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Hunter Safety - Bill Garrison

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MIDDLEBURY | Rifle season in Vermont is fast approaching and we asked Ethan Ready of Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) in Rutland about safety tips and news relating to this year’s hunting season. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CROWN POINT | Coot Hill, just over 1,000 feet above sea level, has a stony summit frosted with a stubble of blueberries and juniper. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

The Sun

ESSEX JUNCTION | The 27th annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic Show, presented by the Vermont Trappers Association, will be held Jan. 18-20 at the Robert E. Miller Expo Center in Essex Junction. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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As it turned out, my luck hunting was not as good as my Dad’s. But it really didn’t matter to me. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE GEORGE | With Lake George’s two municipalities poised to take over primary administrative responsibilities and funding of the Lake George Teen Center as of Jan. 1, the village board hosted its director Haley Pogonowski... Read more

The Sun

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With rifle season upon us, the Eagle and the U.S. Forest Service officials at the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) are encouraging the public to use caution and to be visible and mindful of their surroundings in the coming weeks. Read more

Editorials

I have no fear of zombies, witches or evil clowns lurking on Halloween. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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ESSEX | On a brilliant blue September Sunday, when the dogwood leaves were just starting to turn a ruddy crimson, and goldenrod and purple asters kissed in the breeze... Read more

The Sun

I want to express my gratitude to Todd Boutin, the tractor trailer driver who swerved to avoid an animal in the road recently. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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RUTLAND | Green Mountain Power honored longtime Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Steve Parren with one of the state’s top environmental awards last week, the GMP-Zetterstrom Award. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARRENSBURG | The state Department of Environmental Conservation is urging motorists to be wary of moose and use “extreme caution” while navigating roadways this month. Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | Two public hearings on a county-wide ban on retail stores bagging purchases in single-use plastic bags are to be held this next week. Read more

The Sun

QUEENSBURY | A proposed countywide ban on retail stores bagging purchases in single-use plastic bags is headed toward two public hearings. Read more

The Sun

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MORIAH | Essex County Health Department (ECHD) is investigating and following up on reports of aggressive wildlife entering yards and interacting with people and pets. Read more

The Sun

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has begun a third year count of the Adirondack moose population. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Forestry associations, environmental groups and state lawmakers are asking the governor to prioritize reform of a program designed to preserve timberlands by giving private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND |  Rutland County’s amateur ornithologists are concerned about the low activity around local birdfeeders leading up to this year’s Christmas bird count. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has co-signed a letter expressing concern over drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Read more

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