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Editorials

Well wishes, concerns over Stefanik’s rise in GOP ranks

Be careful what you wish for. That’s the main thing we want to say to our North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, who is emerging as the likely candidate to replace Rep. Liz Cheney as the House Republican conference chair. We congratulate her. She is smart and has ...

Looking for more volunteers of the year

Every year for our Community Resource Directory, the Lake Placid News and Adirondack Daily Enterprise name a volunteer of the year for the Tri-Lakes region. In March, we announced that Stephanie Gubelin of Lake Placid is our 2021 volunteer of the year. Yet the village of Lake Placid and town ...

Opting out of marijuana sales would be a wasted opportunity

For local town and village officials wringing their hands, trying to decide whether to opt out of issuing licenses for marijuana sales and on-site consumption in their municipalities, we have three words. Take the money. It’s not dirty money. As of March 31, recreational marijuana is ...

Not the time to burn

It’s pretty dry out there — so dry that a forecast of rain early this week dried up. National Weather Service meteorologists in Burlington, Vermont, still say our area might get rain Wednesday through Friday — possibly mixed with snow Friday — but in a tweet Monday they said it probably ...

Who are we?

When writing the headline for Naj Wikoff’s column this week, our editor was faced with writing a shortened title for “Keene residents.” Based on what residents are called in the communities of Keene, New Hampshire and Keene, Texas, we settled on “Keenites.” But is that right? Could ...

Congratulations to the Volunteer of the Year

Inside last week’s Lake Placid News, we included the 2021 edition of the Community Resource Directory. You can also find it on the Adirondack Daily Enterprise website under “Guides” in the top menu or pick up a free copy in the front vestibule of our office (54 Broadway, Saranac ...