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Colby Classic Derby set for March 7-8

The Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club will host the 31st Annual Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8 at Lake Colby in the Village of Saranac Lake.

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Inter-lakes looks to future with help of ECH

The ILH board voted Feb. 25 to move forward with University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital in a partnership which begun almost one year ago.

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Damn coyotes! | Notes from the North Woods

In last week’s column, I referred to the process of rewilding our youth, in the same manner we rewilded our lands.

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Conservation Conversations

The Beatles did a song a while back called Day Tripper, if you are lucky, you can listen to it on your way to one of the following programs.

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Tupper Lake Wild Center to launch maple activities on March 1

Each weekend in March, join The Wild Center in celebrating all things maple.

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Into the wild | Notes from the North Woods

I suppose it’s one of the most common afflictions of age, and it likely explains our unrelenting desire to return to familiar, natural surroundings.

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Lumberjack Scramble to return to Tupper Lake

An old favorite ski race is returning to Tupper Lake on Saturday, Feb. 28 as skiers of all ages and abilities converge at the municipal Cross Country Ski Trails to compete in the Lumberjack Scramble.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital to host Healthy Heart Day

University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital will be hosting its annual Healthy Heart Day on Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 4 to 6 p.m.

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Wild or not, off to the woods we go | Notes from the North Woods

Currently, the Adirondack Park remains the largest state protected area in the contiguous United States.

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Oil spill response | Conservation Conversations

Minus 18 degrees was displayed on the console of the truck when my cohort picked me up for the trip.

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Rotary Show to get groovy on Friday

The Saranac Lake Rotary Club will hold its annual Winter Carnival variety show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13 at the Harrietstown Town Hall, celebrating this year’s theme of “Groovy 60’s.”

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Lake Placid Central chooses Thompson king, Bushy queen of Winter Carnival

Lake Placid Central wrapped up their Winter Carnival last week with the selection of a King and Queen.

Cool days and cold nights | Notes from the North Woods

As I pen this week’s column on a cold Feb. 1 morning, there is a slight chill in the air. The thermometer reads -8 F, and a stiff wind is blowing in hard from the west. The sun is shining and the scene is idilic.

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W’boro Central kids to present “Cinderella” this weekend

Willsboro Central students to perform “Cinderella” on Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m.

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Regional food hub coming to fruition with purchase of new facility

The new owners of a former Essex storage facility aim to repurpose the rural structure into a processing facility designed to strengthen regional food circuits.