Learning on the fly ...
December 13, 2008 SARANAC LAKE — It’s not uncommon to hear someone from the Tri-Lakes area returning from a trip or event outside the region say, “Wouldn’t it be great if we could have something like that here?” But... more »»
Born in the woods ...
December 6, 2008 SARANAC LAKE — Sitting in his room, alongside a Remington typewriter, with a photo of the High Peaks above him and leather hiking boots on his feet, 103-year-old Clarence Petty talked about first... more »»
Lake Placid has new spirit
November 29, 2008 LAKE PLACID — As a frosty hue begins to pervade the rough edge of the horizon in advance of winter, the region’s first locally produced micro-distilled spirit, P3 Placid Vodka, has made a timely... more »»
Honoring 'The Process'
November 22, 2008 SARANAC LAKE — By the time he arrived at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center, 22-year-old Jared M. more »»
Adirondack icon at home
November 15, 2008 It was a rainy, foggy day in June 2008 when longtime Lake Placid resident Art Lussi saw his first Adirondack moose near a pond on the Lake Placid Club Golf Course. more »»
Looking back, looking forward
November 12, 2008 SARANAC LAKE — Today, most products, including necessities like food and heating fuel, are getting more expensive while incomes are stagnant, credit is increasingly difficult to obtain and few... more »»
October 18, 2008 Two words: Orgling and pronking. That’s all it takes to realize alpacas are just plain cool. Think about it a second. What do cows do? Moo. Chickens? Well, they cluck. more »»
October 11, 2008 TAHAWUS — As we approach the defunct mine at Tahawus, we see thousands of acres of Forest Preserve below, the deep blue Boreas Ponds to the southeast and the bare, windswept High Peaks to the north. more »»
September 27, 2008 It’s the peak of apple-picking season this weekend and with the North Country dubbed apple country this time of year, it would be a shame to spend the weekend doing anything but. more »»
September 20, 2008 lo¯ca¯vore n (2006) : a person who attempts to eat foods grown locally. Ex. Locavores grow their own food or buy foodstuffs grown within their region. more »»
The alpine zone: A rare glimpse of the past
August 30, 2008 Standing alongside the trail just a few feet below the summit of Mount Marcy, Brendan Wiltse leaned over and pointed to some waxy green diapensia growing in a clump no higher than a sidewalk... more »»
Sustaining Saranac Lake
August 9, 2008 SARANAC LAKE — She started by reading a book; from there she started a group, then she planted a garden; now Gail Brill and the Adirondack Green Circle have started a movement in Saranac Lake,... more »»
Brighton turns 150
July 12, 2008 PAUL SMITHS — Despite its relatively small population, the North Country town of Brighton has a rich and storied past due to an interesting array of settlers who ranged from the mysterious Moses... more »»
Sitting in limbo ...
June 23, 2008 SARANAC LAKE — Mike Delahant speaks eloquently of Robert Louis Stevenson, often times stopping to apologize for digressions into the eccentricities and habits of the legendary author. more »»