Mountain Lake PBS — Your stories, Your station. Mountain Lake PBS is the public media station serving the Adirondacks, the Champlain Valley and Quebec. en-us Copyright © Mountain Lake PBS 2014. All rights reserved. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:21:12 GMT Mountain Lake Journal - August 29, 2014 Rebuilding From Irene, Construction Zone, Safety Concerns, Path To Remember, Grand Battle Plans, GOP Primary

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Republican Karen Bisso Challenging Janet Duprey in GOP Primary - Extended Roundtable We sit down and talk, in depth, with Republican Karen Bisso, who is challenging Janet Duprey in the GOP Primary on Tuesday, September 9th.

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NYS Assemblywoman Janet Duprey Runs For 5th Term - Extended Roundtable The fall campaigns are gearing up. We sit down and talk, in depth, with New York State Assemblywoman Janet Duprey, who is running for a 5th term this fall in New York’s 115th Assembly District.

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LISTEN: Finding Common Ferns I've been seeing lots of ferns lately, and maybe you have, too. Most are tricky to identify. Still, there are three big common ones that are easy to know: the bracken, the interrupted, and the cinnamon.

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Airborne Speedway | Roadside Adventures Derek takes us on a high-octane adventure behind-the-scenes and on the track with all-access look at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh.

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Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Conditions Report - August 29, 2014 John Warren of the Adirondack Almanack checks in each Friday morning with a look at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for the weekend.

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NATURE | Cape Gannets and the Great Sardine Run | EARTHFLIGHT: Africa Cape gannets fly off the coast of South Africa in search of the great sardine run, the biggest fish migration in the world. Wednesday, September 2, at 8 PM.

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THE FIDEL CASTRO TAPES | Castro visits America A profile of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro that relies on media reports, rarely seen clips and footage from the Cuban archives to chart his life, including his rise to power in the late 1950s. Tuesday, September 2, at 9 PM.

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MASTERPIECE | Breathless: A Scene from Episode 2 Watch a scene from Breathless, Episode 2, starring Jack Davenport, premiering Sunday, August 31, 2014, 9 PM.

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Mountain Lake Journal Preview - August 29, 2014 See what's coming up on Mountain Lake Journal this Friday at 8pm.

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Inspirational Grandparent/Grandchild Video Featured on Popular Blog Our From 9 to 90: Conversations with Gram mini-documentary was recently featured on the popular blog Ga Ga Sisterhood, a social network for enthusiastic, creative, caring women who indulge in the joy of being grandmothers.

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Mountain Lake Journal - August 22, 2014 Critical Report, Kidnapping Plot, Campaign Season, Fair Season, Ocean Bound, Schumer Tours Tupper Lake, Six Nations History, Backyard Chickens

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Canada Transportation Safety Board Calls For New Rules For Moving Oil A safety board in Canada calls for new rules and oversight for moving oil by rail and criticizes the American rail company involved in last summer’s deadly disaster in Lac Megantic, Quebec.

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Designer/Author Matt Wolpe on Backyard Chickens - Extended Roundtable Chickens have been growing in popularity in more and more backyards. We’ll meet a designer and author who is helping a new generation of urban farmers build their birds luxury accommodations.

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A Visit to The Six Nations Indian Museum in Onchiota, NY Our Jack LaDuke takes us to a special museum in the Adirondacks that showcases the history and culture of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy.

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LISTEN: Aye Aye Skipper Should you care about tiny drab butterflies that look like moths? I'm not sure. But plants all over the world seem to care a great deal about them

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Great Performances Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Hear piano virtuoso Lang Lang in this open-air concertled by guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach. Friday, August 22, at 9 PM.

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Masterpiece Mystery! Breathless: Part 1 Experience the story of a dark secret amid the comlexities of the sexual revolution in 1961 London. Sunday, August 24, at 9 PM.

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Slimed! Adirondack Kids Love Amphibians! | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK Adirondack kids can't resist slimy things that hop and crawl. Join three warm-blooded young naturalists as they hunt for frogs, toads, and salamanders. Don't think amphibians are cool? Maybe we can change your mind.

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Mountain Lake Journal - August 15, 2014 Primary Battle, Power Line Wins Federal Approval, Help Wanted, Junior Volunteers, Queen of the Fairways, Beach Party, The Hard Places

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The Hard Places - Extended Roundtable With Producers We talk with the filmmakers of a new documentary on an eye doctor from Upstate New York, Tom Little, whose vision became his life work in war torn Afghanistan.

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Watch The Hard Places Trailer Don't miss this first look at a new documentary about an eye doctor from Upstate New York, Tom Little, whose vision became his life work in war torn Afghanistan.

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Watch The Unforgiven Rwanda Trailer Unforgiven Rwanda 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The film portrays perpetrators and their victims as they struggle to overcome the past, when Hutu militiamen slaughtered over 800,000 people.

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Queen of the Fairways We meet the Queen of the golf course in Lake Placid, Lucille Randall, who at 99 still loves to play the game.

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LISTEN: A Damsel in Distress Birds do it, bees do it, and so do damselflies, delicate cousins of dragonflies that dart through the air around and above wet places.

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Nature: Racoon Nation A look at urban raccoons, which are commonplace in such big cities as Toronto, New York and Chicago. In Toronto, night-vision cameras and radio collars provide a glimpse of one raccoon family's life. Wednesday, August 20 at 8:00pm.

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Bluegrass Underground - Old Crow Medicine Show Season 3 kicks off with Old Crow Medicine Show. Thursday, August 21 at 8:30pm.

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Watch 'Downton Abbey' From The Beginning Watch the 1st season of the engrossing "Downton Abbey," a four-part drama that begins in 1912, when the sinking of the Titanic punctures the succession plans of Lord Grantham, the father of three daughters. Monday, August 18 at 9:00pm.

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Joe Bonamassa: Tour de Force - Live in London Singer-guitarist Joe Bonamassa is featured in performance highlights from the London venues Royal Albert Hall, Hammersmith Apollo, Shepherd's Bush Empire and the Borderline. Saturday, August 16 at 10PM.

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Moreland Commission Fallout A new Marist College poll shows Governor Cuomo’s numbers have dropped, slightly, amid the allegations his administration interfered with a commission investigating corruption in Albany.

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Mountain Lake Journal - August 8, 2014 Big Tupper, Historic Landmark Saved, Advanced Manufacturing Institute, New Design, Moreland Commission Fallout, Groundbreaking Cancer Treatment, Flying High, Rugby on the Court

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Mountain Lake Journal - August 1, 2014 Cuomo Faces Questions Over Moreland Commission, Doheny Drops Out, Deadly Crash, Lyme Disease, New Lease on Life, Climate Change, The Simpler Life

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Baby Giraffe at Parc Safari This is the raw footage of a newbor giraffe, born at Parc Safari this summer.

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Quad Rugby It's a tough, give no quarter game, played on a hardwood gymnasium floor. These quadriplegics play at North Country College in Saranac Lake.

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"Hercule Poirot's" David Suchet's family from Lithuania David Suchet, the famous Hercule Poirot, reveals his Lithuanian ancestry. Being Poirot airs Sunday, August 10 at 7 PM.

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Adirondack Carousel to Host a Screening of Roadside Adventures The Adirondack Carousel will host a screening of the Mountain Lake PBS Roadside Adventures episode highlighting the New York State Carousels on Thursday, August 21st at 5 pm in Saranac Lake, NY.

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The Australian Pink Floyd Show: Eclipsed by the Moon The Australian Pink Floyd Show are a renowned tribute band recreating the look, feel, and sound of Pink Floyd's later world tours. Wednesday, August 13 at 10 PM.

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Jimmy Van Heusen: Swinging with Frank and Bing Celebrate the Oscar-winning composer who wrote high-flying songs for Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, such as "Moonlight Becomes You" and "Come Fly With Me". Includes interviews with Frank Sinatra, and more. Tune in Monday, August 11 at 8:00pm.

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Songs to Keep airs Thursday, August 7 at 9 Help us celebrate the EMMY win of SONGS TO KEEP: TREASURES OF AN ADIRONDACK FOLK COLLECTOR with a special broadcast Thursday at 9pm.

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My Wild Affair - The Seal Who Came Home Follow a 25-year human/seal friendship that weathered every kind of challenge, including blindness.

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Fantasia Film Festival, Montreal Rocks the genre film culture Fantasia Film Festival; North America's largest genre film festival that showcases hundreds of Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Asian and Animated films over three weeks in July and August.

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LISTEN: The Nature of Exercise My mother always told my sisters and me as she bounced us outside in all kinds of weather that exercise was good for us. She was more right than she knew.

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FRONTLINE | "Generation Like" Exploring the revolving relationship between teens, social media, and corporate marketing.

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Celia Evans sings "Cutting Down the Pines" from Songs to Keep Celia Evans sings the traditional folk song "Cutting Down the Pines" in "Songs to Keep: Treasures from an Adirondack Folk Collector." Airing Thursday, August 7 at 9 PM.

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MASTERPIECE | Hercule Poirot: A Scene from Dead Man's Folly See an exclusive scene from Hercule Poirot: Dead Man's Folly, premiering Sunday, August 3, 2014, 9pm

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LISTEN: Who Rules The World Who's in charge, my daughter wanted to know? She'd been given a tee-shirt that proclaims "Girls Rule The World." Now she wanted to know: do they? Listen to my answer.

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Lake Placid Family Lives in Yurt The Simpler Life: Our Jack LaDuke introduces us to a family in Lake Placid that lives in a yurt.

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Mountain Lake Journal (Business Edition) - August 1, 2014 Retail Funk, Mega Dollar Buyout, Oil Trains, Border Fees, Airport Expansion, Adding Flights, New Design, Business Roundtable

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Mountain Lake Journal: Business Edition Extended Roundtable Our panelists Colin Read and Jay Bryan discuss an encouraging earnings report for Alcoa, new regulations for Oil Trains, debate over reversing the flow of a pipeline to carry Tar Sands Crude to Maine

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Do fishing tournaments take a toll on the fish in Lake Champlain? - Extended Roundtable A new study answers many of the questions and concerns raised for years. Mark Malchoff and Tim Mihuc join us at the Roundtable.

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