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Nominate a Tri-Lakes Volunteer of the Year

January 19, 2018 Hundreds of functions in the North Country depend on volunteerism. more »»

‘Hale and Farewell’

January 12, 2018 This was the headline of the Lake Placid News editorial on Feb. more »»

Out with the old, in with the new

January 5, 2018 Many probably would agree that 2017 was a rough year. Reading the 2017 Year in Review section inside last week’s Lake Placid News reflects a great deal of tragedy for our small communities. more »»

Saying good-bye but never forgetting

December 29, 2017 Time has a way of deleting our memory banks, as older generations go and newer generations arrive. more »»

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

December 22, 2017 (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 15, 2017 It’s time to show support for our athletes on the USA Luge team this weekend by attending the Viessmann Luge World Cup on Friday and Saturday, Dec. more »»

Time running out for Placid’s holiday decorating contest

December 8, 2017 Residents, businesses, schools, churches, the town and village and community organizations have all done a great job decorating the Olympic Village in time for the holiday season, especially for thi... more »»

Shop locally this holiday season

December 1, 2017 We know we say this every year around this time, but it’s important and is worth repeating. Small Business Saturday was this past Saturda. more »»

Never run a generator indoors

December 1, 2017 It is unlikely we will ever know why a family in rural Jefferson County, West Virginia, took the risk they did last weekend. None of them — a man, woman, teenager and toddler — survived. more »»

Thankful for much and hoping for more

November 23, 2017 It seems like a day doesn’t go by that there isn’t a shooting, drug overdose, terrorist attack, weather event, domestic violence incident or a sexual harassment accusation. more »»

Put some thought into giving to food pantries

November 17, 2017 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 »»

Notice, then stop domestic violence

November 10, 2017 STOP and think how we can help prevent domestic violence. Abuse and control can take many forms, but awareness of emotional, economic, sexual and physical abuse is the first step to stopping it. more »»

NY needs to rein in business giveaways

October 27, 2017 We appreciate that regional rather than Albany officials screen the projects New York’s Regional Economic Development Councils put up for state fundin. more »»

Defend park against out-of-state toxins

October 20, 2017 It’s sad but not surprising that the Trump administration is scrapping the Clean Power Plan. more »»

Why registering to vote is important

October 13, 2017 Voting is a duty of all citizens; your country needs you to do it. The more of us who vote, the stronger our decisions as a people. It’s also a privilege to vote in a free, fair and honest electio. more »»

One week left to change your party for 2018 primaries

October 6, 2017 On Oct. 13, one week from today — that’s the deadline to change the party affiliation on your voter registration in time to vote in next year’s primary elections. more »»

Make plans to celebrate this year’s Lake Placid Hall of Fame inductees

October 6, 2017 We are excited to see two deserving community members being inducted into the Lake Placid Hall of Fame this year, and we encourage people to attend the Class of 2017 induction ceremony to help... more »»

Timbuctoo story is worth revisiting

September 28, 2017 We’d like to call your attention again to a piece of little-known history, from the days when slavery was still in full force in the United States. more »»

Lonely, excrutiating death breaks our hearts

September 22, 2017 People up here in the Adirondacks never got the chance to know Alex Stevens, and that’s part of the reason we are saddened by his recent death in the High Peaks Wildernes. more »»

Deposit could reduce plastic bag disposal

September 15, 2017 Society needs to reduce its reliance on throwaway plastic bags. They aren’t biodegradabl. more »»



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