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Adirondack Museum curator Laura Rice holding the "schuetzen" target rifle. Photo: Andy Flynn
Adirondack Museum curator Laura Rice holding the "schuetzen" target rifle. Photo: Andy Flynn

In the Adirondack Attic: Schuetzen target rifle

The Adirondack Attick's Andy Flynn unearths a target rifle from the Loon Lake area in Warren County. Laura Rice, the chief curator of the Adirondack Museum, talks with Andy about its story.  Go to full article
Photo: Franklin gun shop via Innovation Trail
Photo: Franklin gun shop via Innovation Trail

87 guns reported stolen last year in northern NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) State police report 87 guns were stolen last year altogether in five counties of northern New York.

The Troop B Gun Investigation Unit says most firearms were taken from private residences, with a few stolen from vehicles during hunting season.  Go to full article

Twenty arrested in drug bust

Authorities arrested 20 people yesterday on drugs and weapons charges in St Lawrence County. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

A Fading Tradition: The November Hunt for Whitetail Deer

In the north country, deer hunting is a family tradition. The passion, and the skills, are passed along through generations, usually from father to son. But these days, many hunters worry that their tradition is fading. More young men are growing up in cities, where hunting can seem old-fashioned, or even frightening. And even in rural America, some fear that the culture of the hunt will slowly vanish. Brian Mann has our story.  Go to full article

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