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Mainstream Adirondack residents under assault

I write to commend and support the Valley News editorial staff for their determination in exercising their right to an opinion.

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Lake Placid to host 2015 National Ski Council Federation annual meeting

The community of Lake Placid has been selected to host the 2015 National Ski Council Federation annual meeting, which will be held the second week of September.

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"Woodswoman" author, conservationist to be honored with weekend events

Famed Adirondack conservationist and author Anne LaBastille will be honored with a series of multimedia concerts this weekend in Elizabethtown.

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High Peaks Hospice announces Bowling Tourney results

High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care held its first annual bowling tournament Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Willsborough Bowling Center.

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Saranac Lakers prep for Winter Carnival

As the planning for the region's premier winter festival kicks into overdrive, Saranac Lake residents reflect on the long-running tradition.

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Jack LaDuke named Winter Carnival Grand Marshall

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has chosen Jack LaDuke as its 2015 Grand Marshal for the Gala Parade on Feb. 14.

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Willsboro hero Joe Bruno tells WWII tale

Joe Bruno is a Willsboro fixture. About the only time the 95 year old has left his home town was when he was fighting the Germans across the hedgerows and fields of northern Europe.

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Cornell to hold Small Livestock Farmer workshop

The Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a regional training workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small livestock farmers reduce and manage the parasites that affect pastured sheep and goats from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

County soil and water to assist landowners

The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District will be assisting agricultural landowners with completion of Soil Group worksheets for agricultural exemption.

North Country optimistic on $500m aid competition

North Country officials say they're optimistic about the region's prospects for landing $500 million in a new competition proposed by Gov. Cuomo.

Essex County lawmakers react to Cuomo's $1.6 billion property tax relief plan

Essex County lawmakers are seeking clarification on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $1.6 billion property tax credit that was rolled out earlier this month.

Honeybee Community Fund seeks applications

The Honeybee Community Fund continues to seek applications for its annual funding cycle.

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Patraw, Reeve lead Red Storm over Blue Bombers

Saranac Lake advances in girls' hockey playoffs with 1-0 win

Lindsay Reeve's 30-save shutout and Danielle Patraw's game-winner shine in win

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It’s a good life | Notes from the North Woods

After being asked to describe his 60-plus year career as an Adirondack guide, the late Tony Deepe of Lake George claimed simply, “It’s been a good life.”

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Imperial Decisions | Conservation Conversations

Over 60 folks attended the NYS Department of Environmental Conservations Imperial Dam Fish Passage Project meeting held in Plattsburgh Jan. 21.

Adirondack Flagpoles | Keeseville Column

My heart goes out to the Doner family who lost their home to a fire on Friday, Jan. 23.

Animal control officer | Essex Column

The Whallonsburg Grange celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, starting with a square dance on Saturday, Jan. 31, beginning at 7 p.m.

Half Moon Snow Evening | Willsboro Column

Well, even as we are still in the middle of winter and cold weather, there are still many things around the community to take advantage of — like the Congregational Church of Coffee House gatherings, open mic nights at the bowling alley and school basketball games, just to name a few.

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SPCA’s Facebook page | North Country SPCA

Have you visited the North Country SPCA’s Facebook page recently?

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Beavers continue to roll

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