Podcast sorts through issues around gender identity, growing up gay in the Adirondacks By Megan Plete Postol Peru native Colby Jeannine Fortin has launched a podcast that addresses LGBTQ+ issues in rural areas and has served as a catalyst to … [Read more...] about Young, rural and queer
Signs for and against a proposed quarry in White Lake. Photos by Megan Plete Postol More than 1,000 letters to date, community members, consultants speak out at public hearing By Megan Plete Postol As the application for a granite quarry in … [Read more...] about As White Lake quarry application moves forward, opposition grows
Independent consultant deems application 'insufficient' By Megan Plete Postol The DEC is holding an online public hearing via Webex at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2. Those wanting to deliver public comments at the online meeting must register by … [Read more...] about DEC to hold Sept. 2 public hearing on proposed White Lake quarry project
By Megan Plete Postol A brand-new cabin, designated as a center for learning, has been built atop Oak Mountain. The Southern Adirondack Mountain Rescue Training Center was unveiled recently in an event attended by state Sen. Jim Tedisco … [Read more...] about Speculator unveils Southern Adirondack Mountain Rescue Training Center
Risky climb leads to 2 recent rescues in July By Megan Plete Postol On July 31, a team of rangers and guides performed a complicated wilderness rescue of a stranded hiker on the Mount Colden Trap Dike; the second of its kind there in less than … [Read more...] about Climbing Colden’s Trap Dike tests hikers’ abilities
NYS Dept of Health relaxes rules for consuming wild-caught fish from various Adirondack waters By Megan Plete Postol The New York State Department of Health has released updated guidelines for women and children that change what fish, and what … [Read more...] about Got fish? Let’s eat!