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On an Olympic track

August 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — During a week when U.S. Olympians are completing their journeys in Rio, 14 children had the chance to start what might become their own quests Thursday in this villag. more »»

Clukey announces retirement

August 10, 2016 AUGUSTA, Maine — Olympian Julia Clukey officially announced her retirement from the sport of luge Tuesday at a press conference at the Kennebec Valley YMCA in her hometown of Augusta. more »»

Jack Shea’s protest

August 5, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Across the street from Starbucks and down one of Main Street’s alleys, there is an ice house a few feet from Mirror Lake, one of the last remnants of a business once known for its prim... more »»

‘End Victory Tax’

August 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After leading longtime U.S. Sen. more »»

Schumer will visit Lake Placid Tuesday

August 1, 2016 LAKE PLACID — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer will use this two-time Winter Olympic host village as a backdrop Tuesday as he urges his fellow members of Congress to stop a tax on Olympic medals. more »»

Russia assailed in report for doping program beyond Sochi

July 18, 2016 Russian government officials engineered the drug-fueled corruption of 28 Olympic sports, an investigator found, prompting the World Anti-Doping Agency to call for a ban of the country's entire team... more »»

Decker takes next step

July 16, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — As long as Cecily Decker continues to enjoy skiing, she figures that success will take care of itself. more »»

Town picks Art Lussi for ORDA

July 13, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The North Elba Town Council unanimously voted Tuesday to appoint a prominent Lake Placid business and sports figure, Crowne Plaza Resort president and Adirondack Park Agency... more »»

Old-school luge slides in

July 9, 2016 LAKE PLACID — At a May executive board meeting of the International Luge Federation (FIL) in Atlanta, the federation and USA Luge announced a joint initiative to further develop the sport of natural... more »»

Planned $5M facility is ‘as big as it gets’ for USA Luge

July 7, 2016 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge officials hope to complete an unprecedented renovation and expansion of their facilities here in fewer than two years. more »»

ICG rep likes what he sees

June 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The secretary general of the International Children’s Games visited Lake Placid this week to talk about when, not if, this area could host the International Olympic Committee-sanctione... more »»

Lake Placid hosts International Luge Federation congress for first time since 1980

June 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — For the first time since the year of the 1980 Olympic “Miracle on Ice,” this village is hosting the International Luge Federation’s annual congress. more »»

Skaters climb Olympic ladder

June 17, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With the school year nearly over, Esther Munoz and Fletcher Codd have big plans for the summer. more »»

Library celebrates getting Leduc’s ski literature

June 17, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The public is invited to a brief dedication ceremony for the Natalie Bombard Leduc Collection of books and periodicals on skiing in the Adirondack Research Room of the Saranac Lake... more »»

A level playing field

June 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Growing up in Johnstown, Chip Samperi lived in a rather interesting place as a young basketball fan. more »»

Burnham defends Classic title

June 10, 2016 LAKE PLACID — For the second year in a row, Burnham Benefit Advisors topped the field in the 16th annual Olympian Celebrity Golf Classic at the Lake Placid Resort’s Mountain Cours. more »»

Lake Placid will host luge World Cup in Dec.

May 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The International Luge Federation Monday released its 2016/17 schedule for nine World Cup races on artificial tracks, including a North American tour with Lake Placid, Park City, Uta... more »»

Natural track luge takes step forward in the U.S.

May 24, 2016 ATLANTA — During last week’s executive board meeting of the International Luge Federation (FIL) in Atlanta, the FIL and USA Luge announced a joint initiative to further develop the sport of natural... more »»

Bengt Walden named as assistant

May 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge has welcomed the return of former athlete Bengt Walden as assistant national team coach and training programs coordinator, and Matt Oakes as national team athletic trainer. more »»

USA Luge HQ staying in Lake Placid

May 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The USA Luge Board of Directors Saturday unanimously decided to keep their organization’s headquarters in New York state for at least five more years, CEO and Executive Director Jim... more »»



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