Adirondack Daily Enterprisehttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 23 Nov 2014 09:44:39 EDTSun, 23 Nov 2014 09:44:39 EDT A year of vehement democracy of the top 10 news stories of 2012, as determined by a vote of our news staff, are about the messy process of democracy: of people clamoring to have their views heard, to influence others and ultimately to help decide how things will be.Tue, 15 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EDT1. APA approves unprecedented development project LAKE - It's been the number-one news story in Tupper Lake for many years, but the Adirondack Club and Resort moved up in the world this January when it became the largest development approved in the 40-year history of the state Adirondack...Tue, 15 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EDT2. Colin Gillis disappearance remains a mystery LAKE - Colin Gillis disappeared after leaving a party in the early morning hours of March 11. The 18-year-old Tupper Laker left after he was in a fight with other people at the party on Paskungameh Road.Tue, 15 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EDT3. State agrees to buy 69,000 acres of Finch land was a big year for the Adirondack Forest Preserve as the state agreed to buy 69,000 acres of former Finch, Pruyn & Co. timberland from The Nature Conservancy. The announcement came in August when Gov.Tue, 15 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EDT4. Incumbents fare well in 2012 election 2012 presidential election featured a feisty Republican primary and a close general election between incumbent Democrat Barack Obama and Republican nominee and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. But the presidential race wasn't the only one.Tue, 15 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EDT