Mushroom Foraging Workshop | Elizabethtown Column

These last two weeks of August, there are a few things left to do before the holiday.

Antique and Tag Sale | Essex Column

On Saturday, Aug. 23, the North Country SPCA will hold its annual Antique and Tag Sale at the Whallonsburg Grange.

ACAP Afterschool Program | Westport Column

Good news (sort of) for ACAP Afterschool Program parents and kids—as of now, the Westport program will run through September, which is better than nothing for the 30 or so families in the community who rely on it.

Book Sale | Keeseville Column

The Book sale at the Keeseville Free Library is this week.

Rabies clinic | Willsboro Column

A real change in the weather making it feel more like fall.

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Early Bird | North Country SPCA

Have you marked your calendars?

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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

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Matt Funiciello (G) | Candidate Column

In this congressional race, three candidates (maybe four) will be on the ballot.

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Crossbow comments | Conservation Conversations

The crossbow will be a legal hunting tool this fall, and has really stirred up the hornets’ nest.

It’s Maple Season at the Fair | Elizabethtown Column

The long awaited fun-filled 166th Essex County Fair is in full swing this weekend!

Silent auction | Essex Column

This Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m, the Adirondack Art Association will host a silent auction with refreshments at the gallery on Main Street.

Woodswoman books | Westport Column

Westport music educator Rose Chancler will be familiar to many readers for Piano by Nature, the program she runs that brings internationally recognized musicians to perform here in the North Country (usually at the Hand House in Elizabethtown).

Sunflowers | Keeseville Column

Nothing new to report this week, but I do have a bunch of reminders.

Country Music By the River | Willsboro Column

Things were booming in downtown Willsboro this weekend as a reinacting group did early military demonstrations on the lawn between the library and museum.