Canoes sit overturned along the shoreline of Leroy Douglas' campground in Silver Lake in July of this year. Douglas has settled a federal lawsuit he brought against the state Adirondack Park Agency and Adirondack Council that alleged they conspired to halt his development plans on the lake. Photo: Chris Knight, courtesy Adireondack Daily Enterprise
Nov 12, 2013 — NYCO Minerals spent more than half a million dollars to win support for a controversial land swap with the state approved by voters statewide last week. That's according to financial disclosure statements the Willsboro-based mining company filed with the state Board of Elections in the months and days leading up to the vote on Proposition 5.
Proposition 5 gives NYCO the right to mine a 200-acre tract in the Jay Mountain Wilderness in exchange for 1,500 acres elsewhere that will be added to the Forest Preserve. Go to full article
Nov 08, 2013 — RAY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) The Adirondack Park Agency is taking more time to decide on the classification of a swath of timberland in the central Adirondacks.
The agency tells the Adirondack Daily Enterprise the 21,000 acres formerly owned by Finch, Pruyn won't be on the board's agenda when it meets next week. It marks the second straight month the topic won't be discussed. Go to full article
Nov 05, 2013 — There are six amendments on Tuesday's ballot, ranging from whether New York should allow seven resort style gambling casinos, to whether judges should be allowed to serve on... Go to full article
Oct 25, 2013 — More than a quarter of all property in New York state is off the tax rolls. That's according to figures compiled by the state Comptroller, who calls it a burden on local... Go to full article
Oct 07, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The Department of Environmental Conservation is taking applications for urban forestry grants that can be used to enhance landscapes and provide green... Go to full article
Oct 03, 2013 — Last week, Adirondack Explorer magazine held a day-long conference at the Paul Smiths VIC, asking big questions about the future of the Adirondack Park and the APA. ... Go to full article