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PEOPLE AT WORK: Konowitz sheds light on backcountry rescue volunteers

December 1, 2016 KEENE — During frigid, icy winters here in the Adirondacks, rescue phone calls from deep within the wilderness occur on a weekly basis. more »»

Neighbors object to Northwood School dorm project

December 1, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Two neighbors objected at the Monday, Nov. more »»

Reuters source says Price Chopper in merger talks with Albertsons

December 1, 2016 Price Chopper, the family-owned regional supermarket chain, is in advanced talks to sell to national supermarket chain Albertsons Companies Inc. more »»

A stone's throw

December 1, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Throwing a heavy stone down a sheet of ice may be one of the most basic things a human can do to pass the tim. more »»

Local trio stands up for Standing Rock

December 1, 2016 KEENE — “Functioning anarchy” is how Katie Wilson described the scene on the shores of the Cannonball River in North Dakota late this August. more »»

DEC seeks comments on proposed hunting regs

December 1, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking the public to submit comments on several proposed changes to state hunting regulations. Comments will be accepted until Dec. 23. more »»

Village uses new sidewalk de-icer for the first time

December 1, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After last weekend’s winter storm, this village used its new new de-icer Tuesday, Nov. 22, Cargill’s ClearLane, and a new spreading unit for the first time on its downtown sidewalks. more »»

Big Tupper’s opening still uncertain this winter

December 1, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Amid heavy recent snowfall, organizers of Big Tupper Ski Area are still considering whether to open it this winter, according to Jim LaValley, chairman of volunteer organization... more »»

Town of Keene working on water capacity issues

December 1, 2016 KEENE — An engineering proposal to fix a capacity problem with the Keene Valley water system was presented to the Keene Town Board last week by the engineering firm AES Northeast of Plattsburg. more »»

Hawkeye enjoyed treasures, being mysterious

December 1, 2016 HARRIETSTOWN — For years, they sat inside a pair of weathered old barns, well out of sight of passing motorists on state Route 86. more »»

Local governments call for access and wilderness for Boreas lands

November 29, 2016 A local government coalition of towns in the central Adirondacks is calling for both wilderness and access as the state Adirondack Park Agency prepares to decide the make-up of land within the Borea... more »»

Missing hunter found dead

November 28, 2016 ELLENBURG CENTER – A Vermont man who has been missing for more than a week was found dead Sunday morning, Nov. 27, on the eighth day of looking for hi. more »»

Whiteface Mountain opens a day early

November 28, 2016 WILMINGTON — Whiteface Mountain Ski Center was able to push its opening day up by 24 hours thanks to fresh snow. The mountain was slated to open Friday, Nov. more »»

Keene supervisor post up for grabs as Ferebee resigns

November 25, 2016 KEENE — Keene Town Supervisor Bill Ferebee formally submitted his letter of resignation to the Keene Town Board at a special board meeting Monday, Nov. 21 at the Keene Town Hal. more »»

North Elba Cemetery will begin charging to store bodies

November 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council unanimously passed a resolution earlier this month to begin charging a monthly fee to store bodies at the town cemetery’s vault while waiting for the ground... more »»

USA Luge’s Running of the Balls benefit in one week

November 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Support is growing for the second annual Running of the Balls fundraiser for USA Luge, which will take place at the end of the Viessmann World Cup races Saturday, Dec. more »»

Globes placed to raise climate change awareness

November 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Starting Thursday, Nov. 17, a dozen 5-foot tall 2,000-pound globes were situated throughout this village as part of a public art exhibition to raise awareness for climate change. more »»

Where in the world is USA Luge?

November 25, 2016 The USA Luge senior team will be competing in the first World Cup race of the 2016-17 season on Nov. 26-27 in Winterberg, Germany. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

November 23, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With more than a foot of snow falling on the Olympic Region this week, two cross-country ski centers are now open, and Whiteface Mountain Ski Center plans on opening Thanksgiving Day,... more »»

Whiteface to open on Thanksgiving

November 23, 2016 WILMINGTON — Growing up just outside of Plattsburgh and tagging along to ski at Whiteface Mountain with his father, still a ski patroller to this day, Aaron Kellett would bring a sandwich in his... more »»



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