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Editorials

Accurate information critical to census

Learning how many people live in the United States — and how they live — is important for any number of reasons. That is why the census is conducted every decade. Information the census collects is of interest not just to demographers. It is used to apportion states’ members of the ...

Hoping bad deeds don’t kill good ones

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网Millions of American boys, along with millions of others worldwide, became better men because of the Boy Scouts. For them, the more than century-old organization helped build character and taught valuable skills. But more than 12,000 boys in the scouts became victims of the adults they and ...

What about enablers?

Harvey Weinstein may be going to prison for a long time. Good. His years of victimizing women should be punished. This week in a New York courtroom, Weinstein was found guilty of rape and sexual assault against two women. He is to be sentenced, to as long as 29 years in prison, on March 11. ...

Use common sense with coronavirus

So, how worried should I be about COVID-19? What do I need to do to keep myself and my loved ones safe? There is reason for concern about COVID-19, the coronavirus that has spread to 50 countries after breaking out in China. As of Thursday morning, the disease had killed about 2,800 people. ...

She remains a star

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网Though she lived an incredibly full 101 years, the death of Katherine Johnson came as a bit of a surprise — and some sadness. Giants like she was seem as though they will be with us forever. And Johnson was, truly, an American giant. Despite all the challenges that came with being born a ...

Vacation Photo Contest is coming

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网Spring break is still more than a month-and-a-half away, but we want to give you a heads-up about the Vacation Photo Contest. For those who are new to this, it’s simple: People take pictures of themselves on vacation, posing with their trusty copy of the Enterprise. Then we run those photos ...

Forgetting ourselves

To everyone out there who has had someone forget a birthday or anniversary — we’re with you. We’re also with those who have done the forgetting. The Enterprise forgot its own birthday/anniversary Friday, and not just any birthday — 125 years since the first issue was published on Feb. ...

Poll results, Feb. 17-24

This week’s Web Poll: Have you done your taxes yet? - These polls are not scientific, and their results represent only the opinions of Internet users who have chosen to participate.

Here’s hoping digital census goes well

The once-a-decade collection of information about Americans may well go down in history as the first digital Census. Let us hope it also is not recorded as an electronic fiasco. Officials at the U.S. Census Bureau will be utilizing tons of state-of-the-art technology in gathering information ...

State should take over Big Tupper

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网Today from noon to 4 p.m. in Tupper Lake is the Brew-Ski, a fun event that combines delicious craft beer from around the region with Tupper Lake’s fantastic James C. Frenette Sr. Recreational Trails. These town-owned, volunteer-maintained cross-country ski trails are a wonderful asset, and ...

The problem isn’t each short-term rental; it’s their numbers

There is nothing wrong with a few rabbits. While these cute and furry herbivores are famously fast at reproducing, their numbers in the wild are tempered by natural predators and the fact that their intense breeding season doesn’t go through the winter — here in North America, at ...

Could a democratic country contain virus as well as China has?

China’s experience with the deadly new coronavirus labeled COVID-19 has “bought the world time” to plan our own strategies against the disease, the head of the World Health Organization commented a few days ago. Well, yes. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is correct ...

Rental rule makers need to hear from workers

Regulating short-term rental units in the Lake Placid area has drawn more people to speak up than most issues do. But the community needs to hear from a big bunch of other people who have mostly been represented secondhand. Those who have spoken up are mostly longtime residents, vacation ...

Poll results, Feb. 10-17

This week’s Web Poll: Would extended major construction lead you to avoid Lake Placid's Main Street shopping district? - These polls are not scientific, and their results represent only the opinions of Internet users who have chosen to participate.

Cyber warfare

Some other governments spare no effort to gain advantage over U.S. businesses and consumers. Trade barriers such as tariffs and unreasonable restrictions in the name of product safety are examples. But some — including China — are involved in all-out assaults on Americans. Theft of U.S. ...

Glad party-change deadline was moved closer to primary

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网Friday is Valentine’s Day, but it’s also the deadline to start a relationship with a new political party, perhaps breaking up with your old one in the process. The primary is April 28, with early voting from April 18-26. Four years ago, in April 2016, New York’s presidential primary ...

More deadly than coronavirus

So ... getting more worried by the day about the coronavirus epidemic center in China? As of Tuesday, officials were reporting more than 1,000 deaths among the approximately 43,000 patients with the disease on the Chinese mainland, plus more than 460 confirmed cases and two deaths in other ...

Poll results, Feb. 3-10

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网This week’s Web Poll: Have you ever had your skis or snowboard stolen? - This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of Internet users who have chosen to participate.

Three days left to suggest a top volunteer

It’s worth reminding readers that this Wednesday is the deadline to nominate a Tri-Lakes Volunteer of the Year. In March, as usual, the Enterprise and Lake Placid News will honor a particularly service-oriented local resident as the Tri-Lakes Volunteer of the Year, and as usual, we need ...

On parade day, many thanks

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival doesn’t happen by magic. It requires a massive amount of work — largely by volunteers, who do it to ensure all their neighbors have a wonderful time during this 10-day festival. It also requires work by professionals, which is especially noticeable this ...