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Ski center good for EMS

It is a commonly voiced myth that Gore Mt. Ski Center prejudices the Johnsburg Emergency Squad’s ability to serve the residents of Johnsburg and that the taxpayer is paying for, “all those skiers and city folk who get ambulance service for nothin’.”

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Off to the woods | Notes from the North Woods

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived” Henry David Thoreau

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Dam Nation movie | Conservation Conversations

A few months ago I wrote about the impact that dams have on fish migration.

Snow on the mountains | Elizabethtown Column

Did everyone notice the snow on the mountains last Sunday?

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Pit Bull Awareness Month | North Country SPCA

The weather is getting cooler, and there have been rumors of snow in the air - wouldn’t it be great to spend this winter getting out and about on your very own snowmobile?

Being a freedom seeker | Keeseville Column

On Saturday, Oct. 25, the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association will host their last mini-bus tour with Keeseville and Peru Tour, who are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

The Fault in our Stars | Essex Column

This Saturday evening, the film society presents “The Fault in our Stars” at the Whallonsburg Grange.

“Making a Difference” award | Westport Column

Do you have a friend or neighbor who has done something special, or is doing something special, for the community?

Keep supporting our local restaurants | Willsboro Column

Ready or not, a week from today, the trick or treaters will be knocking on our doors.

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Pooh Bear and Bella | Elmore SPCA

An adoptable dog and cat

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Do Not Make Assumptions | Style and Substance

Have you ever looked at another person and wanted to know his or her story?

To keep us safe

The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land.The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land.

Who will you vote for?

Another election is just around the corner.

Thank you farmers!

A big thank you from Mooers Wesleyan Food Pantry goes out to all the local farmers and gardeners who so generously shared their harvest with us.

Let's assure the melee on Whitehall football field does not happen elsewhere

To assure good sportsmanship and appropriate conduct at school sports competitions, coaches should rein in their emotions and set a good example — and school administrators should be on site monitoring the games.