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Rescued hiker in good shape

September 4, 2017 PAUL SMITHS — A missing hiker who was rescued early Monday morning was unprepared to spend a night in the woods, but may have saved himself by building a make-shift shelter to stay dry during... more »»

Hiker gives thanks to rescuers

September 4, 2017 Richard Guinan, a hiker who was rescued after two unplanned nights on St. Regis Mountain over the weekend, is giving thanks to all those involved in the search. more »»

Hiker found alive on St. Regis Mountain

September 4, 2017 Richard Guinan, 40, who was missing since Saturday, was found alive and responsive early this morning by two rangers in a state police helicopter on St. Regis Mountain. more »»

Forest rangers search for man near St. Regis Mountain (updated)

September 3, 2017 PAUL SMITHS — A 40-year-old soldier from Fort Drum has been lost in the vicinity of St. Regis Mountain for more than a day. more »»

Ash-tree-killing bug found in North Country

September 2, 2017 The emerald ash borer, an invasive insect responsible for the deaths of hundreds of millions of ash trees in the last decade-and-a-half, has been found in Franklin County. The St. more »»

Wilmington holds festival to celebrate mountain biking

September 1, 2017 WILMINGTON — It’s Labor Day weekend, and that means a new tradition here, where the West Branch of the AuSable River meets Whiteface Mountain. It’s mountain bike time. more »»

‘Hardy’ boys organize race for peers

September 1, 2017 WILMINGTON — A pair of Lake Placid fourth graders has pulled together a kid’s mountain bike race that will wrap up the Wilmington Mountain Bike Festival this weekend. more »»

PEOPLE AT WORK: Olsen takes over at The Nature Conservancy

September 1, 2017 PUTNAM — As Peg Olsen sits and speaks in the same quaint bay-side Adirondack A-frame home her parents built nearly a half-century ago, the next executive director of the Adirondack Chapter of The... more »»

Eminent domain at parking garage site expected to resume in January

September 1, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This village’s officials anticipate the next step in its eminent domain process with the Adirondack Experience museum will be in January, though there won’t be a definitive date set an... more »»

2018 Ironman sells out in one month

September 1, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Next July’s 20th annual Ironman Lake Placid triathlon is officially sold out, though there are still ways for people to enter through charitie. more »»

Road closures announced for Sept. 10 Ironman race

September 1, 2017 LAKE PLACID — State police have decided on temporary road closures throughout this village that will begin at 5 a.m. on Sept. 10, the day of the inaugural Ironman Lake Placid 70.3-mile triathlon. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: For actor Tyler Nye, it’s about the quality of the work

September 1, 2017 LAKE PLACID—Recent productions at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake — including “Death Trap,” “Disgraced,” “Mozart and Salieri,” “Baskerville,” “Around the World in 80 Days,” “Shipwrecked,” and... more »»

Hobofest returns to Saranac Lake Sunday

September 1, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Hobofest, in its ninth year running, is an annual grassroots music festival organized by volunteers, bringing free live music to Riverside Park band shell along the shore of Lake... more »»

Schools remain sour on state tests

September 1, 2017 As their students’ scores remained low — much like the rest of the state — for the annual statewide reading and math proficiency exams for grades 3 through 8, superintendents in Lake Placid and... more »»

Jay Town Council candidates highlight primary choices

September 1, 2017 A six-way race featuring three Democrats and three Republicans for the Jay Town Council highlights primary and general election contests throughout Essex County. more »»

Village of Lake Placid to buy $25K transformer

September 1, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This village’s trustees have unanimously approved the purchase of a new $25,782 transformer for the village electric department. At the Monday, Aug. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 31, 2017 LAKE PLACID — As summer winds down, we have information about some of the special events going on this Labor Day weekend in the Olympic Region, including the Wilmington Mountain Bike Festival,... more »»

Lake Placid native has moose encounter near Dix

August 28, 2017 A Lake Placid native had a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a moose in the Adirondacks two weeks ago, but research suggests the moose population may be on the decline. more »»

Hurricane floods Lake Placid-based dog rescuer’s Texas operations

August 28, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A national dog rescue organization, headquartered in this village, is asking for donations to help offset severe damage caused by Hurricane Harve. more »»

Two hurt in head-on collision north of Saranac Lake

August 28, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Two people were hurt in a two-car, head-on collision Monday afternoon on state Route 86 south of Donnelly’s Corners. more »»



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