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Our latest Mountain Lake PBS Forum focuses on the rash of phone scams in the North Country trying to steal people's personal information. We talk with banking & law enforcement experts about who’s being targeted and how people can protect themselves. more

Feb 17, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

The end of an era for an iconic piece of Olympic history.  The famed scoreboard at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid was lowered from the rafters this week and retired after nearly 40 years. more

Feb 10, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Saranac Lake is also famous for winter carnival. The 120th Saranac Lake Winter Carnival kicks-off this weekend. It is the oldest festival of its kind in the nation. more

Feb 3, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Canadians joined thousands of Americans staging protests this week in opposition to the executive order on immigration signed by President Donald Trump. After uncertainty over who it covers, came reassurances from the Administration. more

Feb 3, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Tuberculosis was one of the deadliest diseases in human history that struck America with a vengeance in the late 1800s. Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau, a tuberculosis sufferer himself, opened the nation's first sanatorium. more

Feb 3, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

A mass shooting Sunday night left 6 dead at a mosque in Quebec City. Thousands joined Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a vigil to remember and honor the victims. Trudeau said the massacre would not stop Canada from opening its borders. more

Feb 3, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Even before the invention of the Adirondack Chair, woodworkers have been creating incredible things from the wilds of the Adirondacks. One such craftsman has even invented a way of making bowls and vases out of cast-off trees. more

Feb 3, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Nearly 700 people in Plattsburgh joined in marches across America to coincide with the Women's March on Washington, the day after the inauguration, as a deeply divided nation sends its new president a message about protecting women's rights. more

Jan 27, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Mayor Colin Read joins us to talk about his first few weeks on the job as the newly-elected mayor of the City of Plattsburgh. Mayor Read also talks about the state's proposal to expand the Empire State Trail north to the Canadian border. more

Jan 27, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made a trip to Plattsburgh this week to pitch a 20-million-dollar upgrade for the ski centers at Whiteface and Gore Mountains in the Adirondacks, to better compete with luxury resorts in New England, Quebec. more

Jan 27, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Snowshoe racers from around the globe are coming to the Adirondacks to compete in the World Snowshoe Championships in Saranac Lake, New York February 24-25. It will be the first time these World Championships have been held in the United States. more

Jan 27, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Thom sits down for more questions with new Assemblyman Billy Jones. more

Jan 20, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Demonstrators stage rallies in several North Country communities to voice their opposition to efforts underway by Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Then the North Country's newest member of the NYS Assembly, Billy Jones sits down with Thom. more

Jan 20, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Thom Hallock sits down with former Congressman Bill Owens for an Extended interview. more

Jan 14, 2017 5:28 PM Mountain Lake Journal

With warmer winters, Jack LaDuke reports on new high-tech equipment that's giving Mother Nature a helping hand on the slopes and trails in the Adirondacks. more

Jan 13, 2017 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Plattsburgh’s police chief discusses the alarming increase in fatal overdoses and efforts to combat the heroin and opioid epidemic gripping the North Country. Chief Desmond Racicot explains how even more potent heroin is changing the landscape. more

Jan 9, 2017 11:59 AM Mountain Lake Journal

Sharing the Christmas Spirit. We'll talk with some of the hundreds of volunteers making the holidays brighter for thousands of North Country kids by providing gifts and winter clothes to needy families. more

Dec 23, 2016 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

The state is providing 2-million dollars to help build a new hotel in downtown Tupper Lake. Betsy Lowe and Nancy Howard want to put the 40-room “Crossroads” boutique hotel on the corner of Mill and Park streets in the heart of the village. more

Dec 16, 2016 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

As Norsk Titanium gears up its operations in the North Country, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, the development arm of the State University System that’s financing the company’s new factory in Plattsburgh, has been rocked by a corruption scandal. more

Dec 16, 2016 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Brooke Owen of Adirondack Balloon Flights takes his guests fifteen hundred feet in the air before swooping down for a closer look at the colorful treetops. more

Dec 16, 2016 8:00 PM Adirondack Journeys

Jack LaDuke reports on the discovery of a century-old scrapbook that has historians rewriting the story of how Lake Placid started hosting international winter sports competitions. more

May 15, 2015 12:52 PM , Local Stories

Derek Muirden takes us to the John Brown Farm in North Elba, New York for the yearly commemoration marking the life and legacy of abolitionist John Brown. more

May 15, 2015 12:52 PM , Local Stories 1 Comments