Feb 20, 2014 — Christopher Buerkett composes poems while focusing on the inner workings of clocks.
Buerkett owns a clock repair shop in Saranac Lake and has just published his first book of poetry: "69 Seconds: Poetry in Time's Need." In the book, his poems are adorned with photos of old timepieces and clock parts. He told Todd Moe that, for him, poetry feels like painting with words. Go to full article
Feb 20, 2014 — Our "Adirondack Attic" series continues as Andy Flynn searches his own attic for a memento from the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, and talks with his mom about their trip to the Olympics. Go to full article
Feb 20, 2014 — The plot twists keep coming in the effort to win the 21st District Congressional seat that Bill Owens currently occupies. Yesterday morning, Republican Matt Doheny upended the race by announcing his fourth run in the district. Doheny narrowly lost to Owens in 2010 and 2012, and lost a primary bid in 2009.
He joins a crowded GOP field that includes the party's endorsed candidate, Elise Stefanik, and several lesser known candidates. The Alexandria Bay native's decision riled some North Country Republican leaders. Go to full article
Feb 19, 2014 — From the earliest settlers, to winter ice palaces, to Adirondack tourism, a new book celebrates the history of Saranac Lake. It was compiled by Neil Surprenant, who teaches... Go to full article
Feb 19, 2014 — Ticonderoga has a new slaughterhouse. The Adirondack Meat Company, a USDA inspected facility, opened this month. It's amping up production - and filling a need for Adirondack... Go to full article
Feb 19, 2014 — It's been just about a week since the Democratic Party announced documentary filmmaker Aaron Woolf as its candidate for the 21st District congressional seat Bill Owens... Go to full article
Feb 18, 2014 — Two of the North Country's biggest medal hopefuls struggled again in biathlon this morning at the Winter Games in Sochi. Tim Burke from Paul Smiths finished the mass start in... Go to full article
Feb 18, 2014 — North Country ski racer Bill Demong from Vermontville finished the 10K cross country race in Nordic combined. The sport includes long-distance ski jumping and cross-country... Go to full article
Lake Placid, NY, Feb 18, 2014 — Over the last couple of months, our Adironadack bureau chief Brian Mann has been focusing a lot of his attention on the Winter Olympics in Sochi. He's interviewed remarkable... Go to full article
Sochi, , Feb 18, 2014 — The US ski jumping team failed to advance last night in Sochi. It was the final event of these Olympics for Saranac Lake jumper Peter Frenette, who said he was frustrated by... Go to full article