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Lake George Boat Tragedy Report Due Soon

The Warren County sheriff says his agency soon will release its final report on the Lake George boat tragedy. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

Tupper Delays Resort Zoning Changes

Tupper Lake residents last night asked the town board not to rush into a series of zoning changes requested by developers of the Adirondack Club and Resort project. The resort is the largest project ever reviewed by the Adirondack Park Agency: some 6,000 acres, including the former Big Tupper Ski Area. The developers say they need the zoning changes to move the proposal along. But, as Chris Knight reports, the town board delayed a vote and will try to answer some of the questions raised last night.  Go to full article

Enviro Group Says New Forest Plans Stretch Snowmobile Trails

This week the Adirondack Park Agency is expected to approve a new management plan for the Shaker Mountain Wild Forest. The area is in the southern tip of the park near Great Sacandaga Lake. One pro-environment group says the plan expands the length of snowmobile routes in the Park. But as Brian Mann reports, snowmobile enthusiasts say their sport is still being short-changed.  Go to full article

Court Fight Over Old Mt. Road

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a Lake Placid man who has been trying to open a Forest Preserve...  Go to full article

Oak Mt. Ski Area May Not Open

Hamilton County officials say they're trying to help a privately-owned ski area open for the winter season. Oak Mountain employed dozens of local workers. As Brian Mann...  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Rabbit Hunting

On the last day of deer season, Andy Pauls of Long Lake explains why he's looking forward to hunting snowshoe hares with his five beagles...  Go to full article

Critics Crowd Open Space Hearing

Critics of the state's efforts to protect more land in the Adirondacks turned out last night for a public hearing in Ray Brook. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

4 year-old Injured in Snowmobile Accident

A 4 year-old Watertown boy is recovering from a snowmobile accident in western New York. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

A Thanksgiving X-Country Ski

Ski areas around the region opened over the Thanksgiving weekend. Whiteface and Gore Mountains offered a first taste of downhill skiing and snow boarding. Brian Mann...  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Winter's First Ski

Brian Mann calls in from the slopes on this winter's first ski.  Go to full article

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