Nov 20, 2006 — Bush nemesis Hugo Chavez is giving free heating oil to Akwesasne, Daniel Ortega's back in Nicaragua, and Democratic control of Congress could alter free trade with Latin America. The Miami Herald's Andean region bureau chief, Steven Dudley, talks with David Sommerstein about how Latin America's trend of leftist politics could affect us in the North Country. Dudley gives a talk, entitled "Latin America's leftist tilt: how much weight will it have?" tonight at 7:30 in Kellas Hall at SUNY Potsdam. Go to full article
Nov 17, 2006 — If you do a google search for the opera, The Sailor Boy and the Falcon, the first site you see is norway.org, which makes sense since the opera is based on a story that takes place mostly in Norway. But it's also a good example of just how much attention this weekend's world premiere of the opera at the Crane School of Music has generated. Joel Hurd has this preview.
Nov 17, 2006 — Although zebra mussels have been affecting the ecology of the Great Lakes since they were first found in 1988, researchers are continuously surprised at how much damage they've caused. Now, biologists are wondering if zebra mussels and the more recently arrived quagga mussels are to blame for a collapse of the fishery in one of North America's largest lakes. The Environment Report's Lester Graham reports the researchers are also wondering if this collapse is a preview of what will happen to all of the Great Lakes. Go to full article
Nov 17, 2006 — More than 100 people with questions about wind power attended a forum in Clayton last night. Three different developers have proposed industrial-scale wind farm projects in... Go to full article
Nov 15, 2006 — Rural living has its special moments. Sometimes the evening's entertainment just walks right in. Sometimes on four legs. As in cows. Then you get to know your neighbors... Go to full article
Nov 14, 2006 — State officials hope to accelerate a plan for a rooftop highway with a series of public meetings across the North Country this week. The idea of a highway between Watertown... Go to full article
Nov 13, 2006 — A developer submitted an application for a wind farm in Cape Vincent last week. According to the Watertown Daily Times, AES Acciona Wind Power NY wants to erect 65 wind... Go to full article
Nov 10, 2006 — Contemporary singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson gives a concert this Sunday (7 pm) at the Edwards Opera House. She's been called one of the most original and influential folk... Go to full article