Last weekend, I witnessed a fairly large bird repeatedly attack a group of smaller birds at my feeder.
It may not seem like spring will ever get here, but in time, Lake Champlain will thaw and pose a potential danger. Ice fishermen, dog walkers, cross country skiers and cold water wanderers of all sorts, can become victims if they break through thawing or rotten ice.
The Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club will host the 31st Annual Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8 at Lake Colby in the Village of Saranac Lake.
In last week’s column, I referred to the process of rewilding our youth, in the same manner we rewilded our lands.
The Beatles did a song a while back called Day Tripper, if you are lucky, you can listen to it on your way to one of the following programs.
I suppose it’s one of the most common afflictions of age, and it likely explains our unrelenting desire to return to familiar, natural surroundings.
An old favorite ski race is returning to Tupper Lake on Saturday, Feb. 28 as skiers of all ages and abilities converge at the municipal Cross Country Ski Trails to compete in the Lumberjack Scramble.
Currently, the Adirondack Park remains the largest state protected area in the contiguous United States.
Minus 18 degrees was displayed on the console of the truck when my cohort picked me up for the trip.
As I pen this week’s column on a cold Feb. 1 morning, there is a slight chill in the air. The thermometer reads -8 F, and a stiff wind is blowing in hard from the west. The sun is shining and the scene is idilic.
The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has chosen Jack LaDuke as its 2015 Grand Marshal for the Gala Parade on Feb. 14.
After being asked to describe his 60-plus year career as an Adirondack guide, the late Tony Deepe of Lake George claimed simply, “It’s been a good life.”
“Doonesbury” cartoonist Garry Trudeau has released his button design for the 2015 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.
As I peer out the back porch window, there are thick frost flowers clouding my view.
Construction of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace will begin on Jan. 22.