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Firefighters battle blaze at CED Twin Electric Supply

SARANAC LAKE — A fire at the Consolidated Electrical Distributors-Twin Electric Supply and ADK Solar building on Broadway in Saranac Lake collapsed the roof of the electrical company building, damaged the nearby Aubuchon hardware store, shot massive towers of flames into the sky and was ...

FISU Games end with closing ceremony, street party

LAKE PLACID — After 11 days and 85 medal events, the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Winter World University Games officially ended Sunday, Jan. 22, with the traditional closing ceremony, held in the Olympic Center's 1980 Herb Brooks Arena. The enthusiastic group of spectators, along with FISU ...

Canada runs through US for men’s hockey gold

LAKE PLACID — With two hockey rivals vying for a gold medal in front of a packed crowd in the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena Sunday, the men’s hockey game between the United States and Canada had all the making of an instant classic. That wasn’t the case as the Canadian men dominated the U.S. by ...

Local biathlete wraps up Games with best individual finish

LAKE PLACID — Prior to the start of the FISU Winter World University Games, Van Ledger said his goal was to qualify for the men’s biathlon 15K mass start. Not only did Ledger, a Lake Placid native and chemical engineering student at Montana State University, qualify for the event — it ...

Ruffin sends US skaters to FISU gold medal game

LAKE PLACID — Team USA’s Sam Ruffin has never lost a hockey game at the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, and he doesn’t plan on losing one anytime soon. Less than one year after helping Adrian College win its first-ever NCAA Division III National Championship on the very same ...

FISU curling finals set for today, Saturday

SARANAC LAKE — China and the Republic of Korea will play in the gold-medal match for women’s curling at the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Winter World University Games after both teams defeated their opponents Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Saranac Lake Civic Center. China edged the U.S. squad 6 to ...