A state skiing museum would be perfect in North Creek considering the rich history in the sport at the Ski Bowl and Gore Mountain — and such a venue could attract many thousands to town, giving local commerce a much-needed boost.
Hunting season is nearly over and Whitetail Deer populations have been reduced to DEC biologist’s standards, meeting habitat and carrying capacities in wildlife management units.
Even the most hardened Adirondacker is likely to admit the weather patterns over the last few days have been a bit harsh.
Members of the Adirondack Park Agency Board of Commissioners moved the classification recommendations on four parcels of land purchased by the state of New York from the Nature Conservancy, who had previously bought the same tracts from Finch and Pruyn.
After enjoying one last, long day of hunting, I sat out on my back porch deck to watch the sun set.
After 30 years, Maui North in downtown Plattsburgh is under new ownership.
It’s happened again. I’ve received another annual ‘love letter’ from a virulent member of the anti-hunting community who has taken me to task for promoting a “sickening blood sport.”
The acorns, beechnuts, berries and fruits of many of our trees and bushes are mature and ready for picking.
The “Lights On” Committee is once again planning for the month long celebration of the upcoming holidays and the winter ski season.
The 2014 Empire State Winter Games, set to take place Feb. 6-9, will feature some new events and new venues for the 34th annual sporting competition, something that members of the regional organizing coalition have been striving to do over the last four years.
More Gore isn't just a marketing phrase this year — it's what skiers will be experiencing after 1`00 new snow guns are installed on the ski resort's Interconnect trails — which provide varied terrain and a route to reach the family-friendly, historic North Creek Ski Bowl. The new snowmaking capability will also allow more skiers to directly reach North Creek — with all its restaurants, boutiques, galleries and night life.
Wilmington Supervisor Randy Preston said that he is always pleased when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visits the area.
Recently, while driving through the Wilmington Notch, I noticed a couple of guys wading across the Trophy Trout section of the West Branch of the Ausable River.
With Lake Champlain in their backyard, it makes sense that Plattsburgh State’s fishing club is making a splash with their bass fishing talents.
Thanks to Mother Nature as well as hundreds of snow guns, skiing is great at Gore Mountain, which opened earlier this year than any season since 1986.