DRESDEN — A month after the second known infestation of the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid was reported in the Adirondacks, the state Department of Environmental Conservation and its partners have developed a treatment plan, set to be implemented this fall.

SARANAC LAKE — In a back room of Tri-Lakes Center for Independent Living on Broadway in downtown Saranac Lake, what was once a conference room is now a PPE station. Paper bags loaded with masks, gloves and bottles of hand sanitizer fill a table like kids’ lunches at a crowded school. Boxes o…

The emerald ash borer may have only just been discovered in Warren County, but it appears the invasive species has been living in the Adirondack Park for longer than previously thought.

QUEENSBURY — A northern New York man charged in the high-speed chase last September that caused the death of a Brant Lake man will face a jury in November — the first Warren County trial to take place since the COVID-19 pandemic.

The morning after U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik spoke at the Republican National Convention, her Democratic challenger in the race for the 21st Congressional District condemned the speech.

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, and Democratic challenger Tedra Cobb disagree on many things, including the schedule for their televised debates.

SARANAC LAKE — You may have seen signs lately at the local banks and credit unions, even the Walgreen’s and Hannaford’s, warning of coin shortages and asking for surplus coins like a kid with an empty piggy bank. Banks and some grocery stores and drug stores are so low on the stuff that they…

Both candidates running for the North Country’s congressional seat Nov. 3 spoke this week on immigration and border issues. Both support funding to secure the U.S. borders, although incumbent Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik says her Democratic opponent, Tedra Cobb, doesn’t.

OGDENSBURG — When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in New York five months ago, child care providers became “the essential workers behind the essential workers,” U.S. Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand told about 40 people at a news conference Friday outside the Dobisky Visitors’ Center overlooking t…

WATERTOWN — U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer says he is looking for clarity regarding the “uneven enforcement” of rules for boats that travel between U.S. and Canadian waters on the St. Lawrence River but never reach land or anchor.

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik’s campaign has made several inaccurate claims this week regarding health care, immigration and her rival Democrat Tedra Cobb’s positions on these issues. Cobb has also released some inaccurate statements on the Republican Stefanik’s Medicare votes.

Essential services will be slashed in next year’s state budget without federal aid to local governments, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday, pleading in a letter to New York’s federal delegation to ensure $500 billion for localities as lawmakers negotiate the next coronavirus relief bill in…

Roger Stone, a self-proclaimed political “dirty trickster” and adviser to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, accused North Country Rep. Elise Stefanik on Wednesday of advising Trump against granting him clemency, which Trump did July 10.

LONG LAKE — A study published in the journal Wetlands documents an invasion happening in the Adirondacks: The black spruce, tamarack and other boreal species are being overcome by trees normally found in warmer, more temperate forests.

LAKE PLACID — State Department of Environmental Conservation staff killed a black bear on Monday following what the department described as “a documented escalation of the bear’s aggressive behavior since 2018.”

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, said she is focused on the illegality of the leaks regarding the revelations last week that a Russian intelligence agency offered Taliban-linked militias cash rewards to kill American troops in Afghanistan.

The two candidates for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat — incumbent Republican Elise Stefanik and returning Democratic contender Tedra Cobb — support two different police reform bills passed by the House, but despite increased pressure to pass police reform legislation following w…

MALONE –– Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s decision to exclude YMCAs from the list of facilities that will be allowed to reopen at the beginning of phase four could threaten the organization’s future, the head of the Ys in Malone and Plattsburgh said Wednesday.