Lake Placid News, 20 Feb 2017 19:47:24 EDTMon, 20 Feb 2017 19:47:24 EDT just right for backcountry skiinghttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com appears the winter season will remain in command of the land for a spell.Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTBear harvest numbers lower than usual in 2016http://www.lakeplacidnews.com in New York took fewer bears than normal last year, but the biggest bear killed in 2016 was more than 30 pounds heavier than the previous year's largest.Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTKeene ice climbing guide seriously hurt in fallhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com Keene climbing guide suffered grievous injuries when he fell about 50 feet while ice climbing at Chapel Pond Wednesday, Feb. 8.Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTApparent safe ice can be most dangeroushttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com people fell through the ice on area waters last weekend. Nine. And two of those folks are never going home again. Early Saturday morning, three men went through the ice of the Raquette River in Tupper Lake.Wed, 8 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTWeighing assumed risk during adventurous travelhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com was bound to happen sooner or later. It is an occupational nuisance that continues to linger in the back of my mind whenever I take to the woods or waters. Although I've always managed to heed its call, I've never allowed it to scare me off.Wed, 8 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDT