Mountain Lake Journal - January 31, 2013
Officers Save Tenant: 2 police officers save a man’s life, rescuing him from a burning apartment building in Malone, New York.
Businesses Lost to Fire: A fire rips through 4 businesses in Lake Placid, as more than 100 firefighters battle the bitter cold in 20-below temperatures for hours to get it under control.
Ice Jam: A massive ice jam on the salmon river flooded nearby homes and forced about a dozen residents to evacuate in Malone, New York.
Gun Law: New York starts spreading the word about the state’s tougher new gun law, holding q&a sessions across the state, including in Lake Placid. State police are meeting with community leaders, law enforcement, and gun owners to answer questions about what guns are covered under the new law, and who will be required to register their firearms.
Tar Sands Protest: A massive demonstration in maine protests the using of a pipeline between maine and montreal to move tar sands oil from western canada to ports in the U-S.
Cat Country: A new debate about bringing mountain lions back to the Adirondacks. Read more: www.adriondackalmanack.com