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WILLSBORO | The Adirondack forest — its hemlock, beech, maple, ash, pine and oak — is perhaps as iconic as the mountains themselves. Public urged to be on the lookout for signs of damaging invasives. Read more

The Sun

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When November rolls around, I like to buy my copy of the New Year’s Farmer’s Almanac at the local supermarket. Read more

Editorials

NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

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Even though I live on a modern asphalt road in Addison County, I can say that less than a mile away is a 19th-century dirt road that is a mess not only during “mud season” but a good part of the year when it rains—which is pretty darn often... Read more

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RUTLAND | Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) officials reminded the public that snowmobile season ended in the GMNF on April 15. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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This past winter might have possibly been a lot worse, but it is hard indeed to imagine just how much longer and harder it could possibly have been. Read more

Community Columnists

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RAY BROOK | When snow plow drivers in the Lake George region started seeing reductions in road-salt use as a competition, salt use dropped, and today the area has become a model for the scientific treatment of winter highways. Read more

The Sun

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When the wait for spring gets you down, would the scent of lemon blossoms lift your mood? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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I’ll bet you’re thinking the same as me. I’ve had enough of the winter weather already. Read more

Guest Columnists

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Warmer temperatures and heavy rain created numerous problems around the region. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake’s fourth-generation (at least) ice rink opened last month, under a pavilion that will make the facility a year-round attraction. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | After hosting what was believed to be a record crowd last weekend for the third installment of the 2019 Lake George Winter Carnival, event officials are now predicting another large crowd for the Carnival’s finale... Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | Three Paul Smith’s scientists painted a troubled climatic future for the Adirondacks if the world doesn’t get serious about carbon emissions. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury College  hosted its 96th annual Winter Carnival Feb. 15-16. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Another winter storm is in the forecast for this week — and you’ll probably be dealing with its aftermath as you read this week’s issue — but fear not, springtime is coming just as surely as the sun rises. Read more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh is reminding its residents to shovel their sidewalks after the declaration of an end of snow event. Or else. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | One day each winter, the creativity and humor of area residents is showcased as bizarre contraptions glide down Chestertown’s Dynamite Hill ski slope and spectators cheer. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | It’s not too soon to start thinking about the end of winter — is it? Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | People from all over northeastern New York and beyond are expected to enjoy an array of family-oriented activities this weekend at the third installment of the 2019 Lake George Winter Carnival. Read more

The Sun

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INDIAN LAKE | The annual SNOCADE winter festival will be held in Indian Lake Feb. 15-24. Read more

The Sun

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    Wild Center Winterscape

    The Wild Center in Tupper Lake framed with winter white.