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A summary of snow states’ road salt problems

September 30, 2014 Road salt was used in record amounts across the U.S. last winter, leaving supplies tight and costs high for local governments trying to prepare for this winter. more »»

Season of the hunt has arrived

September 27, 2014 As the moon slowly ascended into the dark evening sky on the evening of Monday, Sept. 22, it ushered in the autumnal equinox. It’s now official: Autumn has arrived. more »»

On track for fall

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Judge: Tear down Grimditch boathouses

September 27, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A state Supreme Court Justice has ruled two boathouses built by a local family must be torn down. Judge Thomas D. more »»

Could Winter Olympics return to Lake Placid?

September 27, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Is Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino’s plan to bring the Winter Olympics to Lake Placid viable? On Sept. more »»

Regulators OK 330-mile Canada-NYC power line

September 27, 2014 ALBANY — Federal energy regulators have given final approval for construction of a 330-mile electric transmission line to carry lower-cost Canadian hydroelectric power to New York Cit. more »»

French Mountain fire declared ‘contained’

September 26, 2014 LAKE GEORGE ((AP) — State forest rangers have declared a forest fire on a small Adirondack mountain “contained,” although they plan to continue efforts to fully extinguish it. more »»

Board to increase St. Lawrence water level

September 26, 2014 MASSENA (AP) — The International St. Lawrence River Board of Control says it will increase levels on the St. Lawrence temporarily to help with boat haul-out on the first weekend of October. more »»

Pioneer spirit

September 24, 2014 PAUL SMITHS — If you’ve ever wondered how to make goat milk soap, butcher a pig or forage for wild edibles, then there’s something for you at the Adirondack Rural Skills and Homesteading Festival. more »»

Watch for moose, other animals on the road

September 24, 2014 Adirondack moose are on the move, and they don’t always stop for traffic. more »»

Local student heads to UN Climate Summit

September 23, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — This morning, Saranac Lake High School senior Caroline Dodd hopped on a train bound for New York City to watch world leaders discuss climate change at the United Nations Climate... more »»

NY requires agencies to consider extreme weather

September 23, 2014 ALBANY — New York state agencies are required to consider the future likelihood of extreme weather in their decisions on public works projects, industrial and commercial permits and regulations,... more »»

Officials urge drivers to watch out for moose

September 22, 2014 ALBANY (AP) — Love is in the air for Adirondack moose, and state officials are urging drivers to watch out as the animals wander in search of mate. more »»

On to the next adventure: outdoors writing

September 20, 2014 I first visited the Adirondacks almost 20 years ago, when a friend invited me to join him on an impromptu “anti-Spring Break” trip. “Let’s go the other way,” he suggested. more »»

Boat inspections keep invasives out

September 20, 2014 RAY BROOK — Lake George Park Commission Executive Director Dave Wick says he’s heard few complaints about a mandatory boat inspection program that took effect on Lake George this year. more »»

Fly fishing into early autumn

September 20, 2014 As the current weather patterns have already taken a decided turn toward autumn, it is an appropriate time to consider participating in a few of the traditional seasonal offerings. more »»

Wild Center awarded major federal museum grants

September 19, 2014 TUPPER LAKE — The Wild Center has won more than a half-million dollars from the federal government to bring new science and nature programs to students and daily visitors. more »»

Support for marina flows in

September 18, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Supporters of a plan to refurbish and expand the former Crescent Bay Marina turned out in droves Wednesday night for a town of Harrietstown Planning Board meeting on the project. more »»

Man dies after dive at Union Falls Pond

September 17, 2014 A Massachusetts man died Friday night after he broke his neck while diving into the water at Union Falls Pond. Jeffrey M. more »»

Work underway on $6.2M Adirondack Express II chairlift

September 17, 2014 NORTH CREEK — Construction began this week on a new chairlift at the state-owned Gore Mountain Ski Center. more »»



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