Lake Placid News, 30 Jul 2016 20:36:13 EDTSat, 30 Jul 2016 20:36:13 EDT Placid Land Conservancy hosts symposium PLACID - "Protection isn't going to be measured by the yard; it's going to be measured by the inch," Rocci Aguirre of the Adirondack Council said.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTDog days of summer bring cicadas the northwest corner of a brand new crescent moon, crickets and cicadas sing a rare and different tune," goes the Grateful Dead song Terrapin Station.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTA new take on the good old outdoors week, I devoted this column space to the traditional Scandinavian concept of friluftsliv, which promotes outdoor recreation to provide positive benefits for both the land and healthy people who enjoy recreating there.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTWork continues on St. Regis fire tower SMITHS - A nonprofit group continues to rehabilitate the nearly 100-year-old fire tower that sits atop one of the area's most popular hikes. Last week, Friends of St.Wed, 27 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