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Cold winds and summer camp | Notes from the North Woods

As the cold winds of winter continue to whip across the region, it is difficult to conjure up the image of kids enjoying themselves at a Summer Camp.

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Lake George Winter Carnival to host car races, family fun this weekend

Lake George Winter Carnival's last weekend for 2014 includes car races and plenty of family-friendly activities.

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Olympic dreams and the Adirondack scene

Notes from the North Woods

Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later, and the timing couldn’t have been better.

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Montréal adventurer gears up for Project 46

KEENE — For one man, his attempt to scale all 46 High Peaks in 12 days starting Tuesday, Feb. 18, is a way to honor the memory of his son while raising money for a good cause.

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Lake George regulations could impact Schroon Lake

SLA president expects increased boat traffic on Schroon Lake

Will new boating regulations on Lake George affect Schroon Lake? Mark Granger, president of the Schroon Lake Association, believes so.

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Brant Lake Winter Carnival on Saturday features an array of activities

Grab your skates or sled! ...Or compete in snowshoe softball or broomball. Try your hand at throwing a frying pan the farthest! A rousing success in its debut year, the second annual Brant Lake Winter Carnival has a strong lineup of activities and events appealing to all ages.

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State announces new site to promote Adirondack touring

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a new interactive Adirondack recreation planning tool to promote tourism attractions in the Adirondack Region and spur economic development opportunities.

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Lake George outhouse race pitted 'newbies' against veteran competitors

Lake George's iconic outhouse race over ice attracted some intriguing competition this year, including a new bride in her wedding dress and firefighters with a giant mock fire hydrant.

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Outdoor playing fields | Notes from the North Woods

A few weeks back, I published a story titled The Outdoor Gym.

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Lake George Winter Carnival kicks off this weekend

Real winter weather, a crowd with cabin fever, and dozens of competitors in the annual outhouse races on ice will combine this weekend for a standout edition of Lake George Winter Carnival.

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Local photos win in Champlain Area Trails contest

Port Henry, Ticonderoga shots take honors

A pair of local photos won prizes in the Champlain Area Trails Photo and Caption Contest.

Road Trip! | Conservation Conversations

Okay, its minus 10 degrees once again, your honey is giving you the stink eye and there’s frozen sand in your shoes, so what do you do?

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Lake George boats to be inspected

Lake George Park Commission adopts plan

A mandatory boat inspection program for Lake George has been approved. Beginning May 15 all boats entering the lake must be inspected at one of six regional stations.

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Lake George Association grant to support lake programs

The Lake George Association has announced it has received $10,000 from the Helen and Ritter Shumway Foundation.

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Snowmobile ride & party to raise $$ for area cancer patients

Snowmobilers show they have heart and a thirst for adventure in their participation in the annual Purple Ribbon Cancer Ride. The 100-mile-long excursion and party following annually raises thousands of dollars to help cancer patients and their families.