by Gazette staff
A Daily Gazette news blog
Notes from the North Country
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The ski areas run by the Olympic Regional Development Authority will benefit from $4 million in infrastructure funding announced Wednesday by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Adirondack North Country Association has released a new regional travel guide prepared in partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The town of Long Lake has bought 46 acres of former Finch Pruyn land from The Nature Conservancy’s Adirondack Chapter for $36,720.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
With forest rangers having made four high-profile rescues in the Adirondack High Peaks in the last two weeks and a foot or more of new snow on the ground, the state Department of Environmental Conservation is warning winter hikers to be prepared.
Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012
The village of Speculator, one of the main visitor destinations in Hamilton County, has received a $2.3 million federal grant to help pay for a sewer extension, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer announced this week.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
The state plan would expand the season for the elusive cat through mid-February each year. The season now runs from mid-October to mid-December.
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012
Two of the Adirondack communities hardest hit by Tropical Storm Irene are among recipients of $50,000 state grants to help them prepare for the next big weather event.
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012
Federal funding for stream monitoring gauges on some eastern Adirondack and Lake Champlain streams has been restored.
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012
The state Department of Environmental Conservation will be offering cross-country skiers and snowshoers a chance to visit one of the last historic Adirondack “Great Camp” properties.
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011
The Garnet Hill Lodge and Vacation Center in the Adirondacks has a new owner, following approval of the sale last week by a federal bankruptcy judge in Albany.