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After 50 years, NCCC retains personal touch

NCCC students relax outside in 1974. Things were different 50 years ago when North Country Community College started in Saranac Lake. Its focus was to offer diverse academic programs and to make it accessible and affordable to students from around the region and even afar. The college campus in the


Franklin Co. to discuss 2018 budget

MALONE - The Franklin County Legislature will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 28, to discuss the tentative 2018 budget. The full board will review the spending plan beginning at 10 a.m. and hold a call to order at 11 a.m. to conduct any other business that comes before its membership. The meeti

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-24 14:39:38

'Farm to patient'

Fresh bread is available at the salad bar at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) SARANAC LAKE - Carl Bowen is a man with a mission. As director of nutritional services at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, he's determined to give every patient and st


Escapee David Sweat transferred to Attica prison

David Sweat shows up for a court date in August 2015. (Photo provided - Jason Cerone) David Sweat, a cop killer who broke out of Dannemora's maximum-security state prison with another murderer and spent three weeks on the run in 2015, has been transferred to the state prison in Attica. Since his r


Retailers gear up for Small-Business Saturday

TUPPER LAKE - Ann Hoag of Cabin Fever Floral and Gifts is excited to see campaigns like this weekend's Small-Business Saturday get behind owners like her. American Express and local chambers of commerce sponsor the annual event, which focuses consumer attention on their neighbors and friends who mak

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-23 19:49:18

Adult Center offering free Thanksgiving dinner

SARANAC LAKE - Some 200 pounds of turkey will be served free of charge to anyone at the Saranac Lake Adult Center at 135 Broadway between noon and 3 p.m. today. More than 1,000 Thanksgiving meals have been served during the eight years that the event has taken place. About 60 percent of them are del

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-23 10:00:00

Get your Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day in the Tri-Lakes

The Bitters and Bones Turkey Trot, SaranacLake (Enterprise file photo - Lou Reuter) On Thanksgiving Day, there will be fundraising Turkey Trots in all three Tri-Lakes villages. Here is the information below: SARANACLAKE- Bitters & Bones Turkey Trot - The third annual Bitters & Bones Turkey Trot in


North Country shoppers line up for Thanksgiving Day deals

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) On your mark, get set, shop! Doors opened at the Target in Plattsburgh at 6 p.m., but some had been waiting in line much longer than that. "One o'clock... Some coffee would be great!" shopper Valverio Villamagna said with a laugh. Hundreds gathered outside the retail store a

WCAX - 2017-11-24 04:43:00

Harmony Jubilee brings hot air balloons to Fitzgerald

FITZGERALD - They prefer to be called "balloonists" not "ballooners." Katrina and Dale Pattyn have been ballooning together since 2010 when Dale got his balloon pilot license. Their balloon, Hyggelig, has a volume of 90,000 cubic feet and is as tall as a six story building. According to the Pattyns,

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 19:00:00

Smiths plead guilty, convicted of aggravated assault/cruelty to children

District Attorney Jackie Johnson announces the conviction of 45-year-old Nathaniel Eric Smith and 28-year-old Latasha Denise Smith for aggravated assault and cruelty to children in Camden County Superior Court on November 17. The charges stem from the June 2017 assault of a Baxley woman and her 15-


Camas might get bike helmet law

Camas Police Chief Mitch Lackey presented an informational report on Monday to the Camas City Council of a draft bicycle helmet ordinance that would allow police officers to stop bicyclists who are not wearing a helmet, and, in some cases, issue a fine. Currently, the city of Camas has no bicycle he

CAMASPOSTRECORD.COM - 2017-11-24 22:22:00

Theft-burglary suspect eludes police search in Camas

Law enforcement officers converged on a Camas neighborhood Wednesday morning after a report of a vehicle theft, attempted vehicle theft and attempted residential burglary. The Camas Police Department reported that officers were dispatched at about 8:20 a.m. to a report of a vehicle stolen from a Pru

COLUMBIAN - 2017-11-24 02:43:00

Camas consultant: 'Pool is dying'

The Camas Municipal Pool, freshly painted, sits empty in Crown Park, 120 N.E. 17th Ave., earlier this year. The historic pool has greeted generations of Camas-Washougal residents each summer, but is now costing the city of Camas more money to maintain than it brings in. (Post-Record file photo) This

CAMASPOSTRECORD.COM - 2017-11-23 13:30:00

Woman reports sexual assault, waits year for answers due to police lab backlog

Last December, Juliette Simmons told police she was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance who she suspects drugged her with LSD after a day of skiing on Mount Hood. She said she blacked out and then woke up in the passenger seat of her own car to find the man urinating on her mostly nude body. Simm

OREGONIAN - 2017-11-24 17:00:00

Clackamas Sheriff's Posse starts 20th holiday season of mall patrol

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. -- Getting them groomed and ready to go. The horses bring a little bit of western country culture to the Clackamas Town Center for the busy holiday shopping season. This is the 20th year that the Clackamas County Sheriff's Posse has patrolled the mall parking lot. It's a little a

KGW - 2017-11-24 20:35:29

Striking a balance for ballet

Maegan Randolph, 16, a Camas High sophomore, will perform with the Portland Ballet this weekend at Portland State University's Lincoln Performance Hall. Contributed photo courtesy of The Portland Ballet The Portland Ballet's holiday performances featuring Camas High students will show this weekend

CAMASPOSTRECORD.COM - 2017-11-23 13:30:00

Amnesia Brewing calls it quits

Amnesia Brewing opened at 1834 Main St., in downtown Washougal in February of 2013. The brewery's owner recently announced that he is closing Amnesia Brewing as of Friday, Dec. 1. A new, unnamed brewer is expected to move into the Washougal brewery space in 2018. (Post-Record file photo) MAY 2003: K

CAMASPOSTRECORD.COM - 2017-11-23 13:30:00

Later start could let teens get more sleep

In light of research showing that, when it comes to teenagers and sleep, the early bird not only doesn't catch the worm, but might suffer physically, mentally and academically, leaders in the Camas School District are considering shifting school start times to help middle and high school students ge

CAMASPOSTRECORD.COM - 2017-11-23 13:30:00

Want to be on the Board of Education? Here's your window.

Candidates for the Board of Education in seven Kay County School Districts file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, December 4, 2017. Cheryl Howard, Secretary of the Kay County Election Board, said the filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 6th. The Board of Education pos


Blackwell man hurt after vehicle hits deer

FREEDOM - A Blackwell man was injured after his vehicle hit a deer Monday night near Freedom. Brant Vernon Marcotte, 62, was admitted to St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in stable condition with internal trunk injuries, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report. The accident happened at 7:45