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Still time to register to vote for New York presidential primary

March 18, 2016 Democrats Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? Republicans Ted Cruz, John Kasich or Donald Trump? You can have a say in those big national leadership decisions next month, but only if you’re registere... more »»

With spring comes new opportunity in the Adirondacks

March 10, 2016 Typically in the Adirondacks, our winter months are filled with winter weather, sprinkled here and there with a spring-like thaw or two. more »»

Adirondack Health expansion benefits the North Country

March 3, 2016 To stay relevant, being flexible and planning for the future is a must. more »»

Economy is Gov. Cuomo’s real Adirondack challenge

February 25, 2016 Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget tag line this year is “Built to Lead. more »»

Rail trail to Saranac Lake should be built with cyclists in mind

February 18, 2016 If the state of New York tears up the 34 miles of railroad tracks between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake to create a recreational trail — as it is poised to do — we encourage the trail architects to... more »»

Don’t give up on Olympic-sized dream

February 11, 2016 When motivational speaker Willie Jolley says “A setback is a setup for a comeback,” he could be talking to Lake Placi. more »»

Lake Placid is proud of our sliding teams

February 4, 2016 Words cannot describe how proud we are of the USA Luge and USA Bobsled and Skeleton teams this season, with their medal counts and exciting World Cup races in North America and Europe. more »»

Not the right way to raise minimum wage

January 28, 2016 We’re not in favor of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s push to raise the minimum wage to $15 statewide by 2021. For a 40-hour-a-week job, that’s $31,200, more than many college-educated professionals make now. more »»

Nominate a Tri-Lakes Volunteer of the Year

January 21, 2016 Hundreds of functions in the North Country depend on volunteerism. more »»

Lake Placid gets an A for Plan B during the holidays

January 14, 2016 With the lack of snow and ice, the community of Lake Placid came together during the holiday season in a way we haven’t seen for a long time, and it was refreshing to experience this passion for... more »»

Welcome to the newest members of our News team

January 7, 2016 You may have noticed new bylines on our pages lately. more »»

Keep on giving through the year

December 31, 2015 Another Christmas is history. Once again our compassionate neighbors have worked something of a miracle for our less fortunate neighbors. more »»

New Common Core could restore trust

December 31, 2015 The Common Core Learning Standards will have a second chance to win over the people of New York. For the sake of current and future students statewide, Gov. more »»

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

December 24, 2015 (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 »»

Banning Muslims immoral, unworkable

December 17, 2015 Criticism of presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States is absolutely right on moral grounds. more »»

Enjoy the Holiday Village Stroll, even without the snow

December 10, 2015 Snow lining the trees and shops along Main Street would be a plus this weekend for the 7th Annual Holiday Village Stroll in Lake Placid, New York, but we’ll just have to do without it this year... more »»

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

December 3, 2015 It’s time to show our support for our athletes on the USA Luge team this weekend by attending the FIL Luge World Cup on Friday and Saturday, Dec. more »»

Live for the moment this Thanksgiving Day

November 25, 2015 We don’t know what the future will bring, but we do know we are thankful for many things. more »»

Put some thought into giving to food pantries

November 19, 2015 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 »»

Solve the parking problem now

November 12, 2015 The question of whether Lake Placid needs more parking spaces on Main Street is not up for debate. more »»



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