Sep 21, 2006 — There's been a lot of news lately about ATVs in the North Country. The state wants to close trails in some places and build new ones in others. Governor Pataki even sent an unsolicited $500,000 to St. Lawrence County for an ATV trail. Meanwhile, towns are striking laws that allow four-wheelers on the roads. David Sommerstein sorts through the mixed messages about ATVs' role in outdoor recreation.