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Editor's preview of this week's Lake Placid News

December 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — As we say good-bye to 2016, we also welcome a new restaurant in the town of Wilmington in this week's Lake Placid News. more »»

On tap at the Pourman's Tap House

December 29, 2016 WILMINGTON — Residents and visitors of this hamlet are getting a much-needed restaurant this week thanks to the vision of local business people Roy and Becky Holzer and their new tenant at the old... more »»

Hiker fees in the High Peaks?

December 29, 2016 Trailhead parking areas packed with cars. Throngs of hikers streaming into the woods. Big crowds atop rocky mountain summits. more »»

UP CLOSE: Lampman at the heart of ADK’s renovations

December 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Two days before Christmas, Wes Lampman walks the few hundred yards from the Adirondack Mountain Club’s Adirondak Loj to the High Peaks Information Center at the largest and most... more »»

GIVING BACK: LPVAS tree salesman glows with Christmas spirit

December 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A few days before Christmas, Doug Downs received a pink package from someone he didn’t know in Richlands, North Carolina. The address simply read, “Jackso. more »»

Gov. Cuomo visits Hotel Saranac renovations

December 29, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Gov. Andrew Cuomo toured the still-under-renovation Hotel Saranac for the second time during a stop in the village Tuesday, Dec. 27. more »»

Transitional housing to open soon in Saranac Lake

December 29, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — More than 1,000 hours of volunteer labor over the last five months have made a big, obvious difference inside Samaritan House, a homeless shelter that’s expected to open soon. more »»

Common loon rescued on nearby Adirondack pond

December 29, 2016 Researchers and rescuers were busy Wednesday morning, Dec. 21, capturing a stranded loon that had become iced in on Follensby Clear Pond near Upper Saranac Lake. more »»

APA sets hearing on Lake Flower resort variance

December 29, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The state Adirondack Park Agency has started the ball rolling on its decision-making process for a proposed shoreline resort on Lake Flower. more »»

Minimum wage going up in New York state

December 27, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — The minimum wage is going up at year’s end throughout New York stat. more »»

A glimpse into the lives of Santa’s reindeer

December 24, 2016 WILMINGTON — Growing up in this mountainside town, John Peck had similar choices for employment in the Adirondacks as many other Olympic Region natives. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

December 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — On the front page of this week's Lake Placid News, Outdoors Writer Justin A. more »»

ORDA CEO Ted Blazer announces retirement

December 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Ted Blazer is retiring as president and CEO of the state Olympic Regional Development Authority, a post he’s held for the last 20 years. more »»

All I want for Christmas is more snow

December 22, 2016 A year ago, anyone in the Olympic Region who wanted to see snow for Christmas had to drive to the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in Wilmington to see the man-made snow. It was a green Christmas. more »»

SMALL WORLD: Willkommen

December 22, 2016 WILMINGTON — Bert and Heike Yost found the inspiration for the name of their cozy bed and breakfast here during a trip together to Heike’s original home, Hamburg, Germany. more »»

Debut of new Adirondack Living

December 22, 2016 For more than 30 years, the Adirondack Living Guide has been strictly a real estate guide, yet big changes are on the way. more »»

Lake Placid dogsled operators, village board talk safety

December 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The operators of Mirror Lake’s two dogsled tours discussed the safety of dog sledding on the lake for more than 30 minutes at the Monday, Dec. 19 village board meeting. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Quinn dedicated to local children’s theater

December 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Since her first theater role at age 5, 27-year-old McCayla Quinn has done everything from play the lead to be the stage manager. more »»

ORDA still aches from last winter’s warm weather

December 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Last year’s financial woes due to warm weather have carried into this year, but state Olympic Regional Development Authority officials hope early snowfall will result in a bounce-back... more »»

Whiteface Mountain hosts media day

December 22, 2016 WILMINGTON — More than three dozen reporters, photographers and cameramen enjoyed a day of free skiing and food at Whiteface Mountain Wednesday, Dec. 14 during the mountain’s annual media day event. more »»



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