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Editorials

Canada’s lifting of testing requirement is positive step forward

Starting next Friday, April 1, Canada won’t be requiring fully-vaccinated travelers to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the country. Those entering Canada by plane could still be randomly selected to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. Those who aren’t fully ...

The future of Saranac Lake

Unless you’ve been out of town, haven’t answered your phone, haven’t read this newspaper and haven’t checked your mail in the last few weeks, if you live in Saranac Lake, you probably already know that today is Election Day. It’s also no secret that voter turnout is typically low ...

Straw Poll, March 6-12

This week’s Straw Poll: Saranac Lake’s village election is March 15. Have you already decided who to vote for? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.

Straw Poll, Feb. 27 – March 5

This week’s Straw Poll: How much of the 2022 Winter Olympics did you watch? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.

Is it the right time to lift the school mask mandate?

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Sunday that the state would no longer require masks to be worn in schools — with the exception of SUNY and CUNY schools — starting March 2. Hochul’s announcement no doubt came as a relief to some parents, who were concerned that perhaps the state’s ...

Straw Poll, February 20-26

This week’s Straw Poll: What topic do you most want the Saranac Lake mayoral candidates to discuss during the virtual forum on March 1? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.