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December 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This week's Lake Placid News reports on the new Lake Placid Toboggan Chute, which is currently being installed at its location on Parkside Driv. more »»

Dramatic video, photos of Algonquin rescue released

December 15, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released a short video showing Tuesday’s dramatic helicopter rescue of one of the two hikers who went missing on Algonquin Peak. more »»

Merry Christmas, Lake Placid

December 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — On Monday, Dec. 12, Jeffords Steel began delivering the town of North Elba’s Christmas present to the Olympic Village: a brand new Lake Placid Toboggan Chute on the shore of Mirror Lake. more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: Lake Placid Elementary school club reports the news

December 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — When the new chicken coop arrived at the Lake Placid Elementary School in time for the start of this school year, the fourth and fifth grade students who comprise the school’s... more »»

ORDA leases Snow Factory for Mount Van Hoevenberg

December 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Snow Factory snowmaking machine that began operating this month at the Olympic Sports Complex cross-country ski center at Mount Van Hoevenberg is a lease with an option to buy... more »»

Social media effect

December 15, 2016 LAKE?PLACID — As David Gomlak walks through each nook of the hostel he owns with his wife, Terri Maxymillian, their unconditional love for the Adirondack 46 High Peaks is reflected at every turn. more »»

Lake Placid talks sled dog safety on Mirror Lake

December 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — At their Dec. more »»

Keene Central removes two sinks after testing high for lead

December 15, 2016 KEENE — The Keene Central School District removed two “suspect” sinks that testing in late September revealed had lead concentrations above the U.S. more »»

Old NSA turning into inn

December 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Local businessman Paolo Magro presented his plans for the former National Sports Academy building at 821 Mirror Lake Drive for the first time to the Lake Placid-North Elba Joint Review... more »»

Keene board taps Wilson for supervisor

December 15, 2016 KEENE — Joe Pete Wilson Jr. has been selected as the supervisor of this town, replacing Bill Ferebee, who resigned last month to take a position with the state Environmental Facilities Corporation. more »»

Hundreds of Santas ski at Whiteface Mountain for a day

December 15, 2016 WILMINGTON — On Sunday, Dec. 11, Whiteface Mountain hosted its first monthly Give Back Sunday as well as its second annual Santa Ski Free Day. more »»

Rescued hikers back home after 2 nights on mountain

December 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Two hikers who went missing Sunday, Dec. 11 on Algonquin Peak were located and rescued Tuesday after spending two unplanned nights out in bitter cold weathe. more »»

Missing hikers found alive, hypothermic near Algonquin summit

December 13, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The two hikers who went missing on Algonquin Peak and spent two unplanned nights out in bitter cold weather have been found alive but may be severely hypothermic. more »»

DEC searching for missing hikers in High Peaks

December 13, 2016 LAKE PLACID – State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers are conducting a search for two hikers who failed to return from a hiking trip up Algonquin Peak in the High Peaks... more »»

12-year-old girl killed in snowmobile crash was 'always smiling'

December 12, 2016 A 12-year-old girl killed in a snowmobile accident Saturday, Dec. 10 in Lake Clear is being remembered as “always smiling” and a “beautiful soul. more »»

North Country wins $61.4M at REDC awards, including for Tupper Lake hotel

December 9, 2016 A proposed hotel in downtown Tupper Lake, new wastewater disinfection systems in Saranac Lake and Bloomingdale, and restoration of a historic former Girl Scout camp on Upper Saranac Lake are among... more »»

GIVING BACK: A more diverse Adirondacks

December 8, 2016 KEENE — When Pete Nelson moved to this mountain town a year and a half ago, something was nagging at him. more »»



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