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DEC plan intends to bolster tourism in Essex Chain Lakes Complex

A new plan recently announced by the DEC intends to expand and enhance recreational opportunities in the Essex Chain Lakes Complex to boost area tourism.

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‘Bicycle Ride with Veterans’ through Chester and Wrnsbg. set for Sunday June 14

A patriotic bicycle ride for teenagers and adults through Chestertown, Warrensburg, Lake George, and Queensbury features citizens riding side-by-side with veterans and military personnel. The event is to raise money for the Global War on Terrorism Monument, to be situated in Crandall Park, Glens Falls.

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Bikers have many reasons to ride — and to attend Americade

Bikers at the world-renowned touring motorcycle rally Americade — including several who have attended for decades — talk about their machines, why they ride, and what Americade means to them. Award-winning comic Alonzo Bodden also talks about why he enjoys Americade, his cross-country two-wheeled trip and why he returns each year to Lake George.

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Ausable’s Two Fly Challenge | Conservation Conversations

“You’ve got to bring the 2 lines through the loop twice, then spit on it and draw the lines tight”, I said as we sat in room 19 of the Mountain Brook Motel in Wilmington NY”.

Take a hike, buddy! | Notes from the North Woods

In the current age, where everyone has instant access to everything in a moment with the simple push of a button; it’s nice to know there are still a few places left that require more of an effort.

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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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Local businesswoman rallies Lake George community to save Dog Beach

Amid increased littering and vandalism, the DEC has come up with a proposal to turn Lake George's Dog Beach into a lakeside park—creating unrest among resident and visiting dog owners.

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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.

Johnsburg Summer Youth Program to add swim lessons at Ski Bowl Park Pond

The Summer Youth Program is adding a sixth week to its session this year.

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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.

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High Peaks to raffle canoe

High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care is raffling a full-size cedar strip canoe, handmade by local Adirondack craftsman, Randall Haner.

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.