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Department of Interior hires local invasive species expert

August 31, 2014 Hilary Smith, director of the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program based in Keene Valley, has taken a high-level job with the U.S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. Starting Oc. more »»

 
 
 
A literary look back as fall approaches

August 30, 2014 With fall fast approaching, I am reminded of days long since past when I first took up the rod and reel and set off for waters unknown in search of wild brook trout. more »»

Fran Fest to benefit memorial for fly fishing legend

August 29, 2014 WILMINGTON — A party is planned this weekend to raise money for a statue honoring fly fishing icon Fran Better. more »»

UP CLOSE: Rewriting Adirondack history

August 29, 2014 ONCHIOTA — There’s a good chance John Fadden’s Mohawk ancestors used the dugout canoe in his family’s museum. Then again, nobody really knows for certain. more »»

DEC: Hurley Brothers didn't report oil spill; fines possible

August 29, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s police have issued a notice of violation to a local fuel supply company for its failure to report an oil spill that occurred on Au. more »»

Green space to grow at Lake Placid's Lower Mill Pond

August 26, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Restoration work currently happening at Lower Mill Pond will turn the barren-looking worksite into a green space more closely resembling a park. more »»

Fly fishing, friends and an old fish

August 23, 2014 The Adirondacks have a long and storied history of angling adventures that date back more than a century and a half, and some of these stories just must be told. more »»

Oil spill unfolding on Mill Pond in Lake Placid

August 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Residents bordering Mill Pond are worried over an oil spill discovered Thursday on this dammed-up portion of the Chubb Rive. more »»

It’s time to wake up and smell the garbage

August 16, 2014 The summer season appears to have hit the turning point. Fortunately, I’ve  spent the majority of the past week on the water, and in the water. I took advantage of it while I could. more »»

Science from the side of a cliff

August 15, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Students from the Lake Placid Middle-High School got a chance for some hands-on learning in the backcountry in late July. more »»

YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: Improvements planned for Old Orchard Trail

August 15, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A trailhead on Bear Cub Lane is in the early stages of getting a major face-lift. Plans are in the works to improve a trail owned by the Henry II and Mildred A. more »»

Summertime and the pickin’ is easy

August 9, 2014 In addition to undertaking numerous angling forays in recent days, I have spent several days afield. more »»

DEC adopts new bear-hunting regulations

August 8, 2014 Black bear hunting opportunities have expanded around the state this year as a result of regulation changes adopted by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. more »»

Mixed reaction to waterski event

August 4, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Locals here have a mixed reaction of the waterski competition held over the weekend on Mirror Lake. more »»

Adirondack Museum scores with LaBastille cabin

August 2, 2014 Last weekend, I traveled to Blue Mountain Lake in order to attend the Adirondack Museum’s Wilderness Elegance Benefit Gala. more »»

Fast action on Mirror Lake

August 2, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Crowds gathered at Mid’s Park Friday, Aug. 1 to watch waterskiers cruise down Mirror Lake at speeds of up to 30 mph during slalom and trick competitions. more »»

Mixed reaction to fire ban on Essex Chain

August 1, 2014 NEWCOMB — The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s plan to ban campfires on the Essex Chain of Lakes has brought mixed reactions so far. more »»

Bass fishing on Lower Saranac Lake

July 25, 2014 Over the past couple of decades, Dave Figura has developed an affinity for Lower Saranac Lak. more »»

Record-setting freshwater drum caught in Irondequoit Bay

July 25, 2014 The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced recently that James VanArsdall of West Henrietta caught a record-breaking freshwater drum from Irondequoit Bay on Lake Ontario in Monroe... more »»

UP CLOSE: Athlete takes on breast cancer, Ironman

July 24, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Just two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, 35-year-old Kelly Sullivan feels like she is back to herself and is ready to compete in the Lake Placid Ironman on Sunday, Jul... more »»

Kanze explores life in ‘Wild, Wild East’

July 18, 2014 Bloomingdale writer Ed Kanze has penned a new book that recently hit the stores. A guide and a naturalist, Kanze’s sixth book is called “Adirondack, Life and Wildlife in the Wild, Wild East. more »»

 
 

 

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Battling the demons of food addiction

August 28, 2014 This week: 389 lbs. Last week: 391 lbs. Start (Dec. 17): 470 lbs. Total lost: 81 lbs. I can break myself out of a food trance ... sometimes. Other times, I’m out of control. more »

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