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Associated Press, Edward R. Murrow award winner and Emmy-nominated Host Thom Hallock brings over 25 years of journalism excellence and in-depth knowledge of the North Country region to Mountain Lake PBS' news and public affairs coverage. Thom is the producer and anchor of the weekly program Mountain Lake Journal.

Mountain Lake Journal - June 26, 2015

Manhunt for Escaped Prisoners, Corrections Officer Arrested, Lyle Mitchell on Escape Plot, Solar Sprawl, History on Display, Charter Commission Put Questions on Ballot, Honor Flight, Canadian Youth Exchange more »

Jun 30, 2015 9:11 AM News

Curiously Adirondack Producers Discuss Season 2 of Popular Digital Series

Curiously Adirondack: On a special 4th of July edition of Mountain Lake Journal we explore the history and natural wonders of the Adirondacks. more »

Jun 26, 2015 4:22 PM Local Stories

Manhunt for Escaped Prisoners

The manhunt for the two escaped killers who broke out of the prison in Dannemora on June 6th moves back to the Northern Adirondacks and to a hunting camp about 20 miles west of the prison where police believe the convicted killers were a week ago. more »

Jun 26, 2015 4:18 PM News

The Youth Ambassador Exchange brings Canadian students to US to promote cross-border friendship and understanding

The Center for the Study of Canada is looking for families to host the 17 Canadian high school students, ages 15-17, and three adult educators who will be on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus July 22-Aug 3. more »

Jun 19, 2015 1:58 PM Local Stories

Manhunt widens as State Police have report over 1,500 leads, with no confirmed sightings

The manhunt widens for the convicted murderers who broke out of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York. State Police say they have received more than 15-hundred leads, although as of Friday, there have still been no confirmed sighting more »

Jun 19, 2015 1:54 PM News

Prosecutor Andrew Wylie on the manhunt and arrest of Joyce Mitchell

Prosecutor Andrew Wylie discusses the manhunt and the arrest of prison worker Joyce Mitchell, who is accused of smuggling tools into the prison to help the convicted killers escape. more »

Jun 19, 2015 1:49 PM News

Prison Break in Dannemora, New York

Prison Break: Week-long manhunt for convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York. more »

Jun 12, 2015 3:10 PM News

Bishop Terry LaValley Discusses Upcoming Pope Francis Visit to US - Extended Roundtable

As Catholics in the North Country prepare for a fall pilgrimage to see Pope Francis when he comes to the U.S. in September, Northern New York's Bishop Terry LaValley joins us to talk about the Pope's visit more »

Jun 12, 2015 3:08 PM Arts & Culture

Off & Running

We travel to New Hampshire to talk with one of the state's top political analysts, UNH Political Science Professor Andy Smith, about George Pataki’s presidential bid, and how is being received by voters in New Hampshire. more »

Jun 5, 2015 1:31 PM News

Business Roundtable

Former NY Congressman Bill Owens, who is now working on several border issues, joins Colin Read and Jay Bryan for our business roundtable discussion on the latest economic data out for the month of June, as well as the impact of oil prices on Canada. more »

Jun 5, 2015 1:30 PM Business & Innovation

Arts in Exile interview on Mountain Lake Journal

Paul Larson, who’s producing a new documentary about the small Tibetan community in Plattsburgh and the arts festival they are organizing for the entire community, joins us to talk about the documentary. more »

Jun 5, 2015 1:28 PM , Arts & Culture

Local Beekeeper Dick Crawford Discusses Honeybee Crisis

The White House announces a new national strategy to try to stop the massive die-off of honeybees. Local beekeeper Dick Crawford joins us for a roundtable discussion on how the crisis is affecting beekeepers and farmers. more »

May 29, 2015 1:40 PM News

Marselis Parsons Remembered As Broadcast Legend

TV news anchor Marselis Parsons died this week. For more than 40 years he was a trusted and respected journalist at WCAX-TV. In 2011 he joined his former WCAX colleague Jack LaDuke, and Thom Hallock, for a roundtable looking back at his career. more »

May 29, 2015 1:33 PM News

SUNY Plattsburgh Student Discusses Anti-Bullying Video - Extended Roundtable

A SUNY Plattsburgh Student returns to the small rural town where she grew up to show a video she and her classmates produced this spring on combating bullying. more »

May 22, 2015 2:41 PM