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T.R. and the hyphenated American

During the final three years of his life, former U.S. President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt (R) gave considerable thought to the waves of European immigrants which were sweeping the nation; they had started in the mid-19th century and continued through the opening decades of the 1900s.

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A guide’s life—long days, short pay | Notes from the North Woods

The annual sugaring season has finally arrived, and soon, frost heave season will be upon us.

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Gobbler gospel and cutting hair | Conservation Conversations

I’m always yelping about buying local if possible, so when I found out about Mountain Hollow Game Calls, I knew I had to meet these guys.

Opinions, freedom, rights and wrongs | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I’ve never considered myself an opinionated person. The unfortunate part of drafting an “opinion piece” each week is that you become opinionated or at the very least are labeled as such.

Editorial misleading

Last week’s editorial on the Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare) made an effort to present some facts and discuss both strengths and weaknesses of the ACA.

All opinions on climate change should be heard

Stephen Danna’s comments regarding the Feb. 21 Op-Ed in the Post-Star by Charles Krauthammer are astounding.

A very special thank you

After a year of thoughtful consideration the Schroon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce board concluded that a full time executive director was needed to address the challenges of our local businesses, residents and visitors.

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Tail-a-wagging | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA is happy to report that our recent Bowling Tournament in Willsboro last weekend was a complete success!

More road time | Conservation Conversations

Yes, this is another addition to the road trip series, presenting you with places to go and see, and things to do.

Seeking historical information

In 1917 the 80-acre Ross Lake, appeared for the first time.

North Country reps need to be mindful of our needs

They may very well have had a point.

Why should we do this? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

By now you may have heard that by September 2015 the United States will turn over its oversight of the Internet to an international stakeholders group.

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Wagging tails and happy barks | North Country SPCA

The NCSPCA has been full of wagging tails and happy barks over the past two weeks, as many of our canine friends have found their forever homes.

Red Cross invites local citizens to become ‘Everyday Heroes’

Throughout the nation, March is Red Cross Month.

Affordable? Health Care Act

Big changes are coming to health care in 2014.