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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 »»

Spring is perfect time to catch up on reading

March 28, 2018 It seems like spring may be settling in, and with the loss of snow comes the opening of the Adirondacks’ famous mud season. more »»

Rebirth, renewal and a few ‘woodsisms’

March 28, 2018 While winter weather will remain in command of the local landscape, there has been a slow but sure warming trend in the forecast. more »»

Improvising to the top of Haystack

March 21, 2018 RAY BROOK — The tiny hamlet of Ray Brook has a few houses, some businesses and is home to several state agencies. But it’s mostly just a drive-through area between Saranac Lake and Lake Placid. more »»

Falconry remains intact on the bucket list

March 21, 2018 It appears winter is getting ready to throw in the towel following one last cold snap. While the lakes and ponds retain their winter hard cover, it appears fair weather is on the wa. more »»

Uplifting stories for spring bird migration

March 14, 2018 Even if you’ve had bird feeders up in your yard all winter, attracting chickadees and blue jays, the arrival of spring often makes people keep an eye out for the common robin and other returning... more »»

Weather service issues avalanche warning

March 14, 2018 Heavy recent snowfall has prompted the National Weather Service to issue an avalanche warning for the Adirondack and Green Mountains Wednesday. more »»

Finding variety on Lost Pond

March 7, 2018 KEENE — Some trailheads in the Adirondacks lead to one place, and some lead to a few. more »»



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