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Editorials

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 ...

Big summer sporting events are a big risk

In candidate forums we hosted on March 7, we asked everyone running for the Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees if they would say no to big Lake Placid summer events if there is no major improvement in the COVID-19 pandemic, and what conditions would have to be met for them to say yes. Art ...

Lake Placid had solid choices for election

We are happy to add our congratulations to Tuesday’s village election winners and our thanks to all the candidates who put themselves out there to serve their neighbors. Lake Placid had the only competitive village election in our readership area this year, and it was a big one. As Craig ...

Save the date, March 16, for a better Lake Placid

Will the new mayor and trustees lead to a better Lake Placid? That’s up to you. It’s almost time to vote on Tuesday, March 16 to replace outgoing Mayor Craig Randall and elect two village trustees. There are people with experience in government and business running. There are more mature ...

It’s about trust in government

It comes down to this: In a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, people rely on government more than usual — and they expect government leaders to be worthy of that increased trust. That doesn’t mean those leaders need to be perfect. It’s nice to have brilliant people solving difficult ...

COVID pandemic robs Lake Placid of historic bobsled moment

U.S. bobsled pilot Kaillie Humphries earned a gold medal in the two-woman event with Lolo Jones on Feb. 6 during the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation’s World Championships at Altenberg, Germany. That win was supposed to happen on the home track in Lake Placid. The 2021 ...