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Search underway for Toronto firefighter missing on Whiteface

February 8, 2018 WILMINGTON — Searchers are scouring Whiteface Mountain Ski Center for a 49-year-old Toronto firefighter who went missing there Wednesday. more »»

Erin Hamlin to carry U.S. flag into Pyeongchang opening ceremony

February 7, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Erin Hamlin, four-time Olympian and Olympic bronze medalist, has been selected as Team USA’s flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang... more »»

Salt Lake City is 1st in US to seek 2030 Winter Olympic bid

February 7, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City on Wednesday became the first U.S. city to announce its intentions to bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics as this year's games get ready to kick off in South Korea. more »»

Universiade reps happy but say Van Ho needs overhaul

February 7, 2018 WILMINGTON — Lake Placid is getting some pretty positive vibes from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) in regard to potentially hosting the 2023 Winter World University Games. more »»

US bobsled pilot Justin Olsen hopes to compete after surgery

February 6, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American bobsled pilot Justin Olsen hopes to compete at the Olympics despite having had a successful appendectomy on the eve of the Pyeongchang Games. U.S. more »»

Olympic Mountain

February 2, 2018 LAKE PLACID — It took decades of planning, building trails and infrastructure, even an amendment to the state constitution, and at the end of the day it always comes down to one thing at the... more »»

ADIRONDACK LIVING: Peace of the mountains inspires artist in Keene

February 2, 2018 KEENE — Emma Silverstein is a potter, bassist, drummer, singer and a ballet dancer, but a better word that sums up her multifaceted talents and personality is artis. more »»

APA approves Boreas Ponds classification

February 2, 2018 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency board voted to approve a classification for the Boreas Ponds tract Friday that will add more than 11,000 acres to the High Peaks Wilderness Area, while... more »»

DEC reroutes section of Whiteface Mountain trail

February 2, 2018 WILMINGTON — The state Department of Environmental Conservation said in its weekly backcountry conditions report that a small portion of the Whiteface Mountain hiking trail has been rerouted. more »»

UP CLOSE: High Peaks Resort helps serve community lunches

February 2, 2018 LAKE PLACID — A handful of people sat down at the dining tables in the Adirondack Community Church on Jan. 24, like they do every Wednesday for the community lunch. more »»

Tim Burke hopes for redemption in fourth Olympic Winter Games

February 2, 2018 SARANAC LAKE — Olympian Tim Burke knows what it’s like to be at the top of his sport. more »»

After reset, Sweeney to tackle Olympics

February 2, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Luge racer Emily Sweeney will make her first Olympic entrance next month in South Korea, but this is the third Games that have had an impact on her lif. more »»

Daly looks to close the deal for the U.S. skeleton team

February 2, 2018 John Daly came back to the U.S. skeleton team primarily seeking one thing, and it wasn’t a medal. It was closure. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Wayne Ignatuk, an old-school furniture maker

February 2, 2018 UPPER JAY—When it comes to making furniture, there is old school, and then there is Wayne Ignatuk. more »»

Empire State Winter Games to pack Lake Placid this weekend

February 2, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Thursday, Feb. 1 marked the start of the 38th Empire State Winter Games, a weekend full of competition, wins, losses and family entertainment. more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

February 1, 2018 LAKE PLACID — As we gear up to cover the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, we also look to our own history of the 1980 games and the Olympic Mountain called Whitefac. more »»

Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Villages now open

February 1, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The two Olympic Villages were officially opened Thursday, Feb. 1 with a special ceremony being held simultaneously in both Pyeongchang and Gangneung to mark the occasion. more »»

APA to classify more than just Boreas Ponds tract

February 1, 2018 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency is expected to take up the largest state land classification package in its history this week, and while Boreas Ponds is drawing all the attention, there... more »»

Universiade inspection is underway

January 30, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The bid to host the 2023 Winter World University Games is in, and Lake Placid is unoppose. more »»

High sound from the lake bottom

January 29, 2018 SCHROON LAKE — Eric Bright held up a thin piece of Adirondack red spruce and tapped it in different spots. Knock, knock, knock. “See, you can hear the nice tone in it,” Bright said. more »»

 
 

 

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