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Mutt Strut | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to remind you that the 2015 Mutt Strut is swiftly approaching and July 12 promises to be an auspicious day for this exciting event, sponsored jointly by the Tri-Lakes Humane Society and NCSPCA.

2015 Lake Placid Village Clean Up a great success thanks to all

The 53rd annual Village Clean Up (VCU) held Saturday, May 9 was a success on many fronts.

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Fly fishing competition lands in Placid | Conservation Conversations

Once again the USA Fly Fishing Competition came to Lake Placid. Some of the top fly fishing guys from around the country, gathered to test their skills and try their luck on the West Branch of the Ausable and Mirror Lake.

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The original anglers | Notes from the North Woods

Nearly 5,000 years ago, a pair of ancient anglers waded out into the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea.

Good to have Sanders in the race | Editorial

Hillary Clinton has seemed, for years now, a virtual shoe-in to be the next Democrat to run for president.

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Molly and Ellie | Elmore SPCA

Come adopt us!

All the rain | Bakers Mills News

The grass is growing taller and the Trees are getting greener with all the rain we are getting.

Have fun without drinking and driving

Summer is approaching and we are headed into the busy tourist season. Many people visit Hamilton County to vacation and relax.

Show the love: Tie a blue ribbon round the ole oak tree! | Little Bits

I’m not very smart and have few original ideas.

Killers among us | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Nine days in and still no sight of the two escaped, convicted killers Matt and Sweat.

A response

Reader John Sharkey recently took exception to a letter to the editor I previously wrote criticizing publisher Dan Alexander for misstating historical facts by asserting that the founding fathers’ vision for our country stressed the importance of it being a “nation under God.”

Obama directs agencies to serve antibiotic-free meat and poultry

Last Tuesday, President Obama directed federal agencies to serve antibiotic-free meat and poultry in government cafeterias.

E-cigarettes are a threat to children

Are e-cigarettes safe? While the answer to that question remains unclear, one thing is certain: E-cigarettes pose a serious threat to our children.

Town acknowledges Emerson gift | Turning Back the Pages

Fifty Years Ago – June, 1965

Richards first column

Welcome to the first of twice monthly column that lets patrons, and friends in the surrounding communities, know what is going on at The Richards Library.