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Editorials

Ice Palace construction is a sight for sore eyes

With news rolling in every day of this pandemic stretching on, more people sick with COVID-19, more lives lost and more disagreements about the best way to live life in this unique time we find ourselves in, sometimes things can seem pretty bleak. The sight of machinery at the state boat ...

Nominate a Tri-Lakes Volunteer of the Year

Hundreds of functions in the North Country depend on volunteerism. People are fed and clothed, the ill and injured are cared for, fires are extinguished, artists’ work is promoted, libraries are maintained, events are planned and the natural environment is curated by volunteers. In March, ...

Lawmakers must find a solution to ranger, ECO turnover

Just before the start of the New Year, Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoed a bill that would have allowed forest rangers and environmental conservation officers — along with university police and state park police — to retire with benefits after 20 years of service, rather than 25 years. Twenty-year ...

Straw Poll, Jan. 2-8

This week’s Straw Poll: On a scale of 1 to 5, how would you rate Gov. Kathy Hochul's job performance in 2021? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.

Straw Poll, Dec. 26 – Jan. 1

This week’s Straw Poll: What are your hopes for 2022? Things will ... get better, get worse or stay the same. - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.

Straw Poll, Dec. 19-25

This week’s Straw Poll: What is your favorite part of the holiday season? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.