Sep 20, 2013 — We reported yesterday that a volunteer group ARISE plans to reopen the Big Tupper ski area this winter. The group is hoping to keep the ski area active until the Adirondack Club and Resort project moves forward.
Many locals hope that developers will eventually reopen the mountain as a commercial ski center, helping to revitalize the village's economy.
The resort received the permits that it needs to build hundred of homes, condos and great camp mansions nearly two years ago from New York state.
But the project has been on hold ever since, because of a lawsuit filed by green groups. As Brian Mann reports, it now appears that a final decision could come early next year. Go to full article
Sep 20, 2013 — Farmers and agricultural industry leaders in the north country had the ears of state lawmakers yesterday in Watertown. The forum, hosted by State Senator Patty Ritchie, was one of 10 being held throughout the state on the topic of regulatory reform in a variety of industries. Go to full article
Sep 20, 2013 — It's been a big month for North Country airports. Yesterday airports in Plattsburgh, Lake Clear, Watertown and Potsdam received major grants for infrastructure improvement from New York State. That's after multiple regional airports were awarded federal grants earlier this month. Go to full article
Sep 20, 2013 — This November voters in New York will decide whether the state will allow up to seven new resort style gambling casinos, when they have the choice of saying yes or no to an... Go to full article
Sep 20, 2013 — New York's new health exchange opens for business October 1st. It's one of the first direct contacts most people will have with the federal Affordable Care Act. The State... Go to full article
Sep 20, 2013 — Three North Country school districts are collaborating with artist Alan Tuttle this fall on a pilot project that uses old doors to help reinvent creative writing and art. ... Go to full article