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WARREN COUNTY | Likely experiencing the best game of his career, Lake George sophomore guard/forward Cameron Orr poured in 31 points from all over the basketball court to lead Lake George to a 62-52 comeback victory Jan. 24 over Fort Ann. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Fewer hikers might wind up parking in the yards of Keene Valley residents because of a planned shuttle system that will bus hikers from Marcy Field to all popular Route 73 trailheads. Read more

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JAY | A small earthquake rattled parts of the northern Adirondack region at 5:38 a.m. Eastern Time on Monday. This is the second small earthquake to strike the North Country region in a week. Read more

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NEWCOMB | Many a scenic hill and dale boasts of having finest best view in the Adirondacks, but the town of Newcomb’s claim from Overlook Park is as strong as anyone’s. From this spot, located along Route 28N, the High Peaks of Essex rise Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Alfred University’s Art Force 5, will visit Keene Central School Thursday, January 15th and 16th for a creativity training with students as part of the school’s ongoing Mindset social-emotional learning program. Read more

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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

KEENE VALLEY | Keene took its first steps last week toward drawing up a resident-driven master plan that will guide the town board as it tackles five front-burner issues that will affect the community for years and decades to come. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Almost like flood waters, surges in hikers on certain days in the High Peaks overwhelm highways and trails, then recede to leave the towns and state with lots of cleaning up to do. Read more

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KEENE | The stress caused by an intense interest in the High Peaks this fall has turned forest rangers into meter maids, hikers into vandals, elected officials into parking-lot attendants and state parking policies into not-so-funny jokes. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hiking a trail or paddling a pond on a weekday in September, everything Adirondack seems well and good, joyful even, just as it has for generations of outdoor enthusiasts. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | After being closed for the summer, a popular High Peaks trailhead known as The Garden is about three weeks from reopening, according to Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | When the Northway was chiseled into the Adirondack wilderness a half-century ago, something material changed. The influx of cars and tourists put pressures on the woods that had not been there before. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | New York State Electric & Gas is asking the state for a 23 percent rate increase that company officials say is needed to ward off the effects of climate change and move the state toward greater reliance on green energy. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Better than a century ago, a merchant in Plattsburgh took out an advertisement in the paper, using copy that must have seemed hilarious at the time. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An exhibit marking the 100th anniversary of the Hurricane Mountain fire tower opens Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Adirondack History Museum. Read more

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Gidget is the sweetest dog you may ever meet. Young or old, canine or feline, no matter who, Gidget would love to be friends! Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | The new collection of stories at the Keene Valley Library is illuminated by voices. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The final in the Piano By Nature performance series is all about FUN! And the show promises some unique genre blends of piano and electric guitar. Read more

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NEWCOMB | Downtown Newcomb, as downtowns are traditionally thought of, does not exist. It’s three miles along Route 28N of a house here and a business there, with a park or a government building scattered along the way. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Chamber music works for piano and clarinet promise a springtime step in the Piano by Nature series. The April offering brings Vermont clarinetist Steven Klimowski together with pianist Sadie Brighten in chamber music performance. Read more

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