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PORT HENRY | Moriah took a step toward waterfront revitalization last week, conceptually approving construction of a rental cabin at its Bulwagga Bay campground. Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY | Champ can run, but he can’t hide. Not forever — at least that is the view of Champ hunter Katy Elizabeth, who has made a career of searching for the fabled Lake Champlain sea creature. And after years on the hunt, now she says she’s... Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY | Local response teams participated in a hazmat drill on Sept. 11 to prepare for a possible oil spill along the route of the Canadian Pacific Rail Co., near Lake Champlain. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | In its fourth year, Adirondack Harvest Festival returns to Essex County Fairgrounds with an entire realm set up for children. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Salmon are back. At least, for scientists and anglers, this past summer’s findings in the Lake Champlain Basin give a new hope for the species. Read more

The Sun

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ADIRONDACKS | From fresh meats to regionally-made cheeses to vegetables from local farms, and breweries crafting beer with homegrown hops, the Adirondack Coast region of New York has an abundance of agri-tourism opportunities for visitors. Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY | The Town of Moriah has called a special meeting to discuss a way forward for its waterfront after plans to work with an investor to revitalize the campground community failed to gain traction. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has announced plans to preserve 35 acres in Essex, New York, on land that features 400-million-year-old fossils — a remnant of the planet’s oldest coral reef — as well as a globally rare type of forest. Read more

The Sun

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WILMINGTON/WESTPORT | More than 150 bicyclists representing 30 states and Canadian provinces will encamp in Ticonderoga for two days this month before taking off on Cycle Adirondacks’ Ultimate Cycling Vacation, a 400-mile spin through the... Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | Roughly 170 years ago, the North Country was home to a railroad that had nothing to do with steam engines and depots. The Underground Railroad was a clandestine network of safe houses for runaway slaves heading to Canada and freedom. Read more

The Sun

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KEESEVILLE | Supporters of the Town of Chesterfield held an open house last weekend on the grounds of the North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm to draw awareness to what the town has to offer. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | FLW Tour pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, North Carolina, caught a five-bass limit July 20 weighing 18 pounds, 4 ounces, to lead the event from start to finish and win the three-day Costa FLW Series on Lake Champlain presented by Polaris. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Town of Plattsburgh has unveiled a new sign, funded by a grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, by the Cumberland Head region. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | There’s two reasons local angler Ben Wright likes fishing Lake Champlain. Sure, it’s his hometown lake. But it also boasts a quality that Wright finds special as he hits the water for this weekend’s Costa FLW Series Northern... Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has joined a list of towns calling for after-hours lockdowns of two northern Lake George boat launches to prevent the spread of invasive species. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh climate scientist Eric Leibensperger is giving students the chance to engage in research that begins on the deck of a boat in Lake Champlain. Read more

The Sun

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A dear friend from high school now resides in Florida with her husband and they spend several months “up North” during the summer. She and I make sure to get together as often as possible for lunch during these short months. Read more

Community Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | Lake Champlain will be alive with anglers hoping for the big prize as the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) returns to Plattsburgh for a pair of events. Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY | During the portion of the French and Indian War that was fought in the mid-1700s, it is arguable that the British sank more of their own boats than the French did. They meant to do it. Read more

The Sun

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The 2019 Vermont legislative session is now history, and it’s worth taking stock of its accomplishments, both positive and negative. Read more

The Vermont Eagle