Lake Placid News, 9 Dec 2016 00:19:09 EDTFri, 9 Dec 2016 00:19:09 EDT whitetails in snowless woods was a time, not so long ago, when a brisk, cold blanket of snow covered the local landscape for a fair share of the year.Wed, 7 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTDEC attempts to curtail accidental discharges, fatalities state Department of Environmental Conservation is taking up an awareness campaign in the wake of several hunting-related shooting deaths this yea.Wed, 7 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTPEOPLE 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 EDT