Bad News For StLawCo's Credit Rating
"Speaking with our fiscal advisors and the way the market goes, they said it's very likely it'll just be a small, small impact. So I'm not as concerned about paying a sky-high interest rate compared to what we have been."
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19 hours ago
Search for missing hunter scaled back in Horicon
"None of his clothing, his gun, portable radio or any other belongings were located. He did not have a cellphone. He had one eye, a history of heart trouble, no water and just a small Snickers candy bar."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  hunt  dec 
19 hours ago
The man who wrote the Adirondack Park's rules thinks NY is breaking them (audio)
"They're trying to shoehorn into a legal context where it doesn't fit and therefore, they're coming up with legal theories that are actual nonsense in order to justify it."
news  adirondacks  forestpreserve  newyork  conservation  apa  dec  politics 
Searchers to resume efforts today for two missing men
"Searchers will take to the woods again Friday morning to search for a missing hunter in Horicon and a missing man in the town of Saratoga."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  dec  hunt  saratogacounty 
4 days ago
Current Conditions - Adirondack High Peaks
Interior Conditions, Notices - Compiled on Thursday November 25, 2015
news  adirondacks  highpeaks  dec  hike  camp  climb  ski  essexcounty  weather  currentconditions 
6 days ago
Whiteface Mt. Ski Center to open Thanksgiving Day
"It's been an interesting autumn weather-wise, but thanks to a stellar crew and recent investments in snowmaking technology, we are able to make tons of snow in a very short amount of time and open early again this year."
news  adirondacks  whiteface  ski  snow  weather  essexcounty 
6 days ago
Another day of searching fails to find missing Troy hunter
"Effort to find Thomas Messick, 82, will start up again Wednesday"
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  dec  hunt 
6 days ago
George Canon and the art of the Adirondack deal (audio)
"I just turned 77 years old, it's time to go smell the roses a little bit, I guess."
buzz  adirondacks  heritage  newcomb  politics  essexcounty 
7 days ago
Huge Adirondack search continues for 82 year old hunter
"The search effort will continue in the days ahead, though Thomas Messick’s family has asked the volunteers and most of the crews to take Thanksgiving off."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  dec  hunt 
7 days ago
Search for missing hunter hits ninth day
"They have checked 7.3 square miles of forest, walked 29 miles with trained search dogs, flown dozens of hours with helicopters and canoed a number of ponds in the remote stretch of state forest where Thomas Messick was last seen."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  dec  hunt 
7 days ago
Search continues into weekend for missing hunter
"An estimated 200 searchers are expected to descend on the woods south of Brant Lake on Saturday as the search for a missing 82-year-old hunter continues for a seventh day."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  dec  hunt 
10 days ago
Search for missing hunter continues, volunteer searchers sought
"No new developments were reported when searching ended for the day Thursday, with search efforts scheduled to resume Friday."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  hunt  dec 
11 days ago
West Turin ATV club angered by LewisCo’s alleged waste of permit revenue
"ATV usage permits cost individuals $65 for the first ATV and then $20 for each additional ATV, if any."
news  adirondacks  atv  lewiscounty  taxes  politics 
12 days ago
Update: 82-year-old hunter still missing
"Search efforts will continue [Thursday] without the helicopter because of the forecast for rain."
news  adirondacks  hunt  warrencounty  dec 
12 days ago
Search resumes for missing hunter in Horicon
"Rangers and state troopers, aided by dogs and a State Police helicopter, have searched since late Sunday, to no avail."
news  adirondacks  dec  hunt  warrencounty 
13 days ago
Protecting America: The Responsibilities of U.S. Customs & Border Protection
"The 60,000 person agency falls under the Department of Homeland Security."
news  adirondacks  border  newyork  wot 
13 days ago
In Adirondacks, rescuers must be ready for anything (w/ cool boat-ride video)
"Within their topography lies a stunning spread of mostly undeveloped wilderness — more than 2,000 miles of hiking trails, 3,000 lakes and 1,200 miles of rivers."
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14 days ago
Adirondack Park Agency passes controversial Essex Chain Lakes plan (audio)
"They passed the plan despite the fact that two APA commissioners described the deal as illegal."
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15 days ago
Alpine plant restoration along Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway
"New York State has less than 200 acres of alpine habitat total, including the summit of Whiteface Mountain, which is home to a number of threatened and endangered plant species."
buzz  adirondacks  highpeaks  flora  conservation  whiteface  essexcounty 
18 days ago
State Attorney General Asked To Prosecute Hate Crime Case
Places of higher-education are just like regular society, wackos everywhere.
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18 days ago
Snow geese flock to shores of Lake Champlain
"Every November, the shores of Lake Champlain turn white as thousands of snow geese arrive on their migration south for the winter."
news  adirondacks  lakechamplain  wildlife  bird  weather  clintoncounty 
19 days ago
Questions remain about north country Winter Olympics bid
"The sports commission would receive $4.5 million if the North Country REDC’s proposal is successful in the state’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative."
news  adirondacks  olympics  taxes  economicdevelopment  politics  newyork  lakeplacid 
21 days ago
For the future, county should look to bicycles
We would have the most awesome network of trails here. Non-motorized, and open to the public without fee.
buzz  editorial  bike  train  northcreek  warrencounty  politics  essexcounty  taxes  economicdevelopment 
22 days ago
Three-fourths of Franklin County’s lodging establishments not in compliance with bed-tax notice
"Franklin County passed its local law in September to get it up and running, but with the intent to tinker with it in the future to include secondary homes."
news  adirondacks  taxes  tourism  economicdevelopment  politics  franklincounty  lodging 
22 days ago
Vermont Gas working to secure land rights for pipeline
"The company opened eminent domain proceedings on Oct. 21 against nine landowners to secure the remaining parcels."
news  adirondacks  vermont  lakechamplain  energy  conservation  politics 
27 days ago
Hundreds of Jobs Lost As Alcoa "Curtails" Massena Operations
" is taking decisive action to curtail uncompetitive smelting and refining capacity to ensure continued competitiveness amid prevailing market conditions."
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  massena  economicdevelopment 
28 days ago
Crow Hazing Returns To Watertown On Monday
"The harassment methods used to disperse crows include pyrotechnics, lasers, air rifles and other devices."
news  adirondacks  wildlife  bird  pollution  watertown  jeffersoncounty 
4 weeks ago
Lower loonie taking a bite out of cross-border flying, say U.S. airports
"However, Plattsburgh Airport — which describes itself as Montreal's U.S. airport — said its business is down only slightly."
news  adirondacks  newyork  border  canada  economicdevelopment 
5 weeks ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 10/19-10/25/15
"Search and rescue missions often require Rangers to function in remote wilderness areas from rugged mountainous peaks to white-water rivers, and through vast forest areas from spruce-fir thicket to open hardwoods."
news  adirondacks  dec  clintoncounty  essexcounty  hike 
5 weeks ago
Improving Lake Placid Infrastructures Could Boost Tourism, Aid Olympic Bid
"While officials admit there would be many hurdles on the way toward an Olympic bid, they say they're going for the gold."
news  adirondacks  olympics  economicdevelopment  taxes  politics  lakeplacid  essexcounty  newyork  orda 
5 weeks ago
Asian clam eradication to start next week at Rogers Rock
"The newly discovered infestation of the invasive mollusk was found within a 30-foot diameter on the eastern side of the beach at the Rogers Rock Campground in Hague — the northernmost site the invasives have been found."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  invasivespecies  conservation 
5 weeks ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 10/12-10/18/15
"Search and rescue missions often require Rangers to function in remote wilderness areas from rugged mountainous peaks to white-water rivers, and through vast forest areas from spruce-fir thicket to open hardwoods."
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6 weeks ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 10/05-10/11/15
"DEC Forest Rangers’ knowledge of first aid, land navigation and technical rescue techniques are often critical to the success of their missions"
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6 weeks ago
Blue Ridge (3497') and Blue Ridge (3436') - Blue Ridge Wilderness - 10/10/15
"There are just too many mountains named Blue Ridge.  There are four on the ADK hundred highest list alone."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  hamiltoncounty 
7 weeks ago
Rail bikes are popular in Adirondacks but may be short-lived
"After plans to start a rail-biking business in Australia were derailed by high costs and red tape last spring, Alex Catchpoole and Mary-Joy Lu brought their shiny red contraptions to the Adirondacks."
news  adirondacks  bike  train  economicdevelopment  forestpreserve  politics 
7 weeks ago
Mystery Deer Species Shows Up In North Country
"The deer has been spotted in the vicinity of Raquette Point."
news  adirondacks  newyork  wildlife  stlawrencecounty 
7 weeks ago
Breaking: court denies Paul Smith's College name change (audio)
I've never seen a philanthropic effort so poorly handled by everyone involved.
news  adirondacks  franklincounty  paulsmiths  heritage 
7 weeks ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 9/28-10/4/15
"Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people from the backcountry."
news  adirondacks  hike  hunt  essexcounty  franklincounty  hamiltoncounty  dec 
8 weeks ago
Little Moose Mountain - Little Moose Wilderness - 10/3/15
"This weekend I spent both days doing hikes off of Cedar River Road, west of Indian Lake."
buzz  adirondacks  hamiltoncounty  hike 
8 weeks ago
Taking aim at a white scourge in the Adirondacks
"During the last three decades, salt levels in Lake George have tripled, making the lake now about 30 times saltier than an undeveloped Adirondack lake."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  transportation  conservation  pollution 
8 weeks ago
DEC commissioner decides rafting pioneer should not have license
"Cunningham, 75, also operates Cunningham’s Ski Barn in North Creek."
news  adirondacks  dec  paddle  accident 
8 weeks ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 9/21-9/27/15
"New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide."
news  adirondacks  dec  hike  essexcounty  franklincounty  hamiltoncounty  herkimercounty  washingtoncounty 
9 weeks ago
Firefighters battle growing wild fire in Adirondacks
"The Department of Environmental Conservation says about 14 forest rangers are fighting the fire Monday at Bear Mountain in the Essex County town of Schroon, 80 miles north of Albany."
news  adirondacks  fire  essexcounty  schroonlake  dec 
9 weeks ago
10 years later, survivor, rescuers remember Ethan Allen capsizing
"The National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation spanned about nine months and resulted in a 3,300-page report that concluded a number of factors played a part in the capsizing, but stopped short of placing blame."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  accident  boating 
9 weeks ago
Lake George commission proposes permanent boat inspection program
"Lake George was the first lake on the East Coast to have mandatory inspections."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  boating  fish  invasivespecies  conservation 
9 weeks ago
Native Adirondack trout? No such animal, technically (audio)
"The two species which are native to the area are technically not trout at all, but relatives of the arctic char."
buzz  adirondacks  fish  wildlife 
9 weeks ago
How The Adirondack Forest Preserve Was Motorized
"At the turn of the century just getting to the great outdoors was a challenge for most Americans."
buzz  adirondacks  forestpreserve  transportation  tourism  heritage  wilderness 
9 weeks ago
A late summer trek to Lower Wolf Jaw (audio)
"The view is extraordinary, mountains and sky, as generous a place to stand as you can be on earth."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty  highpeaks 
9 weeks ago
Noonmark & Round Mountain: 09/19/2015
"Color change at the upper elevations: a bit muted thanks to the late summer drought"
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty  highpeaks 
10 weeks ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 9/14-9/20/15
"DEC Forest Rangers’ knowledge of first aid, land navigation and technical rescue techniques are often critical to the success of their missions"
news  adirondacks  dec  hike  climb  essexcounty  stlawrencecounty  warrencounty  washingtoncounty 
10 weeks ago
Raquette Falls - High Peaks Wilderness - 9/19/15
"Weekend goals:  Camping on waterfront, hiking, kayaking, swimming."
buzz  adirondacks  franklincounty  hike 
10 weeks ago
Climbing the Grace Peak Ridge 9/12/15
"I hurt myself today,
To see if I still feel.
I focus on the pain,
The only thing that's real."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty  highpeaks 
10 weeks ago
It pays to keep trails forever wild
"Inexperienced or careless hikers swayed by Hollywood's glamorization may underestimate their knowledge or capabilities, straining limited emergency rescue and health care services." (the wilderness should only be used by the 'enlightened')
buzz  editorial  adirondacks  forestpreserve  wilderness 
10 weeks ago
After missing for nearly four decades, wedding ring comes full circle
"It was a gold ring with a thick band and a Christian wedding symbol engraved on the outside. On the inside were initials and a date — “2-6-60."
news  adirondacks  lakegeorge 
11 weeks ago
Divers pull 15 tons of milfoil from Chateaugay Lake Narrows
"Milfoil is believed to have been introduced into the Chateaugay Lake water system in the late 1960s, when a new public boat launch opened."
news  adirondacks  clintoncounty  conservation  invasivespecies  boating 
11 weeks ago
Photo Journal: the 90 Miler canoe race
"Every year, hundreds of paddlers race for three days from Old Forge to Saranac Lake, passing through some of the Adirondack Park’s wildest and most beautiful country."
buzz  adirondacks  events  paddle  photography 
11 weeks ago
Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 9/7-9/13/15
"Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people from the backcountry."
news  adirondacks  dec  fish  climb  franklincounty  clintoncounty 
11 weeks ago
Summertime Reflections
In the Spring of your life the living was free.
In the Summer you slept like a mountain.
In the Fall you hurried to gather your wood.
In the Winter you searched for the Fountain.
buzz  adirondacks  food  weather 
11 weeks ago
NY agency will dismantle flood-damaged Adirondack dam
"Hikers are asked to stay away from equipment and riggings. Work will be done during the week."
news  adirondacks  highpeaks  essexcounty  dec  forestpreserve 
11 weeks ago
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