RSS

United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released a statement Tuesday expressing her support of a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Read more

News Briefs - New York

PLATTSBURGH | The State of New York officially raised the age of tobacco purchasing from 18 to 21 on Nov. 13. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill in July, 120 days before the new law took effect. Read more

The Sun

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

JAY | New York Times best-selling author Tim Rowland’s newest book confirms what many have suspected: politics is a weird business. Read more

The Sun

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

Mr. Cooper expressed some practical points and obvious common sense ones also. Certainly competitive shooting is fun, but somehow an assault weapon’s only purpose is to obliviate anything in it’s path. Read more

Letters to the Editor 7 Comments

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

Marx said, “Religion is the opiate of the people.” If the masses demand an opiate, simply substitute evironmentalism for Christianity. Academia can provide a catechism. Read more

Letters to the Editor

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

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

Dan Alexander

File photo

We’re all guilty when it comes to pushing off the tough tasks to a later date. Our government entities are far worse when it comes to kicking the can down the road. Read more

Guest Columnists

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

The jurisdiction of the Constitution of these United States extends to all inhabitants, be they citizens or non-citizens. Read more

Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

A significant number of Americans are “on the fence” regarding whether climate change is truly a major, urgent threat to our country and our world, and whether it is caused primarily by human actions. Read more

Guest Columnists

Morris_Mayors Budget_8-24-19_lg.jpg

Photo by Sarah Elizabeth Morris

PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read held a press conference on Aug. 19 to announce the 2020 mayor’s budget. Read more

The Sun

Morris_ParkImprovement_lg.jpg

Photo by Sarah Elizabeth Morris

PLATTSBURGH | The Livable Community Advisory Committee’s Environmental Enhancement Subcommittee recently gave a presentation in front of the common council. Read more

The Sun

Morris_Charging Station_8-17-19_lg.jpg

Photo by Sarah Elizabeth Morris

PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh has installed a new electric car charging station in front of city hall. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

The old live with their memories, the young with their daydreams. As a member of the former, I remember when borders were for protection, not barriers to social justice. The flag was saluted and not used as fuel at a protest. Read more

Letters to the Editor

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. This quote is attributed to Abraham Lincoln. Read more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

Morris_Aerospace Trans_6-8-19.jpg

Photo by Sarah Elizabeth Morris

PLATTSBURGH | The North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans) recently hosted the Quebec-New York Aerospace/Transportation Equipment Rendezvous at the North Country Chamber of Commerce. Read more

The Sun

Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is complete and his report has been released to Congress and the American public, policy makers on both sides of the aisle have an opportunity to come together and take actionable steps to... Read more

Guest Columnists 4 Comments

Dan Alexander

File photo

Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Read more

Guest Columnists

Ovalle_region rdp_5-25-19.jpg

Photo by Nathan Ovalle

PLATTSBURGH | The lifting of import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum brought relief from several local and regional representatives. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

On Wednesday, April 24, John Rassmusen and I traveled to Keeseville to Danny Kaifetz’s Adirondack Flagpoles Co. Read more

Letters to the Editor

VT 051119 Guest Viewpoint rich vs poor states.jpg

Rek LeCounte

The American Legislative Exchange Council just published its annual analysis of states’ economic outlooks, “Rich States, Poor States,” and, overall, they peg Vermont as 49th, or next to worst. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

  • Quilt_adobestock_71259112.jpg

    Arina Habich arinahabich - stock.adobe.com

    The Champlain Valley Quilters Guild is hosting their 16th annual quilt show at the Plattsburgh State Field House on Sept. 30.

  • 87578148_7269900_300_3300_2203_C_R_jpg.jpg

    Jupiterimages Getty Images