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. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:58:00 GMT Mountain Lake Journal - July 25, 2014 Lake Placid Plane Crash Kills 3, Tour Bus Crash, Radio Communication Problems, Rail Tank Car Safety, Airport Expansion, Airline Adding Flights, Ironman, Adirondack Challenge, Paddlers Paradise, Life in the Adirondacks

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Life in the Adirondacks: Ed Kanze extended interview Naturalist Ed Kanze shares his love of the outdoors in new videos coming to our Mountain Lake PBS website, and talks about his new book on life in the Adirondacks.

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My Wild Affair | The Rhino Who Joined the Family Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the suburban family home of wildlife vet Dr. John Condy and captured the hearts of the vet's four young children. Tune in, Wednesday, July 30 at 8:00pm

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Last Tango in Halifax | Season 2 | Episode 5 Celia reluctantly introduces Alan to her sister, Muriel. Caroline is stunned to learn that Kate is pregnant and receives a further blow from John when he delivers news. Tune in Sunday, July 27at 8:00pm

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POV | Fallen City Freddie and Stuart host a dinner for Ash and his new girlfriend; Violet's visit to Buenos Aires to meet her Internet beau doesn't go well. Tune in Sunday, July 27 at 10:30pm

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Vicious | Episode 5 Find out why a dinner party at Freddie and Stuart's becomes a tense affair. Tune in Sunday, July 27 at 10:30pm

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MASTERPIECE | Hercule Poirot: A Scene from The Big Four "Poirot" returns with "The Big Four," in which the master sleuth (David Suchet) navigates the world of international espionage while investigating the death of a Russian chess grandmaster. Adapted by Mark Gatiss ("Sherlock"). Sunday, July 27 at 9pm

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LISTEN: Eye of an Eagle The great hulk of the thing was scarcely 50 feet away perched on the limb of a birch. The limb was spindly, and this combined with the eagle’s proximity to the ground and to my retinas, made it appear gigantic!

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Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Conditions Report - July 25, 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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Mountain Lake Journal Preview - July 25, 2014 See what's coming up on Mountain Lake Journal this Friday at 8pm.

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Pampering For a Purpose Galvanizes The Healing Arts Community Benefit Local Cancer Survivors, Caregivers, & Charities Local independent consultants with Rodan + Fields has joined with High Falls Gorge to help make a difference. The suggested donation is $35, funds will go to family members touched by cancer. The event begins at 5:30 and will last until 8:00 pm.

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Mountain Lake Journal - July 18, 2014 New York Investing Millions in Nanotech, Court Order Halts NYCO Minerals Test Drilling, Rails to Trail, Border Fees, Political Legend, Lake Invader, Major Impact, Fashion Show

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LISTEN: On The Beech Frankly, they suck. And while they suck, they inadvertently introduce fungi into the inner bark. Listen here and meet the Bonny and Clyde of the beech tree decline: a hyperfeminine aphid and a lethal fungus.

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Author Mark Barie Discusses New Book on Civil War Era Assemblyman Smith Weed - Extended Roundtable Smith Weed may have been the North Country’s most popular and respected politician, so why have so few of us heard about his many accomplishments?

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Fashion Show at Fort Ticonderoga Our Jack LaDuke will show us how Fort Ticonderoga is telling its history this summer, through fashion.

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Le Festival de Lanaudière Artistic Director Alex Benjamin - Extended Roundtable Canada’s largest classical music festival runs for the next month in Joliette, Quebec. The festival’s Artistic Director, Alex Benjamin, joins us to share the highlights and headliners for this year’s event.

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Canada Unveils Design For New Champlain Bridge Canada unveils the design for the new Champlain Bridge set to open in 2018. The new bridge may be getting a new name.

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A Walk on The Wild Side in Tupper Lake Jack LaDuke shows us a new way visitors to The Wild Center will get to experience the wonders of the Adirondacks.

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Ruling Clears way for Mega Adirondack Resort In a unanimous decision, the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court strongly rebuked a challenge to the Adirondack Club and Resort in Tupper Lake by two environmental groups, siding with the Adirondack Park Agency

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My Wild Affair | The Ape Who Went to College A look at an orangutan that was raised as a human and learned sign language. Tune in Wednesday, July 23 at 8:00pm

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History Detectives | Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa? Notorious teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared without a trace in 1975. Was he murdered? If so, who pulled the trigger and why? Find out on HISTORY DETECTIVES SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS, airing July 22, 2014 at 9:00pm.

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Endeavor: Masterpiece Mystery | Season 2 Finale In the Season 2 finale of "Endeavour," Morse investigates the seemingly unconnected cases of a missing boy, a dead journalist and an escaped prisoner. Tune in this Sunday, July 20 at 9:00pm.

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Mountain Lake Journal - July 11, 2014 Ruling Clears way for Mega Adirondack Resort, Rails to Trail Debate, Somber Anniversary, Tornado Kills 4, New Bridge Design, Medical Marijuana, Le Festival de Lanaudiere, Missing Monarchs, Fishing Lesson

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The Festival de Lanaudiere The Festival de Lanaudière, one of the largest festivals of classical music in Canada, is currently taking place in Joliette from July 8th to Aug 10th with 24 classical music concerts and other special events highlighting excellence and diversity

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LISTEN: A Walk in a Boneyard It doesn't make any sense. Most wild animals big enough for us to pay attention to have skeletons.

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Endeavor: Masterpiece Mystery | Season 2 Episode 3 "Endeavour" continues: Morse and Thursday hunt a serial killer who strangles his victims with silk stockings .Sunday, July 13 at 9:00pm on Mountain Lake PBS.

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Time Scanners Uncover the construction secrets of an architectural wonderland lost to the West for a century. Premieres Tuesday, July 15 at 8/7c on Mountain Lake PBS .

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My Wild Affair Hear extraordinary stories of the bonds between humans and their animal companions. Premieres Wednesdays, July at 8/7c on Mountain Lake PBS as part of THINK WEDNESDAY.

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Santa’s Workshop It will be “Christmas in July” as The Adirondack History Center presents the second in its weekly summer lecture series at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening, July 15 at the museum in Elizabethtown.

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Mountain Lake PBS Kids Writers Contest Celebration 2014 Mountain Lake PBS honored the winners of its annual PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest with a celebration on May 20th. Congratulations to the winners!

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Mountain Lake Journal - July 4, 2014 Made In Clinton County Special, Tech Giant Expands Plattsburgh Factory, What’s On Tap, Foundry Changes With The Times

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HISTORY DETECTIVES | The Disappearance of Glenn Miller In 1944, bandleader Glenn Miller boarded a plane for Paris and was never seen or heard from again. What happened? Tune into HISTORY DETECTIVES SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS July 8, 2014 at 9 PM to find out!

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Endeavour: Nocturne "Endeavour" continues: Morse's investigation into the stabbing death of an elderly man leads him to a girls' school where a series of murders occurred a hundred years earlier. Sunday, July 6 at 9 PM.

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VICIOUS | Episode 2 See why Stuart secretly raises cash and Ash seeks Freddie and Stuart's advice. Premieres Sunday, July 6 at 10:30 PM.

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LISTEN: Matters of Perspective Defeated by a little bird! It's humbling, I confess, to have chased wild birds over much of North America for 35 years and still not have seen a common sedge wren.

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New "Curiously Adirondack" Web Series Looks at Life, Both Human and Wild in the Adirondacks Mountain Lake PBS is proud to announce a new 8 episode web series exploring the wild, weird, and wondrous Adirondack Mountains and the people who call them home.

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Hurry up and slow down! The Sloths have arrived in style at Montreal’s Biodôme. Starting June 7th to October 26th 2014, Montréal Space for Life invites you to come up and close with the sloths (Nature's Slowpokes) at the Montréal Biodôme!

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SPECIAL EDITION: Mountain Lake Journal - New Face of Heroin This week, we look at how local communities, facing a spike in crime, and a serious public health crisis, are fighting back against the heroin crisis, on a special edition of Mountain Lake Journal.

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Last Tango in Halifax | Season 2 Premiere Enjoy the second season of this comedy-drama about romance and second chances. Stay tuned! Season 2 premieres Sunday, June 29th at 8pm

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FRONTLINE | To Catch a Trader The story of the government investigation into SAC Capital Advisors, a hedge fund run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen that was suspected of insider trading. Tuesday, July 1 at 10:00pm

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NOVA | Ghost of Murdered Kings The discovery of a prehistoric torso in a dried-up bog in Ireland leads archaeologists and forensic experts to investigate the find. Wednesday, July 2 at 9:00pm

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LISTEN: Ticks Looking For Good Hosts Like it or not, they're waiting for you. Legs reach out, legs with highly receptive sensory organs on them, and they know you're coming.

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ENDEAVOR: Trove | Season 2 Premiere Morse returns to duty after a four-month leave and is again paired with DI Thursday. Sunday, June 29 at 9:00pm

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Francofolies: Everything good about music “en français”. From June 12th to the 22nd French music lovers converged in Montreal to enjoy this year’s edition of the world’s largest French music extravaganza; Les FrancoFolies de Montréal.

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A look at Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Hotel Le St.James Tune in to watch the new episode of Roadside Adventures featuring Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Hotel Le St. James in Montreal!

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Heroin Crisis: Lifelong Addiction, Daily Stigma An intimate look into the life a local man, recovering from addiction.

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Kate LaPoint- 2014 Third Grade Winner Congratulations to Kate Lapoint, our 2014 Third Grade Winner!

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Ava Given- 2014 Second Grade Winner Congratulations to Ava Given, our 2014 Second Grade Winner!

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Irelan Porter - 2014 First Grade Winner Congratulations to our 2014 PBS KIDS Go! Writers Contest First Grade Winner Ireland Porter!

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Alexander R. LaForest- 2014 Kindergarden Winner Congratulations to our 2014 PBS KIDS Go! Writers Contest Kindergarden Winner Alexander R. LaForest!

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