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The ultra-46er

August 18, 2016 It’s been two weeks of tremendous ups and downs for Bethany Garretson. The professor at Paul Smith’s College is on pace to finish Friday, Aug. more »»

Police: Limits cut pill abuse, increase heroin

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Efforts to curb prescription drug abuse have made it harder for addicts to “doctor shop” for narcotics like oxycodone and fentanyl. more »»

Celebrating Lake Placid history with artifacts from home

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A number of people braved the rainy weather Saturday, Aug. more »»

Five years after Irene, bridge repairs are almost complete

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew Driscoll recounted Tuesday, Aug. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Mitchell known for his window frame paintings

August 18, 2016 KEENE —?For Bruce Mitchell, the turning point in his career as an artist began when he noticed some old window frames on a dilapidated barn while cruising around Vermont with his wife, Annette, in... more »»

Bobsled Run Road to be paved, added to Ironman bike course

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With the repavement of a 1.1-mile road, the state Olympic Regional Development Authority and the annual Ironman Lake Placid triathlon will receive a critical improvemen. more »»

APA, DEC seek comment on rerouting Van Ho ski trails

August 18, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency voted to approve a Department of Environmental Conservation plan to reroute two trails at Mount Van Hoevenberg at the agency’s regular meeting Friday, Aug. more »»

Village hopes new paver stones will revamp walkways

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This village’s sidewalks will change colors from red to “chestnut” if a new plan goes into effect. more »»

Cuisine trail applies to state, eyes Canada

August 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After laying groundwork earlier this year, the Adirondack Cuisine Trail Association submitted six cuisine trail applications to the state Department of Agriculture and Markets and may... more »»

Tupper Lake developer Tom Lawson is juggling foreclosures, unpaid contractors, back taxes — awaits ACR saving grace

August 12, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Financial burdens are apparent for developer Tom Lawson, the local face of the hoped-for Adirondack Club and Resort project who bought and started to redevelop much of the uptown... more »»

North Elba board sours on biodigester

August 12, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba’s plan to build an anaerobic digester that will turn organic scraps into energy has hit a snag as the waste management company asked to run it is not interested. more »»

Lake Placid, Tupper Lake get millions for water projects

August 12, 2016 Tupper Lake and Lake Placid are two of 18 North Country communities that will benefit from $29.7 million in state funding for municipal water infrastructure improvements. Gov. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — It is a bittersweet front page in this week's Lake Placid News, as our top story shows the historic Lake Placid Toboggan Chute being torn down so it can be replaced with a brand new... more »»

Chute is history

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Employees from Harlow Excavating & Contracting were busy this week dismantling the unsafe municipal toboggan chute on Parkside Drive, which had been in use on the site for more than 50... more »»

GIVING BACK: Peak to Brew Relay to help benefit local nonprofit groups

August 11, 2016 WILMINGTON — It’s here, more than 4,800 feet above sea level at the top of Whiteface Mountain where a 230-plus mile team relay race will begins at 4 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12. more »»

Taste test

August 11, 2016 RAY BROOK — Residents of this small hamlet have something to gush about. more »»

UP CLOSE: Tempestilli the one constant at LPPD for 3 decades

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Recounting her life and labor here in the Lake Placid area, Stacey Tempestilli resorts to counting her fingers. more »»

Death of AuSable Forks boy under investigation

August 11, 2016 AuSABLE FORKS — The body of a 2-year-old boy, found unresponsive at a home here Tuesday, Aug. 2 is scheduled to be examined today to determine the cause of his death. more »»

Book tells about Jack Shea’s activism against Nazi Olympics

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Across the street from Starbucks and down one of Main Street’s alleys, there is an ice house a few feet from Mirror Lake, one of the last remnants of a business once known for its prim... more »»

Hotel Saranac owner sues village over rival approval

August 11, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — In a stunning move, the owner of the still-under-renovation Hotel Saranac is suing the village of Saranac Lake for approving a hotel on Lake Flower that would compete with his. more »»



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