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Photo by Elizabeth Izzo

Elizabethtown | Essex County is in the early stages of implementing a pilot program designed to address critical emergency service gaps and labor shortages. Read more

The Sun

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ORWELL | State rescue crews recovered what is believed to be the body of ice angler Lee Wiktorski, 61, of Benson, on Feb. 13. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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U.S. Air National Guard photo courtesy of Sarah Mattison

MIDDLEBURY | Several Army soldiers were injured during an avalanche event in Smugglers’ Notch during the early afternoon of March 14. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo courtesy of Mark Bouvier/Monkton  F.D.

MONKTON | Firefighters helped rescue a group of ice anglers on Cedar Lake, near Monkton Road, on March 6. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ALBANY | Two state police helicopter pilots earned New York’s newly minted Lifesaving Award for the harrowing helicopter rescue of two young hikers who got lost in whiteout on Algonquin Peak in December 2016. Read more

The Sun

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Photo courtesy Keene Volunteer Fire Department

KEENE | The fire siren blare blew from the new fire station here for the first time since Tropical Storm Irene in 2011. Read more

The Sun

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SCHROON LAKE | A couple with local ties are being hailed in Jacksonville, Fla. for rescuing two children from drowning. Read more

The Sun

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Photo courtesy of DuBois-King

SHELBURNE | On Nov. 28, Shelburne-area police and rescue crews were called to the Wake Robin retirement community to investigate a report of a possible ricin exposure. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue Adoption Center to open doors in Schuyler Falls this weekend Read more

The Sun

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PERU — Boater being treated for severe hypothermia Read more

The Sun

A dramatic rescue operation is currently underway in Schroon to catch an escaped miniature pinscher who has been on the loose since Saturday afternoon. Read more

The Sun

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Photo by Ryan Edwards

WARRENSBURG — It’s a Wednesday in June, 2015. Brandon Smith, 29, of Warrensburg, is descending Crane Mountain. Along his way he encounters two men on their way to the summit. Read more

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