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Beware of ticks, especially in Keene, doctor warns

June 23, 2016 Keene and Keene Valley are often considered epicenters of hiking, biking, skiing and other outdoor pursuits, but the area is becoming known as an epicenter for another, not so flattering thing: Lyme... more »»

 
 
 
Seggos confirmed as DEC commissioner

June 23, 2016 Acting Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos was unanimously confirmed by the state Senate to be the 15th commissioner of the DEC on Thursday, June 1. more »»

Moose hunting bill moves forward

June 22, 2016 A bill that would have the state Department of Environmental Conservation develop moose hunting regulations passed the state Senate last week. Sen. more »»

Historical look at Rainbow narrows

June 22, 2016 We set off from Buck Pond campground in Onchiota, and as soon as we hit the water, the bugs were gone with a light breeze that barely rippled the wate. more »»

ADIRONDACK GADABOUT: Let’s not forget, we were all rookies at one time

June 22, 2016 As the annual camping season arrives, it is important to be patient when dealing with newcomers — whether in the field, the forest or on the water. more »»

Legislature OKs Adirondack-Catskill land bank

June 21, 2016 The state legislature approved two measures last week that affect both public and private land owners in the Adirondack Park: creating a "land bank" and sorting out Raquette Lake disputes dating to... more »»

Hiker’s death ruled accidental

June 21, 2016 ST. HUBERTS - The death of a hiker over the weekend at Roaring Brook Falls has been ruled accidental by Essex County Cororner Frank Whitelaw. more »»

Craig confirmed to chair APA

June 18, 2016 The state Senate confirmed Adirondack Park Agency Commissioner Sherman Craig Friday night to chair the agency board and Franklin County Legislator Barb Rice of Saranac Lake to be an APA commissione. more »»

Bass fight their way to blue collar status

June 15, 2016 Although the Adirondack region has long been recognized for cold-water species such as brook trout, lake trout and landlocked salmon, it is the warm-water species of bass, perch and northern pike... more »»

Throwing a few ducks into the mix

June 15, 2016 A few months ago, I wrote about ordering baby chickens through the mail, and how we wanted to get a couple “fluff butts” as pets. more »»

GIVING BACK: Couple supports suicide prevention with 46 Climbs

June 9, 2016 KEENE — It was here in the wilderness of this mountain town where Kolby Ziemendorf and Catherine Zarnofsky started their pursuit of becoming Adirondack 46ers like so many others, atop the summit o... more »»

Rewilding the curmudgeon within

June 8, 2016 Well, it seems I’ve lived long enough to earn the right to be an old curmudgeon. more »»

One passenger everyone needs to avoid at all costs

June 8, 2016 A long time ago I picked up a hitchhiker in Bloomingdale and gave him a ride to town. The entire way, he talked about how crazy he was and how no one should mess with him because of it. more »»

Fly fishing tourney nets national team

June 7, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The U.S. more »»

Biking headquarters

June 2, 2016 WILMINGTON — With all the bike trail improvements and cycling culture in this town, the self-proclaimed Biking Capital of the Adirondacks is living up to its nickname and will be filled with cyclist... more »»

Climber hurt in fall on Pitchoff

June 2, 2016 KEENE — A climber suffered serious injuries while rock climbing on Pitchoff Mountain between Keene and Lake Placid before 4 p.m. Monday, May 2. more »»

Ormerod reports for duty as VIC manager

June 1, 2016 PAUL SMITHS — The Paul Smith’s Visitor Interpretive Center will have some new blood at the management level starting this week. more »»

Outdoor opportunities spring to life

June 1, 2016 Following fast on the tail of a pleasant string of nearly summer-like days, the local lakes and ponds are finally turning on. more »»

APA seeks comments on bike trails in Wilmington

May 26, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency advanced a Department of Environmental Conservation plan to add 6.5 miles of trails to the Wilmington Wild Forest. more »»

Fly fishing championships coming to area

May 25, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The Tri-Lakes is home to many championship competitions, like the Empire State Games, luge, bobsled and the upcoming snowshoe race next winter. more »»

 
 

 

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Skating Away at Adult Weekend!

June 22, 2016 Even though I have been considered an “adult skater” for 5 years, I had never participated in the adult weekend or adult week adult figure skating camp—until this year. more »

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