Beetle Battle: A major threat to millions trees, the destructive Emerald Ash Borer beetle, which invades and kills ash trees, is spreading across Ontario and Quebec and moving dangerously close to the Northern Border and the Adirondacks. The Akwesasne Mohawks in Hogansburg, New York are worried about the potential loss of ash trees, which the Mohawks use to make their traditional baskets. To Learn More About the Emerald Ash Borer click here.
Sea Lamprey: The U.S. and Canada are taking new approach to stopping sea lamprey from getting into Lake Champlain, using a barrier to keep young lamprey in a river just north of the border in Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge, Quebec from reaching the lake.
Special Thanks: A young girl rescued from a burning hotel in Saranac Lake, New York in 1964, returns to the Adirondacks a half century later to thank the family of the firefighter who saved her life.
Wild Weather: A rare and destructive tornado touches down in upstate New York.
Protester Arrested: A Demonstrator chains herself to the headquarters of Vermont Gas to protest a proposed pipeline to carry natural gas under Lake Champlain to the International Paper Mill in Ticonderoga, NY.
Record Carp: A fishing trip on Lake Champlain lands both a lucky fisherman and his catch, a 44-pound native carp, in the record books.
New Millionaire: On a whim, a customer at a restaurant in Keeseville, New York buys a scratch-off lottery ticket and wins 3-million dollars.
GOP Debate: The first face-to-face debate among the two Republicans running in the GOP Primary on June 24th for the soon-to-be open seat in New York’s 21st Congressional District.
Living History: On the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Plattsburgh, Jack LaDuke will show us how kids are learning the important role of the North Country in America’s war of 1812. To watch Jack’s story click here.
Seeds of Peace: Tomkea Weatherspoon reports on young musicians from the Middle East are promoting peace through music.