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May 4, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Outing Club — offering outdoor activities to local children — wrapped up its winter season this past weekend and invites families to help create a summer schedule of... more »»

ADIRONDACK LIVING: 104 days at Whiteface, a lifetime of lessons for local skier

May 4, 2018 WILMINGTON — Chelsea Walker had a goal on the ski mountain one day. more »»

Whiteface will break record with one more day of skiing

May 2, 2018 It was 75 degrees and sunny on Wednesday, but Whiteface Mountain still has one more day of skiing and snowboarding left in it. more »»

Winter hangs on for another weekend

May 2, 2018 Following another late-winter storm, the local communities were still digging out earlier this week. The heavy snow downed trees and broke limbs, leaving many local trails impassible. more »»

Insect and tick diseases on the rise in New York

May 2, 2018 The federal government recently released a report that says tick- and insect-spread diseases are on the rise, and New York is at the top of the heap in terms of the number of cases. more »»

FROM THE FIELD: Be considerate — it’s mud season

April 28, 2018 Having officially entered the Adirondacks’ fifth season — mud — it can be tempting to get out and enjoy the longer days and warmer sun. more »»

Picking the proper footwear for the occasion

April 28, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Walking into an outdoors’ gear store that has a wall full of shoes can be intimidating, but nothing can ruin an adventure like blisters or sore feet. more »»

Study: Outdoor rec is big business in northern NY

April 27, 2018 It’s no surprise the congressional district that covers much of the Adirondacks is home to a lot of outdoor recreation, but a group has found that New York’s 21st Congressional District generates... more »»

One more weekend for Whiteface

April 25, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The Whiteface Mountain Ski Center will reopen for two more days of skiing Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

Breathless tale of Dannemora escape

April 18, 2018 Not many stories from the North Country garner national attention, but the escape of two convicted killers from a maximum security prison in 2015 captured the nation’s attention like few stories ca. more »»

International intrigue with a touch of Irish luck

April 18, 2018 During my college career I was fortunate to have an opportunity to study abroad on an exchange program through Plattsburgh State. more »»

Hiker found dead partway down cliff on OK Slip Falls trail

April 16, 2018 A hiker who died on the OK Slip Falls trail near Indian Lake last week suffered “considerable trauma” to his head and neck, according to the Hamilton County coroner. more »»

Wintry Whiteface postpones Pond Skimming another week

April 13, 2018 The good news is that there’s plenty of snow remaining on the slopes of Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in Wilmington. more »»

Never too early to start garden planning

April 11, 2018 Even though it’s still snowing out, if you’re into gardening you no doubt are itching to get outside again. more »»

DEC, brewery break new ground on old Frontier Town

April 11, 2018 NORTH HUDSON — The state Department of Environmental Conservation and Paradox Brewery broke ground today at the site of the new brewery and “Gateway to the Adirondacks” tourism hub. more »»

Patience pays in times like these

April 11, 2018 Judging by the depth of the snowpack remaining in the local woods, it may be a while before anglers have an opportunity to hit the lakes and ponds. more »»

Whiteface Mountain skier died from crash into tree

April 6, 2018 LAKE PLACID — A 22-year-old St. Lawrence University student died after crashing into a tree at the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in Wilmington Saturday, March 31, according to state police. more »»

Rock climbing closures began April 1, snowmobile trails closed

April 6, 2018 The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced in its weekly backcountry conditions report that rock climbing route closures would begin on Sunday, April 1, and that many snowmobile... more »»

Comptroller eyes future EPF funding

April 4, 2018 The man who oversees New York’s finances says the Environmental Protection Fund, while in good shape now, needs to be stabilized with more reliable funding streams. more »»

Find the right balance when fishing with kids

April 4, 2018 If there is one single piece of advice l would offer to parents who want to introduce their kids to fishing, it would be to leave their own rods at home, at least for the first few outings. more »»



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