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Mirror Lake ice is out

April 28, 2014 LAKE PLACID —Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service officials announced April 27 that the Mirror Lake ice went out Saturday afternoon, April 26 at 4:55 p.m. as declared by ice meister Jack Irvin. more »»

UP CLOSE: Clark is your High Peaks information guide

March 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Three summers ago, Bobby Clark visited the High Peaks, climbing Mount Marcy and camping at Marcy Dam. more »»

Loppet skiers enjoy fast conditions

March 10, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Rescheduling the Lake Placid Loppet cross country ski races this year couldn’t have worked out any better. more »»

Paralympic skier who climbed Kilimanjaro will speak in Lake Placid

March 3, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Paralympic sit-skier and wheelchair track athlete Chris Waddell, who climbed the 19,340-foot Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania using a specially designed hand cycle, will be in Lake Placid... more »»

Decision on rail trail slow in coming

March 3, 2014 ALBANY — Five months ago there appeared to be a light at the end of the tunnel for a decades-long debate over whether to repair railroad tracks running through the Adirondack Mountains or rip them u... more »»

Placid’s toboggan chute having a great season

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It’s been a busy season for the Lake Placid Toboggan Chute. Butch Martin, the North Elba Parks District manager, said the toboggan chute has pulled in some $15,000 so far this winter. more »»

Snowstorm creates excellent skiing conditions

February 14, 2014 Plenty of new snow has made for excellent skiing and snowshoeing conditions in the backountry. more »»

ADIRONDACK GADABOUT: Skiing, skating conditions improving

February 8, 2014 As the region sinks deeper into another winter season, the local weather patterns have been excellent for making ice, but rather spotty when it comes to providing for snow. more »»

DEC would get tougher on invasive-carrying boats

February 5, 2014 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing regulations that would restrict the transport of aquatic invasive species at state boat launches it oversees. more »»

Environmental group initiates Cougar Watch program

January 26, 2014 An environmental advocacy organization plans to collect data on possible mountain lion sightings in the Adirondacks. more »»

Climbers converge for 18th Mountainfest

January 24, 2014 KEENE VALLEY — Ice climbers from around the northeast converged on Keene Valley this past weekend for the 18th annual Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival. more »»

Paul McKay's body found on shoulder of Scarface Mountain

January 16, 2014 RAY BROOK — An intensive, nearly two-week search for a missing Australian solider ended late Wednesday morning when a state forest ranger found Paul John McKay’s body on a shoulder of Scarface... more »»

Marcy Dam will be dismantled

January 14, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The state Department of Environmental Conservation has decided to remove Marcy Dam, which was severely damaged by Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011. more »»

Rangers expand search area for missing Aussie man

January 14, 2014 RAY BROOK — State forest rangers are expanding the primary search area for an Australian soldier who was last seen here two weeks ago. more »»

Essex County officials monitoring ice jams

January 14, 2014 JAY — Essex County Emergency Services personnel are keeping an eye on three ice jam. more »»

ADIRONDACK GADABOUT: Thaws present economic threat

January 11, 2014 It appears we have already reached the point in the season when the annual January thaw sweeps through the region. more »»

Williams moves on from NFCT

January 10, 2014 WAITSFIELD, Vt.— The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) has announced that Kate Williams will step down as executive director, effective Feb. 17. more »»

Leave No Trace offers free training sessions

January 9, 2014 A pair of Leave No Trace educators will be in the Tri-Lakes this weekend to offer free training session. more »»

Adirondak Loj to host Winterfest Saturday

January 8, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack Mountain Club will host its first-ever Winterfest on Saturday at the Adirondak Loj propert. more »»

Hunting and fishing licenses for sale again

January 8, 2014 The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s new e-licensing system for purchasing hunting, fishing and trapping licenses and reporting game harvests is up and running, DEC announced Monday,... more »»

 
 

 

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