Lake Placid News Newsen-usSun, 24 Jul 2016 22:16:33 EDTSun, 24 Jul 2016 22:16:33 EDT's Katie Million named women's hockey league commissioner PLACID - The Minnesota-based Western Collegiate Hockey Association Thursday announced it has hired state Olympic Regional Development Authority Director of Events Katie Million as the new WCHA vice president and Women's League commissioner.Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTLake Placid will host 70.3-mile Ironman next September PLACID - Starting next year, the summer events season here will get a little longer. On Thursday, July 21, the official announcement was made that the Olympic Village will host an Ironman brand 70.3-mile race on Sept.Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTEditors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News PLACID - Whether you're an athlete or not, triathlon is no doubt on your mind this week as the Ironman circus pays its annual visit to Lake Placid.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTAmateurs not alone on the Ironman course this year, female pros return PLACID - A porta-john set up at the Shipman Youth Center two weeks ago was the first part put in place for the massive production known as the Ironman Lake Placid triathlo.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTStudy: Mirror Lake salt, sand levels higher than expected PLACID - The AuSable River Association was surprised to find high concentrations of road salt and suspended solids such as sand in unexpected locations along the southeast shore of Mirror Lake, which Mayor Craig Randall has described as the...Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT