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Lake Placid makes cut for Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Chattanooga, Tennessee and St. George, Utah named other two finalists

Lake Placid is now just one of three locations in the running to host the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, news that has some locals excited for what it could mean for the village.

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The original campers | Notes from the North Woods

Over the years, I’ve had the good fortune to have traveled in the company of many highly skilled outdoor travelers.

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Passing down the fishing pole | Conservation Conversations

It was 25 years ago, when some fellas from Moriah got together and decided it was time do to something for the kids.

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Traffic control for trout and two beards | Conservation Conversations

What does stocking a river and being a firefighter have in common? Good question you ask.

“And you actually get paid to do this?” | Notes from the North Woods

Although most college students have already departed campus, high-school students are still preparing for final exams.

In the outdoors, there’s always a game | Notes from the North Woods

Game is a traditional term used to describe any fish, fowl or other wild creature that is hunted for either sport or food.

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On the river ... again | Notes from the North Woods

Last weekend, I loaded up the canoe and traveled over the hill to Elizabethtown.

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Saranac Lake skatepark project in the final stages

Design and concrete companies beginning work in May

After 11 years of fundraising and planning, the Saranac Lake SkatePark Committee has reached the final stage of a long push for a park in the heart of the village.

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Just the bear facts, Mamn | Notes from the North Woods

While the spring season has not yet arrived in all quarters of the region, it’s apparently on the way.

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Stream Dreams! | Conservation Conversations

The Chinese proverb states,” “If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”

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Outdoor recreation | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been well-established that outdoor activities are beneficial to our overall physical, emotional and mental health.

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Lincoln's Avengers highlight history tour in Saranac

Jan Couture, the Town of Saranac historian, will host the History of Saranac Tour April 26 in commemoration of five Saranac residents who helped capture John Wilkes Booth.

Waiting for ice out to turn the trout on! | Notes from the North Woods

It appears the long, hard, Adirondack winter may finally be coming to a conclusion, and while many local anglers are still hauling around their ice fishing gear, it’s time to get out your trout gear as the annual “ice out” grows near.

New endowment established at Adirondack Land Trust

The Adirondack Land Trust is delighted to announce that the F. M. Kirby Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to help fund perpetual care of working farms and forests under conservation easements.

Running against Parkinson’s

Plattsburgh Half Marathon and Relay returns for the sixth year, with proceeds going toward Team Fox and the fight against Parkinson's Disease.