SLC lawmakers tell DA Rain: It's time to resign (audio)
"Prosecutors in New York State can’t be fired at the county level or recalled by voters."
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  politics  crime 
Konowitz sheds light on backcountry rescue volunteers
"During frigid, icy winters here in the Adirondacks, rescue phone calls from deep within the wilderness occur on a weekly basis."
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2 days ago
John Hawkinson died without selling his car collection
"The story of Hawkeye’s cars is the story of an eccentric collector of “all things beautiful” who shunned his family’s fortune for a simple, solitary life in the Adirondacks."
buzz  adirondacks  franklincounty 
5 days ago
Current Conditions - Adirondack High Peaks
Interior Conditions, Notices - Compiled on Thursday December 1, 2016
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6 days ago
Bagging the Adirondack 46ers: High Peaks in Haiku #25-46
"May we continue to protect and maintain these woods and mountains, so as to always benefit from their bounty."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks 
6 days ago
Shooting in the Adirondacks with Sigma 150-600mm Lens
"With New York’s Adirondack Park as my backyard, I am fairly demanding of my photography equipment, as it is exposed to some pretty harsh conditions."
buzz  adirondacks  photography 
7 days ago
The man who walked the Adirondack Park into existence (audio)
"Clarence Petty was a guide, friend and mentor to several generations of Adirondack conservationists."
buzz  adirondacks  heritage  conservation  hike 
8 days ago
On the law’s cutting edge
"These trails are constructed for motor vehicles operating at a high rate of speed" ... "The state argues that the new trails will enable DEC to close routes in the interior of the Preserve, enhancing its overall wildness."
news  adirondacks  forestpreserve  snowmobile  economicdevelopment  taxes  conservation  dec 
9 days ago
Protecting Black Bears in New York
"Black Bears are among the most intelligent and versatile of eastern residents, and have many traits that make them similar to hominids – our family of the primate order."
buzz  adirondacks  wildlife  bear  newyork  conservation  hunt 
9 days ago
Lawmakers OK Five Towns marketing hub
"We’re going to try to make our five towns a destination"
adirondacks  destinationmarketing 
14 days ago
Watertown's Crow Hazing Starts Up For Another Year
"Even though the crows don't cause any harm, they cause some damage, so to speak." - maybe they are just here for a better life?
news  adirondacks  jeffersoncounty  watertown  wildlife  conservation 
19 days ago
The Adirondack Park is about to change. You better chime in.
"Public hearings are going on right now in towns and cities across New York state. In all there are a total of 102 different parcels being affected by various proposed changes, some of them major and some minor."
news  adirondacks  forestpreserve  dec  apa  conservation  economicdevelopment  newyork  politics 
19 days ago
How railroads brought tourism to Cranberry Lake (audio)
"Visitors from cities downstate came for the stories they'd heard about hunting and fishing and the natural beauty of the area."
buzz  adirondacks  heritage  tourism  train  transportation  economicdevelopment  stlawrencecounty  cranberrylake 
21 days ago
Hotel Saranac must be open by May 1 under terms of new loan
"Its projected cost has ballooned to more than $35 million. That's more than two-and-a-half times the $13 million Roedel Companies said it would cost to buy and renovate the hotel three years ago."
news  adirondacks  saranaclake  economicdevelopment  politics  taxes  lodging 
22 days ago
International students find home in Minerva
"Students from Liberia, Japan and Spain enjoying time so far in Adirondack Park"
news  adirondacks  essexcounty 
5 weeks ago
Love in the Adirondacks: Elise Stefanik tells her engagement story
"Stefanik is seeking to win her second term representing the North Country’s 21st Congressional District in the Nov. 8 election."
news  adirondacks  newyork  politics  destinationmarketing  tourism 
5 weeks ago
Ancient "bones" of the Adirondacks (audio)
"The Adirondacks may be relatively young mountains, but their distinctive grey granite, anorthosite, originated 1.1 billion ago, so deep in the earth's crust that only continental collision could have formed it."
buzz  adirondacks  heritage 
5 weeks ago
Bagging the Adirondack 46ers: High Peaks in Haiku #1-24
"It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and when it comes to beautiful landscapes, I think it might just be worth a little more."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks 
6 weeks ago
Trails showing their age
"Observers say more money is needed to repair and maintain an antiquated network of hiking routes."
news  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  conservation  heritage 
6 weeks ago
West indicted for manslaughter in boat crash
Parents involved in cover-up, they too should receive justice. What about the others involved, they all LIED to hide the crime.
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  crime  boating  events 
6 weeks ago
Giant Mountain 10/22/16
"The forecast went from overcast to 2 feet of snow to heavy winds and wind chill inducing gusts."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty 
6 weeks ago
Snow in the Adirondacks This Weekend
Weather forecasts vary but some weather services forecast accumulations of snow ranging from three inches to a foot this weekend throughout most of the Adirondacks.
news  adirondacks  weather  dec  snow  hike  camp  snowshoe  highpeaks 
6 weeks ago
Border Patrol agent pleads to beating elderly couple at scene of wife's death in Massena
Still something super-hinky about this incident (death). This plea deal, almost 11 months later, seems to have successfully ended the "investigation". StLawCo justice system cannot be relied upon.
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  crime  massena 
7 weeks ago
Catamount Mountain: 10/10/2016
This really is one of the best hikes in the ADKs.
buzz  adirondacks  hike  clintoncounty  blackbrook 
7 weeks ago
Knob Lock Mountain - Giant Mountain Wilderness - 10/9/16
"The quiet hills were what we were after.  All the high peaks and all the popular trails would be crawling with people."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty 
7 weeks ago
Autumn Aura on the Adirondack Coast
"Autumn colors, autumn lighting, autumn sounds (think southward-flying Canada Geese), autumn textures (think crisp leaves eddying and frosted grass underfoot), autumn smells, and autumn flavors…"
buzz  adirondacks  foliage  essexcounty  essex 
7 weeks ago
Seymour Mountain
"I was so happy to see the summit sign I nearly cried."
buzz  adirondacks  highpeaks  hike  essexcounty 
7 weeks ago
Fall in the ADK and Hiking Cliff Mountain
"We got some nice views while climbing. There was ice on the neighboring peaks!  Winter is coming!"
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty 
8 weeks ago
White Pine Camp
"... small liquor stations were installed along some of the camp trails — every 300 feet!"
buzz  heritage  camp  paulsmiths  adirondacks  booze  franklincounty 
8 weeks ago
Adirondack Park, los mil colores del otoño en el estado de Nueva York
"Los Adirondacks, enclavados en el norte del Estado de Nueva York, constituyen una de las regiones de Estados Unidos con el otoño más espectacular"
buzz  adirondacks  photography  foliage 
8 weeks ago
Backpacking Survival Stories: Using a Knife to Escape From a Falling Sled
"According to the trail register, the last person before me had passed through about a week and a half before."
buzz  adirondacks  snow  snowshoe  hike  camp  accident 
9 weeks ago
After acquittal, why are prosecutors still saying Hillary's guilty? (audio)
"There will be no further investigation because I’m 100 percent certain, as are police, they got the right man."
news  adirondacks  crime  politics  stlawrencecounty 
9 weeks ago
Rail-trail questions: State says ownership of Adirondack rail corridor uncertain (audio)
The corridor should be for public-use, not by individual businesses for profit - excluding all other users.
news  adirondacks  train  politics  forestpreserve 
9 weeks ago
Map of the Adirondack Game Preserve, owned by the J&J Rogers Co., AuSable Forks
Map of the Adirondack Game Preserve, owned by the J&J Rogers Co., AuSable Forks
map  heritage  clintoncounty  adirondacks 
10 weeks ago
New York Peak Draws Crowds and Concern (1987)
"By the time you've said good morning to the 25th person on the trail, you're not really feeling like you're in a wilderness area."
campfire  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty  heritage  conservation  media 
10 weeks ago
Lake George marinas to offer new training for boat renters
"State law does not require boat renters or operators born after May 1996 to take a safety course, but the incidents on Lake George this year prompted calls for training."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  boating 
10 weeks ago
County's 'Bed Tax' Now Covers Person-To Person Rentals
"There was an unfairness involved there that we needed to rectify." - taxes aren't meant to be a weapon to balance the scales of justice.
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  taxes  politics  economicdevelopment 
12 weeks ago
Adirondack crisis: High Peaks hikers trashing trails, crowding summits
"The summit of Mt. Marcy is not the same experience when there are 300 people on the top the same time that you are."
news  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty  conservation  forestpreserve 
12 weeks ago
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