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Woman’s love of outdoors honored by scholarship

March 10, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Maegan Spindler loved the outdoors, and now there’s a scholarship to honor her. more »»

Tony Goodwin steps down from Ski Touring Council

March 9, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Tony Goodwin, the long-standing executive director of the Adirondack Ski Touring Council who led the charge to develop the Jackrabbit Trail, is stepping down from that position at the... more »»

Two High Peaks rescues in one day

March 9, 2015 Forest rangers performed two rescues in a row Sunday, March 1 in the High Peaks Wilderness. more »»

Of winters past and those to come

March 6, 2015 As I grow older, the winter season appears to have grown longer too, and it’s become a bit more tedious than usual. more »»

Group discusses St. Regis fire tower rehab

March 6, 2015 PAUL SMITHS — After being closed to the public for a quarter of a century, an effort to restore the fire tower on St. Regis Mountain is taking shape. Members of the Friends of St. more »»

Governor’s Winter Challenge returns to Lake Placid Sunday

March 3, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Gov. Andrew Cuomo will host the second Adirondack Winter Challenge Sunday, March 8, at the Olympic facilities. more »»

Big crowds for Nordic Festival

March 2, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Visiting and local skiers alike gave rave reviews of the new ski festival held this past weekend at Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Cente. more »»

A 200-mile journey for hope

February 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Nolan and Jack Willis stopped walking three years ago, so Tim O’Shea did some walking for them. more »»

Wandering through fresh powder with no clear destination

February 27, 2015 After the prolonged cold snap finally broke last weekend, I jumped at the opportunity to get in a long ski trip that would take me up and over a series of smaller peaks near Ray Brook and connect... more »»

Nordic Fest this weekend

February 26, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A new three-day festival at Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross-Country Ski Center is set to begin Friday, Feb. 27. more »»

BETA teams up to link communities

February 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — For years, they existed as two entities grouped under the same umbrella fighting for the same cause — to create more multi-use trails in the Tri-Lakes region. more »»

The art and virtue of wilderness tramping

February 20, 2015 I haven’t seen a thin red line on my back porch thermometer in more than a week. The mercury remains buried far below the final legible numerals on the metal cover. more »»

WHITEOUT

February 15, 2015 The rescue of two individuals from Kirkland, Quebec, who got lost after summitting Mount Marcy in January, ignited a flurry of public comments regarding the hikers’ assumed unpreparedness. more »»

Kyler prepares for Patagonia race

February 13, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The first time Lee Kyler visits South America, it will be to do something no American has ever done: win the Last Wild Race. Kyler won’t be alone, though. On Feb. more »»

Retuning within more peaceful surroundings

February 13, 2015 Despite our increasingly technological society, it has been proven that traveling to forests, lakes and similar wild places provides us with an opportunity to reconnect with the natural world. more »»

Whiteface race picks up speed

February 13, 2015 WILMINGTON — A new marathon is still awaiting final approval from the state to allow hundreds of runners to go up and down Whiteface Mountain this summer. more »»

GIVING BACK: NYSEF needs votes to win $25,000 prize

February 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The New York Ski Educational Foundation is calling on the community to help it win a video challenge that carries a $25,000 prize. more »»

A home for budding naturalists

February 6, 2015 PAUL SMITHS — Science isn’t just for scientists anymore. more »»

A tip of the cap to disappearing values

February 6, 2015 Every small town has a few of ’em. They’re quiet and unassuming, but equally gregarious and excitable — no one seems to know why or when. more »»

UP CLOSE: Life on the edge

February 5, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Bill Frazer and his wife, Mel, have made visiting other places a priority in their lives. more »»

 
 

 

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