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Fitness program tracked fatal hike

March 12, 2016 An avid hiker who perished in the High Peaks last weekend liked to keep track of her trips using a fitness tracker that can be viewed online. more »»

APA allows bikes in Essex Chain, Pine Lake lands

March 12, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency decided Friday morning that bicycling in two primitive areas conforms to the State Land Master Plan. more »»

‘A fatal mistake’

March 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Anger. Grief. Love. Thankfulness. more »»

APA allows bikes in Essex Chain and Pine Lake tracts

March 11, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency decided Friday morning that bicycling in two primitive areas conforms to the State Land Master Plan. more »»

Placid plans to use new earth-friendly de-icer

March 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — At the end of a winter when this village tested a road salt alternative that did not live up to expectations, officials hope another product will work next winter on Main Street... more »»

DEC closes all snowmobile trails this weekend

March 11, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced Thursday it will close the gates to all snowmobile trails and seasonal roads by this weeken. more »»

Maple syrup-makers say warm winter may hurt spring production

March 10, 2016 PORTLAND, Maine — Producers in the U.S. “Maple Belt” say a mild winter has allowed them to tap trees early, but the harvest could be down from last year due to the early onset of spring warmt. more »»

Bikes, bridges top APA agenda

March 9, 2016 RAY BROOK — Thursday morning, the Adirondack Park Agency board will discuss possible changes to the State Land Master Plan regarding the use of bicycles in primitive areas, and the use of... more »»

On the Iditarod trail

March 8, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — “Awwwwwwww.” That’s the sound nearly 20 second-graders made as Peter Reuter put pictures of his dogs up on the screen Monday afternoo. more »»

Family time

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Short season for skiing

March 8, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Monday’s new snow was too little, too late for some of the area’s ski centers. After a bleak, rainy and snow-less winter, the ski season is ending sooner than normal. more »»

Hiker was experienced but ill prepared

March 8, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Even though she was an avid and well-versed hiker, a 61-year-old woman who died of hypothermia in the High Peaks over the weekend was ill prepared for a winter hike, according to the... more »»

Injured hiker rescued on Little Haystack

March 8, 2016 LAKE PLACID — In the middle of a search for a missing woman in the High Peaks on Saturday, forest rangers were called to assist an injured hiker on a nearby mountain. more »»

DEC reminds anglers to move ice shanties

March 8, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation reminded anglers that ice shanties have to be removed by March 15. This law is in effect regardless of the thickness of the ic. more »»

Judge overturns law letting ATVs on public road

March 8, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — A state judge has overturned a local law that would have allowed all-terrain vehicles on a public road after the Adirondack Council sue. more »»

Author’s land donated to New York state

March 8, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — “Woodswoman” author Anne LaBastille’s 32-acre parcel on Twitchell Lake in the western Adirondacks has been donated to New York state to be protected as part of the Forest Preserve. more »»

Hiker who died in High Peaks was experienced but ill prepared

March 7, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Even though she was an avid and well-versed hiker, a 61-year-old woman who died of hypothermia in the High Peaks over the weekend was ill prepared for a winter hike, according to the... more »»

DEC reminds anglers to move ice shanties

March 7, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation reminded anglers that ice shanties have to be removed by March 15. This law is in effect regardless of the thickness of the ic. more »»

Rangers rescue injured hiker on Little Haystack

March 7, 2016 LAKE PLACID — In the middle of a search for a missing woman in the High Peaks on Saturday, forest rangers were called to assist an injured hiker on a nearby mountain. more »»

Hiker dies of hypothermia in High Peaks

March 7, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A 61-year-old woman from Delaware died of hypothermia near the summit of MacNaughton Mountain in the High Peaks Wilderness late Friday or early Saturday, Essex County Coroner Frank... more »»

 
 

 

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