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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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Daydreams, schemes and other such things | Notes from the North Woods

As I peer out the back porch window, there are thick frost flowers clouding my view.

Bald eagle sighting | Keeseville Column

January is tax season. Don’t forget the library is a wonderful source for tax forms and tax resources.

Aging safely and gracefully | Essex Column

This Saturday night, Jan. 24, the film society presents “Boyhood” at the Whallonsburg Grange.

Public election season | Willsboro Column

The weather is still winter-like, but several still came out to the soup and bread and dessert lunch at the United Methodist Church this past Saturday.

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Smiling with full bellies | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to thank all our community members who came out Saturday and made our Snowmobile Rally at the Cobble Hill Golf course a success!

The book “Around Keeseville” | Keeseville Column

I was reminded of how lucky we are while reading a national magazine that had a small feature on four places to go to see bald eagles.

Our 250th birthday | Willsboro Column

Hopeful that everyone is thinking about some of the great times in our local history that we will be celebrating this year, our 250th birthday.

Winters in the North Country | Elizabethtown Column

It’s a semi quiet time around town. Very typical of winters in the North Country.

Maple trees and sap production | Essex Column

“The Black Stallion” will be shown at the Whallonsburg Grange on Jan. 18 at 2 p.m.