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Abolish Protect the Adirondacks!

Five years ago, our editorial board called for the Adirondack Park Agency to be abolished.

New Year - New Era | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

2015 already? I can’t believe how fast the years seem to fly by.

Consider the history before criticizing county over tax hike | Editorial

If you ever need a barometer to gauge public sentiment, visit any gas station in the North Country between dawn and mid-morning and talk to the coffee-slugging chattering class.

It’s what’s inside that counts | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Most Americans are attempting to make sense of the demonstrations and civil unrest taking place around the country as a result of the unfortunate deaths of Micheal Brown and Eric Gardner.

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From the Editor: Saving 2014

In these waning weeks of 2014, the U.S. news media has been consumed by its 24/7 coverage of racial strife, including Missouri riots and New York protests over alleged police brutality and the deaths of two black citizens.

Essex County digging own grave with cemetery takeover | Editorial

Last month, a battle was reignited over the Old Essex County Home Cemetery when a local resident urged the Essex County Board of Supervisors to do something — anything — to bring the former county-run cemetery in Whallonsburg, which is now under private ownership, back into the warm embrace of government control.

They have no choice but to get something done | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Congress went back to work this week with a number of critical decisions to be made in the next two weeks before the curtain closes on the hundred and thirteenth congressional session.

Empowering drug addicts?

Well-meaning but short-sighted public safety efforts often have horribly unexpected consequences.

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There is plenty to be thankful for | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

On behalf of all of us here at Denton Publications, let me wish you a happy, safe and thankful Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Beware of the Trojan horse | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

By now you’ve no doubt seen or heard of Jonathon Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology health economist who helped craft the Affordable Care Act.

Vote third party

Democrats received a shellacking last week in a wave election that saw Republicans rack up their highest numbers in the House of Representatives since the 1920s.

Will we never learn? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

When someone makes one of the following statements how do you feel?

Getting the job done right | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

By the time you read this column the long awaited results from the 2014 mid-term election are now known.

We should all be allowed death with dignity

Things that give us great anxiety often come in the form of questions that will never be answered.

It’s the North Country: Be prepared

Now that we’ve all had out fill of the lovely fall colors, hot mulled cider and warm sugar donuts, it’s time to get down to the business of being from the North Country.

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