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Hemi and Arlo | Elmore SPCA

An adoptable cat and dog

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

From the Front Lines of the Manhunt for Sweat and Matt

Our reporters detail what it was like to cover the history-making prison break

It’s over | Little Bits

A headline read, “It’s Over.” Like other traumatic events, most of us will remember what we were doing when the second of two Clinton Correctional Facility escapees was shot. This one lived.

A time for celebration and change | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Once again we are proud to join with members of the free community newspaper industry this July to celebrate the services provided to over 50 million homes around this great nation.

Originality means more

I have been reading with interest the exchange between Mr. Binczik and Mr. Sharkey on the Pledge of Allegiance; and I think it’s time to approach this subject from a different perspective.

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New EPA study: Trout and salmon will vanish by 2100 without action on climate change

All of the Adirondack Park’s iconic trout and salmon fishing destinations and cold-water fisheries would disappear from the landscape by the end of the century without global action to prevent the climate from overheating the park’s rivers, lakes and streams, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported late Monday.

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The last eastern cougar | Notes from the North Woods

According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.

Discrediting the messenger an old trick

Jeff Kleiman has responded (Valley News, June 6) to a Letter to the Editor of mine (prior week), in a fashion similar to the first time, which was six months ago.

Our thoughts for area grads | Editorial

Graduates, your time has finally come. No more gym, full-day/5-day a week classes or dreaded school lunches.

Green peppers and the summer solstice | Little Bits

It’s summer. Some of us pay attention to the solstice. Others don’t. I didn’t stare at the western sky and my watch to see if it really was the longest day of the year.

Violence taking center stage | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Violence and needless deaths have been a part of the human race since the beginning of time, but it appears we’ve learned little from those who came before us.

Senators stop the haters

I call on you to reject all rent control bills and legislation.

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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.

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