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Awesome effort to save showshoe races

Editorials

We were bursting with pride Friday to see so many people in the Saranac Lake community — with major help from Lake Placid — work their tails off to save the World Snowshoe Championships. They needed saving, and it looks like the local effort has achieved that incredible feat. The ...

Gov. Nelson Rockefeller signs the bill creating the Adirondack Park Agency in 1971, with members of his Adirondack study commission looking on. Next to him is Harold K. Hochschild, commission chairman and founder of the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake.
(Photo provided by the Lake George Mirror)

APA retreat causes concern

Columns

Picture two sets of opposing cheerleaders, one representing the Adirondack Park Agency and vocalizing as follows: “Two, four, six, eight, we don’t want to regulate!” The other cheerleaders, who represent environmental interests, respond in kind: “Eight, six, four, two, that’s what ...

Neilson Snye of Tupper Lake skis past the site of a historic barn that burned down in 2004 at the Camp Santanoni Historic Area in Newcomb on Presidents Day.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Touring historic Santanoni as winter lulls

Columns

NEWCOMB — After two straight days of sunshine and above-freezing temperatures, my friend and I decided we better get out skiing again before the snow is completely gone. So on Monday, we drove down to Newcomb and donned our cross-country skis for the 10-mile round-trip out to the ...

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More rocky hockey at Rockefeller Center, Part 2

Columns

It is a pain when writing a two- or three-part series because one has to recap the first parts, under a strict journalism rule, assuming that there will be new readers of the second part. So last week we wrote about our Pee Wee hockey teams playing at Rockefeller Center in January 1968 ...

Opinion Page dialogue builds understanding and trust

Editorials

Last Friday, we printed a letter to the editor from Joe Spadaro of Saranac Lake, who said too much of the Enterprise’s content was negative toward President Donald Trump and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik. On Tuesday, we printed a letter from John Fik of Vermontville, agreeing with Mr. Spadaro. We ...

A proposal for Lake Placid parking

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Re: Lake Placid Main Street Parking It’s great to hear that the village of Lake Placid is considering the parking issue on/around Main Street. However, to build a garage on the existing municipal lot and the adjacent lot, would it really add significant amount of spaces, ...

Stefanik’s health bills fall short

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Re: Joe LoTemplio’s recent article on the Affordable Care Act Mr. LoTemplio’s recent article regarding some bills that Congresswoman Stefanik is “co-sponsoring” is basically just repeating information her office has put out. The bills might be looked at as attempting ...

A better choice

Editorials

Army Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond “H.R.” McMaster, named by President Donald Trump to be his new national security adviser, has been described as “a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker.” That sounds like what the nation needs. Furthermore, our area’s former ...

Casey McHugh pond hockey thanks

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Dear Casey McHugh Pond Hockey Tournament competitors and helpers: Thank you so much for the time and effort that you put in to make this year’s tournament such a success! The tourney raised over $1,000 in Casey’s memory, to be given to a Saranac Lake High School senior. ...

What happened to conservative optimism?

Columns

I had never heard of Milo Yiannopoulos until recently, perhaps because I don’t visit some of the websites where his musings are published. Milo, as he calls himself because of the difficulty some have pronouncing his last name, was disinvited from this week’s Conservative Political ...

What’s happening in Sweden

Columns

As if on cue, riots broke out in a heavily immigrant suburb of Stockholm as soon as the media mocked President Donald Trump for a vague warning about immigration-related problems in Sweden. At a campaign rally over the weekend, Trump issued forth with a mystifyingly ominous statement. ...

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Flynn’s firing hinged on vice president

Editorials

Several presidents have treated their vice presidents notoriously and sometimes irresponsibly badly. The late President Harry Truman knew all about that. When he took office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, he had to be told about the atomic bomb. President Roosevelt had kept him in ...

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Somber, meaningful poems

Columns

“Always Close, Forever Careless” by Michael Carrino, Aldrich Press, 2016 By MARILYN MCCABE Special to the Enterprise Plattsburgh resident Michael Carrino issued a new book of poems in 2016. “Always Close, Forever Careless” was published by Aldrich Press. The collection is ...

The deep state targets Trump

Columns

When Gen. Michael Flynn was forced to resign as national security adviser, Bill Kristol purred his satisfaction, “If it comes to it, prefer the deep state to the Trump state.” To Kristol, the permanent regime, not the elected president and his government, is the real defender and ...

The Cold War’s end and today’s politics

Columns

In 1988, a full year before the Berlin Wall came down and the Soviet empire broke up, Georgy Arbatov, a Soviet expert on the United States, offered this prophetic prediction about how the end of the Cold War would change the United States: “We are going to do a terrible thing to you. We are ...

ADE echoes Democrats

Letters to the editor

To the editor: I agree with Mr. Spadaro that the Adirondack Daily Enterprise and, I will add, the mainstream news has turned into an arm of the Democratic Party. I have complained to this paper about the same thing before. I also saw the political sign at the parade. The left can’t ...

A word for our time

Columns

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch drew attention for saying that the Groper’s criticism of the federal courts was “disheartening” and “discouraging.” His crazed outburst was applauded by Democrats because he’s a Republican, and members of that party generally respond to the ...

A failure to communicate

Columns

WASHINGTON — To sum up President Trump’s first month in office, he has exceeded everyone’s expectations. To those who opposed him, he’s worse than expected. To those who supported him, he’s done exactly what he said he would do and more. And everyone hates the media. ...

President doesn’t meet the job description

Letters to the editor

To the editor: On Presidents Day I thought about a job description for the position of president. A focus on the priority of overcoming division by bringing us together seems central, certainly not fostering and exploiting division. With that in mind, we may say to our current president, ...