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LPCA’s Paralympics exhibit an inspiration

February 17, 2014 LAKE PLACID —?To be an Olympian, in particular to have a chance of reaching the podium requires an all-out commitment as evident by locally familiar images of Andrew Weibrecht, Bill Demong, and Tim... more »»

Crowd in Lake Placid celebrates Weibrecht’s silver medal

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Weibrecht family threw a party Sunday night at the Cottage Cafe for Andrew Weibrecht’s accomplishment of winning the Olympic silver medal in super-G Alpine skiin. more »»

Placid’s toboggan chute having a great season

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It’s been a busy season for the Lake Placid Toboggan Chute. Butch Martin, the North Elba Parks District manager, said the toboggan chute has pulled in some $15,000 so far this winter. more »»

TV show to film in the Tri-Lakes area

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A home building TV show has plans to start filming in the Adirondacks and they are looking for local participants. more »»

Bailey's historic Olympic finish inspires young skiers

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross-Country Ski Center, where Olympic biathlete Lowell Bailey spent many days skiing as a child, was buzzing Thursday afternoon with the news of his top-10... more »»

Bailey’s father, school have 'watch party'

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — George Bailey watched his son Lowell on a big-screen TV at Lake Placid Middle/High School, where he teaches sixth-grade English and science. more »»

North Elba assessor will be appointed

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council voted unanimously to change an elected property tax assessor position to an appointed one at Tuesday night’s public hearin. more »»

UP CLOSE: LPHS senior spends 10 days in Wyoming backcountry

February 14, 2014 LAKE PLACID — For the last several years, Lake Placid High School senior Dean Ridenour has spent about 60 days each winter skiing at Whiteface Mountain. more »»

Snowstorm creates excellent skiing conditions

February 14, 2014 Plenty of new snow has made for excellent skiing and snowshoeing conditions in the backountry. more »»

Lake Placid relights Olympic flame

February 8, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It was a cold Friday night, but that wasn’t enough to overcome the Olympic spirit on display as onlookers, torch runners and fans gathered for the lighting of the 1980 Winter Olympic... more »»

It’s time for Sochi in Lake Placid

February 7, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Visitors and residents are invited to participate in several programs and events that will take place in and around the village festively decorated in red, white and blue lights and... more »»

Loppet Lounge now open at Mount Van Hoevenberg

February 7, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Hoevenberg’s Hideaway didn’t make it. more »»

UP CLOSE: Reporters reflect on Olympics before heading to Sochi

February 6, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Reporter Chris Knight held his 2-year-old daughter in his arms — blond pigtails bobbing up and down — and swayed to Inisheer’s Celtic music at the Harrietstown Town Hall Saturday. more »»

‘Bard of the Blue Line’ reflects on career

February 6, 2014 “Being deeply rooted to a rural area is the defining aspect of every issue that I’ve ever cared about,” says Sven Curt. more »»

First day in Russia

February 5, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — It’s 7:30 this mornin. more »»

‘60 Minutes Sports’ highlights Placid tonight

February 5, 2014 LAKE PLACID — CBS’ magazine-style television sports show, “60 Minutes Sports,” will feature Lake Placid’s 1980 Winter Olympics when it airs tonight at 10 o’clock on CBS’s Showtime Sports channel. more »»

Lake Placid officials won’t make Sochi Games

February 5, 2014 The village of Lake Placid will not have an official presence at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, however, local leaders hope to travel to Russia later this year to extend an olive branch to the... more »»

Lake Placid asked to back Olympic LGBT resolution

February 5, 2014 The village of Lake Placid has been asked to endorse a resolution that encourages the International Olympic Committee to promote future Olympic host cities to be more accepting of gay rights. more »»

Lake Placid board plans week of events

February 4, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The upcoming Empire State Winter Games and the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron were hot topics of discussion at the village board meeting Monday, Feb. . more »»

Saranac Lake celebrates local Olympians

February 4, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Hundreds of people packed the Harrietstown Town Hall the evening of Monday, Feb. 3 to celebrate the upcoming Winter Olympics and the local athletes who will participate in the. more »»

 
 

 

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