Bombing won’t save Iraq
June 23, 2014 The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when it appeared that the Islamist fanatics of ISIS would overrun Baghdad, has passed. And the second thoughts have begun. “U.S. more »»
Casey Kasem, hip to be square
June 20, 2014 He remembered everything about that night. He remembered the song they slow danced to — “You Are My Lady.” He remembered the play of the lights in her hair as he held her. more »»
Let’s take a different approach
June 17, 2014 I think recommending the town of North Elba stick it to the Olympic Regional Development Authority is the wrong attitude to promote. The town needs ORDA, and ORDA needs the town. more »»
Iraq is on its own
June 16, 2014 “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of... more »»
Can states stomach public executions?
June 9, 2014 In the aftermath of a botched lethal-injection execution in Ohio last month that took 26 minutes for Dennis McGuire to die, the always contentious death penalty debate is once again front and cente. more »»
The state of Can Am Rugby
June 7, 2014 The Board of Directors of Can Am Rugby presents the following status of the Can Am Rugby Tournament and organization to the communities of Saranac Lake and North Elba/Lake Placid. more »»
Did you know Chester Fobare?
June 6, 2014 Did you know Chester Fobare? Did you know his personality, his passions, his real story? We know Chet as Dot’s husband, a social, light-hearted and deeply committed couple. more »»
Heritage tourism holds promise
June 3, 2014 Saranac Lake’s future is looking brighter these days, and one promising area of economic growth is tourism. Tourism is one of the largest employers in the United States, providing 7.4 million job. more »»
Lesson from a music teacher
June 3, 2014 I was exiting a recent Spring Concert at Willsboro Central School when two individuals sought me out to tell me how much they enjoyed and appreciated the points of view I have expressed in letters t... more »»
Blundering into a Syrian quagmire?
June 2, 2014 With his address at West Point, President Obama succeeded where all his previous efforts had failed. He brought us together. Nobody seems to have liked the speech. more »»
Is democracy another god that failed?
May 28, 2014 On Memorial Day weekend, scores of thousands of bikers arrived here for their annual Rolling Thunder tribute to America’s veterans, especially those lost in our wars or left behind. more »»