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CROWN POINT | Boilers, firewood processors, portable sawmills, log trailers — these are big-boy (or girl) toys for people who like to play in the woods. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) announced on Jan. 22 that Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry will now be able to consider accessing a $7 million taxpayer-funded... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | To help logging industry professionals in Vermont and neighboring states sharpen the business skills needed for a profitable operation, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension is holding a free workshop at two locations in November. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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GRIFFITH | Vermont logging towns boomed during the late 1800s. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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

LAKE GEORGE | Case would be difficult to prove, says supervisor Read more

The Sun

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I attended the Farm Bureau meeting in Westport the other night. Read more

Community Columnists

LAKE GEORGE | Ponies, mobile pedal-powered bars and a change in the fee schedule for events at the Festival Commons were on the agenda at last week’s Lake George Village Board meeting. Read more

The Sun

I was surprised to learn last week that the now shuttered Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station continues to support schools, the environment and the economy through a $5.2 million fund. Read more

Editorials

MONTPELIER - Immigrants seeking asylum in Canada have been traveling in large numbers to an unmanned border crossing in Champlain, New York, where they are arrested by Canadian police for illegal entry, WCAX reported July 31. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Caleb Kenna

LAKE PLACID  — Almost like a curved spine, the Northville-Placid Trail bisects dense wild forest flanking the entire length of Hamilton County. Read more

NCL Magazine

LAKE GEORGE — A long-standing legal dispute between a local landowner and the town of Lake George was resolved this week as the town board approved a cash settlement. Read more

The Sun

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BOLTON — The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently purchased a 159 acre property in Bolton that includes Wing Pond, and received a donation of 15 acres in the Town of Fort Ann. Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK — Review of science including an extensive ecological inventory of the state’s Boreas Ponds Tract lasted over 4.5 hours through two days of Adirondack Park Agency meetings last week. Read more

The Sun

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The weatherman and the Farmer’s Almanac, agree it’s officially a North Country winter. Read more

Community Columnists

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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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John Gereau

This vast wilderness, named after the Greek God of the North Wind, has been under private ownership for over a century. Today it belongs to the people of New York State. Read more

NCL Magazine

MIDDLEBURY — Vermont logging practices have endured years of scrutiny and regulation by U.S. and state government. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The majority of Crown Point residents are aware of the old Buck Mansion ruins on Amy Hill Road. Few, however, know the story behind them. Read more

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There just has to be “sawdust in your blood.” That’s the lingering phrase that kept repeating in my head, after interviewing third generation logger, Curtis Richards, also known as Curt. Read more

NCL Magazine