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A time to reflect

March 15, 2019 Last Wednesday, March 6, you may have seen people walking around with black smudges on their forehead. more »»

How do you want to be sent off?

March 8, 2019 It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to another village leader as Lake Placid Community Beautification Association co-founder Conni Cross died on Sunday, March 3. more »»

Looking for that dream job? Come to the Tri-Lakes Job Fair

March 1, 2019 The economy is changing, and we need to adapt with it. In the 1970s there was high unemployment, and seasonal work was the norm. more »»

Calgary shows how hard it is to stay in winter sports circle

February 22, 2019 We were shocked to read in Canadian news media that the bobsled-luge-skeleton track outside Calgary, Alberta, will close after it hosts a World Cup competition this week — unless someone puts up the... more »»

Time to get the band back together

February 15, 2019 Whether you consider it a mission from God — as the Blues Brothers did in the 1980 movie with actors John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd — or a way to relive the glory days, it’s time to get the band back... more »»

Agreement is close on vacation rental rules

February 8, 2019 Lake Placid village and North Elba town officials should drop a proposed three-night minimum for vacation rentals. We are hearing a consensus on that, at least. more »»

Nominate a Tri-Lakes Volunteer of the Year

February 8, 2019 Hundreds of functions in the North Country depend on volunteerism. more »»

Meteorologists, please stop the fearmongering!

February 1, 2019 On Wednesday morning, Jan. more »»

Time to find out more about ORDA’s budget

January 25, 2019 As more money pours in to upgrade the state’s winter sports venues, we’re realizing how much the public doesn’t know about how these tax dollars are being spent. more »»

Healthy plan in action for Placid

January 18, 2019 Rehabilitation patients are already getting physical therapy at Adirondack Health’s new Lake Placid Health and Medical Fitness Center. more »»

Friendship and sport move mountains at the International Children’s Winter Games in Placid

January 11, 2019 Shortly after the girls began figure skating practice Monday, Ja. more »»

Rental rules mean a lot to Placidians

January 4, 2019 Elected leaders of the village of Lake Placid and town of North Elba already knew local people are very interested in the issue of regulating vacation rentals, but they got a clear reminder of that... more »»

Tackling environmental threats necessary to protecting the Park

December 28, 2018 We’d like to thank all the environmental groups and state agencies that participated in our series, “Top 5 Environmental Threats to the Adirondack Park. more »»

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

December 21, 2018 (Editor’s note: Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. more »»

USA Luge needs to see you at the FIL Luge World Cup this week

December 14, 2018 It’s time to show support for our athletes on the USA Luge team this weekend by attending the Viessmann Luge World Cup on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. more »»

Essex County must fix its coroner problem

December 7, 2018 Some decisions should be easy. The Essex County Board of Supervisors has one of those, regarding some coroners who refuse to do the job they are paid for, and which voters elected them to do. more »»

Do your gift shopping locally

November 30, 2018 We know we say this every year around this time, but it’s important and worth repeating. more »»

Recognizing young leaders

November 23, 2018 Do you know anyone under 30 years of age who shows initiative in serving others in one of our local communities? You might know someone right off the bat who has been taking up the charge by... more »»

A year-round need

November 23, 2018 While food pantries get a lot of ink in newspapers during the holiday season, people should also consider donating food and money to their local food pantries throughout the year. more »»

Put some thought into giving to food pantries

November 15, 2018 It’s usually an afterthought. Walking out the door at the grocery store, you see a cardboard box serving as a catch-all for donations to the local food pantry. more »»

A time to remember veterans of all wars

November 9, 2018 With the passing of time, new generations of Americans have to be reminded of the personal sacrifices their forefathers made in the Armed Services, whether those soldiers served stateside or abroad... more »»



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Rediscovering keys to my success

March 4, 2019 During a weight-loss journey, there’s no better feeling than stepping on a scale and finding that you’ve lost weight — whether it’s for a day, a week or a month. It’s a high that lifts my spi. more »

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