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Outdoors

Brews by ski, snowshoe and paw

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 TUPPER LAKE — Fourteen hundred people were out on the James C. Frenette Sr. Recreational Trails last Saturday for the sixth and most well-attended Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce Brew-Ski. They brought skis and snowshoes, bikes and sleds, dogs and children; and they came for beer, fresh ...

Local pols also ask state to buy Big Tupper

TUPPER LAKE — Local politicians support a proposal that the state buy and run the long-closed Big Tupper Ski Area, and they are trying to keep up the momentum started last week by a change.org petition. Village Mayor Paul Maroun said he is sending a letter to the governor’s office ...

Snowmobile causeway washouts are fixed

SARANAC LAKE — A causeway crossing Lake Colby that is frequently trafficked by snowmobiles has been in disrepair with washouts and erosion for over a decade. Earlier this month, the state Department of Transportation filled the path in, and it is safer for trail grooming machines to pass ...

Rangers respond to ski, snowmobile, hiker incidents

Forest rangers with the state Department of Environmental Conservation helped with two snowmobile crashes, a pair of lost downhill skiers and a dehydrated hiker over the last two-and-a-half weeks in the Adirondacks. - Town of Webb, Herkimer County - On Monday, Feb. 10 at 2:06 ...

Snowmobile ignites, but no one hurt

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 LOON LAKE — Howard Kemp was heading to a poker run Saturday with his daughter Janine and her husband Holland Meads when the snowmobile the couple was riding caught fire. Janine and Holland, of Saranac Lake, got off safely. The Bloomingdale, Paul Smiths-Gabriels and Saranac Lake ...

DEC seeks Region 5 director as Stegemann will retire soon

RAY BROOK — Bob Stegemann, the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s Region 5 director and representative to the state Adirondack Park Agency board, has announced that he will retire at the end of March. Stegemann has held that position since 2011 and has recently been ...

Snowshoe Festival brings out best in competitors

PAUL SMITHS — Freshman snowshoe runner Zack Sprott-Scribner crossed the finish line and immediately crashed to the snow. He may have been messing around just a little bit, but that didn’t hide the exhaustion in his face and body. Fellow Paul Smith’s College freshman Sam Finger was ...

New fire tower trail expected to open this summer in Hague

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 HAGUE — The region’s newest fire tower hiking trail should be open to the public this summer. Warren County officials met Wednesday with a group of volunteers to discuss what needs to be done to get the trail to the long-shuttered Swede Mountain fire tower open. The tower sits ...

Study shows boat stewards can work

PAUL SMITHS — The Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute recently presented new research detailing the threat of aquatic invasive species in Adirondack lakes at the Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society meeting in Lake Placid. The first study was presented by Michale ...

Petition for Big Tupper-ORDA buyout gets hundreds of signatures

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 TUPPER LAKE — A change.org petition requesting that the state purchase the closed Big Tupper Ski Area and turn it into an ORDA facility received over 1,500 signatures by Wednesday evening. Rick Donah, the man who started the petition, is a local real estate owner, former ski patrol ...

Brew-Ski trails have gotten better with age

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 TUPPER LAKE — On Tuesday the James C. Frenette Sr. Recreational Trails were filled with driving winds, cross-country skiers willing to brave the weather and dogs bounding through deep snow banks and chasing each other. This was exactly what the trails were built for, said trail volunteer ...

Gov. Cuomo touts snowmobiling, tourism while in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Gov. Andrew Cuomo stopped by the Hotel Saranac to promote tourism and to congratulate 45th District Sen. Betty Little in her last year of service with the state Legislature. Afterward, he went snowmobiling with his daughters and a few of their friends in ...

Love and sorrow for Big Tupper

TUPPER LAKE — Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day at the Tupper Arts Center. More than 50 people milled around the new exhibit, studying photos of skiers for faces they recognized, sharing stories from their childhoods on the mountain and speaking sorrowfully of the love they have ...

Cuomo: State will seek ‘balance’ on snowmobile trail development

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 SARANAC LAKE — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday the state will seek a balance between trail development and land preservation. Cuomo, asked at a press conference Sunday whether the state would continue to fight lawsuits brought forward by Adirondack green groups seeking to curb tree ...

Cuomo: Hiker traffic is good, but state is working to manage it

SARANAC LAKE — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday described an influx of hiker traffic to the Adirondack Park as good for the economy — but said the state is “making sure that the tourism that comes in is well-managed.” Reiterating comments he made this past November about encouraging ...

Gov. Cuomo visits SL to announce free snowmobiling day

SARANAC LAKE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo stopped by the Hotel Saranac to promote tourism and congratulate 45th District Sen. Betty Little in her last year of service with the state Legislature. Afterward, he went snowmobiling with his daughters and a few of their friends in ...

Cuomo: On Airbnbs, state is ‘trying to find the right balance’

SARANAC LAKE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state is still trying to "find the right balance" when it comes to short-term vacation rentals in New York. "The Airbnbs, and how to handle the Airbnb market, is something that the entire country is trying to deal with," he said. "It's something ...

Cuomo: State acknowledges need for trail development, land preservation

SARANAC LAKE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday the state will seek a balance between trail development and land preservation. Cuomo, asked at a press conference Sunday whether the state would continue to fight lawsuits brought forward by Adirondack green groups seeking to curb tree cutting ...