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Don’t forget to put the ‘Miracle’ into historical context

April 6, 2018 Thirty-eight years after the “Miracle on Ice” upset at the Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, America still needs a history lesso. more »»

Lake Placid a better place thanks to Richard Feldman

March 30, 2018 Richard Feldman, who led the Lake Placid Horse Shows with a strong hand and a personal touch for 26 years, died March 8 at the age of 83. more »»

Don’t price people out of national parks

March 23, 2018 U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is right about one thing. Our national parks may be the last of the true bargains. more »»

Learn how to write press releases for free at April 17 workshop

March 16, 2018 Small business owners, nonprofit groups and people interested in starting a business are invited to attend a workshop on writing press releases. more »»

State must pay land taxes like everyone else

March 9, 2018 Great compromises allow great things. more »»

Planning an Olympic parade is hard work

March 2, 2018 Rest assured that plans for parades to welcome our local Olympians home to Saranac Lake and Lake Placid are underway. Dates and details are not yet set. more »»

Tri-Lakes Job Fair set for March 14 to help employers and job seekers

February 23, 2018 We’re here to help you find a job or employees. Our sister newspaper, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise in Saranac Lake, will hold its annual Tri-Lakes Job Fair from noon to 4 p.. more »»

Empire State Winter Games is a great event for Lake Placid ... and the entire Park

February 9, 2018 Even though the Empire State Winter Games has grown from a Lake Placid event to an Adirondack event — with venues across the North Country — it still benefits Lake Placid in a big way and we are... more »»

New year, new features

February 2, 2018 At the beginning of each year, the Lake Placid News tweaks its editorial content to make sure we’re giving readers fresh and interesting features to go along with our news coverage of the Olympic... more »»

Time for 6ers to start giving back

January 26, 2018 No one can argue with the success of Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau’s 6ers hiking program, which includes trails in the Lake Placid region as well. more »»

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 »»



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