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Editorials

Straw Poll, March 20-26

This week’s Straw Poll: What should the 2023 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival theme be? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.

Child care is finally a priority in Albany

It’s probably no coincidence that it took a female governor to bring child care to the foreground in Albany. Gov. Kathy Hochul knows the struggle well; she once had to quit a job after trying to find child care. It’s an important issue in places like the Adirondacks, where child care ...

Canada’s lifting of testing requirement is positive step forward

Starting next Friday, April 1, Canada won’t be requiring fully-vaccinated travelers to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the country. Those entering Canada by plane could still be randomly selected to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. Those who aren’t fully ...

The future of Saranac Lake

Unless you’ve been out of town, haven’t answered your phone, haven’t read this newspaper and haven’t checked your mail in the last few weeks, if you live in Saranac Lake, you probably already know that today is Election Day. It’s also no secret that voter turnout is typically low ...

Straw Poll, March 6-12

This week’s Straw Poll: Saranac Lake’s village election is March 15. Have you already decided who to vote for? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.

Straw Poll, Feb. 27 – March 5

This week’s Straw Poll: How much of the 2022 Winter Olympics did you watch? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of internet users who have chosen to participate.