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14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor
This undated photo provided by the Ethan 2018 Campaign shows Ethan Sonneborn, of Bristol, Vt., who is one of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the Tuesday, Aug. 14,... more
AuSable to host sessions on Keeseville Civic Center rebirth
KEESEVILLE — Town of AuSable residents will get a chance to vote on major plans to overhaul the former Keeseville Civic Center and turn it into a community center.The town is looking to undertake a $4.6 million rehabilitation project of the building at 1790 Main Street in what once was the Village o
Saranac Lake summer youth program offers free and reduced-price meals, just like when school is in session
The Saranac Lake schools hold an annual summer youth program five days a week at Petrova Elementary School, starting in early July and ending last Friday. The program is organized through the Essex County Youth Bureau, which has a contract with the United States Department of Agriculture, which offe
Lake Placid creates 9er hiking challenge as High Peaks tune up
Cobble Hill, one of the Lake Placid 9er hiking challenge, offers views of the High Peaks, Olympic ski jumps and the village of Lake Placid.Justin Levine, Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Tourism study: Adirondack visitors overwhelming white, upper middle class
Hikers take in the view from the summit of Long Pond Mountain in the St. Regis Canoe Area last summer. A tourism study by ROOST was conducted for Hamilton, Franklin and Essex counties recently and found hiking is the most popular activity for visitors and an overwhelming demographic of upper middle
Transgender candidate for governor wins Vermont primary
Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, holding clipboard, a transgender woman and former electric company executive, shakes hands with her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt., on Aug. 14, 2018.Charles Krupa / AP
Editorial: Parking lots aren't public campgrounds
Early on a recent Sunday morning, five large recreational vehicles from Quebec were parked at the lot near Sam's Club in Plattsburgh.Several of the families chatted as they sat on lawn chairs placed in a semi-circle. Two children were circling the parking lot on scooters.Just like you would see at a
The 'Cure Cottages' of Saranac Lake
You’ll see them all around Saranac Lake,New York: Victorian-style homes with long wrap-around porches and balconies. These are the Saranac Lake “cure cottages,” and for several decades in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, they were where you came to get “cured” of tuberculosis.Top Places in Ne
Police: Naked swimmer charged after untying boats from dock
A witness reported that Kevin J. Byrnes, 32, was naked when he jumped off the dock and into Lake Champlain.
Mural Task Force makes recommendations for city mural
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A task force in Burlington, Vermont, has made recommendations for the future of a mural that critics have argued doesn't properly represent the city's diversity.
Man accused of brutal church street beating in police custody
The 24-year-old is accused of beating a man, while another person, 22-year-old Scott Brooks of Burlington, held him in a headlock.
'On the front lines of battle'
ELLENBURG — Eurasian watermilfoil has a deeply rooted presence in Chateaugay Lake, as well.Efforts aimed at reducing the spread of the plant and reclaiming infested shoreline have been ongoing for two decades now, a press release from the Chateaugay Lake Foundation said.“Lake groups like ours are on
From a wheelchair, accessible has its own definition
KAYLA BREEN/STAFF PHOTONicole Clark, shown here outside her home in Cumberland Head, hopes sharing her frustrations about accessibility by wheelchair can raise awareness in the Plattsburgh area. Often, she said, her independence suffers because stores and restaurants lack automatic doors, have aisle
Dog in front seat blamed in local crash
I have on several occasions written one of these articles on the dangers of having a dog (or any pet) on the driver’s lap or anywhere in the front seat, where the animal could interfere with the driver’s ability to safely operate the vehicle. Even if the pet doesn’t come into contact with the driver
Lake Placid eyes rental regulation
LAKE PLACID — After many years of talking about how to manage the vacation rental market here, a solution is coming, one official says.North Elba Town Supervisor Roby Politi said his town and Village of Lake Placid could soon have a system in place so vacation rentals, via Airbnb and otherwise, are
Hotel Saranac becomes a castle for North Country princes, princesses
"When she died she said, 'Live, laugh and love and please don't keep on grieving.' And in order for me to do that I had to figure out how to place my energy toward something positive," Colby said.
'We have put a good fair together'
The 170th version of the fair kicks off Wednesday, Aug. 15, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 19.
Elizabethtown Hospital to host Diabetes Fair and Walk
ELIZABETHTOWN — University of Health Network, Elizabethtown Community Hospital will host a Diabetes Health Fair and Walk to End Diabetes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the hospital, 75 Park St., Elizabethtown.This free event is open to the public and includes vendors, demonstrations an
Vermont exec would be nation's first transgender governor
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former energy company executive from Vermont has a shot at becoming the nation's first transgender governor — but she says that's not the main reason she's running.Christine Hallquist says that in the run-up to Tuesday's primary, people are finally beginning to pay attention
About 400 moose live in the Adirondacks, surveys show
"Yah, so this is real rodeo stuff," said Jim Stickles, a big game biologist with the state Department of Environmental Conservation. "So this is what I'm saying, these guys are crazy. We're glad to pay them to do this."