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Empowering drug addicts?

Well-meaning but short-sighted public safety efforts often have horribly unexpected consequences.

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There is plenty to be thankful for | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

On behalf of all of us here at Denton Publications, let me wish you a happy, safe and thankful Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Vote third party

Democrats received a shellacking last week in a wave election that saw Republicans rack up their highest numbers in the House of Representatives since the 1920s.

Will we never learn? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

When someone makes one of the following statements how do you feel?

Getting the job done right | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

By the time you read this column the long awaited results from the 2014 mid-term election are now known.

We should all be allowed death with dignity

Things that give us great anxiety often come in the form of questions that will never be answered.

It’s the North Country: Be prepared

Now that we’ve all had out fill of the lovely fall colors, hot mulled cider and warm sugar donuts, it’s time to get down to the business of being from the North Country.

Respect self and life | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Last week will be footnoted as a week of needless deaths.

Let's assure the melee on Whitehall football field does not happen elsewhere

To assure good sportsmanship and appropriate conduct at school sports competitions, coaches should rein in their emotions and set a good example — and school administrators should be on site monitoring the games.

Optimism: A gift not to be wasted | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I worry at times about using this column too often to complain about a variety of topics that, to me, seems to have our country going in the wrong direction.

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NY21 Editorial Board Meeting: Aaron Woolf (Democratic Party)

Democratic candidate Aaron Woolf meets with our editorial board as the race for New York's 21st Congressional District enters the final stretch.

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NY21 Editorial Board Meeting: Elise Stefanik (Republican Party)

Republican candidate Elise Stefanik talks shop with our editorial board as the race for New York's 21st Congressional District enters the final stretch.

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NY21 Editorial Board Meeting: Matt Funiciello (Green Party)

Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello opens up to our editorial board as the race for New York's 21st Congressional District enters the final stretch.

Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?

Nonprofit organizations abound throughout the North Country.

North Country Community Papers alive and doing well | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you for the encouraging responses the staff and I have been receiving, regarding our news content in the papers.

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