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  1. Ordeal on Mt. Marcy: How a team of Adirondack forest rangers saved a lost familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | North County Public Radio

    "We were up there operating on a knife's edge of our risk. It was the most difficult conditions.

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  2. Ordeal on Mt. Marcy: How a team of Adirondack forest rangers saved a lost familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | North County Public Radio

    Late in the afternoon on Saturday, March 21, forest rangers received an alarming cell phone call from a woman lost near the summit of Mt. Marcy.

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  3. A brutal winter slowly yields to springRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | North County Public Radio

    It was another cold morning at the Intervale Lowlands Preserve in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The valley near Lake Placid set another 48-state record low at 12 below zero this morning.

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  4. Cuomo touts upstate tourism in Adirondack Winter ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | North County Public Radio

    Rep. Elise Stefanik Skiing on Wwiteface during the Adirondack Winter Challenge on Sunday. Photo: Office of Gov. Cuomo LAKE PLACID, N.Y. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced several initiatives to boost winter tourism in the Adirondacks and persuade Canadians to shop south of the border.

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  5. Sisto sentenced to lengthy prison termRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | North County Public Radio

    A Fort Covington, N.Y., man who killed a North Country couple last summer during a reckless driving rampage near Lake Placid, N.Y., has been sentenced to thirty-five years in state prison. The Plattsburgh Press-Republican reported this morning that Trevor Sisto, age 21, was given the sentence after pleading guilty earlier this winter.

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  6. Governor to return to Lake Placid for 2015 Adirondack Winter ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | North County Public Radio

    Governor Andrew Cuomo will be in Lake Placid, N.Y., this Sunday for the 2015 Adirondack Winter Challenge 2 " an effort to boost awareness of tourism opportunities in New York's North Country. According to the governor's office, Cuomo and other government officials will sample skiing, bobsledding, and various ice sports.

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  7. NY puts fisher management plan out for public commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A rare daytime visitor to the suet feeder - a fisher - caught on trail cam. Archive Photo of the Day: Larry Master, Lake Placid, NY ALBANY, N.Y. The state Department of Environmental Conservation is taking comments through March 21 on a 10-year management plan for the fisher, a cat-sized member of the weasel family.

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  8. Photography Week: Battaglia's images frame Lake Placid, AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Nancie Battaglia stands in front of one of her most famous images, printed in publications across the world, showing a gathering of canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats in Inlet, N.Y. Photo: Brian Mann This month, Adirondack Life magazine published an issue devoted to some of the best photographers in New York's North Country. Many of them are local and many of them are deeply invested in capturing images of life in this unique place.

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  9. U.S. hockey team reunites for 'Miracle on Ice' anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    FOX Sports Arizona's Todd Walsh talks with the 19 surviving members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Herb Brooks Arena to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Miracle on Ice game in which the U.S. beat the Soviet Union 4-3 on the way to winning the gold medal game 4-2 against Finland. Photo: Andy Flynn This week marks the 35th anniversary of the U.S. hockey team's Olympic gold medal victory in the Lake Placid Winter Olympics.

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  10. Members of 1980 USA Hockey Team to relive 'Miracle on Ice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    All surviving members of the 1980 USA Men's Hockey team will reunite in the Herb Brooks Arena, where they defeated the Soviet Union 4-3. Chris Waits , Creative Commons, some rights reserved LAKE PLACID, N.Y. For the first time since they left Lake Placid with their Olympic gold medals, all 19 surviving members of the 1980 USA Hockey Team are returning to relive their "Miracle on Ice" moment.

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  11. Cuomo visits Lake Placid, Utica to talk upstate developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has traveled to the North Country and central New York to discuss his proposals for the upstate economy. The Democratic governor has proposed setting aside $500 million from $5 billion in financial settlements to expand broadband access in rural parts of the state.

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  12. Saranac Lake woman found guilty of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A high-profile murder case in Franklin County has come to an end. After deliberating for less than four hours Wednesday, a jury found a Saranac Lake woman guilty of beating and stabbing to death her former boyfriend in November of 2013.

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  13. A local Winter Carnival with global glitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Along with the Winter Games in Sochi, the Travel Channel was pointing to Saranac Lake as one of the must-see destinations around the world last February. That's because of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival and the famous ice palace, which is spectacular this year.

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  14. Saranac Lake Winter Carnival features parades, a palace, games, fireworks, arts, music and 'Hair'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    It's Winter Carnival season in the North Country and nobody does it bigger or better than Saranac Lake. We heard a bit ago from Chris Knight giving us a first taste of the sights and sounds.

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  15. Adirondack Wind Ensemble pays musical tribute to longtime fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Adirondack Wind Ensemble will perform winter concerts Saturday at 4:00 pm at E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, SUNY Plattsburgh; and Sunday at 1:00 pm at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Photo: John Quenell The Adirondack Wind Ensemble will perform its annual winter concerts in Plattsburgh and Lake Placid, N.Y., this weekend.

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  16. Empire State Winter Games gearing up for adaptive athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The Empire State Winter Games get underway next week in Lake Placid, and for the first time the U.S. Adaptive Alpine Team will be there in full force. Members will be competing within the normally scheduled super G, giant slalom and slalom ski races at Whiteface Mountain.

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  17. Saranac Lake loses one, gains one in biotechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Saranac Lake, N.Y., is building on its long history as a medical research center with a new cluster of biotechnology companies. The village suffered a major setback last year however, when one of two biotech companies lured to town in 2012 announced it was shutting down.

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  18. Hochul unveils $500 million broadband plan in Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul unveiled an expanded plan for broadband technology in New York State, during a speech in Lake Placid last Friday. Hochul said New York would offer $500 million to private companies willing to match that investment in broadband infrastructure.

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  19. Bird Count finds it's quiet out thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    One of the nine Snowy Owls birder Joan Collins photographed during a four hour trek a few weeks ago in Jefferson County. Photo: Joan Collins The 115th annual Christmas Bird Count, the world's longest-running citizen science survey, wrapped up earlier this month.

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  20. How Mario Cuomo reshaped the North CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo will be laid to rest tomorrow in Manhattan. He died last week at the age of 82. The three-term governor is being remembered for his soaring speeches that made him a national icon of the Democratic Party.

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