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The Saranac River is still below flood stage, but there's no margin for error. This photo was taken Thursday evening. Photo: Mark Kurtz
The Saranac River is still below flood stage, but there's no margin for error. This photo was taken Thursday evening. Photo: Mark Kurtz

Emergency alert lifted in Franklin County

UPDATE: Saturday, June 15, 11:40 am:

Franklin County has lifted its state of emergency.

Emergency Services Director Ricky Provost says water levels are down throughout most of the County, and most roads are open. In an email Saturday morning he says, "Things are stable at this point and unless we get a bunch of rain it looks like we are out of the woods."
- Julie Grant

Friday, June 14:

The National Weather Service in Burlington says the Indian River and the BeaverRiver at the Stillwater Reservoir in the southern Adirondacks were near flood stage as of this morning (Friday).

Franklin County officials are also still operating under a state of emergency today as they watch river levels.

With more thundershowers and rain in the forecast today, Saranac Lake's Mayor Clyde Rabideau says some businesses along the Saranac River have seen mild flooding.  Go to full article
Mayor Clyde Rabideau (Photo: Chris Knight, courtesy of Adirondack Daily Enterprise)
Mayor Clyde Rabideau (Photo: Chris Knight, courtesy of Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

Profile: Saranac Lake's Mayor Rabideau sparks with ideas and controversy

Clyde Rabideau has emerged as one of the North Country's most enduring, colorful and sometimes controversial politicians. Rabideau was mayor of Plattsburgh for a decade in the 1990s and ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in 1998.

Sixteen months ago, the Democrat was elected mayor of Saranac Lake, the largest community in the Adirondack Park. His latest adventure in politics has been marked by some big successes, including a public campaign to convince the Trudeau Institute to keep its laboratories in Saranac Lake.

But he has also clashed publicly and fiercely with other leaders in the North Country and his brash style is sparking criticism. Brian Mann sat down to talk in-depth with Rabideau and has our profile.  Go to full article

Woman allegedly shoots husband in Mooers Forks

A woman in Mooers Forks has been taken into custody after allegedly shooting her estranged husband in the back. According to the Plattsburgh Press-Republican, 50-year-old Brenda Rabideau has been charged with second-degree attempted murder. As Brian Mann reports, Rabideau surrendered yesterday morning after a thirty minute long standoff with state police.  Go to full article

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