Common Core Delay: Legislative Leaders call for a delay in the Common Core, and put the Governor in a tough spot.
Rooftop Dead End: New York State’s Transportation Commissioner puts the brakes on the idea of reviving the long-debated Rooftop Highway across the North Country.
Out of the Running: Town Jay Supervisor Randy Douglas and Former Congressman Scott Murphy both take a pass on running for the soon-to-be open NY 21 Congressional seat in the North Country.
Keystone Opposition: Protestors call on President Obama to change course and block construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline that would carry heavy crude oil from Canada to refineries in the United States. Opponents say the pipeline is an environmental threat and want the President and U.S. to focus on renewable energy.
Olympic History: As Lake Placid gears up to celebrate the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi we talk with two journalists, Adirondack Daily Enterprise Reporter Chris Knight and freelance photographer Nancie Battaglia who are in Russia covering local athletes from the Adirondacks who are competing at the Winter Games. You can read Chris Knight’s articles and blogs by visiting adirondackdailyenterprise.com and hear reports from both Chris Knight and Nancie Battaglia on North Country Public Radio.
Celtic Winter Celebration: Our Jack LaDuke shows us what has this year’s Winter Carnival ending on such a high note.
American Hero: Turns out the brave soldier who we met during last week’s State of the Union has ties to Northern New York. Read more about Cory Remsburg and his family ties to the North Country from Press-Republican Columnist Susan Tobias by clicking here.