Lake Placid News, 29 Jul 2016 10:02:59 EDTFri, 29 Jul 2016 10:02:59 EDT days of summer bring cicadashttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com the northwest corner of a brand new crescent moon, crickets and cicadas sing a rare and different tune," goes the Grateful Dead song Terrapin Station.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTA new take on the good old outdoorshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com week, I devoted this column space to the traditional Scandinavian concept of friluftsliv, which promotes outdoor recreation to provide positive benefits for both the land and healthy people who enjoy recreating there.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTWork continues on St. Regis fire towerhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com SMITHS - A nonprofit group continues to rehabilitate the nearly 100-year-old fire tower that sits atop one of the area's most popular hikes. Last week, Friends of St.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTStudy: Mirror Lake salt, sand levels higher than expectedhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com PLACID - The AuSable River Association was surprised to find high concentrations of road salt and suspended solids such as sand in unexpected locations along the southeast shore of Mirror Lake, which Mayor Craig Randall has described as the...Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTZip line coming to Lake Placidhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com PLACID - For all the years Jen Jubin has spent at her family's Cascade Cross Country Ski Center, she's never been up in one of the ground's trees.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT