A friendly farewell | Athol-Thurman

It has been a privilege to write this column for the near year that I have but it is with great pleasure I announce that Kathy Templeton has so generously decided to return to writing this column.

Appreciates quest for the truth

The editorial on seeking truth was a breath of fresh air for me. The Internet is an odd bird.

The trusty potato smasher | Little Bits

I know I’m older than dirt when I glance around our house on the river. Many of the items we have used daily for decades, are relatively unknown to our grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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Polaris and Nyra | Elmore SPCA

Come adopt us!

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Stream Dreams! | Conservation Conversations

The Chinese proverb states,” “If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”

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Outdoor recreation | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been well-established that outdoor activities are beneficial to our overall physical, emotional and mental health.

Gorgeous, big birds | Keeseville Column

Spring is definitely in the air. North Country Underground Railroad Historical Society cleaned up the grounds and museum for their opening the first Saturday in May.

Power outage | Willsboro Column

The rewards of spring are being felt each day — nice long days, warmer weather, the greeting each morning of the songbirds. It makes for a lighter feeling for most of us and I know I am enjoying it.

2015 Pool Tournament of Champions | Elizabethtown Social Center

Congratulations to Emmalee Turner, 2015 Pool Tournament of Champions Winner!

Wildflowers of the Champlain Valley | Westport Column

Westport outdoor guide Elizabeth Lee is playing it close the chest on where she’ll lead her interpretive hike “Wildflowers of the Champlain Valley” this Saturday, April 25, but she will choose one of the nearby trails maintained by Champlain Area Trails (CATS) after scouting to see which one has the very best wildflowers at the time.

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Adopt for free | North Country SPCA

Have you taken advantage of our April adoption special?

“Force Majeure” | Essex Column

There’s no movie at the Grange this weekend, but next Saturday, May 4, a film called “Force Majeure” will be shown.

Is the hospital worth keeping? | Guest Viewpoint

Do you think the Hospital in Ticonderoga is worth keeping? This may seem like a pretty harsh question to some, but it is very much on the agenda of life in Ti today.

‘Dirty Laundry’ in neighboring county

Re your opinion regarding Essex County’s “Dirty Laundry”, be aware that the same type of “Laundry” is being washed in your neighboring County of Warren.

Common Core: Communication is key | Editorial

Over the past week, the Denton Publications editorial team has been talking with educators and administrators throughout the region as Common Core testing enters its second week.