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Winterfest set for Olympic Region

The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is pleased to announce it will be hosting Winterfest, part of National Winter Trails Day on Saturday, Jan. 10 at the Heart Lake Program Center in Lake Placid, New York.

DEC finds lost hunter

A 49-year-old male from Panton, VT contacted Essex County 911 Dec. 12, at 11:30 a.m.

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The first winter ski | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I finally got out there! I’d been patiently awaiting the first ski trip of the New Year, since the beginning of Big Game season,

Elizabethtown Social Center: Broadway tickets now available

The Elizabethtown Social Center, in conjunction with North Wind Tours, presents a trip to see the Broadway production of the Tony award winning musical, Pippin, at Proctors Theater in Schenectady Sunday, May 31.

High Peaks looks for volunteers

The High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care is looking for volunteers to help with administrative tasks and fundraising in its Mineville office.

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Fish trap expected to pay dividends for salmon fishery

A significant upgrade at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle is expected to pay dividends for the health of the salmon population in Lake Champlain.

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Champlain Valley Senior Community hosts senior care event

The Champlain Valley Senior Community hosted an event Thursday, Dec. 4 for its senior care industry partners to thank them for helping to make the North Country a better place for the region’s senior population.

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Paul Smith’s College VIC to reveal winter wonders

The Paul Smith’s College VIC will host a Meet the Artists holiday party on Sunday, Dec. 14 from 2 to 5 p.m.

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Cuomo launches solar initiative

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced the launch of Community Solar NY, a new effort under the NY-Sun initiative to make implementing solar easier and more affordable for communities across the state.

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Fat Guys in the Woods! | Notes from the North Woods

I recently watched an episode of “Fat Guys in the Woods”, a new reality show which features a group of three or four amateur woodsman roughing it in the forested mountains of Tennessee.

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Winter Carnival accepting parade applications

Applications for the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival 2015 Gala Parade are now available online a saranaclakewintercarnival.com.

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Ward: Bigger prizes at this year’s buck contest

Ward Lumber is pleased to announce the 22nd anniversary of the Annual Buck Contest with bigger prizes.

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Local author recognized for civic contributions

Acclaimed author and illustrator Steven Kellogg, of Essex, was the recent recipient of the Essex County Garden Club’s GCA Club Commendation in Conservation.

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Last night at deer camp | Notes from the North Woods

The coming weekend signals the end of the regular big game hunting season across a large swath of the North Country.

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High Peaks Hospice collecting food for the Mineville Food Pantry

High Peaks Hospice now has a food collection box at their office, located at 12 Tom Phelps Way, until Tuesday, Dec. 30.