(Oct 15, 2019) The fall colors are still amazing across the North Country, even in higher elevations of the Adirondacks that are past peak. Brian Mann and David Sommerstein got a view from Jenkins Mountain near Paul Smiths College.
(Oct 14, 2019) There was plenty of heated rhetoric and emotions at the four town hall-style meetings Rep. Elise Stefanik held last week. Outside one of them, two men spontaneously met and tried to cut through the issues to deeper truths.
(Oct 11, 2019) Congresswoman Elise Stefanik spoke for the first time in public about the impeachment inquiry into President Trump's conduct. The Republican defended him, and she heard a range of views at two town hall-style meetings on Thursday.
(Oct 10, 2019) Thursday and Friday, Rep. Elise Stefanik is holding town hall-style events in Lowville, Johnstown, Malone, and Hudson Falls, where she's expected to talk in detail about the impeachment inquiry and the whistleblower complaint. But a contact between a Stefanik staffer and an activist is making the Hudson Falls event much more controversial.
(Oct 9, 2019) The North Country's Regional Economic Development Council has released its top projects it's asking the state to help pay for. Topping the list is a hotel in Lake Placid, a business incubator in Canton, a "hut-to-hut" ski system on the Tug Hill, and a children's museum in Saranac Lake.
(Oct 8, 2019) Mass shootings continue to recharge the debate over guns in America. After Dayton and El Paso, according to a recent poll, some 70% of Americans support banning military-style assault weapons. But in the North Country, neither Congressional candidate does.
(Oct 4, 2019) It's been more than a week since the news came out that two young white girls allegedly physically and verbally attacked a young African American girl on a school bus in Gouverneur. The community is still processing what to do next.
(Oct 3, 2019) New York's new Attorney General Letitia James made her first visit to Plattsburgh on Wednesday, discussing everything from transportation and childcare to affordable housing and drug addiction.
(Oct 2, 2019) Glens Falls has seen a major revival of its downtown in the last fifteen years. Where there used to be boarded up storefronts and empty sidewalks there are now busy streets and new shops, restaurants and cafes.
(Oct 1, 2019) Almost three years ago, people from countries around the world started seeking out a tiny dead-end road near Plattsburgh to get to Canada. Since then, tens of thousands of migrants have sought asylum in Canada via Roxham Road, and one woman has been there to greet them.
(Sep 30, 2019) The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's communications with the president of Ukraine is stoking strong opinions. We hear from some North Country residents about what they think.
(Sep 26, 2019) Two white girls are accused of a hate crime after they allegedly assaulted an African-American girl on a school bus in Gouverneur. The incident has rocked the community and triggered a state investigation.
(Sep 25, 2019) The first time Fred Shaw saw the Adirondacks was in January of 1989. He was coming from a larger, suburban church in Connecticut that was ethnically, socio- economically, and culturally diverse. In the 2000 US Census, Essex County reported as 95% white. Fred said he was definitely curious as to how he would be received.
(Sep 24, 2019) Reverend Fred Shaw has been a leader at two churches in Essex County for thirty years. He's learned a lot about how North Country folks deal with life and death and everything in between.
(Sep 23, 2019) Millions of mostly young people walked out of their classes around the world and demonstrated to demand more action on climate change. They included students in Canton, Potsdam, Plattsburgh, and Saranac Lake. We sampled some of what they had to say.