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October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — How many students can say they built a metal windmill for English class? At North Country School, the answer is four, all Chinese students taking an English as a Second Language class... more »»

Flower power

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — How many students can say they built a metal windmill for English class? At North Country School, the answer is four — three boys and a girl, all Chinese eighth-grade students taking... more »»

UP CLOSE: Father, son tell story of life in the fast lane

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Jay and Jerry Strack may have the most impressive garage you’ve ever seen, one complete with a 13-and-a-half-foot high door and room for 15 cars. more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: LPES After School Program stresses activity

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The first students to sprint into Kristen Boslet’s After School Program at the Elementary School are the kindergarten students. more »»

North Elba weighs rental permit idea

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid-North Elba Community Development Commission pitched its final proposed vacation rental permit system to the North Elba Town Council on Oct. 11. more »»

Leadership shuffle

October 20, 2016 KEENE VALLEY — Mike Carr, who has led the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and the Adirondack Land Trust for more than a decade, will leave TNC and move into the directorship of the land... more »»

Little, Ruzbacki will debate

October 20, 2016 Longtime Republican state Sen. Betty Little and her sole challenger in the Green Party’s Steve Ruzbacki will debate Friday, Oct. more »»

Small plane rolls into woods near Marcy Field

October 20, 2016 KEENE — A small plane rolled into the woods after landing near Marcy Field Oct. 6. more »»

Peacock Mountain fire contained, not out

October 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A forest fire that’s burned for more than five days on a remote mountain slope has been contained but not extinguished. more »»

Bill Ferebee to resign as Keene supervisor

October 18, 2016 KEENE — Keene Town Supervisor Bill Ferebee has notified the Keene town board that he will resign his position on Nov. 28. more »»

Rail trail advisory board member hosts open meetings

October 17, 2016 (Editor's note: This article has been corrected to reflect that the Adirondack Rail Trail Advisory Committee is not hosting open meetings; rather, the village of Saranac Lake representative to the... more »»

Rangers continue fighting wildfire

October 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Forest rangers and a crew from the Moriah Shock prison continued to contain a wildfire in the area near Nye Mountain, an Adirondack 46er, on Friday, Oct. 14. more »»

APA announces state land classification public hearings

October 15, 2016 RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency will hold a series of public hearings to solicit public comments for state land classification and reclassification proposals. more »»

Olympic Center to host 5th annual Brewfest

October 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Back for its fifth year, the Lake Placid Brewfest, Saturday, Oct. 15, has become a beer lover’s paradise for the one of the largest craft beer festivals in the region. more »»

Forest fire near Nye Mountain contained

October 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Members of multiple fire departments and state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers fought a wildfire in the area of Nye Mountain Thursday, Oct. 13. As of 8 p.m. more »»

APA offers 4th, wilder option for Boreas

October 14, 2016 RAY BROOK — In a surprise move, the state Adirondack Park Agency announced a fourth alternative as it began the process of classifying the Boreas Ponds tract Thursday, Oct. 13. more »»

Adirondack Health breaks ground for new surgical wing

October 14, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — A crowd of more than 125 people showed up Wednesday, Oct. 12 to help Adirondack Health officials celebrate the start of the hospital’s biggest expansion in more than 15 years. more »»

Group keeps planning rail trail behind closed doors

October 14, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Department of Environmental Conservation hosted a third closed-door meeting Wednesday afternoon, Oc. more »»

Beach house eyed as multigenerational center

October 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A group of local residents hope to better connect young and old people of this community by housing a new multigenerational community center at the village’s renovated beach hous. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Coleman taps into region’s dancing culture

October 14, 2016 Tap dancing is still alive in the North Country. James C. Coleman had an exceptional talent and skill for, among other things, tapping, which went out of style in the 1960s and 1970. more »»



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September 29, 2016 This has to be the best time of year to go camping. No bugs, open campsites and very few people (outside of the Eastern High Peaks anyway. more »

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