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Adirondack Mountain Club facility opens for info, rentals, bathrooms

March 7, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Glass tables showcasing High Peaks maps and trails, two cash registers and a working fireplace — hikers at the state’s most popular trailhead will now depart from a spacious and... more »»

DEC to hold powerline meeting with Lake Placid, North Elba

March 7, 2017 LAKE PLACID — In the wake of the 19-hour blackout that left this village without power on the night of Feb. 25 and morning of Feb. more »»

New 838 area code phase-in to start March 18

March 7, 2017 ALBANY — The state Public Service Commission has announced the phase-in of a new 838 area code for residential, business and wireless customers within the existing 518 area code. more »»

Indian showshoer rejects plea deal, 'wants to clear his name'

March 7, 2017 BLOOMINGDALE — Tanveer Hussain has rejected a plea deal that would have allowed him to return home to Kashmir, India. more »»

Hiker falls off cliff on Whiteface Mountain

March 7, 2017 WILMINGTON — A Quebec man was seriously injured Saturday morning after he fell off a cliff while hiking Whiteface Mountain. The 26-year-old, from St. more »»

Scholarships available for continuing education

March 7, 2017 Three North Country foundations have once again joined together to support non-traditional adult student. more »»

State ski areas to go renewable by 2030

March 6, 2017 WILMINGTON — New York’s state-owned ski resorts, such as Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in this mountain town, will use 100-percent renewable energy by 2030, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Frida. more »»

Visiting snowshoe racer's arrest makes world news

March 6, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — News outlets from New York City to New Delhi, India, are following the case of a snowshoer from Kashmir who was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sexually abusing a 12-year-old Sarana... more »»

Community shocked, saddened by allegations against snowshoer

March 3, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — The community that opened its hearts and its wallets to a pair of Indian snowshoers reacted to the arrest of one of them Wednesday, March 1, with a mix of shock, sadness and anger. more »»

Bailey stays hot with silver on Olympic course

March 3, 2017 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Two weeks after becoming the first American world champion in biathlon, Lowell Bailey continued his torrid run Friday by winning the silver medal in the 10-kilometer sprin... more »»

Indian snowshoer charged with sexual abuse

March 2, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Village police Wednesday, March 1, arrested a snowshoe racer from India, whom the community wholeheartedly welcomed for this past weekend’s World Snowshoe Championships, after a local... more »»

The night the lights went out in Lake Placid

March 2, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Electricity was restored to most of the Olympic Village at around 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Fe. more »»

PEOPLE AT WORK: Fire driver recounts blackout timeline

March 2, 2017 LAKE PLACID — While 16 members of his family waited out the 19-hour blackout playing games and socializing at his generator-lit home here in his hometown, Lake Placid Fire Department Head Driver... more »»

Blackout forces village to seek changes for next emergency

March 2, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The power was back on in the Olympic Village after a 19-hour blackout nearly elicited a state of emergency declaration this past weekend, Feb. 25-26. more »»

Lake Placid businesses brave blackout losses

March 2, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This village’s trustees and department heads debriefed Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 28, following the power outage between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, Feb. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: LPHS senior actress draws strength from parents

March 2, 2017 LAKE PLACID—The life of Ashley Chris, a 17-year-old senior at the Lake Placid High School, nearly began in her parents’ native home in Romania until her father and uncle escaped from behind the Iro... more »»

Jumping into history

March 2, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is contributing to the improvements at the Olympic Jumping Complex base lodge by interpreting the history of the ski jumping site, known for decades as... more »»

2b or not 2b

March 2, 2017 (Editor’s note: This article was first printed on The Edible Schoolyard Project website and is used here with permission from the author, North Country School teacher Becca Miller. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

March 1, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This was an extraordinary week in Lake Placid, and the Lake Placid News has the most extensive coverage of the four-seasons-in-a-day freak snowstorm that knocked out power Saturday, Feb. more »»

Blue Bombers capture third-straight state title

February 28, 2017 NORTH CREEK — The village of Lake Placid is a little heavier since the Blue Bombers nordic ski team brought home a bevy of medals and plaques after claiming four more state titles on Tuesda. more »»

 
 

 

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