Lake Placid News, 5 Dec 2016 05:04:42 EDTMon, 5 Dec 2016 05:04:42 EDT AT WORK: Konowitz sheds light on backcountry rescue volunteers - During frigid, icy winters here in the Adirondacks, rescue phone calls from deep within the wilderness occur on a weekly basis.Thu, 1 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTDEC seeks comments on proposed hunting regs state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking the public to submit comments on several proposed changes to state hunting regulations. Comments will be accepted until Dec. 23.Thu, 1 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTBig Tupper's opening still uncertain this winter LAKE - Amid heavy recent snowfall, organizers of Big Tupper Ski Area are still considering whether to open it this winter, according to Jim LaValley, chairman of volunteer organization Adirondack Residents Intent on Saving their Economy.Thu, 1 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTBrown provides early look at Finch lands Brown, the editor of the Adirondack Explorer and author of the "Short Hikes" series, has come out with a new book on the recently acquired Finch, Pruyn and Co. lands.Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EDTSnow lovers celebrate fresh season, boarders, snowshoers, sledders and hunters celebrated as the first major winter storm of the season delivered more than a foot of fresh powder just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EDT