Lake Placid News, 26 Jun 2016 23:40:15 EDTSun, 26 Jun 2016 23:40:15 EDT of ticks, especially in Keene, doctor warns and Keene Valley are often considered epicenters of hiking, biking, skiing and other outdoor pursuits, but the area is becoming known as an epicenter for another, not so flattering thing: Lyme disease. Dr.Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTSeggos confirmed as DEC commissioner Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos was unanimously confirmed by the state Senate to be the 15th commissioner of the DEC on Thursday, June 16.Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTADIRONDACK GADABOUT: Let's not forget, we were all rookies at one time the annual camping season arrives, it is important to be patient when dealing with newcomers - whether in the field, the forest or on the waters.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTHistorical look at Rainbow narrows set off from Buck Pond campground in Onchiota, and as soon as we hit the water, the bugs were gone with a light breeze that barely rippled the wate.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTMoose hunting bill moves forward bill that would have the state Department of Environmental Conservation develop moose hunting regulations passed the state Senate last week. Sen.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT