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Ontario & Quebec: Canada's St. Lawrence border region and the capital.

Thousand Islands controlled burn will protect rare pitch pines

(Jul 22, 2014) MALLORYTOWN, Ont. - Parks Canada is to start a controlled blaze today in Ontario's Thousand Islands...

Customs: possible traffic delays at Quebec border

(Jul 21, 2014) ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say there could be traffic delays at...

14-year-old Quebec girl dies in Adirondack bus crash

(Jul 21, 2014) The victim of a fatal bus accident in Essex County on Friday has been identified as 14-year-old Chelssy...
New York's Adirondack Mountains.
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Recreational projects funded for Adirondacks

(Jul 22, 2014) INDIAN LAKE, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced funding for several projects to expand and...

Broadway magic created in a Lake Placid artist's studio

(Jul 22, 2014) Hours from the lights of Broadway, an Adirondack artist has made a career of creating costumes for some...

Archaeologists excavate Lake George Colonial battleground

(Jul 21, 2014) LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground in upstate New York...
St. Lawrence Valley:
New York side of the St. Lawrence Valley.
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Canton, Potsdam bypass study starts, but Interstate supporters want more

(Jul 22, 2014) State transportation officials say they're ready to start studying whether Canton and Potsdam need a...

St. Lawrence County DA disputes call for special prosecutor

(Jul 17, 2014) St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain says she'll defend what she calls her obligation to...

St. Lawrence DA asks county judge to disqualify himself

(Jul 14, 2014) There were more legal twists involving St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain's probe into two...
1000 Islands-Jefferson County:
New York's 1000 Islands region and Jefferson County.
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Thousand Islands want help on what's scenic

(Jul 2, 2014) This summer, the Thousand Islands region is on a mission: to prove to the State of New York that it...

Life in Jefferson County? Good, not perfect

(Jun 27, 2014) People in Jefferson County are pretty happy with their quality of life, but they have some worries. The...

Stefanik overwhelms Doheny in NY-21 GOP primary

(Jun 25, 2014) November's ballot is set after yesterday's primary elections. Among the races decided yesterday, Elise...
Champlain Valley NYChamplain Valley: New York side of the Champlain Valley.

How to harvest and keep garlic

(Jul 21, 2014) Garlic is easy to plant, and doesn't usually require a whole lot of attention as it grows. It comes up,...

For lawn and garden: the do's and don'ts of fertilizing

(Jul 14, 2014) It's illegal to fertilize a lawn with phosporous in New York State. The Department of Environmental...

Plattsburgh rally to demand stop to dangerous crude oil trains

(Jul 4, 2014) This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of a train derailment that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic,...
Tug Hill-
Lewis County
The Tug Hill Plateau and Lewis County New York.

Is this really a biz plan for the North Country?

(Dec 17, 2013) Last month Centerstate CEO, a Syracuse-based economic development group, released a plan for a region...

How do you cope with that much snow?

(Dec 13, 2013) The Tug Hill Plateau has gotten big snow this week, and it's still coming.Carol Yerdon lives up there,...

Parts of upstate NY getting lake-effect snow

(Dec 11, 2013) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) More than a foot of snow has fallen in towns south of Buffalo and more is expected as...
Vermont's Champlain Valley region.

Vermont loon count gauging health of bird

(Jul 22, 2014) COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) Experts estimate there are nearly 300 adult loons living on Vermont's lakes and...

Vermont keeps No. 2 ranking in Kids Count report

(Jul 22, 2014) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont is keeping its No. 2 ranking in a national survey of the well-being of...

Meetings planned on Lake Champlain waterfowl

(Jul 21, 2014) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The status of waterfowl populations and hunting seasons on and along Lake Champlain...