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Summer dangers: bugs and high waters

July 5, 2014 Following another visit to the local doctor’s office to remove a batch of bugs from my ear canal, I have taken to stuffing my ears with cotton while traipsing through the Great North Wood. more »»

Adirondack monarch population in jeopardy

July 4, 2014 TUPPER LAKE — Lincoln Brower has spent decades studying the monarch butterfly, a species that has been on the decline in recent years. more »»

Shuttle to service Wilmington mountain bike trail

July 3, 2014 WILMINGTON — A summer shuttle launching this weekend is expected to help this town reinforce its reputation as the “mountain biking capital of the Adirondacks. more »»

Searchers look beneath waterfall for second body (update)

June 27, 2014 WILMINGTON — Searchers don’t expect to find a missing swimmer alive, and they’re looking in the pool below the Flume waterfall to see if the body is trapped at the bottom by a strong undercurrent. more »»

UP CLOSE: Whiteface Mountain home to ‘Downhill’ Mike

June 26, 2014 WILMINGTON — In the late 1990s, Mike Scheur started taking his mountain bike on the trails around Lake Placid, hitting spots like the Peninsula trails and those on the former Lake Placid Club... more »»

Guidebook highlights Lake Placid's shorter hikes

June 25, 2014 The Adirondack Explorer has published a new guidebook for hikes in the Lake Placid area. more »»

Railroad delays opening until July

June 23, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — It will be a little while longer before the whistle of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad’s train is heard in the Tri-Lakes this season. more »»

NFCT paddlers rescued on Saranac River

June 20, 2014 A pair of aspiring Northern Forest Canoe Trail through paddlers had their journey cut short on Saturday, June 14, after an accident on the Saranac River left their canoe severely damaged and caused... more »»

Doctor solves mysterious ailment

June 20, 2014 It was bound to happen to me, sooner or later. more »»

Doctor solves mysterious ailment

June 20, 2014 It was bound to happen to me, sooner or later. more »»

Essex Chain will open for camping July 1

June 18, 2014 RAY BROOK — The state is gearing up for a large influx of visitors this summer to one of its prized acquisitions in the Finch, Pruyn and Co. land deal. more »»

New attraction to open at Whiteface

June 18, 2014 A new summer playground is set to open this week at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center. more »»

Kites take flight in Keene Valley

June 16, 2014 KEENE VALLEY — Tim Steele of Bristol, Vermont, held the Tinker Bell kite in his hands as his daughter Una, 3, ran as fast as she could down the field. more »»

Budding biologists go into the field

June 12, 2014 Morning sun shimmers on the West Branch of the AuSable River for the start of the second annual Conservation Day at Intervale Lowlands, a 160-acre private nature preserve in Lake Placid. more »»

Professional river protector

June 12, 2014 The nonprofit AuSable River Association (ASRA) is looking to broaden its scope of work in coming years, and Brendan Wiltse expects to play a key role in that as its stewardship and outreach... more »»

Trail run to celebrate 10 years

June 11, 2014 KEENE VALLEY — The Mountaineer will host the 10th annual Great Adirondack Trail Run Saturday. more »»

Bill to let larger ATVs on trails advances (update)

June 10, 2014 ALBANY - Larger off-road vehicles would be allowed on New York's public trails under legislation advancing in the state Assembly, which has raised an alarm among environmentalists who say it will... more »»

Northville celebrates new beginning of trail to Lake Placid

June 9, 2014 NORTHVILLE - Dozens of people packed a closed section of Main Street in this village Saturday to witness the opening of a new starting point for a nationally recognized hiking trai. more »»

Environmentalists question legality of Jay Wilderness mining plan

June 9, 2014 Environmentalists are crying foul over the state's plan to override Adirondack Park wilderness protections to allow exploratory mining in part of the Jay Mountain Wilderness. more »»

New plan for Adirondack portion of national trail

June 9, 2014 The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released a revised draft of the Adirondack Park Trail Plan for the North Country National Scenic Trai. more »»

 
 

 

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