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I came, I swam, I conquered

July 20, 2017 For all its traffic headaches, the Ironman 140.6-mile triathlon continues to be one of the best things to happen to Lake Placid since it started in 1999. more »»

There’s a silver lining in those thunder clouds

July 13, 2017 Like anything in life, our feelings on the extra wet weather this spring and summer can always be put into perspective. With all the rain, locals are getting batty. more »»

Head to the horse show

July 6, 2017 The horse shows in Lake Placid are reportedly the largest they’ve been in a decade, an organizer confirmed last week. more »»

Tough talk is needed to win the opioid war

June 29, 2017 We support Essex County Coroner Frank Whitelaw’s campaign to show students in local schools the brutal reality of what hard drugs lead to — death, and wors. more »»

Park loses two important leaders

June 22, 2017 George Canon and John Collins, who died two days apart from each other this past weekend, were already linked in our memory as prominent leaders on Adirondack issues. more »»

DEC balances out governor’s invitation

June 15, 2017 We obviously want our hometown to prosper and want to spread the word about how great it is, but we have to admit, we had mixed feelings when Go. more »»

We must all do our share for planet Earth

June 8, 2017 Donald Trump, while campaigning for president, called climate change a hoax invented by the Chinese. He said he would withdraw the U.S. more »»

Gentrification markers in Lake Placid

June 2, 2017 As Lake Placid gradually becomes a more high-end address, where the rich and famous buy classic camps as tear-downs — and at record prices — the community has approached some minor milestones. more »»

With wildlife, if you care, leave it there

May 25, 2017 We’d like to echo the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s annual reminder to leave young wildlife undisturbed, even if they seem in distress. more »»

This week, we began to heal

May 21, 2017 Newswise, this was a much slower week than the previous one, but the Tri-Lakes region is still in the process of healing from the four deaths that shocked our Adirondack small towns from May 6 to 1. more »»

Prom night should not involve alcohol

May 11, 2017 It is high school prom season, when lasting memories of wonderful evenings are made for many area young people. more »»

Celebrate trees at Lake Placid’s Arbor Day event

May 4, 2017 Yes, even here in the middle of the Adirondack Park — with millions of trees on state and private lands — trees are important to celebrate, and plant, here in the communities of the Olympic Region. more »»

Free your lawns from phosphorus to protect our water

April 27, 2017 We’d like to echo the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s push to promote the practice of sustainable lawn care by going phosphorus free, using native plants and grasses and reducing... more »»

Feld, Mihill great choices for 2017 volunteer awards

April 20, 2017 If you haven’t met USA Luge Marketing Manager Dmitry Feld or Lake Placid High School senior Davey Mihill, you’re missing out on knowing two of our community’s finest human beings. more »»

Hungry? Try EAT ADK Restaurant Week

April 20, 2017 With many locals coming back from spring break, there is an event happening in the Tri-Lakes that will extend the fun, regardless of mud season — the second annual EAT ADK Restaurant Week from... more »»

Items needed for platoon care packages

April 13, 2017 Lake Placid mom Shannon Porter is looking for items to place in care packages as part of the Adopt a Platoon program, and she needs donations from the community. more »»

Putting the ‘Miracle’ into historical context

April 6, 2017 Thirty-seven years after the “Miracle on Ice” upset at the Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, America needs a history lesson. more »»

Help farmers who help food banks

March 30, 2017 This should be the year a farm-to-food-bank bill is approved in New York state. more »»

Get the job! If you are looking for work, we can help

March 23, 2017 The North Country has always been higher than other areas as far as unemployment; however, it is now down to 6.7 percent in both Franklin and Essex counties. more »»

Transparency leads to trust

March 17, 2017 Our nation is going through something of a trust overhaul. more »»

 
 

 

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