report from the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Appellate Division of State Supreme Court reversed Shawn LaValley’s conviction for 2nd-degree assault resulting from a hunting accident in the Town of Moriah on Dec. 1, 2014. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two Willsboro residents are facing charges after a hunting mishap left one man hospitalized. Read more

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ALTONA | Three hunters have been issued tickets for allegedly possessing loaded firearms while operating ATVs. Read more

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White House press secretary rationalized lifting the import ban on endangered big game trophies by claiming it was decided by career civil servants appointed by Obama. Read more

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ORWELL | Its deer season in Vermont and hunters were in the fields and woods around the region last weekend. Read more

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    With hunting season now well underway, Venison Coalition aims to stamp out hunger through donated harvests.