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Get ready to register STRs in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — The village of Saranac Lake will soon begin asking owners of short-term rental units to register their STRs as it prepares to regulate them with a permitting system. The rules and regulations of the system will be ready for public comment sometime next month. Village Mayor ...

DEC graduates 38 forest rangers

LAKE PLACID — The state Department of Environmental Conservation welcomed 38 new forest rangers to its ranks on Friday. Applause, tears and inspirational words filled Friday’s graduation ceremony at the Lake Placid Conference Center, which was attended by hundreds of people. Forest ...

Stefanik votes to reject rail contract

WASHINGTON — As the country’s major freight railroads braced for a possible strike among their employees, the North Country’s House representatives voted against a measure that would make the strike illegal. For over two years, railroad employee unions had been negotiating a contract ...

Wanted man arrested in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake village police located and arrested a wanted man last week who fled from court-ordered drug rehabilitation treatment. The Saranac Lake Police Department was contacted by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office last week and asked for help in the search for Anthony ...